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Tribunal proceeding with Penticton discrimination complaint

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal denied an application from a non-profit to dismiss the complaint

Penticton panhandler not deterred by trash

City staff moved trash and recycling bins into a regular panhandling spot to deter the practice

Canadian Forces coming to help Twin Lakes

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen said 44 Canadian Forces deployed

Boaters and floaters advised to stay off water in South Okanagan-Similkameen

The RDOS is asking residents and visitors to be mindful of their boating activities

Princeton high school girls remove bras to protest dress code

Students have been directed to cover up bra straps

23 Osoyoos properties on evac alert

The alert comes as the lake continues to rise from mountain snow melting into nearby rivers

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Legalizing cannabis a monumental shift

Tourism and business leaders need regulatory direction

Osoyoos Lake shows tepid growth as long weekend approaches

Similkameen and Okanagan rivers showing diminished flows into lake as week wears on

Okanagan-Similkameen mass alert system coming

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is preparing to implement a mass notifications solution

Kelowna woman nabbed for alleged theft from vehicle in Oliver

Raven Graham, 21, facing 6 charges, including obstruction of justice, RCMP says

Osoyoos hotel hopes to reopen early June after flooded by lake

Coast Osoyoos Hotel has been closed for about six days, now, after losing power from high lake water

Osoyoos Lake expected to clear historic 917-foot mark

Officials took questions from residents and updated the community on flooding Tuesday evening

South Okanagan vineyard hotel moving ahead

A boutique hotel in a vineyard on the Naramata Bench received support from city council

Sexual assault near Vernon schools investigated

Alleged incident took place Monday on Fulton Road

Brain tumour research focus on genetics

Optimism an effective drug treatment will be found

Retirees focus on buying recreational properties

RE/MAX report finds South Okanagan desired place to retire

South Okanagan-Similkameen residents warned to ensure flood alerts are legit

Only first responders — police, fire, search and rescue or local government staff will come to doors

Care home residents relocated due to flooding in Keremeos

Over 30 residents of Orchard Haven care home in Keremeos are being relocated

Osoyoos open for business and tourists

Destination Osoyoos reminding visitors that most of the community is unaffected by flooding

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now