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Kiwanis Music Festival all for the kids

After nearly a century the Kiwanis Music Festival is a hit

Alleged hockey fraudster Loren Reagan back in the penalty box

Reagan had skipped his own trial in September, reportedly having been in Kuwait at the time

Penticton RCMP find stolen handgun while executing a search warrant

A man was arrested on outstanding warrants and stolen handgun at local motel.

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

Oliver thieves make off with goods after ramming liquor store

Police estimate thousands of dollars in damage to the front of the Desert Country Liquor Store

Snowmobiler dies near Lumby

Incident in backcountry claims the life of 30-year-old

  • Mar 5th, 2018

B.C. MLA calls for equal pay in the workplace

Applause greets Surrey South politician’s quest to close economic gap

Main Street construction on schedule

Work is continuing on time in the 300-block of Main Street

‘You’re your own worst enemy’: Judge sentences serial driving offender

Devon Forsyth was facing his ninth driving while prohibited charge in court Monday morning

‘This is my identity’: hunter apologizes for illegal meat sale

Clint Holmes, brother of former Upper Similkameen Indian Band chief, will pay a $2,500 fine

COSAR rescues heart attack sufferer from snowmobile trip

The patient was transported to Kelowna General Hospital and is being treated.

B.C. police departments to roll out electronic tickets

Starting March 5, five local police departments will try a pilot program to deliver eTickets

South Okanagan RCMP blitz results in 200 enforcement actions

South Okanagan Traffic Services held a dedicated distracted driving enforcement campaign

Theme selected for Smart Cities Challenge entry

Smart Cities group wants to fill Penticton city council chambers

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.

Your March 5 Morning Brief

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

Chamber and tourism groups prepare for AGMs

Travel Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce list board nominees

  • Mar 5th, 2018

Okanagan students joining March For Our Lives

Penticton students fundraising to join U.S. Gun reform march

Scouts and guides on a hike for hunger

Scouts and guides in Penticton are holding their annual Hike for Hunger foodraiser

Humane Societies search for owner of B.C. dog dropped off in Calgary

The stray dog was picked up in Revelstoke and dropped off at the Country Hills Animal Hospital earlier this week

Updated: Lanes on Highway 97 reopen after rockslide

The rockslide occurred around 3 p.m. just south of Antler’s Beach.