Dale Boyd

Grow-op vigilante justice gets man jail time

Grow-op vigilante justice gets man jail time

What his lawyer called “vigilante justice” over a weed grow operation has landed a man jail time

Grow-op vigilante justice gets man jail time
Penticton/Oliver actor Cody Kearsley brings Archie Comics' Moose Mason to life in the new CW series Riverdale. Below in story: Cody Kearsley

Penticton actor talks role in Riverdale

Reading Archie comics as a kid, there's no way Cody Kearnsley could know he would be taking on one of the characters.

Penticton/Oliver actor Cody Kearsley brings Archie Comics' Moose Mason to life in the new CW series Riverdale. Below in story: Cody Kearsley
The work of Patrick “Redbeard” Vrolyk is set to be on display at the Penticton Art Gallery in March as part of the upcoming Grassland exhibition.

Cannabis exhibit at art gallery sure to spark interest

The Penticton Art Gallery is exploring the art of cannabis with its upcoming exhibition Grassland.

The work of Patrick “Redbeard” Vrolyk is set to be on display at the Penticton Art Gallery in March as part of the upcoming Grassland exhibition.
Dale Boyd is a reporter with the Penticton Western News and this is his opinion column

Boyd: The alternative facts on the travel ban

I’m calling for a ban on all white, American Christians from travelling or immigrating to Canada.

Dale Boyd is a reporter with the Penticton Western News and this is his opinion column
Jim Cuddy

Photos: Blue Rodeo rocks Penticton

Canadian rock mainstay Blue Rodeo brought their latest album, 1000 Arms, and classic hits to the SOEC Tuesday.

Jim Cuddy
RCMP officers at the scene of an incident where a child was hit by a vehicle driven by off-duty officer Ace Stewart.

RCMP officer fined for crash that killed boy

Ace Stewart pleaded guilty Monday (Jan. 23) to driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention

RCMP officers at the scene of an incident where a child was hit by a vehicle driven by off-duty officer Ace Stewart.
An RCMP vehicle sits at the intersection of White Lake and Willowbrook Roads Wednesday morning along with the police service dog vehicle near where a body is believed to have been found overnight.

Update: RCMP says body found near Willowbrook suspicious

RCMP were still investigating a body found near the intersection of Willowbrook road and White Lake Road last night.

An RCMP vehicle sits at the intersection of White Lake and Willowbrook Roads Wednesday morning along with the police service dog vehicle near where a body is believed to have been found overnight.
Blue Rodeo drummer talks new album, Tragically Hip tribute

Blue Rodeo drummer talks new album, Tragically Hip tribute

Glenn Milchem spoke with arts and entertainment editor Dale Boyd about the power of community and paying tribute to the Tragically Hip.

Blue Rodeo drummer talks new album, Tragically Hip tribute
Dignitaries

Okanagan Correctional Centre welcoming new inmates

A Penticton man was the first to be sentenced from the local courthouse to serve time at the brand new Okanagan Correctional Centre.

Dignitaries
Jordan Buna speaks to students at the Outma Sqilx’W Cultural School on Jan. 11 about the dangers

Video: Students hear the dangers of gang life

Students got a glimpse inside gang life this week as the End Gang Life presentation visited South Okanagan schools.

Jordan Buna speaks to students at the Outma Sqilx’W Cultural School on Jan. 11 about the dangers
John Ike Koopmans is led out of the Penticton Courthouse by sheriffs.

Appeal denied for Princeton murderer

John Ike Koopmans has been denied his appeal on two murder charges and one attempted murder by the BC Court of Appeal on Jan. 12

John Ike Koopmans is led out of the Penticton Courthouse by sheriffs.
RCMP

Axe-wielding man that had standoff with RCMP pleads guilty

Crown counsel praised the actions of a South Okanagan police officer.

RCMP
Const. Amit Goyal

Osoyoos Mountie cleared of misconduct allegations

After four years, Osoyoos Const. Amit Goyal has been cleared by the RCMP of all allegations of misconduct.

Const. Amit Goyal
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Man brought in on Canada-wide warrant after 10-hour stand off in Oliver

Crown counsel was unable to say if further charges are coming for two people taken into custody after a nearly 10-hour police standoff.

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A rehearsal at the Penticton Art Gallery for Anthem: A Leonard Cohen Tribute

Video: Meet the band behind the Leonard Cohen tribute show

The Western News catches up with some of the poets, musicians and artists honouring Leonard Cohen this weekend.

A rehearsal at the Penticton Art Gallery for Anthem: A Leonard Cohen Tribute
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Man denied bail in shotgun incident at Penticton elementary school

A Penticton man is remaining in custody after allegedly discharging a firearm at a Penticton elementary school around 5 a.m.

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The town hall meeting at Okanagan College Dec. 7 discussed the overdose crisis in Penticton.

Watch: full video of overdose crisis town hall meeting

Watch the full video of the town hall meeting in Penticton to discuss the spike in overdoses, fentanyl and more.

The town hall meeting at Okanagan College Dec. 7 discussed the overdose crisis in Penticton.
The Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular returned to the South Okanagan Events Centre Dec. 4.

Cirque Musica kicks off Christmas season in Penticton

The Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular put people in the Christmas spirit at the SOEC on Dec. 4.

The Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular returned to the South Okanagan Events Centre Dec. 4.
Summerland teen Faith Steele will be speaking at TEDx Penticton on Nov. 25 at the Cleland Theatre.

Penticton teen poet addresses suicide and bullying

The latest installment in the Western News series on TEDx speakers is a young poet, Faith Steele

Summerland teen Faith Steele will be speaking at TEDx Penticton on Nov. 25 at the Cleland Theatre.
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Penticton named one of North America’s ‘must-visit’ hockey towns

Travel company Expedia.ca has named Penticton among the top hockey towns on the continent.

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