Dustin Godfrey

Penticton teen reunites with paramedics who saved her life 17 years ago

Jayden Arnold was clinically dead when Roy Stanley and Derek Morris arrived to the scene

Lawyer takes aim at City of Penticton’s ‘war on the homeless’

Defence lawyer Paul Varga is on the offensive against city hall for taking Paul Braun to court

Fears of economic downturn cool Penticton developers’ ambitions

That comes even as the city sees record building permits and record real estate sales this year

Oliver shooting victim reportedly dies months later

The Western News is working to confirm reports Thomas Szajko, victim of April shooting, has died

Penticton man found guilty of child porn charges

A Supreme Court justice said Jesse Prince’s ‘preposterous’ testimony ‘flies in the face of common sense’

UPDATED: Man found not guilty of sex assaults on South Okanagan minor

The alleged incidents were reported to have occurred between 2011 and 2012

Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off

The coast guard will officially be ending its search as of 3:30 p.m. Monday

Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Penticton

Lawyers delivered their closing remarks Friday, with a verdict expected Monday morning

Accused denies boy’s sex assault claims

Penticton’s courthouse heard testimony from a man accused of sex assault on a young boy

Dangerous offender hearing closes for Teneycke

If the courts impose dangerous offender status on him, he could face an indefinite sentence

Boy details graphic allegations of sex assaults

Trial for a South Okanagan man began with opening remarks from the Crown and testimony from the boy

Even without indefinite sentence, Teneycke may face decades

Ronald Teneycke’s dangerous offender hearing resumed Monday, where Crown lawyers called for 20+ years

Publication ban remains on alleged sex offender’s name

Penticton Western News was one of two outlets opposing the publication ban on the name of the accused

Osoyoos weighing options on leaky, creaky town hall

The town is paying over $30,000 for a structural assessment on the aging building

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip ranks on 50 most powerful list

The list cites his vocal positions on environmental issues, including on pipelines and Site C

Second lawsuit this week filed against jail

Inmate claims he was stabbed by another inmate while in protective custody

Penticton in top 20 for crime

According to a Maclean’s study of the crime severity index, Penticton ranks 16 in Canada

Osoyoos to tackle homelessness with committee

The town has ruled out offering a space for any homeless person to camp permanently

Four years for discharging shotgun in home, school break-in

Yvon Martel also threatened his wife and broke into an elementary school

Inmate suing Okanagan Correctional over alleged assault

Inmate claims an officer grabbed him by the throat and threw him onto the bed