Penticton Western News

Accused Osoyoos shooter to be tried by judge

Colton Jacob Thorsen is charged with attempted murder stemming from an October 2020 incident

  • Jan 27, 2021

 

Chimney fire spreads to roof of Oliver home

Fire crews had to return twice to the house and go through the roof to find the flames

  • Jan 27, 2021

 

Dogs rescued after falling through ice on Vaseux Lake

Good Samaritans saved the trapped dogs

  • Jan 27, 2021

 

Entrepreneur Nicholas Kruger nominated as Okanagan community changemaker

With humour and knowledge, Nicholas Kruger says it's important to give back

  • Jan 27, 2021

Penticton council voice supportive housing concerns to BC Housing minister

The two parties plan to meet again next week

  • Jan 27, 2021

Three employees test positive for COVID-19 at Penticton Superstore

Meanwhile, the Skaha 7 Eleven has reopened after closing for a week for COVID

  • Jan 27, 2021

UBCO psychologist part of Bell Let’s Talk virtual panel tonight at 6 p.m.

Panel will talk about coping under the stress of this pandemic

  • Jan 27, 2021

City of Penticton seeking grants to fund public washroom improvements

The grant would fund washrooms at Gyro Park and Riverside Park

  • Jan 26, 2021

City of Penticton seeks audit of BC Housing supportive housing units

BC Housing recently announced plans to construct a new supportive housing unit in the city

  • Jan 26, 2021

COVID-19 claims two more lives of Sunnybank Retirement Centre residents

Five residents of the Oliver care home have died since the outbreak was first declared

  • Jan 26, 2021

Former Oliver PAC treasurer charged with fraud returns to court

Belinda Yorke will be in court to fix a date for trial in February

  • Jan 26, 2021

Second Penticton Superstore employee tests positive for COVID-19

Both employees last worked Jan. 21

  • Jan 26, 2021

UPDATE: House fire sends one to hospital

The fire at the Duncan Place home was cooking related

  • Jan 26, 2021

NDP chooses Cannings again for next federal election

If there is a snap election, the long-time MP for South Okanagan West Kootenay will be ready

  • Jan 25, 2021

Penticton Search and Rescue members execute back-to-back rescues

PENSAR had barely completed their first rescue of the day when they received a second call

  • Jan 25, 2021

Bears and cougar warning boards created for Okanagan residents

RDOS and Penticton will have the signboards and posters available this spring

  • Jan 24, 2021

New COVID case at Penticton Superstore

The last day the employee worked was Jan. 21

  • Jan 24, 2021

VIDEO: Former Vees anthem singer wants to bring her voice to the Canucks

Crystal Johns made her audition tape during a lunch break

  • Jan 24, 2021

Arrest made in indecent acts near Penticton schools

A 32-year-old man was arrested and released on strict conditions, say police

  • Jan 23, 2021

Prepare for subzero weekend in South Okanagan

Expect some snow to start falling Saturday night and into Sunday

  • Jan 23, 2021