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Penticton firearms sentencing set for May

Cody J. E. Wilson was found guilty on all but one count in a firearms trial earlier this month

One of Ighani’s trials may move to Kelowna

The matter is complicated by the fact that two complainants and the accused are all in custody

Political commentator weighs in on pipelines and pinots

Chantal Hébert has seen her fair share of political tumult.

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Metis culture brought to KVR school
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Metis culture brought to school

Your Feb. 19 Morning Brief

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

UPDATE: Power restored to FortisBC customers

Customers restored to West Bench, Sage Mesa and Summerland customers

UPDATE: Body of missing skier found

Man’s truck found in Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s parking lot covered in ‘several days’ snow’

Happy ending to Tom Sawyer’s story

Happy ending to story of a cat left on the side of the road to die

Veteran reporter to stay at Global Okanagan

Blaine Gaffney was given a layoff notice after a miscommunication

No serious injuries in morning accident

Two pickup trucks collided at an intersection on a Saturday morning.

Penticton mental health group gets a new stove

Operators of the regional CMHA branch say nutrition is a key component of mental health

Layoffs at Global Okanagan’s local news team

Global News has cut nearly 80 media jobs across Canada, and four of those jobs are in the Okanagan.

Broken wrists nets sympathy, no leniency from judge

Simon Bell said an injury to his wrist was made worse during his November arrest

SUV leaves road, down 40-foot bank

It’s not clear if anyone was injured, but one person required help with ropes to get up to the road

Your Feb. 16 Morning Brief

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

After 30 years on the bench, Okanagan judge hangs up his robe

Sinclair served as Penticton’s only judge from 1988 until he was joined in the early 2010s

Grass fire at West Bench golf course

Penticton Fire Department knocked down the grass fire quickly

Update: Fire in Rutland contained

Kelowna Fire Department crews are on scene of a fire in Rutland

Single-vehicle rollover on Lakeside Road

It’s believe at least one person was injured in a single vehicle accident on Lakeside Road.

New milfoil rototiller nears completion

New tool to assist Okanagan Basin Water Board milfoil program

Your Feb. 15 Morning Brief

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