It’s the fifth of six games in the Battle of the South Okanagan rivalry and there’s not much doubt who needs it more.

The Penticton Vees will enjoy a steady diet of home cooking in the final five weeks of the regular season as they look to wrap up a ninth straight Interior Division pennant.

Even though the name is officially Big White Ski Resort, there are multiple other activities at this popular skihill that don’t involve downhill skiing and snowboarding.

The Pen-Hi Lakers posted one win in four games in their first action since the Christmas break at the Fulton senior boys’ basketball tournament in Vernon on the weekend.

Penticton Vees forward Danny Weight is among five BCHL players listed on NHL Central Scouting’s midterm ranking of prospects ahead of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft in Montreal in June.

With 1955 world hockey championship-winning goaltender Ivan McLelland and 3,300 fans in the house, the Penticton Vees weren’t going to be denied.

The Penticton Vees and Trail Smoke Eaters couldn’t have scripted it much better for “World Championship Weekend”.

When it’s the busy Christmas-New Year’s holidays, it’s important to have a strategy as you try to avoid the crowds at downhill resorts, for example.

In spite of the growing popularity of non-motorized rail trails in B.C., the province is allowing an unspoiled section of the Trans Canada Trail to be turned into a logging road. Not only that, but the Ministry of Forests is allowing a dozen other logging roads on rail trails.

Chris Bradford picked up right where he left off before the holiday break in Monday Night Mixed five-pin bowling league action at the Roll N Stones Fun Centre.

A three-goal explosion late in the second period and some spectacular goaltending lifted the Penticton Vees to an important home-ice win over the Langley Rivermen.

After a two-week holiday break, Roll N Stones Fun Centre Wreckers padded their lead atop the Penticton and District Dart Association standings.

With “World Championship Weekend” looming, the Penticton Vees know they can’t lose sight of the fact they have a tough test before that.

Joe Kandola helped TC Auto accelerate to victory in a showdown for first place in the Bad Tattoo Brewery Masters Indoor Soccer League.

The Penticton Vees showed no ill effects of a 10-day holiday layoff as they opened 2020 with a key divisional road victory over their biggest rival.

It’s the Christmas-New Year’s holidays so you have to choose your outdoor recreation activities carefully if you want to avoid the crowds.

Every Saturday, in parks all over the world, they gather. With smiling faces and laced sneakers, they head for the starting line. Counting down, 6.4 million people prepare to fill their lungs with fresh air and their spirits with renewal as they pound the pavement for five kilometres.


The $37,000 in proceeds from the 2019 Penticton and Friends Charity Golf Event were recently distributed to a variety of community groups. Representatives on hand for the handover were: Jen Anderson, Okanagan Boys and Girls Club; Tony Laing, Penticton and District Society for Community Livin…

Andrew Zwicker is excited about this downhill season because Baldy Mountain Resort turned the corner during the past three seasons after a grand re-opening and getting back on a solid financial footing.

Full-on winter has arrived in the Okanagan with all downhill resorts and cross-country ski areas now open.


A two-goal rally with under four minutes to play wasn’t quite enough to help the Penticton Vees score a win over the visiting Cowichan Valley Capitals on Saturday night at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

The Penticton Vees have set themselves up nicely to capture an unprecedented ninth straight Interior Division pennant in a few months’ time.

Chris Bradford went rolling into the Christmas break in Monday Mixed Mixed five-pin bowling league play at the Roll N Stones Fun Centre.

Fifteen teams will hold court at the 2019 Christmas Classic junior and senior boys’ high school basketball tournament hosted by Pen-Hi and Princess Margaret Thursday and Friday.

The Penticton KISU Swim Club finished third overall out of 14 teams at the 2019 MJB Law Ice Classic short course swim meet in Kamloops on the weekend.

The Pacific Coast Soccer League Premier Men’s Division is expanding to 10 teams while it appears a PCSL women’s league will be resurrected in 2020.

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