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Standing proud

Standing proud

Pool opens to free public swimming

Pool opens to free public swimming

Strike vote looms for teachers

Though they have been bargaining since March, the BCTF and the Okanagan Skaha Teachers’ Union say that a strike vote is looming if they continue to see a lack of progress on what they consider the larger issues on the table.
Driver facing charges following crash

Driver facing charges following crash

Charges are pending against a 21-year-old Penticton man following a two-vehicle accident on Fairview Road Monday which sent one person to hospital.

City finds trail compromise

The City of Penticton is now free to use $24,000 of developer Victor Durman’s $47,850 security to help build a trail to public lands on Campbell Mountain after voting 5-1 to approve an agreement with the developer Monday night.

Wineries join prison opposition

A group of 19 Penticton area wineries have sent a letter to Penticton council and the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen urging the local governing bodies to end their bid to bring a proposed 360-cell provincial correctional centre to Penticton.

Osoyoos voters approve museum

The history of Osoyoos will no longer have to live in the archival room in Oliver.
Pen High students make their mark in video competition

Pen High students make their mark in video competition

Out of 42 videos from 19 schools and 145 participants, four students from Penticton Secondary School walked away with $2,000 for their school and $500 for themselves along with bragging rights for their video Open Your Eyes that won the WorkSafe B.C. safety video contest.

City gives green light to shopping centre expansion

The owner of the Riverside Village has been granted approval to expand his shopping centre on the 200 block of Riverside Drive.
RCMP officers get Alexa’s Team honours

RCMP officers get Alexa’s Team honours

Penticton RCMP officers were honoured last week for their diligence in removing impaired drivers from the roads.