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How many different birds can YOU identify?

Seen any birds lately? The Okanagan and Similkameen regions are home to…

Webinars offer Penticton residents strategies to cope with dementia

Dementia sufferers are particularly impacted by disruption in routine caused by coronavirus

Defunding local RCMP ‘not an option’ say Penticton politicians

Community leaders say local police need more resources, support transparency and accountability

Summerland Secondary School graduation 2020
Governor General's Academic Medal winner
Thunderstorm hits South Okanagan
Derek Chudyk

Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort

“Mother nature is not finished with winter at Big White Ski Resort yet,” said resort vice president

RCMP searching for missing Hedley woman

Diane Marie Latulippe was last seen at the Gold Mountain RV Park on June 7

UPDATE: Coldstream man reunited with stolen custom boat

Coldstream man, two Vernon businesses stung by major thefts Sunday, June 14

Keremeos Legion victim of vulgar graffiti

“To me it’s totally unnecessary, and it is a cost that could be avoided,” said Legion president

City of Penticton prepares to reopen city facilities

City Hall, yards building, and bylaw office to reopen June 15

Bear spotted near Munson Mountain in Penticton

Wildlife safety group urges residents to stay alert and keep dogs on a leash

UPDATE: No evidence of collision on Osoyoos Lake, says RCMP, Ambulance

A nearby boat brought one individual back to shore after they were separated due to strong current

Dress-up Fridays bring cheer to Penticton retirement home

Two Penticton care aids have gone out of their way to bring joy to seniors amid difficult times

Save-On-Foods to start national food bank campaign

The company said 50 per cent of proceeds from Western Family products sold will be donated

Flaming tractor extinguished by Naramata Fire Department

Resident called fire crews after spotting tractor engulfed in flames in middle of orchard

‘Distressing’ graffiti has Town of Oliver searching for answers

Racial slurs and disturbing messages has community concerned for well-being of youth

City of Penticton seeks feedback on allowing alcohol in outdoor spaces

The one month pilot project, allowing alcohol in some public spaces, started June 2

UPDATE: City-wide fire ban in Penticton lifted

The fire ban had been in place since April

Climate awareness program goes online in Penticton schools

Students will documents themselves doing environmentally conscious activities at home

‘We hear your cry’ says South Okanagan immigrant organization

“Racism, discrimination, intolerance – this negative mindset … has no place in Canadian society.”

Risk of Okanagan flooding decreases despite rainy week ahead

The River Forecast Centre has ended its high streamflow advisory for the Central and North Okanagan

COVID-19: Penticton Salvation Army prepares to reopen

Charity funding thrift store to reopen June 17 after weeks of being closed due to COVID-19