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Four years after plans for an ill-fated waterslides development in Skaha Lake Park kicked off one of the most turbulent eras in Penticton’s history, the city is set to take a fresh look at the future of the area – but with public consultation this time.

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There is a new president at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 40 in Penticton.

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The RCMP in British Columbia is cutting more than $10 million from its provincial policing costs, which include small rural detachments, and some of the funding for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team and the anti-gang Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit.

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South Okanagan-Similkameen Conservation Program in partnership with Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship Society and Okanagan Crush Pad present On-Farm Sustainable Practices and Knowledge-Sharing, a workshop highlighting the business of successful stewardship and sustainable agricultural practic…

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Rev. Nick Pang, left and Richard Simpson were among the volunteers serving at the annual Harvest Dinner, presented by St. Saviour's Anglican Church, Saturday. The men of the church prepared a turkey and ham dinner, complete with fixings.

One hundred Summerland residents will be given a free radon test kit in an effort to help raise awareness of the hazard of high radon levels.

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UPDATE: Communications manager Philip Cooper says one lane of traffic is now open to motorists on South Main Street. 

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Well over 100 days after passing his restaurant into trusting hands, Theo Theodosakis said he’s been enjoying retirement.

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Over one year after the municipal election, Penticton city council watchdogs say overall they’re so far pleased with what they see.

Fermenter, brewer, or distiller, the second annual Fortify conference is aimed at those in the business of creating products, by-products and business products related to brewing, fermenting, and distilling.

Emergency fire crews with the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen responded to the following 911 calls for service.

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Work B.C. has found a new home in the South Okanagan, opening its doors Wednesday in Penticton in a larger, more centralized location.

Tickets are selling out fast for a volunteer-run fundraising event at the Barking Parrot this month.

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It’s been the first week in a long time Doreen Johnson hasn’t felt any excruciating pain in her knees.

The Penticton and District Hospice Society is holding its annual general meeting on Thursday, Nov. 28 at the South Main Drop In Centre at 2965 South Main Street, beginning at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. To learn more about the work of the society, visit: pentictonhospice.com.

The City of Penticton will again be represented by Mayor John Vassilaki plus three members of council on the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen board.

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Keep those cowboy boots and hat handy, because the #REDNEK Music Fest tour is making a pit-stop in Penticton.

The City of Penticton continues to seek a community-minded organization to lead the planning and execution of civic events for 2020, including Canada Day and fireworks, B.C. Day on the August long weekend, Rock the Sun summer concert series and the Santa Claus Parade.

Emergency fire crews in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen had an abnormally slow 24-hour period this week with only three response calls.

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Cherry Lane Shopping Cenrre will be bustling this Sunday as the OSNS’s 40th annual Share a Smile Telethon launches into action.

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A former foster child who’s suing the B.C. government for its alleged role in setting him up for a life of crime which includes multiple break-and-enters will be released from prison.

Princess Margaret Secondary School students Annika Wright and Neila De Kock help fold bags at the Salvation Army with 50 other volunteers in preparation for this year’s 10,000 Tonight Food Drive event on Thursday, Nov. 28, in Penticton.

The OSNS Child and Youth Development Centre’s Share a Smile Telethon will be held Sunday afternoon at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre. This year the telethon celebrates its 40th anniversary.

The following were the five top-read stories on The Herald’s website for the week of Nov. 3-9, 2019

Penticton acoustic musicians Kenny Mehrer, left and Gord McLaren will perform an evening of original music and old favourites, Sunday, Nov. 17 at The Nest and Nectar in Penticton. Tickets are $15 and available at 250-493-7275. Dinner and full beverage service is available at an additional cost.

Emergency fire crews with the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen responded to the following 911 calls for fire service on the weekend.

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The people have spoken: Warren Everton’s Reindeer Games pale ale has been crowned as the winner of the fourth annual Campaign for Real Ale South Okanagan.

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Over 1,000 people filled Penticton’s Trade and Convention Centre Monday morning to pay their respects to veterans, both living and gone.

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Fred MacDonald said his memories may be beginning to fade, but remembering the importance of Remembrance Day has not.

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An award celebrating the efforts of a public or corporate body providing innovative and unique solutions for water quality has been awarded to the District of Summerland.

The Blind Melon, Soul Asylum and Bif Naked show, slated to take place at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre, has been cancelled.

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Penticton musician Gord McLaren penned his most personal song “The Veteran,” on his 2010 self-produced album “Decades.” On the recording,

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There’s no "butter" way to raise donations for local charities than with a delicious bag of popcorn.

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Karla Kozakevich will settle in for her fourth one-year term as chair of the Regional District of the Okanagan Similkameen after reclaiming her position unopposed Thursday afternoon.

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Remembering fallen soldiers and veterans is a year-round effort for Paul Randall.

KELOWNA — Fire crews had to act quickly when a van caught fire at a Kelowna gas station during the evening commute home Tuesday.

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A petition calling for the City of Penticton to save two iconic Christmas scroll lights has caught the attention of city council.

Emergency fire crews in the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen responded to the following 911 calls for fire service.

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