Video: What stories caught your attention in 2016?

We hit the streets to ask what stories made the most impact this year?

Penticton Western News year in review

The following is a list of some of the most-read stories found on Click the links to view.

Dream Cafe shutting its doors (and then re-opens)

Dying to live: Penticton woman shares her story

Community comes together to help family who travelled to Hong Kong for liver transplant

Penticton Okanagan Rotary founder killed in Mexico

Returning sockeye salmon celebrated

Penticton Mountie attributes diet to saving his life from cancer

Naked Penticton man claims he was bear-sprayed

Penticton Creep Hunters not deterred by RCMP vigilante warning

Major addition to Lakeside Resort approved

Pen High grad makes splash on The Bachelorette

Skaha Hills development sells $12 million in one day

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Six inducted into BC Hockey Hall of Fame in Penticton

The 26th ceremony welcomed powerful figures both on and off the ice

Peach Classic Triathlon

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Armchair Book Club: Delving into the threat of big tech

Heather Allen is a book reviewer for Black Press that lives in the Okanagan

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Showers to start weekend, sun returning soon

Environment Canada forecasts rain on Saturday and the heat returning next week

UPDATE: Penticton resident’s dog found safe

Nicholas Bozak thanks the public for finding his 17 month old mastiff chow

July showers wash out half of the Okanagan’s cherry crop

Cherry growers say this is the worst season they’ve seen in decades

Canadian high school science courses behind on climate change, says UBC study

Researchers found performance on key areas varies by province and territory

COLUMN: Looking back to a time of optimism

The first lunar landing 50 years ago was a time to celebrate dreams and accomplishments

RCMP investigate two shootings in the Lower Mainland

Incidents happened in Surrey, with a victim being treated at Langley Memorial Hospital

CRA program to help poor file taxes yields noticeable bump in people helped

Extra money allows volunteer-driven clinics to operate year-round

Okanagan e-scooter company foils robberies

OGO Scooters staff helped return stolen property three times in 1st week of operations in Kelowna

Olympian brings women empowerment in sports to the Okanagan

Two-time medalist Natalie Spooner joined the Girls Rock the Rink event in Kelowna

Column: Understanding weather patterns a key to a successful garden

Columnist dives into Okanagan urban agriculture

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