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Entering the race

Entering the race

Cougars on the prowl near Summerland and Kaleden

Calls regarding cougar sightings have prompted conservation officers to remind the public to keep a closer eye on pets and livestock.

College students welcome freeze

The Okanagan College board of governors instituted a tuition freeze Tuesday on all fees for programs and courses that cost more than 10 per cent above the provincial average, earning appreciation from students.
Highway crash

Highway crash

Horgan takes moderate approach

Horgan takes moderate approach

As provincial NDP leadership hopefuls prepare for the final weeks of the campaign to replace Carole James, John Horgan made a swing through the Okanagan to rally support for himself.

Rafe Mair to speak in Penticton

Former Social Credit cabinet minister and political commentator Rafe Mair will be in Penticton Saturday as part of a provincewide series of engagements called: A Town-hall Tour for Common Sense Canadians.
Helping hands reach across the sea

Helping hands reach across the sea

For Penticton resident Yoshie Takahashi, hearing about an earthquake in Japan was not a strange occurrence.

City sets café rates

After weeks of consultation and debate Penticton council voted 6-0 to set new fees for sidewalk cafés in the city’s downtown core for about $100 more a year than originally proposed by city staff and stakeholders.

Conservative candidate requests leave from council

Okanagan Coquihalla Conservative candidate and Penticton councillor Dan Albas has requested a leave of absence from city council until May 3, the day after the upcoming federal election.
High-risk pedophile back on the street

High-risk pedophile back on the street

A man determined to be a pedophile with a high risk to reoffend was released back into the community on Wednesday after being placed on a 24-month recognizance.