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An Armstrong woman, an amputee who lost her leg below her knee several years ago, says she was verbally and physically assaulted by a man who couldn’t see her disability as she tried to park in a handicap spot at Vernon’s Walmart Saturday, April 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Okanagan amputee assaulted over handicap parking spot

Armstrong woman with prosthetic leg says she was verbally attacked and spat upon by man who couldn’t see her disability as she tried to park in Vernon store’s handicap space

 

New parking meters have been installed on Main Street, Ellis Street, Front Street, Nanaimo Avenue and Padmore Avenue in Penticton. (City of Penticton photo)

Pay parking now in effect in downtown Penticton

A spot downtown will now cost you $2 per hour

 

On the first day of his retirement, April 12, 2021, Marcel Bedard, former Salmon Arm bylaw enforcement officer, looks over a scrapbook he created of his 24 years on the job. (Lachlan Labere - Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm bylaw officer parks his parking tickets after 24 years

Despite the insults that go with the job, Marcel Bedard enjoyed his work for the city

 

New parking meters have been installed on Main Street, Ellis Street, Front Street, Nanaimo Avenue and Padmore Avenue in Penticton. (City of Penticton photo)

Penticton adds new parking meters downtown

New parking program put in place to help city recoup COVID-19 related revenue loss

New parking meters have been installed on Main Street, Ellis Street, Front Street, Nanaimo Avenue and Padmore Avenue in Penticton. (City of Penticton photo)
City of Penticton bylaw enforcement officers were visible on the streets checking cars Monday, Jan. 11, 2020 and plenty of cars were seen in the downtown area with tickets. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Penticton bylaw back to handing out parking tickets

Meter fees and time limits were waived in March, 2020

City of Penticton bylaw enforcement officers were visible on the streets checking cars Monday, Jan. 11, 2020 and plenty of cars were seen in the downtown area with tickets. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Triumph Coffee had hoped to create an outdoor patio space in the accessible parking stall in front of its business, but the City of Vernon has curbed those plans. (Triumph photo)

North Okanagan coffee shop’s bid for patio space curbed

Triumph wanted to expand into accessible stall but was denied

Triumph Coffee had hoped to create an outdoor patio space in the accessible parking stall in front of its business, but the City of Vernon has curbed those plans. (Triumph photo)
Paid parking is coming back to Penticton on New Year’s Day. The rates are also going up and they are extending metered parking to Ellis St., Front and up to 600 block of Main. (File photo)

Penticton resumes paid parking on New Year’s Day

In 2021, the parking rate will also be going up in Penticton

Paid parking is coming back to Penticton on New Year’s Day. The rates are also going up and they are extending metered parking to Ellis St., Front and up to 600 block of Main. (File photo)
Penticton city staff are proposing that the city charge more for parking infractions. The motion was approved by council on Oct. 6, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)

Parking fines to increase in Penticton in 2021

The city issued 7,345 parking tickets for $116,000 in revenue in 2019

Penticton city staff are proposing that the city charge more for parking infractions. The motion was approved by council on Oct. 6, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)
Penticton city staff are proposing that the city charge more for parking infractions. The motion will go to council Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)

Parking tickets could soon cost more in Penticton

The city issued 7,345 parking tickets for $116,000 in revenue in 2019

Penticton city staff are proposing that the city charge more for parking infractions. The motion will go to council Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (Crystal Schick/Black Press Media)
Penticton city council voted Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 to refrain from installing parking metres at Skaha Lake Park and on Lakeshore Drive. (Martha Wickett/Black Press Media)

Parking to remain free at Penticton lakes

City council voted to refrain from introducing pay parking at Skaha Lake Park and on Lakeshore Drive

Penticton city council voted Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 to refrain from installing parking metres at Skaha Lake Park and on Lakeshore Drive. (Martha Wickett/Black Press Media)
The City of Penticton has come up with a potential solution to the tubing traffic congestion at the south channel exit near Skaha Lake. (Phil McLachlan - File)

City of Penticton adds parking lot to solve congestion problem off Penticton channel

Traffic has become a problem as visitors flock to the area

The City of Penticton has come up with a potential solution to the tubing traffic congestion at the south channel exit near Skaha Lake. (Phil McLachlan - File)
Vernon parking meters back in business

Vernon parking meters back in business

With local shops reopening, the city is bringing back meter enforcement July 2

Vernon parking meters back in business
Penticton residents won’t have to worry about feeding any parking metres until at least May 30. (File photo)

COVID-19: City of Penticton waives parking meter fees

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Penticton residents won’t have to “feed the meter” until at least May 30

Penticton residents won’t have to worry about feeding any parking metres until at least May 30. (File photo)