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Interior Health reports 13 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

Interior Health reports 13 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend

Two new cases are linked to an outbreak at a Kelowna church

Interior Health reports 13 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend
A huge blueberry harvesting machine like this one (not this exact one and these are not the suspects) was taken from a rural Abbotsford property over the weekend. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Massive blueberry harvester stolen from rural Fraser Valley property

A huge machine with a top speed of 15 kph was taken from an area near No. 3 road over the weekend

A huge blueberry harvesting machine like this one (not this exact one and these are not the suspects) was taken from a rural Abbotsford property over the weekend. (Facebook photo)
BREAKING: Guilty plea expected in Penticton quadruple murder

BREAKING: Guilty plea expected in Penticton quadruple murder

John Brittain, 69, is facing three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder

BREAKING: Guilty plea expected in Penticton quadruple murder
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A woman breastfeeding with a mask on. (UBC Okanagan photo)

Breast is still best, even during a pandemic, UBC Okanagan research finds

‘Mothering through breastfeeding is the most natural and effective way of caring for the baby, even in these unusual times’

A woman breastfeeding with a mask on. (UBC Okanagan photo)
BC NDP Leader John Horgan (right) meets with Spring Hawes, the BC NDP candidate for Kelowna West, at Vernon’s Ratio Coffee on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Contributed)

Horgan makes impromptu Okanagan campaign stop

Weather delays caused the premier’s flight to Revelstoke to make an early landing in Kelowna Saturday

BC NDP Leader John Horgan (right) meets with Spring Hawes, the BC NDP candidate for Kelowna West, at Vernon’s Ratio Coffee on Saturday, Oct. 3. (Contributed)
BC Votes 2020: Horgan talks mass timber, climate targets in visit to Revelstoke

BC Votes 2020: Horgan talks mass timber, climate targets in visit to Revelstoke

Mass timber will help grow businesses and get families into homes, says Horgan

BC Votes 2020: Horgan talks mass timber, climate targets in visit to Revelstoke
Keith MacIntyre will stand as the Libertarian candidate in the upcoming provincial election. (Contributed)

Keith MacIntyre recognized as official Libertarian candidate for Penticton

MacIntyre surpassed the number of signatures needed to be an official candidate

Keith MacIntyre will stand as the Libertarian candidate in the upcoming provincial election. (Contributed)
Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer

Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer

A dryer fire caused alarm in Penticton on Oct. 1

Safety tips to avoid a fire in your dryer
Ted Shumaker will represent the Green Party in the riding of Penticton in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Contributed)

Shumaker to represent Green Party in riding of Penticton

Total of four candidates now on the ballot in provincial election

Ted Shumaker will represent the Green Party in the riding of Penticton in the Oct. 24 provincial election. (Contributed)
Penticton law courts. (File photo)

Okanagan man accused of attacking two young boys back in court

Brian Lamb will remain behind bars until at least Oct. 14

Penticton law courts. (File photo)
The stolen trailer that RCMP are looking for assistance in finding. (RCMP)

Penticton RCMP seeking assistance in finding stolen trailer

The trailer was last seen near the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre

The stolen trailer that RCMP are looking for assistance in finding. (RCMP)
An RCMP officer was assaulted during an arrest of an impaired driver on Sept. 28. (Black Press File)

Keremeos mountie assaulted by alleged impaired driver

The officer was responding to reports of a collision in Cawston

An RCMP officer was assaulted during an arrest of an impaired driver on Sept. 28. (Black Press File)
A fundraiser has been set up for the family of Mike Courtney, who died in a motorcycle accident on Sept. 27. (Facebook Image)
A fundraiser has been set up for the family of Mike Courtney, who died in a motorcycle accident on Sept. 27. (Facebook Image)
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RCMP seeking witnesses to fatal Peachland motorcycle crash on Highway 97

One person died following a motorcycle crash south of Peachland on Sunday afternoon

(Contributed)
Penticton RCMP released the police car footage of a Kia Forte that struck an officer making a traffic stop in an alley Monday morning at 12:30 a.m.

Penticton officer hit by stolen Kelowna car that was later torched

RCMP are asking for the public’s help in a crime spree that spans from Kelowna to Osoyoos

Penticton RCMP released the police car footage of a Kia Forte that struck an officer making a traffic stop in an alley Monday morning at 12:30 a.m.
Mystery solved on who put up blockade on Okanagan road

Mystery solved on who put up blockade on Okanagan road

Land owner says trespassing with quads and motorcycles threatens wildlife and old growth trees

Mystery solved on who put up blockade on Okanagan road
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Three arrested after Keremeos shooting that severely injured one man

The victim was transported by air ambulance to a regional hospital

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery’s incredibly popular Laird of Fintry Lottery begins announcing winners in four batches Monday, Sept. 28. (File photo)

Okanagan whisky lottery adds new twists

Winners of Okanagan Spirits’ Laird of Fintry lottery announced in four batches beginning Sept. 28

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery’s incredibly popular Laird of Fintry Lottery begins announcing winners in four batches Monday, Sept. 28. (File photo)
A primary care network has been approved for Kootenay-Boundary and surrounding communities that will provide team-based health care for the region. (Photo submitted)

Primary Care Networks coming for Okanagan Nation Alliance communities

New partnerships will provide Syilx members with better, culturally-safe primary care

A primary care network has been approved for Kootenay-Boundary and surrounding communities that will provide team-based health care for the region. (Photo submitted)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)
A black bear similar to this one charged at a Summerland woman bike riding on Conkle Mountain in Summerland (September 2020.) (Black Press file photo)