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Built in 1915, this Tudor-style home was the family residence of Penticton Dr. Herb McGregor. Located at the corner of Eckhardt and Argyle, this heritage house was turned into Bogner’s Restaurant in 1976 and has been serving farm-to-table cuisine since then. (Courtesy of oldphoto.ca)

UPDATE: Historic restaurant in Penticton to be turned into 3-storey office building

Council approved two requests on Dec. 6, paving the way for Bogner’s of Penticton to be developed

 

Penticton council will review a proposed six-storey apartment building at 270 Riverside Drive at its next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6. (City of Penticton photo)

Penticton council to review proposed 6-storey development at former Ogopogo motel site

The North Gateway strata apartment would feature 234 units at 270 Riverside Drive

 

Penticton council will vote on a notice of motion on Tuesday, Dec. 6, that calls for the suspension of the city’s on-street paid parking program. (File photo)

End paid parking, support downtown businesses: Penticton councillor

Coun. Ryan Graham is introducing a notice of motion, calling for a temporary end to paid parking

Penticton council will vote on a notice of motion on Tuesday, Dec. 6, that calls for the suspension of the city’s on-street paid parking program. (File photo)
The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna seeks to steer youth away from ‘gang life’

Recent Public Safety Canada funding will help develop a gang reduction strategy

The has city partnered with Central Okanagan Public Schools and Surrey-based Safer Schools Together on a youth gang reduction initiative. (Black Press file photo)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)

Nearly two dozen new RCMP officers to call Kelowna home

City council heard crime stats from 2022 Q2 and Q3 at its Nov. 28 meeting

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Kara Triance. (Capital News/File photo)
Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)

All-inclusive playground an inspiration for West Kelowna council

The city has contributed $200,000 to the project

Conceptual rendering of Julia’s Junction. (juliasjunction.ca)
Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)

Vernon mural artist thrilled with beautification commitment

City agrees to spend $100,000 on downtown mural upkeeps to the delight of Michelle Loughery

Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)
Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)

Terminal expansion costs at Kelowna Airport soar due to COVID and inflation

Budget has increased by nearly $23 million

Phase One of the terminal expansion at Kelowna International Airport is set to being in 2023. (Black Press file photo)
Changes are in the works for the structure of Summerland council meetings. The proposed changes affect the Development Application Procedures Bylaw and the Council Procedures Bylaw. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland considering fewer council meetings

Council to meet every three weeks instead of twice a month

Changes are in the works for the structure of Summerland council meetings. The proposed changes affect the Development Application Procedures Bylaw and the Council Procedures Bylaw. (Summerland Review file photo)
Tom Macauley and his son (Tom Macauley/Facebook)

New father support group looking to end the ‘cycle of abuse’ in Kelowna

A group for new dads who are looking for support and socialization meets on Nov. 26

Tom Macauley and his son (Tom Macauley/Facebook)
The Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver. A Penticton councillor is introducing a notice of motion Tuesday, Nov. 15, for the purpose of finding out how many individuals in custody are released from the jail and dropped off in Penticton. (Western News - File)

Where are people from Okanagan Correctional Centre let out? Penticton councillor seeks answer

Helena Konanz is expected to introduce the notice of motion this Tuesday, Nov. 15

The Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver. A Penticton councillor is introducing a notice of motion Tuesday, Nov. 15, for the purpose of finding out how many individuals in custody are released from the jail and dropped off in Penticton. (Western News - File)
The intersection of Atkinson Street and Kinney Avenue now features a three-way stop, due to the city’s lake-to-lake bike lane project. (Facebook- City of Penticton)

Penticton seeks grant of up to $500k to continue lake-to-lake bike lane

Council will also be asked to support a grant for changes at Greenwood Dr. and Dartmouth Rd.

The intersection of Atkinson Street and Kinney Avenue now features a three-way stop, due to the city’s lake-to-lake bike lane project. (Facebook- City of Penticton)
Conceptual rendering of new KCC (in red) with pedestrian and bicycle paths indicated in yellow (Photo/City of Kelowna)

City of Kelowna seeking bids on largest development project ever

City council unanimously approved the KCC, to be built next to the Apple Bowl, in March

Conceptual rendering of new KCC (in red) with pedestrian and bicycle paths indicated in yellow (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Grand Slam Baseball Okanagan's proposed indoor facility in Penticton's industrial area. (GSBO)

Proposed indoor baseball facility hits grand slam with Penticton public

The 7,000-square-foot project was approved at a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 6

Grand Slam Baseball Okanagan's proposed indoor facility in Penticton's industrial area. (GSBO)
The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)

North Okanagan election candidates step up, some acclaimed

Coldstream, Spallumcheen and Armstrong mayoralty candidates single-handily win seats

The deadline so submit nominations for local municipal elections is 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. (Unsplash photo)
Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy says the gallery and its board is stunned the City of Vernon voted down the Behind The Mask mural project after initially showing support. (Morning Star - file photo)

Art Gallery may move mask murals elsewhere after Vernon dismissal

Voting down the Behind the Mask mural project a ‘missed opportunity’ says gallery

Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy says the gallery and its board is stunned the City of Vernon voted down the Behind The Mask mural project after initially showing support. (Morning Star - file photo)
Helena Konanz is eyeing a seat on Penticton council in the upcoming election. (Jon Adrian, Architectural, winery and lifestyle photographer, Penticton Photographer / Okanagan Photographer / Helena Konanz)

Former federal candidate wants return to local politics for another shot at Penticton council

Helena Konanz says the Penticton lake-to-lake bike lane is a ‘poorly planned’ project

Helena Konanz is eyeing a seat on Penticton council in the upcoming election. (Jon Adrian, Architectural, winery and lifestyle photographer, Penticton Photographer / Okanagan Photographer / Helena Konanz)
City staff presented its design concepts for the redevelopment of Skaha Lake Marina to council on Tuesday, Sept. 6. (Photo- City of Penticton)

City council gives high praise to Skaha Lake Marina redevelopment

Marina renovation and new restaurant won’t cost taxpayers any money

City staff presented its design concepts for the redevelopment of Skaha Lake Marina to council on Tuesday, Sept. 6. (Photo- City of Penticton)
Amelia Boultbee, a litigator and local dispute resolution lawyer, is running for Penticton city council in 2022. (Contributed)

Penticton litigator eyes seat on city council after strong showing in by-election

Crime and safety are among Amelia Boultbee’s top priorities this election season

Amelia Boultbee, a litigator and local dispute resolution lawyer, is running for Penticton city council in 2022. (Contributed)