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Budget talks kick off for City of Penticton

City staff expect the budget to see a three-per-cent bump to property taxes this year

Council to ask province for safety improvements at Three Valley Gap

Request follows resident’s close-call with falling debris in October

Dangerous offender hearing closes for Teneycke

If the courts impose dangerous offender status on him, he could face an indefinite sentence

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All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express
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All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express
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RCMP attend incident in OKFalls
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Telus gives $20,000 to support ECOmmunity

    Penticton vacancy dips below one per cent

    That drop in vacancy comes even as the city added over 100 rental units with one development alone

    Gas line break causes road closure

    Penticton crews are working on a gas line break on Duncan Avenue

    Motor vehicle incident ties up intersection

    Penticton emergency responders were called to accident Tuesday morning

    Kokanee numbers continue to rebound

    Improved spawning conditions in Okanagan Valley lakes paying dividends

    Trailer fire in Oliver

    The Oliver Fire Department responded to a trailer fire on Monday

    Mountain highways across B.C. to get heavy snowfall

    Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the Coquihalla, the Trans Canada and Highway 3.

    Even without indefinite sentence, Teneycke may face decades

    Ronald Teneycke’s dangerous offender hearing resumed Monday, where Crown lawyers called for 20+ years

    UPDATE: Search area for missing plane downsized

    Weather impacting search for missing single-engine plane en route from Penticton to Edmonton

    UBC campuses launch $100-million fundraiser

    Blue & Gold Campaign raising money to support students across both UBC campuses over three years.

    • Nov 27th, 2017

    Publication ban remains on alleged sex offender’s name

    Penticton Western News was one of two outlets opposing the publication ban on the name of the accused

    Santa run and games

    Fifth annual Santa Rec Run keeps ‘em hopping

    Updated: Search for missing plane in Revelstoke area

    Two people who took off from Penticton yesterday headed for Edmonton failed to arrive.

    • Nov 26th, 2017

    Osoyoos weighing options on leaky, creaky town hall

    The town is paying over $30,000 for a structural assessment on the aging building

    Women’s advocate wants employer mandated time off for victims

    A Penticton women’s advocate would like to see the same protections put in place for B.C. as Ontario

    Protecting the Okanagan’s food sources

    Plan to adapt Lower Mainland bioregionalism study to Okanagan region

    Elves in search of their clothes

    Eight costumes missing from Summerland Legion

    Grand Chief Stewart Phillip ranks on 50 most powerful list

    The list cites his vocal positions on environmental issues, including on pipelines and Site C