Penticton Search and Rescue had a busy day on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
Two candidates for the leadership of the BC Liberal party came to Kelowna this week, seeking supporters in the riding won overwhelmingly last year by Liberal MLA Renee Merrifield.
Facing increasing pressure from legal Okanagan cannabis retailers to step up enforcement against unlicensed pot shops—mainly on Indigenous land—the BC government says it’s trying to balance reconciliation and enforcement.
Some school board chairs and vice-chairs from around B.C. could not attend a provincially-hosted seminar on COVID-19 vaccination issues this week because they themselves have not had even one jab.
VANCOUVER — Two British Columbia women who say doctors advised them against getting COVID-19 vaccines have filed a constitutional challenge of the province’s vaccine passport.
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Challenging soil conditions have delayed the start of construction on a long-awaited hotel to serve the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, but it remains on track to open in 2023.
Ambulance stations in Oliver, Osoyoos and Summerland will switch to around-the-clock staffing Nov. 30 as part of a broader move the president of the B.C. paramedics union described as the province’s single largest improvement to emergency health care in at least three decades.
Two weeks after setting the stage for a public hearing on a proposed marina along the Summerland waterfront, elected officials on Tuesday revisited their decision in order to put more onus on the developer to work with neighbours.
Public officials in Penticton and Summerland will put their heads together to pick one person to represent both committees on a health board.
People who have lost a loved one due to a drug overdose or suicide are invited to participate in a free series of weekly workshop starting later this month in Penticton.
Two more residents of Village by the Station in Penticton died over the Thanksgiving long weekend due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak at the seniors’ care facility.
In the face of ongoing health restrictions, Summerland’s flagship Christmas event will be scaled back this year but extended to run over three nights in December.
The suspect in an armed robbery two years ago in Oliver left the Penticton courthouse as a free man on Tuesday after the person he allegedly robbed failed to show up for trial.
Property owners who were affected by this summer’s wildfires are being asked to contact BC Assessment to ensure any damage is properly reflected at tax time.
In its first major concert announcement since the start of the pandemic, the South Okanagan Events Centre revealed Tuesday that American rock band Shinedown will pay a visit to Penticton on Feb. 11, 2022.
Other people’s waste has proven to be a valuable source of jobs for a unique social enterprise that’s celebrating its 20th anniversary in the Peach City.
A new film series released to coincide with Homeless Action Week shows Penticton through the eyes of the people who live on the city’s streets.
Construction activity has rebounded this year in the Okanagan’s four largest cities following a lacklustre 2020 that faced serious headwinds from the pandemic.
In recognition of today’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, the Penticton & District Hospice Society would like to thank all of the staff at Moog & Friends Hospice House and all of the South Okanagan Palliative Care team for the amazing work you do. You are one of a kind and ver…
Taxpayers are spending thousands of dollars each month on cab fares to return inmates from the Okanagan Correctional Centre near Oliver to their home communities, according to documents obtained through a freedom of information request.