Co-ordination of the city’s public sculptures program was handed off this week to a private company under terms of a three-year deal worth $120,000.
OLIVER — Health care in the region has taken yet another step forward with the opening of the South Okanagan General Hospital’s newly renovated emergency department.
B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix will be on hand today for the official opening of the new emergency department at South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver.
An internal disciplinary hearing that could result in the firing of a Mountie formerly attached to an elite unit in Osoyoos will now be conducted behind closed doors.
UPDATE: Photos posted on various social media sites appeared to show a passenger car had collided with a semi-truck about five kilometres north of Summerland near Callan Road.
B.C.’s police watchdog has taken the unusual step of releasing a photo of a vehicle that could be key to an ongoing investigation into the death of a man who passed away last year following his arrest by members of the Penticton RCMP.
Eli Grant, an immensely gifted, highly motivated and industrious Grade 12 student at Penticton Secondary School, is Rotary Student of the Month for January.
Working as a team, two Penticton RCMP officers last year investigated 188 impaired drivers – and that’s probably just scratching the surface of the problem, says one of the Mounties.
Non-profit societies in Penticton are scrambling to lay out additional beds in temporary emergency shelters as bone-chilling temperatures continue.
In an effort to get a better handle on the needs of the local business community, the District of Summerland is partnering with the chamber of commerce on a new survey.
Although it may be their first time competing together, a pair of business students and up-and-coming human resources professionals at Okanagan College have their sights set on bringing home the hardware at a prestigious international case competition.
The thought of suffering animals spurred Brad Pattison of Kelowna to organize a group of volunteers from across Canada to fly to Australia to help creatures trapped and fleeing from wildfires.
Waste, food, oil, air, agriculture and climate change: those are just some of the environmental matters to be unpacked as the OC Speaker Series returns to Okanagan College’s Penticton campus this term.
As the world grapples with the news of a civilian airliner being unintentionally shot down by Iranian missiles, killing all 176 onboard, a Penticton resident whose second cousin was on the flight hopes her story helps change people’s perspective of her home country.
The Trail Smoke Eaters got timely scoring and stellar goaltending for a big victory over the Penticton Vees to launch “World Championship Weekend”.
After one year of firing lawyers, self-representation and numerous other delays, one of the South Okanagan’s most notorious criminals has been acquitted of all charges.
It could be upwards of a year until South Okanagan residents are able to dispose of their organic waste at a regional composting facility, local politicians heard Thursday.
A former employee of the South Okanagan Events Centre is suing the private operator of the city-owned facility for wrongful dismissal.