Local News

Big White to send off Olympians in style

Okanagan ski resort picked as location for official send-off of Canada’s 2018 Winter Olympic team

Holiday campaign helps Okanagan seniors

London Drugs’ Stocking Stuffers for Seniors Campaign kicks off Monday, Nov. 20

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Artist stages kitten fundraiser
    Home for the holidays at Westview Place
      Reunion with life-saving paramedics
        Penticton lawyer takes aim at city's 'war on homeless'

          Restorative Justice helps communities heal

          This week is Restorative Justice Week. Several workshops are planned throughout the region.

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          B.C.’s minimum wage in the spotlight in Kelowna Tuesday

          The Fair Wages Commission will hold a hearing to gather public input

          Dogs in the classroom

          Therapy dogs help young students learn in the Okanagan

          Controlled burns taking place across Okanagan

          That smoke you see on Okanagan hillsides is supposed to be there

          • Nov 20th, 2017

          Crash closes Eckhardt briefly

          It’s not clear if there were any injuries resulting from the minor crash

          Snowfall warning between Merritt and Hope

          As much as 20 centimteres of the white stuff is expected along a stretch of the Coquhialla

          • Nov 19th, 2017

          Reducing the risk of wildfire in Kaleden

          Kaleden community organizing forum to plan for future wildfires

          Biosphere designation boosts national park drive

          Certification outlines conservation as key part of sustainable tourism development

          Share a Smile Telethon hits the mark

          The 38th annual OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre telethon in the books

          Counsellor sees need for treatment centre regulations

          An addictions counsellor sees need for regulations

          Nasty note on windshield sparks online outrage

          Vernon’s Bailey McDonald is using a painful experience to start conversation about invisible illness

          • Nov 17th, 2017

          ‘Listen to your gut’ urges injured skier

          Mike Shaw was told he’d never walk again after an accident four years ago, but he defied the odds

          Interior Health expands meningococcal precautions in South Okanagan

          Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanagan Falls included in the expanded precautionary immunization measure

          City hopes to clear smoke with one last dispensary

          Two of three have signed consent orders to convert to wellness centres, rather than dispensaries

          Renters told to beware after West Kelowna scam

          While pressuring the would-be renter an e-transfer deposit of approximately $1,000 is requested

          Kelowna teen allegedly robbed while walking at night

          Community asked for tips to help reunite teen with ring

          Homeless count returns amid Penticton’s housing crisis

          Volunteers are hitting the streets this week to find solid data on Penticton’s homeless population