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South Okanagan — West Kootenay incumbent endorsed by environmental group

GreenPAC claims to be a non-partisan, non-profit organization that endorses environmental leadership

Quick BC Wildfire response results in Okanagan lightning strike fires doused

Lightning storm resulted in nine wildfires in the Okanagan region

Penticton council approves two more cannabis stores

The city has now approved 10 stores, with a 14-store limit set

Caught on Camera: Boat catches fire at Kelowna marina
Freak'N Farmer for students
'It's almost surreal': Penticton fire chief, sidekick Sammy recap rescue mission in Bahamas
A Reason to Smile: South Okanagan Breakfast Club benefits from Tim Hortons fundraiser

Penticton RCMP ride for families in need

Cops For Kids ride into Penticton this week

B.C. conference looks at how First Nations can be involved in cannabis industry

Some First Nations are dead set against it, while some see economic growth opportunities

Penticton museum dishing up brain food

The Penticton Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series has been going for over 30 years

Remembering Penticton’s Sam Drossos, former owner of Three Gables Hotel

Sam Drossos died on Aug. 25 at 90 years old following a heart attack

South Okanagan crews battling multiple wildfires from lightning strikes

Most of the fires are listed as spot-sized, meaning less than 0.01 hectares in size or 10 x 10 meters

Emergency department renovations started at Penticton hospital

This phase will focus on renovating and expanding the emergency department, pharmacy and more

Okanagan-Skaha School District has steady numbers in French immersion enrolment

The district’s enrolment numbers are slightly lower than the provincial average for French immersion

Update: Olalla Creek wildfire estimated at six hectares

Wildfire is two hectares and still classified as out of control

Stranded gold miner rescued near Princeton

Search and rescue was called out Tuesday near Coalmont

Update: Body found on Skaha Beach identified

Penticton RCMP are investigating an area of Skaha Beach

Art piece stolen from Oliver home during wildfire evacuation alert

Home broken into and items stolen while family on evacuation from the Eagle Bluff wildfire

Penticton woman continues quest against preventable medical errors

Teri McGrath is hoping the provincial government in B.C. will act

Ex-wife of alleged Penticton shooter called a ‘conspirator’ in civil lawsuit

John Brittain and his ex-wife Katherine Brittain were named in a civil lawsuit

Lightning sparks two fires in the Similkameen

BC Wildfire Service is reporting two blazes near Princeton

Voting opens for 2019 Business Excellence Awards Community Impact nominees

Award recognizes a business or organization that enhances the quality of life in the community

Bob Draga is ready to play some Jazz in the South Okanagan

The jazz clarinetist is looking forward to being back in Penticton for the Pentastic Jazz Festival