Tara Bowie

Rural recreation tax, priority for Penticton

Three Penticton regional district reps want a way to tax rural areas for recreation services

South Okanagan kettle program in need of volunteers

The Penticton Salvation Army kettle program has 700 slots to fill

Penny has been found!

Carolyn Hawkins located the missing pooch in the Uplands Court area of Penticton

Okanagan pedestrian hit by car, dog missing

On Halloween night Penny, a 10 to 12 year old rescue dog went missing after her owner was hit by car

Students get skills training for careers at Penticton Indian Band

More than 30 students are enrolled in two new programs being offered at the Penticton Indian Band

Only mayor race for Keremeos

Council is acclaimed, two contenders for mayor of Keremeos and three for Area G.

Learn about proportional representation

Fair Vote South Okanagan-Similkameen are holding two events in September in Penticton

Haze starting to clear on pot production facility regulations

No concrete floor? No problem, says one company proposing to build a…

Okanagan border agents sniff out U.S. handguns

Canada Border Services Agency talk to media about Americans bringing firearms through Osoyoos port

Snowy Mountain fire still smoky

Two of the three fires near Keremeos are considered held.

Update: Hedley fire department fights garage fire

The fire broke out around 10 a.m. Thursday

Cooler temps helping with fight against wildfire near Keremeos

There are 44 BC Wildfire personnel, two water tenders and air support when visibility allows

Wildfire west of Olalla continues to grow

On Thursday 115 BC Wildfire personnel were assigned to the Old Tom Creek wildfire

BC Wildfire has close eyes on Snowy Mountain wildfire

BC Wildfire has a variety of plans depending how the wildfire near Keremeos changes in coming days

Woodpecker goes out with a bang

Untimely death of woodpecker causes power outage in Cawston

Man dies in Penticton RCMP custody

An independent investigation is underway after a man died while in Penticton police custody Aug. 16

Snowy Mountain fire travelling away from communities

The Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos remains at 13,359 hectares in size

A glimpse behind the fire lines

A Keremeos volunteer firefighter talks about what it was like to patrol the Snowy Mountain fire

BC Wildfire crews don’t mind a homemade brownie every once in awhile

When donating to BC Wildfire crews remember moderation is key - they don’t want to waste.

Storm not an impact on Snowy Mountain fire near Keremeos

Thunderstorm that came through the Similkameen Saturday morning has had no impact on Snowy Mtn. fire