Penticton today: city council decision on Skaha Park, Okanagan pest and national hockey tourney bid forfeited

News headlines from Penticton to get your day started.

Good morning, Penticton.

It is looking like another cloudy day starting with wet snow mixed with rain according to Environment Canada. Temperature will be a steady 3 C. Tonight expect more of the same with gusting winds and a low of 0 C. Have a look at the weekend weather here.

City council voted 5-2 in favour of the Trio Marine Group settlement agreement and marina enhancement agreement. Read more from that meeting here.

In May it was announced Penticton would host the National Aboriginal Hockey Championship, the Penticton Western News learned yesterday afternoon that the tournament is being moved to Cowichan. Read more: Bid to host Aboriginal hockey championship forfeited

An invasive bug found in Penticton is expected to cause a real stink for Okanagan farmers. The B.C. Ministry of Agriculture are asking if residents have seen the bug in their area to contact them with photos or samples.

TGIF! There is lots of events happening this weekend including a pair of musicals, Ken Lavigne’s christmas special at the Cleland Theatre, the Santa Claus parade, art gallery openings and more. Check it all out in our calendar of events listings here.

The Penticton Vees will host a pair of hockey games at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tonight they take on the Salmon Arm Silverbacks and then Saturday is Teddy Bear Toss night versus the Powell River Kings. Read more on the Vees here.

Have a great weekend!