Penticton today: Dream Café news, OC raises tuition and more news

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

Good morning, Penticton.

Your mid-week weather looks to be mainly sunny with wind picking up to 20 kilometres this afternoon. Bundle up if you head outside this evening as the temperature is expected to drop to -11 C. Today’s high is -1 C. Full seven-day forecast here.

Two important decisions came out of the Okanagan College board of governors meeting Tuesday, starting with a rise in tuition. Read more: Okanagan College board raises tuition

A pair of armed, masked robbers bit off more than they could chew in Monday’s brazen, afternoon holdup attempt of Quick N Easy Pawnbrokers on Main Street. Read more: Brazen robbery attempt

This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Cathy Jones brings her one-woman show, Stranger to Hard Work, to Penticton tonight at the Cleland Theatre. Read more: Interview with Cathy Jones

After a heartfelt response from the community,the world-famous Dream Café in Penticton isback on track and moving forward. Read more: Dream Café re-opens and Dreamiest lineup released


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Penticton Subway making it fresh for Soupateria

Subway shops are donating 600 inches of subs, 100 cookies and drinks to Soupateria Dec. 20

What’s shaking at the museum

Kids got to learn about earthquakes Saturday at the museum.

All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express

The first train of the Summerland Christmas Express schedule.

Vees drop heartbreaker in West Kelowna, host Teddy Bear Toss Saturday

Penticton loses overtime game to West Kelowna Warriors

Apex hosting Canadian selections mogul event

Apex Freestyle Club along with some local competitors from the B.C. Freestyle Ski team are competing

All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express

The first train of the Summerland Christmas Express schedule.

Kamloops RCMP warning public to stay away from unfolding domestic dispute

The public is being asked to avoid Sabiston Creek Road off of the highway

Owl found dead after eating rat poison leaves B.C. woman concerned

After finding the owl on her Surrey property, Christine Trozzo says the poison is a concern for kids

Change to CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

Funeral Services Association of Canada lobbied governments to raise the value to $3,580

#MeToo at work: Employers play a role in fixing culture of sexual harassment

B.C. workplaces are getting ahead of being the next MeToo debacle, calling on experts to train staff

Column: Make it a green Christmas

Instead of purchasing a cuddly stuffie this year, put your money towards helping the real thing.

B.C. woman brain injured in crash as a baby gets $1.1 million in damages

Trial heard the woman was 16 months old, being carried by her mother when they were both hit

Interior Health holding immunization clinic in Vernon Saturday

IH issues list of Okanagan meningococcal immunization clinics

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

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