Penticton today: World Snow Day, sentencing for uttering threats and more

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Good morning, Penticton.

There is a 60 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Environment Canada said that will turn into a mix of sun and cloud near noon. The high for the day is -8 C and a low of -12 C.

A dog that was riding in a vehicle involved in an incident on Highway 97, south of Penticton, fled the crash scene and her owners are worried. Read more: Dog missing after collision

Michael Edward Hibbert, 40, was sentenced on Wednesday for uttering threats to an employee at Penticton City Hall in 2015. Read more: Probation for man who threatened city hall

Baldy Mountain Resort is hosting World Snow Day on Jan. 15. This annual international event encourages kids to head outside and celebrate everything snow. Read more: Baldy invites first-time skiers and snowboarders

Team Canada defeated Sweden last night and will play against the U.S. for the gold medal today at the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. There are a pair of familiar faces on Team Canada for Penticton Vees fans — Tyson Jost and Dante Fabbro. Video: BCHL alumni headed to world juniors gold medal game

 

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