Bonhomme presents prizes to the winners of the Canadian Parents for French Okanagan Skaha chapter’s Carnaval Virtuel. The grand prize winners were the Carleton-Palanio family and McNamee family. Pictured are Sophia Carleton-Palanio (in her first year of French Immersion at KVR Middle School)…

People living in Penticton and surrounding communities have better access to team-based everyday health care with a new urgent and primary care centre (UPCC) that is now open at 101 - 437 Martin Street.

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More than 200 citizens braved chilly temperatures and a heavy wind, Sunday, to show support for the Asian Canadian community.

Okanagan residents are invited to take part in Moving For You, described as a fun way to raise money to help lessen the burden for cancer patients and their families who may be facing financial barriers.

After a workshop last autumn, the Okanagan School of the Arts is partnering with Jane Appleby again.

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The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is coordinating with Recreation Sites and Trails BC to complete rock scaling along the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) Trail above Naramata, between Smethurst and Glenfir parking lots. The trail is closed to the public until Friday, March 26.


A gallery show, "The Journey," featuring the works of Pauline Hurley opens Thursdays at the Summerland Community of Art Council’s temporary location in Municipal Hall, 13211 Henry Ave.

If you’ve been following along for any length of time, no doubt you would have heard me compare your body to a vehicle.

Dogs have best friends just like any of us. These best friends, as we have seen on so many videos posted on the internet these days, can be anyone or any animal.


If your eyeglasses easily fog up when you’re wearing a mask to protect against COVID-19, it's probably a sign that the mask isn’t fitting tight enough. That’s what the experts are saying in a bunch of articles I’ve been reading.

KELOWNA — Live music has a strong pulse in the Central Okanagan but musicians would like more places to perform, Kelowna city councillors heard Monday.


The Grade 8 class at Holy Cross School in Penticton is participating in “I Read Canadian Day,” an initiative to encourage reading and support Canadian authors. Ethan Collins dives into “Harry the Musical Ride Horse,” by local author Katherine Hansen.

Up until this week, this winter has been very mild, and our walks and outings have been ridiculously fun and active since I don’t have to worry about the cold.

“Alice, are you in the conservatory? Oh, there you are! The mail has arrived, and there’s a postcard for you. It’s from that Frank. He’s at the new Winter Carnival in Quebec City.”


This Family Day, Ronald McDonald House BC & Yukon is launching its “Stories of Strength” fundraising campaign to demonstrate the importance of keeping families close when they need it most.

OVERVIEW: Competition between those who think they are powerful pits those with name recognition against those with money leverage.

As some of the craziness from last year continues into 2021, it’s not much of a stretch to say the one thing we’ve all experienced in one way or another is stress.

The En'owkin Centre, Theytus books and the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen are hosting a virtual book launch celebrating four new children’s books in a series entitled “Follow the Water.”


Here’s a timeline of key developments in the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada since the first presumptive case was reported on Jan. 25, 2020:

The Okanagan Regional Library is hosting a pair of challenges designed to get kids to try different activities this winter.

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Like many people this January, I have consumed the impressive Netflix series, ‘The Queen’s Gambit,” the story of a young, socially-awkward orphaned girl who ascends through the maze of 1960s chess culture to face a Russian Grandmaster.

It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting down in early 2015 to write my farewell column as a reporter with the Penticton Herald. Here we are six years later, and I’m doing the same thing – only this time saying farewell as Director of Development and Communications at the South Okanag…

The TPD Boutique has reopened on Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) land making it the third cannabis shop within one square kilometre of the Canco Gas Station on Highway 97, just outside of Oliver.

Interior Savings Credit union has $500,000 in bursary money to give away to students.

In our new world of creatively finding connection, we have seen an interesting phenomenon unfold in our church. People who would never have walked through our stained-glass entrances are logging onto our online platforms.