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Police were still on the hunt Thursday for two men who assaulted and robbed a 70-year-old downtown Penticton business owner.

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A special one-day vaccination push was successful, but British Columbians should prepare to live with COVID-19 into the fall, health officials say.

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Kyle Gianis finally did the hitmens' work himself.

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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.

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An evacuation alert was rescinded Wednesday for 704 properties near Okanagan Falls, while a separation evacuation order was lifted for 223 properties east of Osoyoos, as the fires that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.

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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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Pop-up painting parties, more kids’ classes and even a sign language course are among the Okanagan School of the Arts’ offerings in August.

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Smoky skies didn’t stop avid cyclists from celebrating the official grand opening of the city’s new lake-to-lake cycling lane, Sunday.

The following were the five most-read stories on The Herald’s website for the week ending July 31, 2021.

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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.

Emergency fire services responded to the following 911 calls for assistance within the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen:

People who associate with a West Kelowna man who has survived several attempts on his life are putting themselves at risk, police say.

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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…

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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.

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As expected, new mapping shows the Nk’Mip Creek wildfire put on considerable size this week.

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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.

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