Penticton News Staff

Granfondo cycles through the South Okanagan and towards 10th anniversary

The ninth year of the cycling competition saw 2820 riders tour the South Okanagan

Minister for Seniors drops into the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre

Visit is part of Filomena Tassi’s tour of Canada to hear concerns facing seniors

CFSOS wants to hear from you on community participation

Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is running a survey on civic participation

Video: Okanagan kittens rescued from landfill available for adoption

The organization hopes to have 30 of their kittens adopted

Okanagan Kidney Walk raises over $22,000

All of the money goes to the Kidney Foundation of Canada for research and treatments

B.C. Wildfire Service has labelled the Carmi wildfire as held

No structures in danger at this time

Summerland’s Antlers Surf is bringing more than just local boards to the beaches

The Summerland-based company is moving into the Skaha Marina this summer

Luke Skywalker makes an appearance in Penticton court

KVR Middle Schoolers get firsthand experience at the Penticton Courthouse

Bucking bulls return to Okanagan raceway Sunday

Bull Riders Canada returns to the South Okanagan with some of the top riders in Canada

Top women’s hockey player Natalie Spooner coming to the Okanagan

Natalie Spooner special guest at annual Grindstone Award Foundation charity weekend in Kelowna

South Okanagan runners take top spots in Peach City RunFest

Both the top male and female half-marathon winners were from Penticton

Former Greyhound Canada employees gather in Okanagan to say a final farewell

“Greyhound may take our jobs but they will never take our friendships,” says former bus driver

Video: Boating season launches at Penticton’s Skaha Marina

Skaha Marina has new owners, a new plan, and a new attitude

Country stars and former NHL’ers hit the ice in the South Okanagan

Pics and Sticks charity hockey event includes a hockey game and round of golf all for charity

Kaleden Volunteer Fire Department’s annual yard sale raises record amount this year

The money raised supports community events and organizations, and buys equipment for the department.

Man facing 10 charges in Princeton armed kidnapping makes court appearance

Afshin Maleki Ighani is facing a variety of firearms and assault charges

Oliver RCMP not releasing name of man found in burned truck

Police say they have ruled out criminality

May the 4th be rolling with you in Penticton

The South Okanagan Roller Derby is holding a friendly mash-up scrimmage on May 4th.

Buy BC: Eat Drink Local campaign returns in May

The month long campaign celebrates and encourages residents to buy local

Rising country stars to perform at Penticton Peach Festival

Black Mountain Whiskey Rebellion opens for Emerson Drive on PeachFest country night