Tara Bowie

Sofia Terbasket-Funmaker with a woman she bonded with in Zambia during a three-month placement in the South African country. (Submitted)

Similkameen youth broadens her horizons on Zambia trip

Woman travelled with a group of young Indigenous leaders from across the country

Sofia Terbasket-Funmaker with a woman she bonded with in Zambia during a three-month placement in the South African country. (Submitted)
A cup full of mosquito larva collected from standing water near Oliver. (Tara Bowie — Black Press)

South Okanagan – Similkameen swatting hard against mosquitos

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen is already doing mosquito control.

A cup full of mosquito larva collected from standing water near Oliver. (Tara Bowie — Black Press)
Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier

Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier

Penticton’s Accent Chocolate owners talk chocolate

Foodie Friday: Egg-ceptional chocolate from Penticton chocolatier
Many visitors to Penticton take a float down the Okanagan River Channel, but the area has more to offer, much of what will be on display at TRUE Penticton on April 27. (Western News file photo)

Travel Penticton gears up for annual trade show

TRUE Penticton takes place April 27 at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

Many visitors to Penticton take a float down the Okanagan River Channel, but the area has more to offer, much of what will be on display at TRUE Penticton on April 27. (Western News file photo)
Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)

Fire destroys house at mobile home park outside of Keremeos

The fire, which reportedly began around 3:15 a.m. April 10, destroyed the structure.

Structure fire at mobile home park. (Tara Bowie - Penticton Western News)
Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating

Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating

The bridge was damaged sometime over the weekend.

Keremeos’ iconic Red Bridge takes a beating
The RUBBERBANDancegroup is coming to perform at Venables Theatre in the South Okanagan. (Submitted)

Montreal dance troupe to perform in Oliver

Group brings together their unique stylings of breakdance, classical ballet and dance theatre

The RUBBERBANDancegroup is coming to perform at Venables Theatre in the South Okanagan. (Submitted)
Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5

Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5

In a close vote, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen voted on lower fee for new bus service

Penticton to Kelowna by bus for just $5
Rob n’ Walker released their first music video on Youtube recently. (Submitted)

Popular Keremeos band releases first music video

Rob n’ Walker releases video for new song Until You

Rob n’ Walker released their first music video on Youtube recently. (Submitted)
Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area

Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area

Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen will provide a support letter for a Carmi community forest

Penticton group want to start own logging company to preserve Carmi area
Tickleberry’s Ice Cream Shop in Okanagan Falls.

Foodie Friday: The scoop on Okanagan Fall’s Tickleberry’s ice cream

We talk to Tickleberry owner Kelsey Hoy and ask the hard questions about the ice cream biz

Tickleberry’s Ice Cream Shop in Okanagan Falls.
New owners for Penticton’s Joy Road Catering

New owners for Penticton’s Joy Road Catering

Founders of the Okanagan’s leading boutique catering company will stay on for a year.

New owners for Penticton’s Joy Road Catering
Penticton RCMP where at the scene of a motor vehicle incident where a pedestrian is believed to have been struck. (Tara Bowie — Western News)

Driver punches man in alleged South Okanagan road rage incident

Penticton RCMP attended the scene of what is believed to have been a road rage incident

Penticton RCMP where at the scene of a motor vehicle incident where a pedestrian is believed to have been struck. (Tara Bowie — Western News)
Family was everything to young woman who died in collision near Keremeos

Family was everything to young woman who died in collision near Keremeos

Alanna Dunn, 27, died in a collision with a transport trailer early Friday morning.

Family was everything to young woman who died in collision near Keremeos
Gofundme campaign setup for young mother who died in Highway 3 crash

Gofundme campaign setup for young mother who died in Highway 3 crash

Friends hope to raise $10,000 to help the Keremeos family during this difficult time

Gofundme campaign setup for young mother who died in Highway 3 crash
Update: Highway 3 near Keremeos open to alternating traffic

Update: Highway 3 near Keremeos open to alternating traffic

Details scarce about collision that has closed Highway 3 west of Keremeos

Update: Highway 3 near Keremeos open to alternating traffic
Okanagan furry community members were spotted around Penticton over the weekend. (Submitted photo)

Behind the mask of the South Okanagan furries community

Penticton furries community member said it’s not a sexual thing

Okanagan furry community members were spotted around Penticton over the weekend. (Submitted photo)
VIDEO: Men strut their stuff in Underwear Show for Penticton triathlete

VIDEO: Men strut their stuff in Underwear Show for Penticton triathlete

Clients of Okanoggin Barbers strutted their stuff to raise funds for Ironman athlete Jen Annett

VIDEO: Men strut their stuff in Underwear Show for Penticton triathlete
Give a hoot and don’t touch baby birds

Give a hoot and don’t touch baby birds

SORCO raptor rehab reminds residents to stop before they touch baby bird

Give a hoot and don’t touch baby birds
Four Penticton residents arrested for violent attack on homeless

Four Penticton residents arrested for violent attack on homeless

Four individuals have been arrested for a attack and robbery on two homeless men

Four Penticton residents arrested for violent attack on homeless