Penticton today: Winter temperatures arrive, Vees split the weekend and more news

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

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

 

 

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