Penticton’s top stories of the week
Howard Alexander - News Editor
A 28-foot boat crashed and landed on the Kiwanis Walking Pier near Penticton Lakeside Resort.
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July 28, 2013 - 9:45 AM
Here are just some of the stories InfoTel News brought you this week.
Penticton Fire and Rescue used to do fast-moving water rescues the hard way by improvising and using what tools they had. Captain Denis Noble said it was messy before but now the department has new $800 dry-suits and are receiving swiftwater rescue training from David Scott of Rescue Canada.
Firefighters get wet, wild in new water rescue training
The Kiwanis Walking Pier might get better nighttime lighting in the wake of a boat crash earlier this month.
City wants better lighting for pier in wake of boat crash
The investigation continues into the accident on July 15 when a transport truck carrying two-by-four lumber flipped on its side and slid just north of Summerland.
Overturned transport investigation continues; no charges so far
News from © InfoTel News Ltd, 2013