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Tagger causes $30,000 damage

Penticton looking for help finding person responsible for graffiti

  • Jan 22nd, 2018

Penticton fire department going by the playbook

Fire department training exceeds official standards

Main Street revite continues

Penticton borrowing to cover cost of street upgrade

Your Jan. 22 Morning Brief

Check out the top stories of the day in the Okanagan-Shuswap with Carmen Weld’s Black Press Morning Brief.

Fire at Osoyoos business

A fire started on Sunday night around 8:30 p.m. at the East Indian Meat Shop and fruit stand

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Penticton OCP expo
Washroom fire at Princess Maggie
Pot shop vandalized a week after opening
Ikeda students visit Penticton

UPDATE: Two people die in ATV accident south of Campbell River

Third person survived attempt to cross a creek

Taking kindness to a new level

Students make thoughtfulness a year-round initiative

Lawsuit claims medication mishandling at Penticton’s hospital

The claimant says her doctor ramped up her bipolar medication before cutting her off

Mamas for Mamas founder survives with new lease on life

Kelowna’s Shannon Christensen escaped a dangerous situation and lived to tell about it

Campbell River fire crews rescue two seniors trapped by mudslide, four homes evacuated

Residents were safely removed from the house and are now staying with family

  • Jan 21st, 2018

Indigenous grad rates make big strides in SD67

Educators are praising major efforts toward inclusivity for the recent improvements

Valley First Endowment grant helps OSNS in 2017

The grant for the OSNS teaching kitchen just one of the ways First West helps communities.

Brentley’s journey with autism

A three-year-old Penticton boy has a new direction in life

Gas thieves using spigots to help themselves again and again

Gas thieves drilling holes in vehicle tanks and inserting spigots or screws

Loaded shotgun found in vehicle during Okanagan Falls traffic stop

Okanagan Falls man facing a number of weapons related charges

ExpOCP kicks off with a packed house

Penticton trying to make community engagement more engaging

B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver

Co-founder Tony Holler said the 700,000 sq. ft. facility would produce 100,000 kg of pot per year

Washroom blaze at Princess Maggie

Fire crews say the fire appears to have started in the washroom’s garbage bin

Albas takes on mortgage changes in town hall

Conservative MP mostly echoed chamber of commerce concerns but sparred with one attendee on details