Nearly 30,000 people put their names on a petition that was tabled Tuesday in the B.C. Legislature in an effort to push the Transportation Ministry to act on a call for concrete barriers on the median of Highway 97 between Penticton and Peachland.
With a golf course, winery, cannabis shops and residential developments already in its investment portfolio, the Osoyoos Indian Band has now set its sights on building a community gaming centre.
After getting hit with a bill for $600 from a U.S. ticket reseller for an upcoming show at the South Okanagan Events Centre, an Oliver woman is warning others to be careful when shopping online.
A signature promise in the 2020 B.C. budget that will see the provincial sales tax applied to sugary drinks was dreamed up by a Kelowna doctor, says Penticton MLA Dan Ashton, who helped push the idea forward to government.
Penticton city council has quietly dropped three regular meetings from its schedule in what the mayor describes as an effort to free up staff resources and better utilize citizens’ committees.
If your property has been hit by flooding in recent years, then it’s time to start preparing for the possibility of more high water this spring, according to the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.
Editor’s note: We asked the Ministry of Justice for a tour of the shop at the Okanagan Correctional Centre and to do in-person interviews with inmates and staff. However, the request was denied for security reasons. Instead, the ministry supplied us with all of the information and quotes tha…
If you’re lucky enough to enjoy a romantic moment with your sweetie on Valentine’s Day, make sure to spare a thought for the florists working overtime to help set the scene.
Middle-aged men who love hockey and have a few pounds to lose are invited to join a new healthy-living study being offered by the City of Penticton in partnership with the Penticton Vees and Western University.
Ante (Tony) Jukic vividly recalls the night when he and his wife-to-be Gisela crossed the border into Italy from Slovenia during the upheaval of post-war Europe.
Investigators are trying to piece together the final moments in the life of a Summerland cyclist, whose lifeless body was discovered Wednesday on Dale Meadows Road near Gould Avenue.
A five-kilometre section of the Okanagan Rail Trail in the North Okanagan will be closed mornings and afternoons on weekdays for two months starting Feb. 10.
Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles provided by South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services to The Herald and other local media. The series is intended to help introduce its clients and services to the broader community.
Drama students at Summerland Secondary School are busy putting the finishing touches on this year’s play, “Matilda the Musical,” which opens Feb. 19.
Unless the elected trustees and senior staff are willing to come clean on what’s happened at the school board office this year, there needs to be a mass resignation at the conclusion of the Feb. 24 public meeting.
The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra (OSO) is celebrating 60 years of music making in the valley. As we geared up to perform our Diamond Anniversary Concert this weekend, I sat down with the OSO’s longest-standing member who joined the orchestra in 1976.
Terry Olfert, owner and manager of RPR Heating and Air Conditioning is pleased to announce the hiring of Dave Ramey as the sheet metal foreman at the fabrication shop in Penticton.
Member of Parliament Richard Cannings gave a personal shout out to two Penticton businesses he says have “made a difference to community arts and culture.”
Four additional chairs could be added to the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen board table as local politicians push the province to update the Local Government Act.