Penticton today: First look inside casino coming

Environment Canada is calling for up to four cm of snow, Daylight Savings Time coming and more news

Good morning, Penticton.

Thursday will be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries with periods of wet snow or rain beginning late this afternoon. Tonight, periods of wet snow or rain and it is expected two to four centimetres of snowfall. Today’s high is 5 C and low is 2 C. For more weather click here.

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment will be giving media a first look inside the Cascades Casino in Penticton today, check our website later this afternoon or make sure you follow us on Facebook.

RCMP said an altercation between two individuals started at the courthouse ended with a partial lockdown at Penticton City Hall. Read more: Partial lockdown at city hall after gun threat

Another winter of unusual weather conditions not translating into high snowfall levels at higher elevations across the Okanagan. Read more: Snowpack coming up short

We lose an hour of sleep this weekend as Daylight Saving Time kicks in on March 12. Read more: Looking forward to Daylight Savings Time

After two days in Washington, D.C., fears that U.S. President Donald Trump may attempt to dismantle the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have been put to rest. Read more: Okanagan MP’s Trump fears put to rest

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