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An armed carjacking in broad daylight Thursday on Eastside Road south of Penticton drew a heavy police response.

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip has been re-elected by acclamation to serve another three-year term as president of the Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs.

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A new training program based at Haven Hill Retirement Centre in Penticton is helping care aides take better care of themselves on the job.

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A years-long effort to build a regional compost facility was unearthed Thursday, as local politicians agreed to spend $50,000 to study the feasibility of such a facility at the Okanagan Falls and Campbell Mountain landfills.

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Getting her son to school has proven to be a major challenge for an Apex Mountain mom.

Implementing a local ban on plastic bags would likely run afoul of the law and duplicate efforts of senior governments, Penticton city council heard Tuesday.

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Parents may need to begin paying to make the wheels on school buses go round and round.

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B.C.’s top court has unanimously upheld a sentence delivered by a Penticton judge that the offender claimed was unduly harsh.

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If you haven’t done so already, be sure to pick up tickets to the Rock the Rink show in Penticton on Oct. 6, because it may be your last chance to see Canada’s sweethearts in action.

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Police are investigating after a pickup truck was torched in a parking lot at Skaha Park early Tuesday.

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Churches, service groups and other non-profits will begin paying a portion of their property taxes next year, following a decision of Penticton city council Tuesday.

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Ooknakane Friendship Centre’s four-wheel fleet has expanded thanks to a generous donation from a Penticton business.

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Larry Watkinson follows his golden retriever, Sam, through the wreckage-lined streets in Abaco. Cars lay on their roofs, buildings have been reduced to rubble and ships are docked on dry ground far from the sea. Sam bounds forward; his next move could change everything.

The following were the five most-read stories on The Herald’s website for the week of Sept. 9-16, 2019

It’s kokanee time again, your once-a-year opportunity to learn more about these land-locked salmon, and see them both at the end of their life cycle and the birth of the next generation.

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Kelowna cardiologist Dr. Frank Halperin has had difficult conversations like this one with too many of his patients.

Drag Queen Story Time will go ahead at Kelowna’s downtown library today despite some nasty blowback online, over the phone and in person.

School support workers in the South Okanagan have reached a tentative agreement with the B.C. government.

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Don’t be surprised if an empty grocery bag appears on your doorstep this week.

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The eighth annual Okanagan Vinyl Fest for Peach City Radio, CFUZ, takes place this coming Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Penticton Seniors’ Drop-in Centre.

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Faced with a growing list of non-profits that have traditionally had their property taxes waived, the City of Penticton is now considering having them chip in – just a little.

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After a mid-summer opening, it was out of the frying pan and into the fire for Block 300 Steakhouse, so-much-so the restaurant closed its doors for 12 days.

Can you imagine this? The amount of diverted dog waste for processing is predicted to be in the range of between 150 and 400 tonnes every year, just in the City of Vancouver, BC alone with potential for further increases beyond that. The dog population in Vancouver is anticipated between 32,…

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A daily breakfast program feeding approximately 60,000 students annually in the Penticton and Summerland area is aiming to raise $350,000 within the next five years.

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A woman was struck by a vehicle Friday afternoon while driving her motorized scooter on the sidewalk.

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Every year, six children in the South Okanagan are treated to a summer biking program, introducing them to joy of riding on two wheels.

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It was a bit of an understatement when Interior Health announced in August that the new permanent MRI machine at Penticton Regional Hospital was almost four months’ late going into service due to a problem with “flooring.”

More than two years after historic flooding swamped parts of the Summerland waterfront, council has awarded a pair of contracts to repair the damage.

A recent study shows French Immersion enrollment is on the rise province-wide while numbers in the South Okanagan have remained steady.

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A book featuring a collection of Okanagan women’s “essence” through poetry and photography is set to launch Friday.

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