Local News

Study shows Okanagan Lake crossing options

Second bridge should be located just north of downtown Kelowna, says transportation ministry.

Collision sends one to hospital

Emergency crews were called to a two-vehicle crash just before 6 p.m.

  • Mar 27th, 2017

Landfill fees to rise, hours expanding in Okanagan Falls

Landfill fees will rise as of May 1 at Penticton, Oliver, Okanagan…

  • Mar 27th, 2017

UPDATE: Family found dead in residence in Venables Valley

Ashcroft RCMP, doing a well-being check at the residence on March 24, found four deceased people inside

  • Mar 26th, 2017

New one-stop shop for seniors health opens in Kelowna

New Seniors Health and Wellness Clinic brings a collaborative approach to helping seniors.

Local chef student cooking up success

Okanagan College culinary arts student Carson Bibby lands a spot at prestigious Ottawa restaurant.

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Candidates gearing up for campaign

Both candidates for the Penticton riding are opening campaign offices

New firefighters in the heat of the moment

Behind Austin Conquergood’s safety visor just a hint of a smile tugs at the corners of his mouth

Chris Hadfield shares way to accomplish dreams

The retired Canadian astronaut will be visiting Vernon on May 14 for his Canada 150 tour

Armed break and enter attempt

Penticton RCMP arrested two males after an attempted break and enter in Westbench

Okanagan getting more provincial campsites

Government announces 55 more campsites in the Okanagan and hundreds more across B.C.

People’s Soda earns Dragons’ seal of approval

Penticton entrepreneur Jason Cox entered the Dragons’ Den armed only with his craft soda

Ottawa’s housing strategy offers $1 billion a year

Richard Cannings, NDP MP, says budget had few surprises, and some disappointments

Road blocked

A downed tree blocked a portion of Lakeshore Drive on the weekend

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Hunting fees will now go to wildlife management

New agency to be set up to administer the money

Marijuana dispensary closing

Was this Jukka Laurio’s final appearance before council?

WestJet seasonal flight on pause

Penticton will drop to just one flight to Calgary leaving the airport starting May 1

Six year old keeps 911 dispatchers tied up

Penticton RCMP are urging people to make sure children know dangers of misusing the emergency number

New health sciences centre planned for Okangan College

Province contributing $15.4 million of the $18.9 million cost.

Funding to help address quagga and zebra mussels

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will receive grant funding to further outreach education

  • Mar 21st, 2017