ICYMI: A roundup of this week’s top stories

In Case You Missed It: top stories from the Okanagan this week

A fire in the Cascade Gardens townhouse complex is being called an arson, according to Fire Chief Larry Watkinson. The RCMP has one person in custody following the three-alarm fire, which is reported to have started after a domestic dispute.

Update: Penticton townhouse fire being called an arson

The Penticton Vees broke their nine-game winning streak when the Nanaimo Clippers handed them their first home ice loss Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

BCHL: Vees handed their first home loss this season by the Clippers

Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and three others were killed in a plane crash in a wooded area east of Lake Country.

Update: Two passengers killed in Kelowna plane crash identified

Remaining airplane crash victims identified

Penticton’s former director of development services, Anthony Haddad, has returned to his old job with the city.

Haddad returning to City of Penticton

Regional dean Donna Lomas, who led the Okanagan College Penticton campus through the construction of the Centre of Excellence, and years of ongoing expansion is retiring.

Donna Lomas retiring after a decade as regional Dean at Okangan College

Organizers of the Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games are now accepting letters of intent for those interested in receiving up to $60,000 for Legacy Fund Projects.

$60,000 in legacy funds available from Penticton 2016 BC Winter Games

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Video: Update one man arrested in Okanagan Falls

The RCMP has requested the school go into lockdown

Christmas hamper volunteers pitch in to give back to Penticton

Volunteers begin work in preparation for Salvation Army hamper distribution

New acting vice principal for Penticton Secondary School

The Board of Education of School District No. 67 (Okanagan Skaha) announced a new appointment

TGIF: South Okanagan events

Live theatre, concerts, events, art exhibits and more from around the South Okanagan

Osoyoos, Oliver jump into grant pool

Oliver applies for $100,000 grant to explore building indoor pool for Osoyoos, Oliver residents

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Interior Health holding immunization clinic in Vernon Saturday

IH issues list of Okanagan meningococcal immunization clinics

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

VIDEO: 3 months later, rescued sea lion released back into ocean

The young animal was found in Campbell River three months ago

Michaels: Big Brother has become a big letdown

“You have nothing to fear if you have nothing to hide, but privacy should still have some appeal.”

Sagmoen neighbours recall alleged hammer attack

Woman was screaming outside Maple Ridge townhouse in 2013

One convicted, two cleared in 2014 deaths of men in B.C.’s Cariboo

Andrew Jongbloets convicted of manslaughter in deaths of Matthew Hennigar, 23 and Kalvin Andy, 22

Accused Shuswap drug smuggler to be extradited

Supreme Court of Canada upholds extradition order for accused Shuswap drug smuggler, Colin Martin

AHUS patient Shantee Anaquod is home for Christmas

Less than a month after receiving first dose of $750K drug, 23 year old healthy enough to go home

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