Dale Boyd

‘Bizarre’ behaviour lands woman in jail

A defence lawyer could only describe the behaviour of his client, who broke into a home and sexually assaulted a man, as “bizarre.”

Syrian refugees speak at peace talks

The Solstice Peace Talks at the Shatford Centre Dec. 21 featured special guests in a Syrian Refugee family living in Naramata.

B.C. housing program to bring ‘fabulous turnaround’

A Penticton realtor said a program for first-time home buyers is coming at a time when the local real estate market is set for an upturn.

Jail time for breaking into veteran’s home

A man who broke into a Second World War veteran’s home is spending the next year in jail.

‘Drug-fuelled rampage’ nets jail time for Penticton man

A Penticton man responsible for a rash of thefts in Penticton is spending Christmas in jail.

Osoyoos Mountie cleared of misconduct allegations

After four years, Osoyoos Const. Amit Goyal has been cleared by the RCMP of all allegations of misconduct.

Photos: World-class, home grown tribute to Cohen

Arts and entertainment editor Dale Boyd gives a glowing review of Anthem: A Leonard Cohen Tribute.

Man brought in on Canada-wide warrant after 10-hour stand off in Oliver

Crown counsel was unable to say if further charges are coming for two people taken into custody after a nearly 10-hour police standoff.

Winter solstice and peace at Shatford Centre

What does the winter solstice have to do with world peace? Find out as the Western News chats with astronomer and host Christ Purton.

Summerland Senior’s Village gives back

About 4,000 socks, toques and cold weather items were collected by Retirement Concepts organizations nationwide.

Video: Meet the band behind the Leonard Cohen tribute show

The Western News catches up with some of the poets, musicians and artists honouring Leonard Cohen this weekend.

Kelowna youth mental health centre doesn’t deter Penticton effort

Funding for a youth service centre focused on mental health which a Penticton group applied for has gone to Kelowna.

Man denied bail in shotgun incident at Penticton elementary school

A Penticton man is remaining in custody after allegedly discharging a firearm at a Penticton elementary school around 5 a.m.

Penticton man pleads guilty to kidnapping charge

A Penticton man is spending the next two years in jail after he pleaded guilty to a kidnapping charge.

Penticton Art Gallery faces funding challenges

The cost of business has risen above funding presenting some funding challenges for the Penticton Art Gallery.

Penticton’s Terry Isaac’s gallery going to the cats

Art and nature are coming together at Terry Isaac's home gallery to help out the cats of the Okanagan.

Watch: full video of overdose crisis town hall meeting

Watch the full video of the town hall meeting in Penticton to discuss the spike in overdoses, fentanyl and more.

Dream Café re-opening

After suspending operations Oct. 1 the famed Dream Café is re-opening for show nights starting February 2017.

Penticton town hall meeting called to talk about rise in drug overdoses

Right now, hearing of an overdose in the Penticton area is an every day occurrence at Pathways Addictions Resource Centre.

‘Drug-induced fog’ leads to scooter stealing spree in Penticton

An Alberta man is spending the next six months in prison for a crime spree involving multiple electric scooter thefts.