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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.

Popular Victoria Day events like Rutland May Days may be grounded again, but there’s something special being planned for the skies over the Okanagan.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Sixteen new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Penticton last week, according to fresh data from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control.

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.

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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 …

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

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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 COVID-19 vaccination rate among eligible British Columbians is close to 20%, provincial officials said Wednesday.

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/

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The leader of a fringe federal party plans to hold several public rallies in the Okanagan Thursday (April 8, 2021) and Friday.

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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.

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B.C.’s police watchdog has determined Mounties did nothing wrong in the lead-up to a man killing himself inside a Princeton-area home last month.

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

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.

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 …

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If the red-hot Penticton real estate market has left you behind, take heart: Now you can buy a piece of the city with pretend money.

The following were the five most-read stories on The Herald’s website for the week ending April 2, 2021.

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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.

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

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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.