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Vernon Winter Carnival right around the corner

Tickets to go on sale Dec. 6

Advertising restrictions frustrate Salmon Arm cannabis retailers

Retail prices off-putting to some, but businesses finding supportive clientele

Gas leak on Penticton’s South Main Street delays motorists on Friday

A detour is being set up on Parkview Street to avoid the Lee Avenue and Crescent Hill intersection

New case of vaping-related illness in Quebec brings national total to 8

Quebec health minister considering tightening the rules around vaping products

Greens to vote against Liberal throne speech unless carbon targets toughened: May

Green leader Elizabeth May and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Friday, discussing common ground

Does the season make you blue? It could be SAD

Seasonal affective disorder can result in mood and health changes

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Penticton resident warns about attempted mail theft
Growing Old Ain't for Sissies
Thousands come out for inaugural Artisan's Christmas Craft Fair
Fifth annual Souperbowl Sunday a success

Penticton RCMP reviewing sexual assault claims

Thirty-eight per cent of the sexual assault reports in 2018 were deemed “unfounded” by RCMP

Kelowna mayor apologizes for initial reaction to sexual assault statistics

The mayor issued the statement after he came under heavy fire from a sexual assault survivor

Penticton Museum hosting Brown Bag Lecture

Wildlife and Recreation is the topic of the next Penticton Museum Brown Bag Lecture Series

First Nations ‘optimistic’ about road upgrades after Horgan visits site of fatal bus crash

Premier travelled Bamfield Main road, where bus flipped last September and two students were killed

New Penticton marijuana dispensary opening

The Greenery Cannabis Boutique was scheduled to open Friday on Main Street

No new rules needed to ensure timely youth justice, Supreme Court says

Charter of Rights and Freedoms says someone charged with an offence has the right to be tried within a reasonable time

Okanagan man facing 18 charges after hidden camera found in winery washroom

The camera was found in a washroom at Summerhill Winery on Aug. 23

Focus on issues rather than age and gender, says new Nunavut MP

Mumilaaq Qaqqaq victory as MP was hailed in her hometown of Baker Lake with a parade and fireworks

Venezuela’s decline poses challenges for Liberal minority government

Months after the Canadian push for Nicolas Maduro’s departure in Venezuela, nothing has changed

Minister hosted accessibility forum on Wednesday night in Penticton

Residents had their say at forum hosted by social development and poverty reduction minister

BC Liquor Stores to move fully to paper bags by March

Vancouver Island to be the first to convert to paper bags in November

SilverStar to open Nordic trails Saturday in North Okanagan

25 km of groomed trails are ready to explore by cross-country skiers

Tolko shuts B.C. divisions for two weeks over holidays

Head office to close from Dec. 23-27; two weeks’ downtime runs Dec. 21-Jan. 6