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RDOS: Evacuation order amended, residents north of Summerland can return home

Properties in the Summerland region still on evacuation alert

RDOS fire update: emergency social services moved

Centre moved to Penticton Memorial Arena for Saturday and Sunday

Support for striking BCGEU brothers and sisters

The BC labour movement staged a show of support Saturday for striking BCGEU members

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Penticton Peach Festival Wrap
Battle of the bins
Penticton Peach Bin races
Prime Minister comes to Penticton B.C. Day picnic

Peachland is open for business

Fires keeping away visitors, tourists

Dragonfly helping families reach new heights

Local organization focusses on wellness for the entire family

Salvation Army hoping to move into larger space

Penticton non-profit looking for zoning change to accommodate food bank and thrift store

Public invited to owl release party Sunday

Three owls suspected of having ingested Warfarin to be released Sunday

Tub time looming for Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race

The annual Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race now taking registration for this year’s races

Show of union solidarity on casino picket lines

Labour movement to back striking BCGEU workers in protest on Saturday

  • Jul 20th, 2018

New wildfire burning in the Naramata area

Wildfire ignited at Paradise Ranch, near Naramata

Smoky skies bulletin remains for Okanagan Valley

Still, a smoky skies bulletin was issued for the Okanagan

Proposed South Okanagan medical marijuana facility stalled

The RDOS voted to postpone on making a decision about Kaleden area proposed cannabis facility

New health sciences building for Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus

The new $18.9 million, 2,800-square-metre building is expected to be complete by the fall of 2020

Man shot dead in Oliver

RCMP major crime unit investigating after 58-year-old man shot in his home

Okanagan residents urged to FireSmart their homes

Regional District of North Okanagan available to help neighbourhoods and groups achieve FireSmart practices

Wildfire concerns cancel Bull-a-Rama

Fire, smoke and travel all factors in cancelling the event at Penticton Speedway

Okanagan boaters advised to watch for wildfire air tankers

Boaters on Okanagan and Skaha lakes are being advised to watch for air tankers

Two families homeless after two Penticton homes destroyed

A fire that started in the garage of one home quickly spread, destroying two homes

Neighbouring houses going up in flames

Two Penticton homes engulfed in fire