Penticton Western News

‘It’s about equality’ says Penticton man rallying for Black Lives Matter

"Canada is not exempt from racism and oppression," said Geoff Stathers, standing with his #BLM sign

  • Jun 4, 2020

 

In photos: Modified, yet traditional graduation gives Penticton graduates a sense of normalcy

Students around Penticton take part in pre-recorded graduation ceremonies

  • Jun 4, 2020

 

Penticton RCMP arrest man found ‘unlawfully in home’

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them

  • Jun 4, 2020

 

Man climbs out window to escape Penticton structure fire

Crews responded to a structure fire early Wednesday morning up Green Mountain Road

  • Jun 3, 2020

Three arrests on guns, drug charges after shots fired in Oliver

Two men from Penticton involved in arrests at Oliver home with assault rifles and drugs

  • Jun 3, 2020

How to safely drink water in areas impacted by flooding

Quality and safety of drinking water can be affected during and after floods

  • Jun 2, 2020

Shoppers line up hours early for reopening of Penticton’s Care Closet Thrift Store

The not-for-profit thrift store supports several local organizations and charities

  • Jun 2, 2020

Canada Day to go virtual in Penticton

City seeking videos of residents singing the national anthem to include in online celebration

  • Jun 1, 2020

South Okanagan playgrounds now open

Once caution tape is removed, playgrounds are officially open for public use

  • Jun 1, 2020

Chute Lake Lodge opens June 1, offering glamping, yurt, and ebike rentals

Escape into the wilderness and #lovelocalpenticton when Chute Lake Lodge reopens for the season

  • May 30, 2020

Poll: Should Penticton allow drinks on the beach?

Legally drinking in some Penticton parks and beaches could become a reality as early as June 5

  • May 29, 2020

Cannery Brewing’s patio expansion plans delayed by COVID-19

Once open, the new patio will look quite different than originally planned

  • May 28, 2020

Long-time South Okanagan principal retires, another takes the helm

Jeff Redden will start as principal of Naramata Elementary School in August

  • May 28, 2020

Dementia intensifies loneliness and loss for seniors in pandemic, says caregiver

Seniors care expert says patience and sharing keys to helping those with dementia cope through virus

  • May 27, 2020

Penticton may soon allow drinking alcohol in some public places

Trying to inconspicuously drink on the beach could become a thing of the past

  • May 27, 2020

Be mindful of COVID-19 safety measures, says City of Penticton

"The threat of COVID-19 is not over," says mayor John Vassilaki

  • May 25, 2020

COVID-19: Pre-recorded graduation events planned for students in School District 67

Graduates from Penticton Secondary have created petition to urge postponement of grad ceremonies

  • May 25, 2020

COVID-19: SD67 plans restart program for Penticton, Summerland students

District following provincial guidelines as students return to classrooms on June 1

  • May 25, 2020

Eco-friendly bus service seeks to add Kelowna to Osoyoos route

Bus would stop in Kelowna, West Kelowna, Peachland, Summerland, Penticton, Kaledan, Oliver, Osoyoos

  • May 25, 2020

Petition seeks to clean up Okanagan forests ‘carpeted’ with shotgun shells

Penticton man says making shot-gun shells refundable would create cleaner forests

  • May 25, 2020