Penticton Today: Peachfest, Vees rivalry night and more

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

Good morning, Penticton.

Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day. For every text, call, tweet and Instagram post, Facebook video view and use of Snapchat geofilter, Bell will contribute 5 cents more to mental health initiatives. So let’s work together to create a stigma-free Canada! Don’t forget to use #BellLetsTalk on social media.

It will be mainly cloudy today with a high of 3 C and a low of -2 C. If you are headed up to Apex Mountain, they received three centimetres of new snow and are expecting sunshine for Ladies Day at the resort.

The Penticton Peach Festival is well underway for plans to celebrate their 70th anniversary and announced their entertainment lineup yesterday. Read more: Peachfest announces lineup

Two local businesses have made it to the final round of the Small Business B.C. Awards. Read more: Wine Crush and Henna Hut in final round

The Penticton Vees face-off against rival Vernon Vipers tonight at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Check our website later today for the pre-game rundown by sports editor Emanuel Sequeira.

A reminder that the The Penticton and District Community Arts Council has officially announced that nominations for the Fourth Annual Arts Awards are now open until Jan. 31. Read more: Nominations still open for Epenticton Arts Awards

A judge is set to deliver his sentence today for a man convicted of killing two Alberta seniors who disappeared on a camping trip in 2010. Read more: Judge expected to hand down sentence today for Travis Vader

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