Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson

Penticton today: Sports figure pens new book, Ok Falls housing and an email fraud is circulating

News from Penticton, the South Okanagan and beyond to get your Thursday started.

Good morning, Penticton.

Here is your weather forecast for today: a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High 6C. For the full outlook click here.

Good news in Okanagan Falls yesterday. After years of trying to get affordable housing for seniors it was announced construction of a $6.9 million, 35-unit independent seniors complex in is scheduled to start next summer. Video and story: Okanagan Falls seniors complex a go

Penticton RCMP are warning residents about an email fraud that has been circulating. Read more: Fraudulent emails circulating using bank logos and others stating a traffic infringement occurred

Penticton’s well-known sports figure Stephen King has written a book stemming from the knowledge he has gained working as a counsellor over the years. Read more: King pens final book

The men allegedly behind marijuana being hidden in hollowed-out logs that were shipped from a workshop in Armstrong, B.C. to California will face charges in the U.S. Read more: B.C. men lose extradition appeal

U.S. president elect, Donald Trump, has made it clear he does not agree with NAFTA. Here is what experts have to say what that could mean for Canada. Read more: Baloney Meter: Is Donald Trump’s anti-NAFTA rhetoric all about Mexico?

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Penticton Subway making it fresh for Soupateria

Subway shops are donating 600 inches of subs, 100 cookies and drinks to Soupateria Dec. 20

What’s shaking at the museum

Kids got to learn about earthquakes Saturday at the museum.

All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express

The first train of the Summerland Christmas Express schedule.

Vees drop heartbreaker in West Kelowna, host Teddy Bear Toss Saturday

Penticton loses overtime game to West Kelowna Warriors

Apex hosting Canadian selections mogul event

Apex Freestyle Club along with some local competitors from the B.C. Freestyle Ski team are competing

All aboard the Summerland Christmas Express

The first train of the Summerland Christmas Express schedule.

Kamloops RCMP warning public to stay away from unfolding domestic dispute

The public is being asked to avoid Sabiston Creek Road off of the highway

Owl found dead after eating rat poison leaves B.C. woman concerned

After finding the owl on her Surrey property, Christine Trozzo says the poison is a concern for kids

Change to CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

Funeral Services Association of Canada lobbied governments to raise the value to $3,580

#MeToo at work: Employers play a role in fixing culture of sexual harassment

B.C. workplaces are getting ahead of being the next MeToo debacle, calling on experts to train staff

Column: Make it a green Christmas

Instead of purchasing a cuddly stuffie this year, put your money towards helping the real thing.

B.C. woman brain injured in crash as a baby gets $1.1 million in damages

Trial heard the woman was 16 months old, being carried by her mother when they were both hit

Interior Health holding immunization clinic in Vernon Saturday

IH issues list of Okanagan meningococcal immunization clinics

Court denies WestJet’s bid to toss out discrimination lawsuit of former worker

Mandalena Lewis is suing WestJet over allegations of gender-based discrimination

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