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Penticton RCMP seeks witnesses of hit-and-run

Police looking for black sedan involved in crash with longboarder with non-serious injuries

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now

Late DNA order may complicate Ighani trial on violent spree

Afshin Ighani is accused of a violent crime spree throughout South Okanagan-Similkameen last April

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2018 Medeival Faire
2018 Giant's Head Grind

The unsung heroes of Penticton Regional Hospital

A staff of 27 Medical Device Reprocessing technicians work behind the scenes

Your May 14 Morning Brief

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

Okanagan quilters answer call for Humboldt

North Okanagan quilters make 43 quilt tops to be sent to Saskatchewan

Shoes gratefully accepted

Students collecting gently used shoes to donate

Sculptures come to life

Public sculpture exhibit officially unveiled

Sculptures come to life

Public sculpture exhibit officially unveiled

Province to install 3rd culvert on Willowbrook Road

The work will close the road from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, and will ease flow of Park Rill Creek

Video shows alleged 2016 assault on police officer in Hedley

The Western News successfully advocated for the release of the video in court

Evacuation order rescinded in Okanagan Falls

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen fully rescinded the order on Friday afternoon

B.C. officials watching for impact of ‘extreme’ heat on floods

Temperatures are expected to rise close to 30 C in Southern Interior, threatening hasty snowmelt

Flood photos, video out of Cawston

Areas of Newton Road and Daly Drive heavily effected by flooding

Your May 11 Morning Brief

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

Human remains found near Nelson: RCMP

Called ‘suspicious’ until cause of death of determined

  • May 11th, 2018

Vernon community radio push gains energy

Group in Vernon hoping to put ‘The Valley’ on the air in the North Okanagan

B.C. 2017 disaster report: Extreme weather here to stay

Report cites need to prepare for “the new normal”

Penticton lawyer sees benefit to a part-time court in Oliver

B.C. government documents indicate some consideration for a circuit court in Oliver in the past