Jordyn Thomson

Okanagan competitors to be featured in arm wrestling documentary

Arm Nation, featuring competitions from Kelowna and Penticton, will air on Oct. 20 on APTN

Going legal: Meet Red Beard, your bong maker

Patrick Vrolyk is an Okanagan-based glassblower who specializes in handmade pipes and bongs

Prost, raise your glass for Penticton Oktoberfest

The Penticton Lakeside Resort is the new venue for the annual event

Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill reminder

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the Great ShakeOut

Don’t be dazed and confused about cannabis legalization

Sitting down with an Okanagan lawyer to clear the haze of marijuana rules

Hearts and Hands conference to celebrate health care assistants

The Victoria-based WorkSafeBC conference is happening in Penticton on Oct. 17

Weekend activities to take care of your FOMO

See what’s going on the region this weekend

Fire destroys home, two vehicles in Kaleden

Crews responded to the blaze at about 10 p.m. on Oct. 11

Vital Signs report identifies housing and work as problem areas in region

The report graded the South Okanagan-Similkameen region an A- overall

Advanced voting open today for Penticton and RDOS residents

Learn when and where you can vote in advance of the Oct. 20 municipal elections

Kaleden cannabis facility gets green light from ALC

Construction was halted due to a zoning bylaw amendment by RDOS

Health care assistant program to bring increased health care access to Oliver

The Okanagan College will run this one-time program beginning Feb. 4 for 26 weeks

Players celebrate World Girls Hockey Weekend in Penticton

35 local players and 8 additional volunteer players developed on and off ice skills

Sisters in Spirit postponed until Nov. 21

Organizers pushed the event due to the recent deaths in Keremeos, Cawston

Newly formed SESS girls’ field hockey team looking for players

The girls played their first game against Princess Margaret students on Oct. 3

The Painted Chair is more than a business for program participants

The Oliver-based business works with adults with developmental disabilities to upcycle furniture

Vees shutout Vipers 3-0

This marks the Vees’ second straight shutout

Seether to deliver mix of classics, new songs on Oct. 23

The hard rock band is co-headling alongside Stone Temple Pilots at the SOEC

Denesiuk announced as Liberal nominee for South Okanagan-West Kootenay

Connie Denesiuk ran for the first time in 2015, losing to current MP Cannings

RDOS receives update on wildfire prevention, habitat conservation

Currently 10 projects are being funded by FESBC in the Okanagan Shuswap Resource District