Penticton today: Cold snap coming, tips for avoiding the flu

Cold temperatures throughout the week, Penticton's first baby in 2017 born, photos and video from the polar bear dip and more.

Good morning, Penticton.

Colder temperatures continue throughout the next week. Environment Canada has a high of 0 C and a low of -10 C for Penticton on Monday. The temperature is then expected to be in the -6 C to -14 C range for the rest of the week. See the seven-day forecast here.

It’s a boy! Congratulations to Tricia Abar and Jay Hamilton who had Penticton’s first baby of 2017. Read more: Penticton’s first baby of 2017

The annual Kinsmen Club of Summerland Polar Bear Dip took place on Sunday at Sun-Oka Beach in Trout Creek. See photos and video here.

It’s that time of year where sniffles, sneezes, and other ailments seem to be lurking around every corner. Read more: Lurking in every corner: how to avoid the flu

After finishing second in Group B, Team Canada is back in action tonight at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. Two former Penticton Vees players will suit up with Canada against the Czech Republic at 5 p.m. (Pacific) in the quarter-finals. Watch: Vees send well wishes to former teammates.


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