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Young talent vying for spot at 2020 Peachfest

Two slots left in group category - enter before Feb. 29.

The new face of RCMP in Penticton

Supt. Brian Hunter has joined the Penticton RCMP Detachment as officer in charge.

Penticton man donates $50k to hospital in memory of wife

Tony and Gisela Jukic’s story is that of a harrowing escape from Slovenia during post-war Europe.

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UFO sighting near Naramata
KVR Middle School's Louis Riel Day 2020
Penticton Indian Band stands in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en

Survivor kittens find their forever home in Okanagan

Kelowna couple opens their home to feral kittens rescued a year ago and in need of medical help.

New preschool program launches in Penticton

Queen’s Park YMCA Child Care Centre is offering Preschool program for children ages three to five.

Okanagan faces increased temperatures, flooding: climate projections report

Report suggests more fires, water shortages, smoke days, spring flooding

City of Penticton plans to up development cost charges by 40 per cent

The City of Penticton’s DCC rates were last updated in 2007.

RCMP investigating alleged road rage incident in Oliver

Suspect described as mid-40s Caucasian male, short, stocky build, dark hair in dark pickup truck.

Penticton clothing company defeating depression

Company ‘SadBoys’ wants to make it easier for men to talk about mental health.

Massive job-fair coming to Penticton in March

One of the largest job fairs in the region to be held at Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

Penticton residents advised of controlled burning

Burn permit issued to clear vegetation debris.

Avalanche control work completed, Apex Mountain Rd. reopened

The road was closed for avalanche control work.

Assault charges laid following incident at B.C. cadet training centre

The incident, at HMCS Quadra, in Comox, occurred in July of 2018

Epic snowfall at Apex Mountain sets records

Apex has received more snow than any mountain in North America in last 48 hours.

Penticton Vees loaning sensory kits to challenged children

The kits will be loaned out at no charge and will be available at the guest services booth.

Twenty-nine first responder calls in South Okanagan yesterday

Fire department says bad weather and vehicle incidents go hand in hand.

Quality of life; priceless for South Okanagan couple

An elder couple from Oliver are enjoying their lives again after stem cell therapy

Planned power outages to hit Penticton next month

Nine separate power outages lasting seven hours planned by city.

Man charged in relation to Osoyoos pub assault

In December a man was allegedly assaulted outside an Osoyoos pub. Staff rushed to his aid.