Penticton today: Former Vees make Team Canada, RCMP officer cleared of misconduct and more

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Good morning, Penticton.

Another windy day in Penticton with gusts up to 60 kilometres per hour expected by noon and up to 70 kilometres per hour tonight. The high today is 4 C and a low of -1 C. For the seven-day forecast click here.

Right now all Shelby Phipps wants is somewhere to live and to try and cope and come to terms with Saturday’s blaze which destroyed the mobile home where she was staying with her four month old daughter. See more: Mother loses everything in fire

An Osoyoos RCMP officer, who had been on paid leave for almost four years while waiting for a disciplinary hearing was exonerated of allegations of misconduct. Read more: Osoyoos Mountie cleared of misconduct allegations

A pair of former Penticton Vees have been reunited with Team Canada for the IIHF World Junior Championship, which starts on Boxing Day. Read more: Former Vees Jost, Fabbro selected to Team Canada

Arts and Entertainment editor Dale Boyd caught the Leonard Cohen tribute on the weekend at the Cleland Theatre. Read his review and have a look at his photos here

 

 

 

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