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From humble beginnings, Mamas for Mamas keeps growing

Mamas for Mamas is a registered charity with a penchant for giving back to the community

Oliver shooting victim reportedly dies months later

The Western News is working to confirm reports Thomas Szajko, victim of April shooting, has died

Penticton man found guilty of child porn charges

A Supreme Court justice said Jesse Prince’s ‘preposterous’ testimony ‘flies in the face of common sense’

Standing together against violence towards women
    Hundreds of toys for Christmas
      Realtors Food Drive gathers tons of food in Vernon
        Organ recipients say thank-you at KGH

          Families of missing pilot and girlfriend to start own search operation

          Formal search for plane missing since Nov. 25 called off after nine days

          UPDATED: Man found not guilty of sex assaults on South Okanagan minor

          The alleged incidents were reported to have occurred between 2011 and 2012

          Tis’ the season to recycle unwanted Christmas lights

          Several locations throughout the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to recycle lights

          Kelowna West voters to pick Christy Clark’s replacement in February

          Premier John Horgan says while no date yet, he will call the byelection in early January.

          Families to see search through to conclusion

          Six members of Ashley Bourgeault’s and Dominic Neron’s families have travelled to Revelstoke

          David Mattes joining Town of Oliver council

          Mattes elected to Oliver town council in byelection

          St. Nick arrives to kick off the holiday season

          The annual Downtown Penticton Association Santa parade.

          Heated exchanges highlight fourth B.C. Liberal leadership debate

          Feisty moments as the six candidates square off in Kelowna Saturday

          Toys for Tots to Teens Penticton morning drop off a success

          Hundreds bearing gifts arrive at Cascades Casino Friday morning

          Liberal leadership hopeful Todd Stone releases his “bold vision”

          Former transportation minister outlines what he would do as premier

          Man accused of sex with young boy awaiting verdict in Penticton

          Lawyers delivered their closing remarks Friday, with a verdict expected Monday morning

          De Jong floats idea of more money for kids’ educations

          Former finance minister and Liberal leadership candidate says he’d add $500 a year to RESPs

          Canada 150 mural posted in Oliver

          Town received $15,000 from federal government for the mural

          Environmental review of Revelstoke Dam’s Unit 6 project suspended

          Suspension to allow BC Hydro to work with Indigenous groups and refine mitigation measures

          Accused denies boy’s sex assault claims

          Penticton’s courthouse heard testimony from a man accused of sex assault on a young boy

          Kelowna residents commended for bravery

          “(They) plunged into the waters of Okanagan Lake to rescue the man…”

          Kelowna RCMP cleared of wrongdoing in hotel death

          Kelowna RCMP cleared in an IIO investigation