Penticton today: lawsuit dropped, top skiers headed to Apex and more news

Top freestyle skiers headed to Apex, one lawsuit against the city dropped and more news to get your Monday going.

Good morning, Penticton.

Environment Canada is calling for a mix os sun and cloud this morning with a temperature of -5 C. Tonight, there will be increasing cloudiness and a low of -9 C.

The best mogul freestyle skiers in the world not on the World Cup circuit will be at Apex Mountain Resort Dec. 15 to 18 for the seventh Canada Cup Series Toyo Canadian Selections camp. Read more: Top skiers to take to the slopes at Apex

The City of Penticton has put one of the civil suits opposing development in Skaha Lake behind it. Read more: Save Skaha Park drops lawsuit

A Penticton man was arrested when Kelowna RCMP shut down what they are calling a large alleged drug trafficking ring. Read more: 342,000 individual doses seized in police bust

Parking permits for the City’s three scramble/unassigned lots (Martin Street behind City Hall, Nanaimo and Brunswick) will go on  sale Dec. 15.  The front doors of City Hall will open early at 8:00 a.m.  with sales beginning at 8:30 a.m. Read more about this by clicking here.

The last yard waste pickup of the year will take place this week. Residents receiving curbside collection, can put out their new Yard Waste Cart and unlimited paper bags or cans clearly marked “yard waste.” Read more about this here.

in world news, a bill with potentially sweeping consequences for the Canada-U.S. border has just been adopted by the American Congress. Read more: Canadian border bill passes

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