Dustin Godfrey

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

Okanagan man handed 3 years for distributing child pornography

Jesse Prince was convicted of possessing, accessing and distributing child pornography in December

Correcting the Okanagan Correctional

B.C. Corrections, an academic and a union boss on moving forward from Incorrectional

COLUMN: When we fail inmates, we fail ourselves

Solutions for inmates go far beyond the walls of the Okanagan Correctional Centre

Man accused of yet another violent incident at Okanagan jail

Afshin Ighani accused of assaulting a peace officer in March, following alleged stabbings last year

Province has no worries about South Okanagan dam breaches

Despite early issues with area dams, officials not worried about a 2010 Testalinden dam breach repeat