B.C.’s police watchdog is looking into the death of a man who died last week in hospital following his arrest by members of the Penticton RCMP.
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.
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.
With five years and approximately 60,000 volunteer hours under his belt, retiring Penticton Seniors’ Drop-In Centre president Don Wilson is a hard act to follow.
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…
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Kiara Louw, a multi-talented and compassionate Grade 12 student at Penticton Secondary School, is the Rotary Club of Penticton's "Student of the Month" for November.
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.
RCMP in West Kelowna are investigating a hit-and-run which occurred Wednesday in a parking lot located behind a business on Boucherie Road, shortly after 10 p.m.
VANCOUVER — Two teachers, one in Coquitlam and one in Vernon, have been temporarily suspended for leaking secret copies of English 12 exams to their students.