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Penticton reminds businesses, home owners to clear sidewalks by 11 a.m.

City crews have been out since 4 a.m. with more snow on its way Friday
Penticton city crews have been clearing and shovelling since 4 a.m. (City of Penticton)

Penticton city crews have been clearing and shovelling since 4 a.m. Wednesday morning, starting with priority 1 roads, sidewalks and parking lots.

Homeowners and businesses have to shovel the sidewalks in front of their house or business by 11 a.m., as required in the Good Neighbour Bylaw. Also, please pay extra attention to sidewalks in front of bus stops, asks the city.

Penticton seemed to get a lot of more snow than other parts of South Okanagan.

Highway 97 was cleared this morning for the early morning commute.

There is still a chance of flurries today, with more snow expected to fall on Friday, according to Environment Canada.

Numerous weather-driving warnings have been issued for all the major mountain highways including the Coquihalla, Connector, Highway 3.

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Monique Tamminga

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Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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