Good morning, Penticton.
Get out your toques and mitts, temperatures are dropping this week. It will be mainly sunny with increasing cloudiness this afternoon and a high of 1 C. Tonight expect mainly cloudy, gusting winds and a low of -5 C. Environment Canada is expecting the temperature to continue to drop the rest of this week. Full seven-day forecast here.
The Penticton Vees lost a tough battle in double-overtime to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Friday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Read more: Vees lose in double OT
They then came out on top against the Powell River Kings on Teddy Bear Toss Night. Watch it here: Video Vees defeat Kings making it rain teddy bears
A new bylaw passed by Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen expands the protection area for the Naramata Volunteer Fire Department. Read more: Naramata agrees to expand fire protection zone
Penticton Indian Band Chief Chad Eneas sent an open letter to the federal government re-affirming his complete rejection and opposition to the recent decision to green light two pipeline projects. Read more: Penticton Indian Band chief speaks out against pipelines
A spokeswoman for Rachel Notley says the Alberta premier will visit British Columbia on Monday to make the case for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Read more: Alberta Premier heads to B.C.
When Marilyn Gauthier signed up to be Santa’s officially designated helper in Penticton, she soon found out just how big a job it is keeping up with the amount of letters the jolly old elf receives every year. Watch video: Special Penticton delivery for Santa