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2019 Young Stars Tournament in Okanagan cancelled

Lack of NHL teams participating led to the cancellation, may return in future years

‘Bullet missed me by an inch’: Man recounts friend’s killing at Kamloops hotel

Penticton man witnessed Summerland resident Rex Gill’s murder in Kamloops

Summerland victim in Kamloops shooting may be a case of mistaken identity

Rex Gill, 41, was not previously known to Kamloops police unlike second shooting victim

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Condo complex fire in West Kelowna
BC Conservation Officers give bear warning
Avalanche at SilverStar doesn't halt spring break festival
Silver Star Mountain Resort Avalanche doesn't halt festivities

A mix of sun, cloud, snow expected for Penticton following Family Day

More flurries are forecasted for the area, with 2 to 4 cm falling Tuesday

Businesses directly impacted by Hwy. 97 closure

Members of the Penticton Wine Country Chamber of Commerce faced late deliveries. no staff, etc.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Vote for your favourite Penticton photo

Over 700 photos were submitted to the Snap Your City photo contest.

  • Feb 16, 2019

Drive BC warning slippery conditions for Okanagan main highways

The region is forecasted to see flurries and snow for the first half of the weekend

Callan Rd. to have intermittent closures on Feb. 16

The closures could delay traffic up to 20 minutes, no exact times for the closures were listed

Osoyoos surveying residents on new recycling pick-up policy

Residents will no longer be able to use the blue bags for recycling as of July 1

  • Feb 16, 2019

Oliver firefighters respond to emergency call for their own member

Firefighters found out who the call was for when they arrived on the scene

Family Day long weekend expected to be sunny and cool in South Okanagan

Flurries forecasted for the first half of the weekend, followed by bluebird skies and milder temps

National park talk turns up mistrust in federal government

George Bush, Area B (Cawston), director wasn’t shy with his thoughts on the Federal government

  • Feb 13, 2019

Vaseux Lake count shows sheep population holding steady

Southern Okanagan Sportsmen’s Association 70th annual sheep count shows steady numbers

Winter weather welcomed by Okanagan icewine makers

Late harvests of ice wine grapes happened last week for wineries that left their grapes hanging

Flying out of Penticton? Check your flight status

Penticton Airport encouraging guests to check airline websites for flight status due to winter storm

South Okanagan-Similkameen national park consultations postponed

Meetings with South Okanagan-Similkameen conservation groups cancelled

Penticton RCMP officer elected new BC Association of Chiefs of Police president

Superintendent Ted De Jager says he will support bias-free policing practices

Penticton man has 123 convictions on his record

A career criminal, now with 123 convictions on his record, was in Penticton provincial court

UPDATE: Okanagan man says security camera recorded suspicious footage before deadly fire

Firefighters were called to a residential house fire in Penticton during the early hours of Feb. 10