Penticton today: Trump wins, inspiring students and the Vees play tonight

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Penticton today: Trump wins, inspiring students and the Vees play tonight

Good morning, Penticton.

Weather outlook:The South Okanagan set weather records yesterday. Today will be a mix of sun and clouds with a high of 15C. Read more: Record breaking weather in Penticton

Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. Political shockwaves have been sent around the world. Here are examples of areas potentially affected by Trump’s ascendancy to the White House. Read more: Trump and Canada, many ways we may feel the aftershocks.

Data from Google suggests searches of ‘move to Canada’ spiked significantly as Trump victories unfolded last night. Read more: Canada’s immigration website crashes as Trump’s election lead grows

Penticton RCMP are warning residents after a woman was taken for $1,000 in a rental scam. Read more: Penticton RCMP urge caution

Need some inspiration this morning? Check out this video of a Summerland teen who battled through cancer and now has rallied her peers to donate blood that will potentially save the lives of others. Read more: South Okanagan student inspiring others

In sports, the Penticton Vees (17-3-0), ranked No. 5 in the Canadian Junior Hockey League, will host the Coquitlam Express (6-13-0-2) tonight at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Read more: Vees newcomer Duncan Campbell looking good early

What else is there to do on a Wednesday night in Penticton? The Lip Sync Challenge returns to the Copper Mug with partial proceeds going to the South Okanaagan Women In Need Society. Read more: Lip Sync Challenge returns