Penticton today: City fires warning to marijuana dispensaries, free bus rides on New Year’s Eve

Canada moves to 3-0 at World Juniors, city fires warning to marijuana dispensaries without licences and more news this Friday.

Good morning, Penticton.

There is a 40 per cent chance of flurries this morning and Environment Canada is calling for a high of 2 C, low of -4 C. As we head into the weekend, two centimetres of snow is expected for Saturday and a mix of sun and cloud with a low of -4 C on Sunday.

Dante Fabbro picked up an assist as Team Canada routed Latvia 10-2 last night at the 2017 World Junior Championship. Read more: Canada 3-0 at World Juniors, Fabbro picks up assist

RCMP are seeking the motorist who stopped to help after witnessing an alleged assault on Government Street on Wednesday, Dec. 28. Read more: RCMP seeking witness to alleged assault

Any medical marijuana dispensaries thinking about setting up shop in Penticton before legalization and a regulation framework is in place should rethink their plans. Read more: City to come down heavy on marijuana dispensaries without licences

Still trying to figure out your New Year’s Eve plans? Check out our listing of events here.

BC Transit and the City of Penticton want to ensure you get home safe this New Year’s Eve and are offering free transit service from 6:50 p.m. until 3 a.m. Read more: Free bus rides on New Year’s Eve

Have a safe and happy New Year everyone!

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