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B.C. Wine Info Centre feeling the impact of striking casino workers

The casino isn’t the only Penticton business feeling the brunt of the strike action

‘Virtual drugstore’ dealer sentenced in Penticton

A Penticton woman was using the casino as a hub to sell drugs and launder money

Further mediated talks scheduled in casino strike

Gateway and BCGEU schedule talks for July 20-22

Heat warning issued for Central, South Okanagan

Environment Canada expects temperatures to exceed 35 degrees Celsius today

  • Jul 16th, 2018

Masterchef Canada winner opens catering company in Kelowna

19-year-old Masterchef Canada winner Beccy Stables has moved to the Okanagan.

Fire sparked in Vernon home

Cardinal Road residents were out with their dogs when fire started

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Marijuana facility on track in Vernon

$10 million, 240,000 square foot building in the plans

UPDATE: Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger who went overboard near Juan de Fuca Strait

The 73-year old man was aboard a ship heading to Victoria, and fell overboard around 4:30 a.m.

Okanagan gets representation among B.C. friendship centres

Delegations from Vernon and Penticton were elected to the B.C. association’s board of directors

Details revealed about 2016 kidnap-torture cases in B.C.

Langley woman sentenced to five years for two abductions

Caution summer road maintenance ahead

Okanagan-Similkameen drivers reminded to use caution as Argo crews do road work

UPDATE: Report finds cause for penalty at Penticton car dealer after fatal accident

Exclusive: WorkSafeBC report alleges 2 regulation violations at Skaha Ford at time of April 2017 fatal accident

Arson suspected in series of Okanagan wildfires

RCMP task force investigation believes 29 wildfires intentionally set

Women rescued from Skaha Lake

Women carried out into lake by channel current

Okanagan Nation talks healing from residential schools

Former Truth and Reconciliation Commission chair Murray Sinclair keynote speaker at Penticton event

Okanagan Falls man gets 8 years for several years raping step-daughter

He’s still up for sentencing on breach of a bail condition, putting an end to a lengthy court process

Grilling a Penticton Rotary Ribfest ribber: sauce is still secret

The Rotary Club of Penticton Ribfest, is a four-day foodie affair at Okanagan Lake Park

Multicultural Champions: Bringing Czech Republic culture to Canada with love

When they first arrived in Penticton in 2012, their first stop was a coffee shop on Marina Way

  • Jun 29th, 2018

UPDATED: Vernon murder suspect denied bail

Justice Frank Cole denied bail for Paramjit Singh Bogarh June 29

Vernon murder suspect appearance adjourned, awaiting bail decision

Paramjit Singh Bogarh appeared briefly in Vernon Law Courts June 28 to consult counsel, adjourned