Officials are expecting the Nk’Mip Creek fire to put on a show in the Oliver area in the days ahead.
VICTORIA - More than 33,000 British Columbians showed up at clinics throughout the province and got vaccinated during the first Walk-in Wednesday, including more than 7,600 first doses.
Liberal candidate Sarah Eves is running neck-and-neck with Conservative incumbent Dan Albas in the riding of Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola, according to poll aggregator 338Canada.com.
An evacuation alert was rescinded Wednesday for 704 properties near Okanagan Falls, while a separation evacuation order was lifted for 223 properties east of Osoyoos, as the fires that triggered the warnings continued moving away from the communities.
Emergency personnel, paramedics as well as police all responded to a call for help, Wednesday shortly before 3 p.m. at the Swiss Sunset Inn at 2604 Skaha Lake Road in Penticton.
Darryl Brown plans to spend 2022 checking off her bucket-list travel destinations after discovering she won a $1 million Maxmillions prize during the June 11 Lotto Max draw.
City crews will spend the month of August doing video inspections of some vital underground infrastructure and their work is expected to result in minor traffic delays.
Amid last week’s headlines about Penticton’s unenviable crime rate and a failed proposal to hire more police officers, a downtown business owner opened his chequebook to show his support for the RCMP.
There’s no telling how long two major fires will continue burning in the South Okanagan, an official from the BC Wildfire Service told reporters Tuesday.
An RCMP officer who admitted he “may have” touched his penis while standing naked in his Penticton home in view of two teenaged girls has been docked 10 days’ pay and 10 days’ vacation.
Brenda Baptiste of Osoyoos is among the 16 exceptional people will be appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition, Lt. Gov. Janet Austin, chancellor of the order, has announced.
Rookie politician Renee Merrifield is touting her business experience and "creative common sense" as she prepares to run for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party.
Most flights in and out of Kelowna are expected to be cancelled today (Sunday, Aug. 2, 2021) due to a massive wildfire burning in the North Okanagan.
EDITOR'S NOTE: As per The Herald's policy, when a leader of a federal party visits the riding, we attempt to arrange for a one-on-one interview either in person or by phone. The Herald recently interviewed federal leaders Erin O'Toole and Maxime Bernier. In a brief visit to Penticton in Augu…
A distinctive set of “ape hanger” bicycle handlebars led police to a suspect believed responsible for a series of pipe bombs that rattled Penticton earlier this year, but a search of his home didn’t turn up enough evidence to charge him, according to court documents.
Eighty years after praying mantises were introduced to the Okanagan Valley as a form of biological pest control, the spooky-looking insects are still hanging on – with all six legs.
The Okanagan and Similkameen Invasive Species Society (OASISS) is launching the second year of a citizen science project that involves community members in protecting Okanagan lakes from invasive zebra and quagga mussels.
Penticton council should call on Interior Health to immediately restore funding to a community-based addictions counselling service, says the city’s newest elected official.
Tighter restrictions went into effect Friday in Oliver that limit non-agricultural users to watering their lawns and gardens just once a week.
Penticton’s mayor was handcuffed Thursday by a majority of city councillors who rejected his proposal to hire five more RCMP officers as soon as possible.