Local News

We asked: should Meghan and Harry move to Penticton?

We asked locals why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should settle down in Peach City.

Penticton jump rope all-stars heading to Alaska

Would you describe jumping over 50 times in a minute as fun? To these kids it is.

Police watchdog seeking witnesses following death of man in Penticton

In November, a man died days after his arrest in Penticton

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UFO sighting near Naramata
KVR Middle School's Louis Riel Day 2020
Penticton Indian Band stands in solidarity with the Wet'suwet'en

Indigenous athletes invited to apply for Team B.C.

The Halifax 2020 North American Indigenous Games will be the city’s largest multi-sport event.

South Okanagan man picks Seniors’ Drop-In Centre for donation

Penticton man gives his $1,000 prize money to the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre

Mysteries and memoirs top Penticton Library’s most-borrowed of 2019

Did you dive into any of these popular novels last year?

Whose boat is this boat on Okanagan Lake?

Boat frozen in place on lake south of Summerland

Trailer stolen from Eagle RV in Keremeos

The trailer was removed from the Eagle RV Park on Dec. 12.

  • Jan 14, 2020

Convicted Penticton sex offender Edward “Eddie Spaghetti” Casavant sentenced to six years

“An entire generation of boys were likely affected,” said Justice Monica McParland.

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Teacher organizing fundraiser for nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer

Tickets for the fundraiser are available for the public from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan 20 to 23.

  • Jan 13, 2020

Concentration camp survivor from Penticton turns 100

100-year-old Joe Knypstra has overcome some of history’s most unthinkable realities

Penticton Musuem to host lecture on the Warsaw Uprising

This will be the second installment of Brown Bag Lecture’s highlighting the Warsaw Uprising of 1944

Campbell Mountain organic composting site one step closer to reality

A new grant may expedite the proposed organic compost facility’s arrival

Landmark gathering of Okanagan Nation members to discuss missing, murdered Indigenous women

‘We’re all in this canoe together,’ said Roger Hall, father to the late Roxanne Louie.

‘Do not drive,’ message urged in North Okanagan

Armstrong reportedly the worst with white out on Highway 97A

Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile

Tim Hodgkinson is in Vancouver with his son Wills who suffered a cancer relapse.

South Okanagan man reported missing by RCMP

Penticton RCMP are appealing to the public for help locating Trevor Batoche.

Cawston winery extends helping hand to Australia

Purchase a case of wine from Little Farm Winery and support those affected by Australian wildfires

1,200 applications later, 17 Okanagan puppies find new homes

After being up for adoption for less than a week, all of the rescued husky puppies now have homes