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Community Foundation to boost charities

The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan announced its largest ever grant distribution of $178,000.

Vote of non-confidence on budget looming for federal Conservatives

It seems certain that the Conservative-led minority government will fall today and Canada will be plunged into its fifth federal election in a decade.

Penticton Indian Band chose jail sites

The Penticton Indian Band and Summerland have chosen their sites to put forward for a potential jail.

Sentencing delayed in hatchet attack

An Osoyoos man found guilty of swinging a hatchet at a former Osoyoos councillor was given one more opportunity to undergo a mandatory psychiatric assessment.

Power down for Earth Hour

In 2007, Earth Hour started in Sydney, Australia. That’s it, just one city. The organizers of that first event tried to make it a national event for the next year and failed — sort of.

Race to replace Day was rigged say some hopefuls

Okanagan Coquihalla Conservative candidate Dan Albas is rejecting allegations from Tory riding supporters that he had prior knowledge of long-time MP Stockwell Day’s surprise retirement announcement thus giving him an advantage over other party members who were considering making run at the candidacy.

Teens robbed at knifepoint in alley

Three teens were robbed by knifepoint in a downtown alley on Monday around 6 p.m.

Finnis likely to take NDP nomination

Though not official until the federal NDP Okanagan Coquihalla constituency hold its nomination meeting this weekend, the association has all but chosen its candidate for the next federal election.
Dan Albas wins Conservative nomination

Dan Albas wins Conservative nomination

Poll suggests it will be Clark v. Farnworth

Poll suggests it will be Clark v. Farnworth

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