Municipal Election

Challenger Harry Gough and incumbent Cindy Fortin were tied in votes following a recount of the Oct 20 Peachland mayoral election result. So a B.C. judge had to draw the name of the winner and she drew Fortin’s name. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Incumbent’s name drawn to settle who will be Peachland’s next mayor

B.C. judge draws incumbent Cindy Fortin’s name to settle tied mayoral vote

City of Penticton mayoral candidates (from left to right) John Vassilaki, Jason Cox and Andrew Jakubeit waiting for results at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Penticton mayoral hopefuls wouldn’t change a thing

Both Jason Cox and Penticton’s incumbent mayor said they wouldn’t have changed campaigns

Riley Gettens (right) beat out Rick Hatch (left) and two other candidates for the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Area F director position. File photo

Riley Gettens named director Area F region of RDOS

New director for West Bench/Okanagan Lake West

Riley Gettens (right) beat out Rick Hatch (left) and two other candidates for the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen’s Area F director position. File photo
John Vassilaki couldn’t contain himself as the results for mayor were read out Saturday night at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Saturday night, pumping his fists in the air and shouting. Mark Brett/Western News

John Vassilaki takes Penticton mayor’s chair

Vassilaki is back on Penticton city council, but now he’s mayor

John Vassilaki couldn’t contain himself as the results for mayor were read out Saturday night at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre Saturday night, pumping his fists in the air and shouting. Mark Brett/Western News
Candidates gathered with friends, family, children and grandchildren to hear the results of Penticton’s 2018 civic election Saturday at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Steve Kidd/Western News

Voters choose experienced candidates

Voters choose six new councillors to join two incumbents on Penticton city council

Candidates gathered with friends, family, children and grandchildren to hear the results of Penticton’s 2018 civic election Saturday at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Steve Kidd/Western News
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Here's a roundup of this week's headlines
Boys and Girls Clubs grateful for community's support
Fitness centres look different as pandemic continues
Woman allegedly steals donations from Critter Aid
Subrina Monteith will be the first director for the newly-formed Area I.                                Photo courtesy of Subrina Monteith/Facebook

Area I: Monteith named director of Kaleden region of RDOS

Director for newly created Area I - Kaleden/Twin Lakes/St. Andrews/Skaha West

Subrina Monteith will be the first director for the newly-formed Area I.                                Photo courtesy of Subrina Monteith/Facebook
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Obirek elected Director of Okanagan Falls and Skaha East region

Voters have their say on who they want for the Okanagan Falls positions

Kristi Patton/Western News
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Johansen takes mayor’s chair in Oliver

Find out who all has been elected in Oliver

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John Vassilaki celebrating after hearing he won the City of Penticton mayor’s chair. Mark Brett/Western News

LIVE BLOG: Vassilaki elected mayor of Penticton

Follow this post for comprehensive coverage on the mayor, council, school board and more

John Vassilaki celebrating after hearing he won the City of Penticton mayor’s chair. Mark Brett/Western News
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Find out who was elected in Osoyoos

School board trustees, area director, councillors and mayor have all been announced

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Mayoral results from across B.C.

Mayoral results from across B.C.

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

Mayoral results from across B.C.
Hear from some of Penticton’s voters

Hear from some of Penticton’s voters

We took to the street to find out what pushed people to the polls

Hear from some of Penticton’s voters
What Penticton is saying on social media during election day

What Penticton is saying on social media during election day

Voters take to Twitter, Facebook and Instagram as they head to the polls

What Penticton is saying on social media during election day
ELECTION DAY: Polls now closed in Penticton

ELECTION DAY: Polls now closed in Penticton

Voters in 162 municipalities in B.C. set to elect mayor, council, school board and more

  • Oct 20, 2018
ELECTION DAY: Polls now closed in Penticton
The Valley Votes: Your election results

The Valley Votes: Your election results

The results are in from the 2018 municipal election.

The Valley Votes: Your election results
Area E: Naramata chooses Kozakevich as Director

Area E: Naramata chooses Kozakevich as Director

Naramata residents vote for Area E director

Area E: Naramata chooses Kozakevich as Director
Okanagan-Skaha trustee candidates weigh in on past decisions

Okanagan-Skaha trustee candidates weigh in on past decisions

Candidates gave us their answers at the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce event

Okanagan-Skaha trustee candidates weigh in on past decisions
Final advance voting chance in Penticton

Final advance voting chance in Penticton

Advance voting for the City of Penticton municipal election takes place today

Final advance voting chance in Penticton
RURAL SCHOOL                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland was under consideration for closure. Today, the school district’s finances have changed and the threat of closure is no longer looming, incumbent trustee candidate Linda Van Alphen says.                                (Summerland Review file photo)

Statements about Trout Creek School future described as ‘reckless’

Summerland incumbent trustee Linda Van Alphen says school district’s financial situation has improved

RURAL SCHOOL                                In 2016, Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland was under consideration for closure. Today, the school district’s finances have changed and the threat of closure is no longer looming, incumbent trustee candidate Linda Van Alphen says.                                (Summerland Review file photo)