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Big acts at SOECE key to Penticton's recovery?

A 16-member task force is having no trouble coming up with ways for the City of Penticton to spend millions of dollars on COVID-19 recovery… Read more


Prolific offender arrested (again) in stolen vehicle

A local prolific offender has been arrested while sleeping behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle for the second time in seven months, accord… Read more


Emergency shelter told to move on

Just like many of the people it serves, a winter shelter in downtown Penticton has been told to move along. Read more

Local Sports


Winter, summer activities on same day

This is one of the best times of the Okanagan year, a chance to combine winter and summer activities on the same day, or during the same we… Read more


KSS star navigates pandemic to college football scholarship

Kieran Koltun is accustomed to the Okanagan sunshine beating down on him during football practice for the Kelowna Owls. But the 17-year-old… Read more

Peachland facilities will remain for Peachland teams

Only youth sports teams from West Kelowna will be able to designate Peachland as their home base, town council has decided. Read more


Local Business


The buck stops here

Allan Carter is looking forward to resting his battered knees on golf courses and fishing holes across the Okanagan after pounding them on … Read more

Tax on tourists up for renewal in shadow of pandemic

Kelowna hoteliers will be asked this year if they support retention of a 3% room tax to fund tourism promotion activities. Read more

Poor standards on billboard

A billboard in West Kelowna that suggested vaccines for COVID-19 were worse than the disease was misleading and promoted fear, a regulatory… Read more



Summerland solar project needs to be reviewed

When Summerland council voted last year to confirm a solar project for the district, we endorsed it. Read more


Letters to the Editor: Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Mass vaccinations will be a great test for health-care system

The pandemic has pointed out some of the weaknesses — if not, in some cases, outright failure — of health care systems on both sides of the… Read more



Catherine Zeta-Jones joins Michael Sheen in 'Prodigal Son'

LOS ANGELES - Catherine Zeta-Jones was already a fan of “Prodigal Son,” so when the chance came to join the show, she jumped, lured by the … Read more


33 years later, Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall return to Zamunda

NEW YORK - When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. Read more


Canadian actor Jahmil French of 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' has died, says agent

TORONTO - Canadian actor Jahmil French of "Degrassi: The Next Generation" fame has died. Read more



As virus-era attacks on Asians rise, past victims look back

Nearly a year after they were almost stabbed to death inside a Midland, Texas, Sam's Club, Bawi Cung and his two sons all have visible scar… Read more


FOOD COLUMN: Spring openings

The first day of spring is just weeks away. Buds and blossoms bring welcome colour, and birds are starting to scope out birdhouses and nest… Read more


2nd Jacob Lawrence painting missing for 6 decades located

SALEM, Mass. - A second panel from American artist Jacob Lawrence's sweeping series “Struggle: From the History of the American People" tha… Read more

Upcoming Events

97 South Song Sessions

Coming to Penticton, BC, July 23 & 24, 2021. Read more

UNISUS Spring Break Camp

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