The provincial byelection in Nanaimo last month was a lifesaver for the NDP. Had the party’s
I spent a week in late January travelling across the South Okanagan-West Kootenay, listening to mayors, regional officials, economic development officers and other concerned citizens.
Much like it has on the national scene, the election race in South Okanagan-West Kootenay has tightened up considerably in the past several weeks with the NDP losing ground and now a party loyalist.
With nominations closing near the end of this month, South Okanagan West Kootenay Green party riding association president Dan Bouchard remains silent on whether there will be a candidate in the new riding.
SUMMERLAND — First-time candidate Roch Fortin, who finished a close second of five candidates in the Nov. 15 mayoral race in Summerland, was by far the biggest spender.
Four of the six candidates who spent the most on their campaigns were among those elected to Penticton City Council in the November municipal election.
SUMMERLAND — The day after becoming Summerland’s mayor-elect, Peter Waterman spoke about the results of the election and what he plans to do soon after assuming office.
OSOYOOS -- Everything went “according to plan” Saturday in Osoyoos as the outgoing mayor’s clear choice for a successor cruised to an easy win in a one-sided race for the mayor’s chair.
VERNON — Akbal Mund was taking part in the annual Rotary Dream Auction in Vernon when he learned he had been elected mayor of Vernon. He was instantly swarmed by friends and supporters as news spread of his election win over four other candidates for the office.
Pranksters placed several "James Miller for Mayor" signs up in Penticton overnight including this one outside Pen-Hi (a popular spot for signs.) The prankster's identity is unknown to Miller. "LOL! I think either Andrew or John would make a fine mayor," he said. "People have said a lot worse…
They may not be old enough to vote yet, but a group of high school students made the most of an opportunity to question Penticton school trustee candidates Thursday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the final question in a four-part series asking school board candidates questions which relate to educational issues. Six candidates are seeking four spots as Penticton's representatives on School District 67. (Summerland's trustees as well as the rural trustee won by …
EDITOR'S NOTE: We have offered candidates for mayor and city council the opportunity to respond to two "Bonus Questions" which will be exclusive to our online service. (These replies will not appear in the print edition.) Candidates were not given a word-count limit for the online questions.…
We asked: If elected, are you prepared to stand up and say what you think about matters or will you play to the largest vote-getting side?