Phil McLachlan

Penticton man who rescued family from fire says it’s him who needed rescuing

Months after saving Linda Pakfec and her family from a burning building, Gord Portman says he’s clean

Four people rescued after floating past Penticton’s Skaha Bridge

Elevated water levels prompts safety message from local fire department

Heavy rain in Okanagan results in slowest start to fire season in four years

119 hectares of land burned so far this year, compared to 991 ha in 2019, and 3,835 ha in 2018

Penticton RCMP seek witnesses to alleged indecent act on Nelson Avenue

Man described as Caucasian, 30 to 40 years old, beige shirt and shorts, long brown hair, fishing hat

Despite challenges, Syilx Nation language students celebrate graduation

Students learning Nsyilxcn, a critically endangered Indigenous language, are celebrating graduation

In photos: Penticton graduates celebrate milestone at drive-in ceremony

A gallery of images from a drive-in grad ceremony at Princess Margaret Secondary School, June 26

In photos: Keremeos students reach milestone

A gallery of graduation ceremonies at Similkameen Elementary Secondary School, Thursday June 25

International bar coding company, born in Penticton, expanding locally

IBC largely responsible for the successful distribution and tracking of consumer products in Canada

Grass fire near Oliver, caused by lightning, doused by firefighters

The fire grew to a size of about one acre before crews were about to put it out

Penticton RCMP investigating hit-and-run involving multiple vehicles

Witnesses reported a black Volkswagen Jetta colliding with multiple vehicles near Eastside Rd

South Okanagan RCMP wearing disguises to catch distracted drivers

Distracted drivers can expect to be detected long before they ever see a police car

Above average rainfall in Okanagan-Shuswap a positive for fire season: Environment Canada

As of June 17, rainfall levels already reached the average amount for the entire month

Crews rescue disoriented hiker from Brent Mountain area

The hiker was located by a helicopter team, shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday

In photos: Students cross the stage at Princess Margaret Secondary

“I can’t wait to see the person that I’m going to be come, outside of school,” said Sydney Shelley

A tribute to Ollalla pioneer cowgirl, Doll Barber

Guest column: Community of Ollalla remembers Dolly Barber, who passed away June 17 at the age of 102

700km in on a walk across Canada, B.C. man passes through Penticton

Benjamin Pinch talks dropping everything to fulfill his lifelong dream of walking across the country

Firearms, ammunition nabbed from Penticton property in midday theft

RCMP say the firearms were located inside a detached garage, secured in a firearms safe

One in hospital following motor home fire near Oliver

A dog succumbed to its injuries as a result of the fire

RCMP searching for missing Hedley woman

Diane Marie Latulippe was last seen at the Gold Mountain RV Park on June 7

In photos: Penticton valedictorians reflect on graduating year amid COVID-19

“I think everyone remembers their grad year, but we’re going to be the year that everyone remembers.”