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700km in on a walk across Canada, B.C. man passes through Penticton

Benjamin Pinch talks dropping everything to fulfill his lifelong dream of walking across the country

Moose takes a dip in Okanagan Lake near Peachland

A Peachland resident spotted a moose going for a quick swim near the shore on Tuesday morning

Firearms, ammunition nabbed from Penticton property in midday theft

RCMP say the firearms were located inside a detached garage, secured in a firearms safe

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One in hospital following motor home fire near Oliver

A dog succumbed to its injuries as a result of the fire

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Defunding local RCMP ‘not an option’ say Penticton politicians

Community leaders say local police need more resources, support transparency and accountability

Snow delays summer opening of Big White Ski Resort

“Mother nature is not finished with winter at Big White Ski Resort yet,” said resort vice president

RCMP searching for missing Hedley woman

Diane Marie Latulippe was last seen at the Gold Mountain RV Park on June 7

UPDATE: Coldstream man reunited with stolen custom boat

Coldstream man, two Vernon businesses stung by major thefts Sunday, June 14

Keremeos Legion victim of vulgar graffiti

“To me it’s totally unnecessary, and it is a cost that could be avoided,” said Legion president

Bear spotted near Munson Mountain in Penticton

Wildlife safety group urges residents to stay alert and keep dogs on a leash

UPDATE: No evidence of collision on Osoyoos Lake, says RCMP, Ambulance

A nearby boat brought one individual back to shore after they were separated due to strong current

Dress-up Fridays bring cheer to Penticton retirement home

Two Penticton care aids have gone out of their way to bring joy to seniors amid difficult times

Save-On-Foods to start national food bank campaign

The company said 50 per cent of proceeds from Western Family products sold will be donated

City of Penticton seeks feedback on allowing alcohol in outdoor spaces

The one month pilot project, allowing alcohol in some public spaces, started June 2

‘We hear your cry’ says South Okanagan immigrant organization

“Racism, discrimination, intolerance – this negative mindset … has no place in Canadian society.”

Risk of Okanagan flooding decreases despite rainy week ahead

The River Forecast Centre has ended its high streamflow advisory for the Central and North Okanagan

‘I do this for my children,’ hundreds gather in Penticton in support of ending racism

Black, Indigenous, Asian, Indian, Metis, Spanish, many spoke of their experiences with racism

Extensive damage to Okanagan Lake washrooms following early morning fire

RCMP in Penticton investigating arson; clothing intentionally set on fire

June snowstorm slams Okanagan Connector

Ice and hail has cars slipping and sliding on Highway 97C