One of the leaders of a national anti-lockdown campaign who spent the past two days hosting rallies in the Okanagan sought Friday to distance himself from a prominent anti-masker who helped warm up the crowd in Penticton.
Ahead of a June 5 referendum on the Kaleden sewer extension project, the local government behind it is hosting a virtual town hall meeting next week to answer ratepayers’ questions.
Eight charges have now been laid against a man alleged to have been operating an amateur money counterfeiting operation inside a Penticton motel room earlier this year.
This week the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) marked the 15th year of its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) grants with the awarding of funds to projects throughout the valley that will enhance water security.
Lockdowns aimed at halting the spread of COVID-19 – which has killed approximately 23,000 people so far in this country alone, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada – are a form of “tyranny” that must be stopped, a Quebec politician told a rally Thursday in downtown Penticton.
A few more cracks will show up in the glass ceiling later this month, thanks to a pair of Penticton students who are hosting a virtual conference aimed at female empowerment.
The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is offering grants up to $500 to people who have a great idea that they want to share with their neighbours and community.
A 3,100-square-foot home in one of Penticton’s newest neighbourhoods is among the prizes up for grabs in the 2021 Hometown Heroes Lottery.
Dr. Jeff Harries isn’t the only mover and shaker in his family. His daughter, Annie, was recently recognized with a Leader of Tomorrow Award from the ALS Society of B.C. in honour of her fundraising efforts. With the help of her eight siblings, she raised $10,220 for the society through the …
Breaking with the door-to-door tradition for a second year in a row due to the pandemic, Girl Guide cookies are now available for sale online and in London Drugs stores across B.C.
Registered Nurse Lucas Knoll gives a COVID-19 vaccine to Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Wednesday. The mayor was eligible for his shot because of his age. He encourages everyone to protect themselves and others from the virus by getting the shot …
The Dream Cafe is presenting an online streaming concert with Saskatchewan Music Awards Roots/Folk Artist of the Year Jeffery Straker and his band, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 or $22 for a date night. To purchase: gign.ca/jeffery-straker-british-columbia/
A local restaurant owner says he “simply snapped” when he dumped feces outside the Compass House homeless shelter Tuesday morning.
Meet Ashley Lubyk, a professor with the Department of Sustainable Construction Management Technology at Okanagan College’s Penticton campus.
Buyers last month paid an average of $804,000 for a single-family home in the South Okanagan, according to fresh data from the Association of Interior Realtors.
VICTORIA — Registration for the province’s age-based mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics went off without a hitch after opening at 8 a.m. Tuesday with more than 90,000 people registering online and by phone.
Dozens of trucks, tents and trailers have taken up residence in an empty lot near Wholesale Club in Penticton to support a two-week film shoot that’s being produced by Hollywood star Kevin Costner.
The BC Liberals have submitted a proclamation to establish what they hope will become known as “Anti-Racism Education Day,” a day to teach and promote tolerance and acceptance across British Columbia and to identify all forms of structural, systemic, and institutional racism that take place …
Herald inspirational columnist Harvie Barker has joined the likes of Mother Theresa as a recipient of Rotary International’s highest award.
The Station Pub House at the Ramada Inn and Suites posted on social media Sunday that they have closed its doors for a short period of time due to COVID-19.
There was a time not too long ago when filling up at a gas station wasn’t exactly a highlight of the day for Penticton Vees defenceman Ethan Martini, but it’s amazing how a pandemic can change a guy’s perspective on such a chore.
Details are still scarce, but COVID-19 vaccines should be available in some Okanagan pharmacies later this week, while a new online booking system for public clinics was expected to go live across B.C. this morning.
Easter Sunday turned tragic in Summerland as a motorcyclist was killed at the intersection of Highway 97 and Prairie Valley Road due to a collision with a motorist.