Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson

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?