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South Okanagan RCMP member speaks out against criticism

Police have been the subject of intense scrutiny in recent weeks

Penticton photographer publishes book showcasing resilience of Okanagan people

Okanagan Strong showcases the bravery of many during crisis; from COVID-19, to floods, and fires

Deer and moose die after being chased by dogs in Naramata

BC conservation officers are asking the public to control their pets

Two facing charges after RCMP search Penticton motel, find firearms, drug-trafficking related items

Samuel Prescott-Perreault, 32 years old, and 27-year-old Paige Rist are facing charges

Booze on beach extended through summer in Penticton

Pilot project will stay in place until Oct. 15

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Summerland Secondary School graduation 2020
Governor General's Academic Medal winner
Thunderstorm hits South Okanagan
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Anarchist Mountain Fire Department extinguishes ‘flaming river’ on Highway 3

Blaze caused by truck that caught fire and leaked diesel across the road

Lower Similkameen Indian Band closes beach near Cawston to non-band members

The COVID-19 crisis “has not gone away” and “remains an ever present threat” says the LSIB

Video: Okanagan College congratulates 2020 grads

Over 2000 recent grads had their convocation postponed due to the pandemic

Missing Penticton woman located by RCMP

Iesha Blomquist was reported missing on June 30

Show off your homegrown South Okanagan veggies in this photo contest

Contest encourages residents to flaunt their homegrown produce

BC Wildfire Service to conduct night vision trials for helicopters in Penticton

This technology could assist with future firefighting operations

RCMP investigate bear spray assault outside Penticton pub

Two patrons assaulted with bear spray outside Nanaimo Avenue pub

Summerland campground to provide COVID-safe accommodations for temporary farm-workers

The managed seasonal worker campsite will be located within a separated area of Peach Orchard Municipal Campground

Penticton RCMP search for missing woman last seen near Warren Ave West

25-year-old Iesha Blomquist was reported missing to Penticton RCMP on June 30

Public shows support for alcohol in outdoor spaces: City of Penticton

City council will vote on whether to continue allowing public consumption, on Tuesday, July 7

Coyote Cruises temporarily halts operations due to fast moving water

Four people were recently rescued after floating past Penticton’s Skaha Bridge

Fire up Campbell Mountain deemed not a concern

Penticton Fire Department investigated the fire after multiple reports came in

Penticton man who rescued family from fire says it’s him who needed rescuing

Months after saving Linda Pakfec and her family from a burning building, Gord Portman says he’s clean