Phil McLachlan

Photos: Wildflowers overlooking Penticton in full bloom

Arrowleaf Balsamroot in full bloom, adding splash of colour to hillsides around town

Sign threatening to shoot car salesman at Penticton golf course censored

RCMP spoke with manager/owner who confirmed they would remove part of the sign that said “shot”

Thousands of South Okanagan residents without power

Windstorm causing damage, alarms around South Okanagan

Two Okanagan homes up for grabs in 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery

Package includes $40k cash, a 2019 Tesla Model X Long Range, and $1.3M cash

Stay-at-home gala in Penticton aims to strengthen community

Online virtual event will feature dinner, inspirational speakers, entertainers, musicians and more

Penticton’s downtown community markets cancelled

The markets, held for 22 consecutive Saturdays during the summer, often attract crowds of over 5000

Penticton Peach Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

President Don Kendall said it’s a sad time for him, board, volunteers, community

Generosity, support from South Okanagan community keeps school food program running

SD67’s food program continues to thrive thanks to donations, volunteering from community

Virtual tool allows B.C. health-care workers to monitor COVID-19 patients remotely

Digital health dashboard allows remote monitoring of patients as they recover from home

Okanagan winery donating portion of proceeds to support hospitality sector

From May 1 to 31, Church and State winery will donate $1 per bottle of its wine purchased

Penticton RCMP overworked while crime rate, danger to police rises: superintendent

Forty-two more police officers in Penticton required to meet provincial caseload average

Osoyoos assault victim dies in hospital, man charged with aggravated assault

Roderick Ashley Flavell is currently charged with the aggravated assault of Tina Seminara

Reported South Okanagan crime up 14 per cent in first quarter

RCMP attribute change to increase in property crime which increased 23 per cent

Fire crews unsure what caused two vehicles to burn in Kaleden

Penticton RCMP explained they have no information to suggest it was caused on purpose

Former Okanagan corrections inmate claims lack of sanitation, education during COVID-19 pandemic

Kimberley Daley says she is speaking out for those still incarcerated at the OCC

Business owner extends offer of support to anyone unemployed due to COVID-19

Since the first announcement by the shop in March, the waterfall of community support hasn’t wavered

COVID-19 pushes Canadian food industry to tipping point: Federation of Agriculture

CFA today urged government to establish emergency fund to help farmers overcome mounting costs

One year later after the tragic shooting spree in Penticton

April 15, 2020, marks one year since a shooting spree, which left four dead, shook Penticton

Wildfire north of Lytton grows to 30ha, classified as ‘being held’

The wildfire, burning in steep terrain, is not currently threatening any structures

Wildfire east of Merritt 69 ha, remains classified as ‘being held’

Crews will be heading out for a final patrol of the area tomorrow (April 15)