Kristi Patton

Okanagan Fall Wine festival event Cropped returns

British Columbia’s largest wine tasting and farmers’ market returns to Penticton.

School, policing issues raised at UBCM

School funding and rural policing were top of the list for the regional district at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities this week.

Fred King, long-serving Okanagan politician, dead at 93

Flags flew half-mast in Penticton Wednesday for long-serving federal politician from the Okanagan Fred King

Gun amnesty aims at illegal weapons in Okanagan

British Columbians can unload old guns, ammunition — any unwanted firearms or weapons — from Oct. 1 to 31.

Koopmans update, five week trial scheduled

A trial date has been set in the double-murder that occurred in Princeton last year.

Hedley murder remains unsolved

It has been one year since friends located Doug Smith murdered inside his trailer.

Preliminary inquiry date set for man charged with murders in Princeton

John Ike Koopmans, 49, is accused of killing Robert Keith Wharton and Rosemary Fox

Cleanup begins on Tulameen spill

Cleanup of silt in Collin’s Gulch began on Monday with the use of vacuum trucks.

Princeton Posse drop weekend matches

The Princeton Posse dropped both their weekend Kootenay International Junior Hockey League games

Top cop eyes prolific offenders

Supt. Kevin Hewco starts in Penticton detachment as top cop for the region.

A great loss for Hedley

Family of the Hedley man whose death was deemed a homicide by RCMP are still taken aback that someone would want to kill such a giving man.

Hedley investigation continues

The small town of Hedley is still in a state of shock after the homicide of one of their own.

Judge rejects guilty plea from man accused of Princeton murder

It is alleged that Badour killed Duckham at her residence in the 2000 block of Osprey Lake Road in Princeton.

South Okanagan witnesses spike in violence against women

Agencies report the numbers of assaults against women have increased since the May long weekend

Year tacked onto Princeton man’s jail term

Princeton man previously convicted of manslaughter sentenced on drug charges

Family confronts suspect in brutal attack

A tip from an alert resident resulted in the arrest of David Wesley Bobbitt, the man accused of a brutal attack on a 22-year-old Penticton woman on the weekend.