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Penticton’s Coyote Cruises set to launch end of June

Company says, “lots of new safety and sanitation measures will be put in place.”

Coldstream reopens beaches, public spaces

The district has entered Phase 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan

Local construction company makes $1.7 million donation to Penticton hospital

Peters Bros. Construction is donating $1.7 million toward a second CT medical imaging unit at PRH

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Millennials hardest hit by COVID-19 in Interior Health

Statistics for Interior Health show ages 30-39 make up largest portion of cases

Creator of stolen ram’s head sculpture in Penticton pleas for its return

This is the first piece of public art that has been stolen from Lars Baggenstos

Family of four rescued from flipped sailboat near Naramata

First responders rescued two adults and two children from a flipped sailboat…

In photos: Penticton barbershops, gyms ease back into normality

Barbershop owners relieved to get back to work, shops flooded with calls

Penticton’s OSNS facing financial crisis amid COVID-19

Future of the pediatric and youth therapy centre is in jeopardy due to lack of funding

Penticton Dragon Boat Festival remains hopeful for 2020 event

Event organizers hope pandemic restrictions are ‘behind us’ by festival’s September date

Several murder trials facing delays in Kelowna courts during pandemic

The alteration of court procedures amid the pandemic has caused the delay of several high-profile cases in the region

Regional district seeks feedback on proposed West Bench transit service

The online survey includes preferred bus stop locations, time of pick up, drop off, and more

Some Penticton gyms and fitness centres reopen, others following soon

“Being closed for two months, it’s a different feeling that’s for sure,” said City Centre Fitness owner

Bear sow and five cubs reported in Wiltse area of Penticton

“Lets all keep her and her family wild and the community safe,” said WildsafeBC on Facebook

Environment Canada predicts rain and cold temperatures to hit South Okanagan

Environment Canada forecasts temperatures below the seasonal average with chances of rain

Injured pelican found near death in Okanagan released after lengthy rehab

The bird, found near Oliver, underwent seven months of rehabilitation

WATCH: Okanagan pilots honour Snowbird with flyover

Check out photos and a video of the Kelowna event, from the air

Kelowna couple returns home after working the front lines of pandemic hotbed in Italy

The couple arrived in Cremona, Italy to find a hospital bursting at the seams, overrun resources and “tragedy everywhere”

UPDATED: Snowbirds’ scheduled Sunday Okanagan flypast cancelled by weather

Legendary group was slated to soar above Penticton, Vernon and Kelowna Sunday morning