Dustin Godfrey

Walk to end abuse for those who can’t

SOWINS’s Debbie Scarborough points to the lethal potential in intimate partner abuse

Penticton homeless campers devastated by park cleanup

Two women, in their 50s and 60s, said they felt like giving up after their only home was cleared out

Evac alerts rescinded for over 1,100 Similkameen properties

That includes 663 properties in Electoral Area “B” and Electoral Area “G” and 589 in Keremeos

Okanagan jail likely driver of region’s violent crime hike

South Okanagan-Similkameen’s top cop says violent crime happening in jail, not after inmates released

Tribunal proceeding with Penticton discrimination complaint

The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal denied an application from a non-profit to dismiss the complaint

Penticton panhandler not deterred by trash

City staff moved trash and recycling bins into a regular panhandling spot to deter the practice

23 Osoyoos properties on evac alert

The alert comes as the lake continues to rise from mountain snow melting into nearby rivers

Osoyoos Lake shows tepid growth as long weekend approaches

Similkameen and Okanagan rivers showing diminished flows into lake as week wears on

Osoyoos hotel hopes to reopen early June after flooded by lake

Coast Osoyoos Hotel has been closed for about six days, now, after losing power from high lake water

Osoyoos Lake expected to clear historic 917-foot mark

Officials took questions from residents and updated the community on flooding Tuesday evening

Penticton Indian Band declares state of local emergency

Meanwhile, City of Penticton undertaking work to mitigate damage from Okanagan Lake rising water

May long affecting Okanagan-Similkameen flood preparations

Hotels fill up as RDOS seeks emergency lodging; residents with medical needs should self-evacuate now

Video shows alleged 2016 assault on police officer in Hedley

The Western News successfully advocated for the release of the video in court

B.C. officials watching for impact of ‘extreme’ heat on floods

Temperatures are expected to rise close to 30 C in Southern Interior, threatening hasty snowmelt

B.C. Tree Fruits gets $220,000 WorkSafe fine

A WorkSafeBC inspector noted a series of issues at the B.C. Tree Fruits Oliver packing plant in 2016

‘Pure rage’: RCMP officer testifies in Penticton on alleged assault

Bremner E. Lance accused of assaulting a peace officer and uttering threats in 2016 Hedley incident

‘Pure rage’: RCMP officer testifies in Penticton on alleged assault

Bremner E. Lance accused of assaulting a peace officer and uttering threats in 2016 Hedley incident

Up to 40 people handed eviction notices in Penticton community

Residents of the Delta MHP were set to fight the evictions, but now feel they are without recourse

B.C.’s ‘largest’ dispensary fine levied against Penticton operator

City hall published court order online, which mandated a $15,000 fine payment to city hall

B.C.’s ‘largest’ dispensary fine levied against Penticton operator

City hall published court order online, which mandated a $15,000 fine payment to city hall