Penticton today: Vees win, police ask for public’s help and more news to start your day

News from here, there and everywhere to start your day.

Good morning, Penticton.

It is looking like a mix of sun and cloud today with a high of 14C. A 30 per cent chance of rain tomorrow.

The Penticton Vees continue their winning ways at home beating the Coquitlam Express last night 5-2. Congratulations to Vees coach Fred Harbinson who earned his 400th career win with the Vees. Read more: Vees top injured Express for fourth straight win

The Penticton RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance after a number of break in’s to businesses. Read more: Rash of break and enters in Penticton

Through Penticton’s Patricia Tribe’s Story Time From Space program the former director of education at Houston’s NASA Johnson Space Centre currently has a large payload of education material circling the globe. She will be one of the presenters at TEDx Penticton on Nov. 25. Read more: Penticton TEDx speaker out of this world

David Black, the chairman and majority owner of Black Press Group Ltd, the parent owner of the Penticton Western News, has been an active proponent in recent years of building a refinery in northwest B.C. to deal with crude oil rather than loading it on tankers. Check out what he has to say.

In case you missed it yesterday: A Penticton couple shared the harrowing details of falling through what Interior Health called “coverage issues” when there was no paediatricians at the hospital that day and having just gone into labour. Read more: Doctor tells expectant parents ‘bad day to have a baby in Penticton’

We are working on a bunch of stories today including Remembrance Day ceremonies at two Penticton schools, City of Penticton Parks and Rec and we will have a couple stories about local veterans along with other breaking news of the day.

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Police respond to two break-ins

One break-in on Friday may involve missing firearms from the residence

City looking for utility rate committee members

City hall seeking people with residential, agricultural, industrial and commercial backgrounds

Outbreak at Okanagan hospital

Gastrointestinal illness reported at Vernon Jubilee Hospital

21 days for smashing window, stealing phone

The man was arrested and sentenced the same day of the crime at Penticton’s 7-Eleven

Break and enter in Oliver

Tools and clothing taken from Growers Supply Co in Oliver

Video: Strutting their stuff in underwear fashion show fundraiser

Penticton event was a fundraiser to support Discovery House

Horgan says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokers

B.C. is developing its rules on recreational marijuana

Dedicated volunteers look for clues

Police appreciate work of those who provide extra eyes for missing women investigations.

Truck driver volunteers to take dog lost in B.C. back home to Alberta

Frankie, a pit bull service dog, was found wandering in the Lower Mainland

B.C. teacher suspended after explicit images projected to class

Jeffrey Rohin Muthanna had been viewing porn on a school laptop for two years

Man who pledged to give B.C. hockey team millions charged with fraud

Mike Gould has since repaid $8,000 he allegedly owed Cranbrook restaurant, owner says

RCMP look to reunite owner with stolen tools

Kelowna police seek to identify the owner of tablet and tools seized by RCMP

Were your hockey cards stolen?

The Kelowna RCMP are looking to reunite a hockey fan with their cards

Strong economy fuels housing sales in B.C.: report

Economist says demand for houses is being supported by a large number of millennials entering the market

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