Penticton today: Trump’s wall, there is an app for that

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

Good morning, Penticton.

Expect a mix of sun and cloud today and a 30 per cent chance of flurries this evening. The high for Thursday is 3 C and the low is -2 C.

A judge has sentenced a former Summerland man to life in prison for killing two Alberta seniors who disappeared on a camping trip. Read more: Vader gets life for killing seniors, can apply for parole in seven years

Reaching out to others for help with mental health isn’t always easy, but a Penticton woman has designed an app to do just that. Read more: Penticton woman’s app eases asking for help

U.S. President Trump signed an order to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall. Read more: Trump’s immigration actions mark sharp shift in U.S. policy

The scene backstage 10 years ago at the first-ever Many Hats Theatre Company production is going to be a far cry from this year. Read more: A decade of Many Hats Theatre Company

Blue Rodeo rocked the South Okanagan Events Centre on Tuesday. Have a look at our photo gallery by clicking here.

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Osoyoos man faces 13 criminal charges

Charges stem from an investigation of a break and enter in Osoyoos

Help shape Penticton

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Osoyoos Desert Society hosts conservation education programs

Documentary film screenings followed by guest speaker/presentations featuring conservation

Kelowna’s Ursel to coach host team at Olympics

Bob Ursel is headed to the Olympics with South Korea’s national men’s curling team

Arson suspect heads to court

Vernon man suspected of starting a string of 2014 fires in Vernon

‘Sing Me a Song’ about B.C. for a chance at $1,000 contest prize

Entries due by March 30 for lieutenant-governor’s British Columbia-themed competition

Facing reality of death, B.C. man learns real meaning of life

Even while preparing for the end, something inside Keven Drews won’t let him stop living

Former B.C. fire chief gets seven months for possession of child porn

The 63-year-old pleaded guilty during a brief hearing last year to one count

B.C. VIEWS: Public school ‘crisis’ doesn’t exist

More teachers pour in, union wants results suppressed

Suspected Toronto serial killer targeting gay community arrested

A 66-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in disappearance of two Toronto men

Carpet bowlers have been excluded from BC 55+ Games and Canada 55+ Games

Gold medal carpet bowling winners not able to defend their titles in 2018

UPDATE: Police release new footage, launch website in hunt for 13-year-old’s killer

IHIT say no one has been arrested or charged in connection with Marrisa Shen’s death

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