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Penticton arts council delivers care packs to community members in need

360 art supply packs delivered to various community organizations

Penticton mayor welcomes in-province travelers, following Phase 3 announcement

B.C.’s Premier has stated in-province travel now allowed

Guns, ammunition stolen from Canadian Tire in Oliver

RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect caught on video surveillance

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Penticton RCMP investigating hit-and-run involving multiple vehicles

Witnesses reported a black Volkswagen Jetta colliding with multiple vehicles near Eastside Rd

South Okanagan RCMP wearing disguises to catch distracted drivers

Distracted drivers can expect to be detected long before they ever see a police car

Keremeos valedictorians look towards future in uncertain times

“It really does go by super fast, so make the most of it,” say valedictorians

Above average rainfall in Okanagan-Shuswap a positive for fire season: Environment Canada

As of June 17, rainfall levels already reached the average amount for the entire month

Crews rescue disoriented hiker from Brent Mountain area

The hiker was located by a helicopter team, shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday

Westbank First Nation, Okanagan College ink new understanding

Longstanding tradition between two organizations continues

Splatsin Elders mark National Indigenous Peoples Day with knowledge

Band’s Elders near Enderby tell stories of local landmarks; band hosting scavenger hunt

Okanagan-Similkameen district warns of high lake levels

Emergency Operations Centre advises residents to take steps to protect their properties

700km in on a walk across Canada, B.C. man passes through Penticton

Benjamin Pinch talks dropping everything to fulfill his lifelong dream of walking across the country

Penticton pet store raising money for orphan kittens

AlleyCATS Alliance is facing challenges as a result of COVID-19 and kitten season

City of Penticton seeks input on proposed downtown lake-to-lake bike lane

A final plan the bike route is expected to be announced in the fall

Oliver needs to deal with ‘root causes’ of violent crime: mayor

“We’re not going to arrest our way out of this problem,” says Mayor Martin Johansen

Firearms, ammunition nabbed from Penticton property in midday theft

RCMP say the firearms were located inside a detached garage, secured in a firearms safe

Oliver man injured in town’s second shooting in three days

62-year-old facing firearms charges, 43-year-old man suffers non-life-threatening injuries

City of Penticton to resume utility disconnections

Disconnections were paused in March to help people unable to pay due to COVID-19

One in hospital following motor home fire near Oliver

A dog succumbed to its injuries as a result of the fire