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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.

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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.

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.

Walmart Canada is looking to hire 78 permanent workers at its Penticton store and is hosting a job fair Thursday and Friday to help find them.

The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:

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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 more single-family homes in Summerland will each be replaced with four units in multi-family buildings.

Dog lovers may soon have more places to lawfully take their four-legged friends to play in Summerland.

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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.

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.

The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:

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Gord McLaren said never making the band ended up being a long-term blessing.

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Summerland will remain the only member municipality without its mayor on the board of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen.

The Glenmore area of Kelowna has become the first Okanagan community to reach a COVID-19 vaccination rate of 90%.

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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.

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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.

The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:

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Construction activity has rebounded this year in the Okanagan’s four largest cities following a lacklustre 2020 that faced serious headwinds from the pandemic.

The fire dispatch centre for the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen received the following calls:

The following were the five most-read stories on The Herald’s website for the week ending Oct. 9, 2021.

Greg Perry's political cartoon from Saturday, October 9, 2021. Perry runs daily in the print edition of The Herald.

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…

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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.