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.
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.
Former Alberta Premier Jim Prentice and three others were killed in a plane crash in a wooded area east of Lake Country.
Penticton’s former director of development services, Anthony Haddad, has returned to his old job with the city.
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.
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.