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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Penticton RCMP utilize dogs, helicopter to catch alleged boat thieves

Officers responded to a report of a boat theft at 7 a.m. today at Red Wing Resort

Penticton hires new economic development specialist

Andrew Kemp started his new role on June 17, alongside Jennifer Vincent who holds the same title

Now hiring: cannabis consultants in Penticton

The BC Liquor Distribution Branch fair is on July 2 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference

New shuttle service to and from Penticton River Channel

Company launches this Friday and offers services within city limits

I’m Just Saying: What’s the hold up with pot shops in Penticton?

Jordyn Thomson is a reporter with the Penticton Western News

VIDEO: Killer whale steals fisherman’s catch off North Coast

Fishing duel results in eager orca snagging salmon in Prince Rupert

Fate of accused in Canadian couple’s 1987 killings in jury’s hands

William Talbot’s lawyer says DNA doesn’t prove murder

Okanagan RCMP serve up slices and support for Special Olympics B.C.

Last years inaugural campaign raised more than $12,000

Car window smashed with a bike in Kelowna

A staffer working in the area on the incident says vandalism is a reoccurring problem

Kelowna Mayor’s walking tour of Rutland cancelled

Growing issues surrounding supportive housing leads to rescheduled meeting with concerned resident

Hergott: Moral obligations and your will

Lawyer Paul Hergott discusses wills and moral obligation

Shots fired at metal sign in Central Okanagan

A road sign was shot at and damaged, but nobody was hurt

Okanagan marathoner bests former Canucks at Vancouver race

Vik Bains raced Daniel and Henrik Sedin and finished just ahead at the 2019 Scotiabank Half Marathon

Rain delays repair of Shuswap road damaged in mudslide

Seymour Arm forest service road not expected to reopen until early next week

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