Local News

Penticton gets $6M grant for arena

Mayor Andrew Jakubeit said that grant will help make a final decision on twin-sheet arena proposal

Okanagan streamflows, water demands to be studied

Okanagan Basin Water Board received funding to help study water issues

Your March 9 Morning Brief

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

Sigh of relief for Wayne Belleville
Spirit North season-end celebration
Penticton fundraiser thinks outside the box
Fundraiser for seven-year-old battling cancer

Osoyoos hoping to blaze new trails in healthcare

Osoyoos is looking at a township-funded health centre — a tried and true model for Goderich

South Okanagan cop chided in not-guilty verdict for youth sex assault

No police notes, no DNA test and no chance for girl to identify or absolve alleged assaulter until pre-trial

Rural education draft report to be released ‘in coming days’

That comes after weeks of school board concerns and a day of partial ministry commitments

Dozens decry Indigenous injustice outside Penticton’s court

The rally was planned after back-to-back acquittals of Indigenous youth killings in the prairies

Suspected heroin tested positive for fentanyl, court hears

A woman is charged with simple possession of heroin and possessing methamphetamine for trafficking

FitKidz to remain open for now

The owner of the gymnastics club says she will remain open regardless if the city-owned property is sold.

NDP leader touring around Penticton

Jagmeet Singh will be in Penticton on March 9

Avalanche control planned west of Revelstoke Friday morning

Two closures totalling four hours are scheduled near Three Valley Gap

Home for KGH out of town families gaining steam

JoAnna’s House, for out of town families at Kelowna General Hospital finds contractor

Penticton bylaw services sets priorities for 2018

Priority areas to deploy bylaw resources to have been established with the City of Penticton

Your March 6 Morning Brief

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

Murder charge after Logan Lake motel death

RCMP investigating homicide death in Logan Lake

Pedaling into Penticton

Smile Cycle tours looking to expand to South Okanagan

Healthy Penticton is the theme for Smart Cities Challenge

Six weeks left before entry due for $10 million contest

Province releasing results of rural education report ‘shortly’

That follows heated demands from a local MLA, school districts and municipal politicians

Penticton’s airport looking at a multi-million makeover

Federal documents show expanded ticketing, arrivals and departures areas for upwards of $5 million

$70,000 donation to Penticton hospital campaign

The RBC Foundation has donated $70,000 to the Penticton Regional Hospital expansion