Mark Brett

CSSHL championships returning to South Okanagan

CSSHL championships returning to South Okanagan

The Canadian School Sport Hockey League Championships coming back for a sixth year

CSSHL championships returning to South Okanagan
Police question strange colourful packages littering Osoyoos

Police question strange colourful packages littering Osoyoos

Osoyoos RCMP are asking for the public’s help in finding those responsible for discarding packages

Police question strange colourful packages littering Osoyoos
Prolific South Okanagan criminal will be freed for time served

Prolific South Okanagan criminal will be freed for time served

Afshin Ighani pleads guilty to assault charges but will be set free for time served

Prolific South Okanagan criminal will be freed for time served
Local crews and workers travelling with the show combine to do the set up and take down for larger productions and concerts that come to town. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Behind the scenes: The ‘unsung heroes’ of the South Okanagan Events Centre

Large numbers of local workers benefit from the big productions that come to Penticton each year.

Local crews and workers travelling with the show combine to do the set up and take down for larger productions and concerts that come to town. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Behind the scenes: The ‘unsung heroes’ of the South Okanagan Events Centre

Behind the scenes: The ‘unsung heroes’ of the South Okanagan Events Centre

Large numbers of local workers benefit from the big productions that come to Penticton each year.

Behind the scenes: The ‘unsung heroes’ of the South Okanagan Events Centre
Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile

Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile

Tim Hodgkinson is in Vancouver with his son Wills who suffered a cancer relapse.

Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile
South Okanagan structure fire under investigation

South Okanagan structure fire under investigation

A structure fire near Keremeos resulted in the closure of Highway 3 Tuesday night.

South Okanagan structure fire under investigation
Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior

Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior

Two tickets for $500,000 sold in south central Interior

Two half-million-dollar Lotto Max tickets sold in south central Interior
Reward offered in bear killing near Penticton

Reward offered in bear killing near Penticton

Fur-Bearers is offering a reward for information about the killing of a black bear in Beaverdell

Reward offered in bear killing near Penticton
Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan

Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan

A mild-mannered high school English teacher by day, Kevin Doe’s nighttime alter-ego…

Long-running hit stage show We Will Rock You coming to South Okanagan
Pink unicorn turns some heads in the South Okanagan

Pink unicorn turns some heads in the South Okanagan

An Alberta visitor decided to dress up as a pink unicorn during a recent visit to Penticton

Pink unicorn turns some heads in the South Okanagan
BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating a Facebook posting reporting the alleged killing of black bear cub in the Beaverdell-Carmi region, northeast of Penticton. (File)

Investigation launched in reported poaching of black bear cub near Beaverdell

BC Conservation Officer Service investigating alleged killing of cub in Beaverdell-Carmi region

BC Conservation Officer Service is investigating a Facebook posting reporting the alleged killing of black bear cub in the Beaverdell-Carmi region, northeast of Penticton. (File)
A Penticton psychologist has filed a civil lawsuit against Air Canada over an alleged incident in 2018. (Mark Brett - Western News)

B.C. woman in wheelchair sues Air Canada after staff lift her into seat without consent

Bonnie Hayes alleges Air Canada employees lifted her out of a wheelchair without her consent

A Penticton psychologist has filed a civil lawsuit against Air Canada over an alleged incident in 2018. (Mark Brett - Western News)
B.C. woman in wheelchair sues Air Canada after staff lift her into seat without consent

B.C. woman in wheelchair sues Air Canada after staff lift her into seat without consent

Bonnie Hayes alleges Air Canada employees lifted her out of a wheelchair without her consent

B.C. woman in wheelchair sues Air Canada after staff lift her into seat without consent
Cycling Without Age pilot training volunteers Isaac Gilbert (seated left) and Denise Bowering (right) with Janet Filipenko in the driver’s seat and instructor and Penticton CWA founder Neil Pritchard (left). The local chapter provided the most rides in North America this year. (Western News file photo)

South Okanagan Cycling Without Age chapter tops in North America

The Penticton chapter of Cycling with Age provides more rides than others in North America.

Cycling Without Age pilot training volunteers Isaac Gilbert (seated left) and Denise Bowering (right) with Janet Filipenko in the driver’s seat and instructor and Penticton CWA founder Neil Pritchard (left). The local chapter provided the most rides in North America this year. (Western News file photo)
The Penticton Fire Department rescued an elderly man Monday evening after he rolled his all-terrain vehicle down an steep embankment in the West Bench area. (File photo)

South Okanagan elderly accident victim ‘a tough customer’

Penticton Fire Department crews rescue elderly man who rolled his ATV down an embankment

The Penticton Fire Department rescued an elderly man Monday evening after he rolled his all-terrain vehicle down an steep embankment in the West Bench area. (File photo)
Penticton woman remembered as ‘kind and caring’

Penticton woman remembered as ‘kind and caring’

Lynn Kalmring’s life was one of caring and campassion for others as a person and as a nurse

Penticton woman remembered as ‘kind and caring’
Osoyoos driver admits being ‘drunk’ after crashing into pole

Osoyoos driver admits being ‘drunk’ after crashing into pole

A 52-year-old Osoyoos man admits being drunk after hitting power pole

Osoyoos driver admits being ‘drunk’ after crashing into pole
Murdered Penticton woman’s family feeling ‘fear and outrage’

Murdered Penticton woman’s family feeling ‘fear and outrage’

Relatives of Lynn Kalmring struggling to come to terms with decision to grant leave to her killer

Murdered Penticton woman’s family feeling ‘fear and outrage’
Penticton artist brings joy to others through her painting

Penticton artist brings joy to others through her painting

Hedy Munawych is 96 years old and just loves painting the beauty of the world around her.

Penticton artist brings joy to others through her painting