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After a successful restart of the Penticton Community Centre fitness room, the city’s recreation department is adding more hours to its schedule.

An advocacy group dedicated to establishing a multi-use path that spans the entire Okanagan and into Washington State is hosting its annual general meeting next week.

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It seems the wheels are moving again on a plan to relocate the historic sod-roofed cabin in Trout Creek.

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Two of the buildings that make up the Summerland Motel would be renovated and turned into 27 long-term rental apartments, according to a proposal that’s going to a public hearing in October.

 Penticton’s candidate for the BC NDP, Toni Boot kicked-off her campaign Monday night via Facebook Live. The online forum included ‘Zoom Crashers’ bombing into Boot’s live feed to wish her well and offer their support.

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It’s not a sure bet Gateway Casinos and Entertainment can use part of a $200-million federal loan to make good on $150,000 in deferred lease payments it owes to the City of Penticton.

With the summer tourist season behind them and more uncertain times ahead, local businesses are once again being asked for insight into how they’re managing during the pandemic.

The following were the five most-read articles on The Herald’s website for the week ending Sept. 26, 2020.

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RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed an alleged assault of an RCMP officer in the early hours of Monday morning.

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KELOWNA – Interior Health is declaring an outbreak of COVID-19 at Calvary Chapel Kelowna and advising anyone who attended a morning church service on Sunday, Sept. 13 that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Under heavy fire in cross-examination Friday, the man accused of a 2018 sexual assault at a Penticton motel admitted his relationship with the complainant was difficult, but denied hurting the woman.

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Nearly 100 animals – including 67 dogs of varying breeds and ages – were seized from a property near Princeton this week by the BC SPCA.

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Parks Canada says it has nothing do with a road closure in the area of a proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan-Similkameen.

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Not one of the resolutions put forward by local governments in this region was approved at this week’s convention of the Union of B.C. Municipalities.

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Environmentalists are calling for the public to join them at a socially distanced rally this Saturday near the Penticton library.

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A total of 73 people across the Okanagan have died so far this year because of illegal drug overdoses, newly-released figures indicate.

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Retired lawyer and former Penticton Mayor Mike Pearce was denied the chance to run for the nomination to be the BC Liberal candidate in Surrey-White Rock.

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Besides serving a one-year jail sentence, a Penticton woman who injected her teenage boyfriend with a lethal dose of morphine must also reimburse the victim’s family for funeral costs, a judge ordered Wednesday.

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Some of the few items of physical evidence from a Penticton sexual assault case were presented to a judge Wednesday as the trial continued in B.C. Supreme Court.

The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:

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Antenna designers for Rogers Communications are going to have to get a bit more creative if they want to put up a new tower in Oliver.

The NDP government called a provincial election Monday without having chosen any candidates for the three Kelowna-area ridings.

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In true Scouts fashion, organizers of a celebration honouring the organization’s 110 years in the South Okanagan found a way to get it done despite a pandemic that has severely limited public activities.