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Fire Prevention Week across B.C.

This year’s theme is ‘Every second counts - plan 2 ways out’

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate visits the Okanagan

B.C. Liberal leadership candidate Dianne Watts is making stops in Kelowna, Penticton and Oliver

Structure fire in Oliver

The Oliver volunteer fire department responded to a fire Sunday morning

Calgary homicide suspect surrounded in Revelstoke
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Kelowna kid planning to cut hair for charity


    Music icon wows Vernon


      Slice of prevention


        The bears and the bees; a honey of a tail

        The bears and the bees are proving to be a bad mix for a Penticton family

        Smoke kicks up on Cawston fire

        The fire near Cawston has been burning since Sept. 27.

        • Oct 6th, 2017

        PIB leading the charge to target illegal dumping in the region

        Penticton Indian Band is urging municipalities for a deeper collaboration to curb illegal dumping

        Grist Mill gearing up for Apple Day

        Pie baking contest, apple games and the annual apple race happen during Apple Day at the Grist Mill.

        • Oct 6th, 2017

        Expect delays on the Coquihalla

        Something you won’t be thankful for — Coquihalla delays

        Fill the Boot to the tune of $4,000

        Members of the Penticton fire fighters local raised over $4,000 for MD

        Grape harvest in full swing

        A look at the growing season this year at Hillside Winery Bistro

        Victoria woman guilty of first degree murder, sentenced to life in prison

        Jury rejected not criminally responsible defence in Kaela Mehl’s murder trial

        Celebrating the return of sockeye salmon in the South Okanagan

        Interpreters share the story of the sockeye salmons’ journey to the ocean and back

        • Oct 4th, 2017

        Penticton man arrested now facing weapons-related charges

        A man was arrested on weapons charges involving a possible firearm

        Firefighter trying to help woman witnesses her fall

        The firefighter who saw a woman fall undergoes critical incident stress debriefing.

        Police pursuit leads to multiple charges

        Three people were arrested and two charged in connection with a police pursuit.

        RDOS programs to help agricultural properties dispose of waste materials

        Regional District Okanagan Similkameen is offering subsidized chipping fees and zero tipping fees

        Thousands attend the annual Festival of the Grape in Oliver

        Plenty of fun and good times at the Festival of the Grape once again.

        Woman believed to have suffered serious injuries after fall

        A woman fell about 20 feet into a laneway on the Real Canadian Superstore property Sunday.

        Watery fun for Huck Finn racers in Penticton

        Cubs and Scouts from Penticton and Summerland took part in the annual Huck Finn raft race.