Penticton today: Another big dump of snow expected today

News from here, there and everywhere to get your Friday started.

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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