Local News

BREAKING: Dead body found floating in Okanagan Lake

West Kelowna RCMP were called to the scene of the discovery shortly before 8:30 am this morning

Moving forward from Highland Motel fire

As new ownership plans to demolish, residents struggle to find new roofs over their heads

Vote for your favourite B.C. wine experiences

Best of B.C. Wine Country Awards now open for voting

  • Jul 26th, 2017

Lawsuit against city persists after Meikle’s death

Nelson Meikle’s daughter Lori-Anne Cole has taken the charge on the legal action

Penticton gets high crime severity rating

According to Statistics Canada, Penticton’s crime severity rating is second highest in the Okanagan

Back from the fire line

Ryan Gow, leader of the Revelstoke-based Columbia Unit Crew, talks about battling wildfire near Cache Creek

New BC Transit buses in Cowichan


Welcome Figure moved to Marston's workshop


Ladysmith and Stz'uminus celebrate Aboriginal Day


Students host 'senior prom'


Officer allegedly assaulted after traffic stop

Suspected impaired driver allegedly assaulted police officer

Special event to view solar eclipse

Desert Park in Osoyoos is offering a special event to view the solar eclipse

  • Jul 25th, 2017

Woman gets 245 days in jail for dozens of charges

Charges ranged from breaches of bail conditions up to break-and-enters

Channel floaters rescued

Penticton Fire Department is reminding people to heed the warning at the end of the river channel

Bikers on the road again for good

Bikers and passengers leave on toy run to benefit SOWINS

Evac order to be lifted for all but 17 Princeton homes

All properties will remain on evacuation alert and the community is still in a state of emergency

You can camp but you can’t hide your fires

Conservation officers say they’re “everywhere you can think of” enforcing the B.C.-wide campfire ban

RCMP believe serious injuries in crash by Vaseux Lake

The crash occurred at around 8:30 a.m. on Highway 97 between Penticton and Oliver

Regional directors call for more fire smart programs

Several Regional District of Okanagan-Similkmeen directors questioned if government was doing enough

Penticton dad battling flesh-eating disease

A Penticton man is in hospital with flesh-eating disease

Map of traffic delays expected for Challenge Penticton

Map of traffic disruptions on Sunday to allow for the Challenge Penticton 2017 race

West Bench fire fully out

Only one house saw any major damage done to its roof after a hot ember landed on it

Penticton bush fire became “massive” from large, dead trees

Fire significantly damaged one home’s roof, with another home seeing a minor fire