Penticton today: Another big dump of snow expected today

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Good morning, Penticton.

Environment Canada is calling for five to 10 centimetres of snow today and periods of snow tonight as well, between two to four cm. Full seven-day forecast here.

It’s not a huge list, but there are a few steps you have to take if you want to be sure your bins get emptied on garbage day. Video: Has your city garbage bin not been emptied? Here is what you need to know.

The Solstice Peace Talks at the Shatford Centre Dec. 21 featured special guests in a Syrian Refugee family living in Naramata. Read more: Syrian refugee speak at peach talks

There was no planning or expensive camera – there was just a father and son ice fishing, an iPhone 5 and a fluke photo that’s getting a whole lot of attention online. Read more: A fishy steal and an epic photo

Want a chance to win $50 gift card from IGA? Send us photos of you in your ugly Christmas sweater to newstips@pentictonwesternnews.com.

Firefighters in Summerland, with the assistance of the B.C. Safety Authority/electrical inspector, are continuing to investigate a house fire in Trout Creek. Read more: Trout Creek house fire

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