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Afshin Maleki Ighani’s trial has been adjourned again until Jan. 6. (File photo)

After delays, Ighani presents no evidence

Afshin Maleki Ighani trail adjourned to Jan. 6

Afshin Maleki Ighani’s trial has been adjourned again until Jan. 6. (File photo)
A small group gathered on Wednesday night at Gyro Park to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Robin Grant - Western News)

Community gathers for inaugural Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil in Penticton

Transgender Day memorializes those who have been murdered

A small group gathered on Wednesday night at Gyro Park to recognize Transgender Day of Remembrance. (Robin Grant - Western News)
Sheriffs escort Afshin Maleki Ighani into Penticton court. (Black Press Media files)

Representing himself, Okanagan inmate delays trial

Afshin Maleki Ighani trial adjourned until Nov. 21

Sheriffs escort Afshin Maleki Ighani into Penticton court. (Black Press Media files)
Penticton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a poppy donation box theft. (Photo courtesy of the RCMP)

Man steals poppy box from South Okanagan grocery store

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying male in surveillance footage

Penticton police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a poppy donation box theft. (Photo courtesy of the RCMP)
Keremeos RCMP help free young moose caught in barbed wire fence near Ollala. (file photo)
Keremeos RCMP help free young moose caught in barbed wire fence near Ollala. (file photo)
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Police watchdog investigating death of man following attempted arrest

Man is said to have died of head injuries on Nov. 14

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The sold out (Brennan Phillips/Western News)

Soup Bowls Project raises over $20,000 for Penticton Art Gallery

Attendees had over 200 bowls and plenty of delicious soups

The sold out (Brennan Phillips/Western News)
Overtime heroics help Vees to 2-1 overtime victory

Overtime heroics help Vees to 2-1 overtime victory

Vees cracked Chenard late in the overtime frame, with only 15 seconds remaining in extra time

Overtime heroics help Vees to 2-1 overtime victory
Osoyoos resident Mike Stiles attended the accessibility forum on Wednesday night. (Robin Grant/Western News)                                Osoyoos resident Mike Stiles attended the accessibility forum on Wednesday night. (Robin Grant/Western News)

Minister hosted accessibility forum on Wednesday night in Penticton

Residents had their say at forum hosted by social development and poverty reduction minister

Osoyoos resident Mike Stiles attended the accessibility forum on Wednesday night. (Robin Grant/Western News)                                Osoyoos resident Mike Stiles attended the accessibility forum on Wednesday night. (Robin Grant/Western News)
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Disciplinary hearing date set for South Okanagan pharmacy

Hearing will take place on Dec. 4 in Vancouver

(Robin Grant-Western News)
From left, Penticton Seniors’ Drop-in Centre’s president Mignonne Wood, director Liz Hansen, Teri McGrath present their petition to MLA Dan Ashton. The petition advocates for it to become mandatory to report medical errors and a compensation system for patients who experience avoidable errors. (Contributed)

Penticton woman sends fight to reduce preventable medical errors to Victoria

Teri McGrath and senior’s centre members presented 150-plus signature petition to local MLA

From left, Penticton Seniors’ Drop-in Centre’s president Mignonne Wood, director Liz Hansen, Teri McGrath present their petition to MLA Dan Ashton. The petition advocates for it to become mandatory to report medical errors and a compensation system for patients who experience avoidable errors. (Contributed)
Canadian television presenters Don Cherry, left, was fired by Sportsnet on Nov. 11. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Canadian television presenters Don Cherry, left, was fired by Sportsnet on Nov. 11. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
The march off began at the Legion Branch 192 in Keremeos. (Robin Grant-Review Staff)

PHOTOS: Hundreds come out to Remembrance Day ceremony in Keremeos

Ceremony began at 10:45 a.m. at Keremeos Legion Branch

The march off began at the Legion Branch 192 in Keremeos. (Robin Grant-Review Staff)
White GMC truck stolen from farm in Similkameen

White GMC truck stolen from farm in Similkameen

Police are asking for public’s help in finding stolen truck

White GMC truck stolen from farm in Similkameen
(Contributed)

South Okanagan Green Party candidate talks Elizabeth May stepping down

Tara Howse says May inspired her to enter politics, praised her record as MP

(Contributed)
A HomeSense box store is opening in Penticton on Nov. 19. (file photo)

Penticton is getting a HomeSense

Grand opening of 32,000 square foot location is happening Nov. 19

A HomeSense box store is opening in Penticton on Nov. 19. (file photo)
Non-life-threatening injuries in Penticton crash

Non-life-threatening injuries in Penticton crash

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash at Government Street and Duncan Avenue

Non-life-threatening injuries in Penticton crash
Unique, healthy products like perogies from West Kelowna’s Flavours Kitchen were available to buy at the weekend fair. The gourmet perogies are made from scratch, using locally grown products. (Robin Grant/Western News)

VIDEO: Thousands attend inaugural Artisan’s Christmas Craft Fair

Fair recognized contribution of late community leader Laurel Burnham

Unique, healthy products like perogies from West Kelowna’s Flavours Kitchen were available to buy at the weekend fair. The gourmet perogies are made from scratch, using locally grown products. (Robin Grant/Western News)
The Black Antler chef Dan Prokosh won this year’s trophy at the Soup Chef competition at Souperbowl Sunday at the Soupateria. (Contributed)

VIDEO: The Black Antler chef takes home Souperbowl trophy

Annual event aims to raise profile of Penticton’s Soupateria

The Black Antler chef Dan Prokosh won this year’s trophy at the Soup Chef competition at Souperbowl Sunday at the Soupateria. (Contributed)
A fire destroyed a double-occupant housing unit in Keremeos on Thursday morning. (Contributed)

A second fire this week in Similkameen destroys a housing unit

Occupant was taken to the hospital with smoke-related injuries

A fire destroyed a double-occupant housing unit in Keremeos on Thursday morning. (Contributed)