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  • City cuts through red tape and gets short listed for Golden Scissors

    PENTICTON - The Canadian Federation for Independent Business has recognized the City of Penticton for its initiatives to reduce red tape for businesses locating in the city.
  • Facing fines for a different kind of murder

    KAMLOOPS – It all started with giving a few birds some peanuts on a morning walk. Now, Toby Jackson faces $300 in fines and a possible court case.

    Jackson started feeding some of the neighbourhood crows after doing some research on the birds’ intelligence. Beyond the ability to use tools, Jackson says the breed of bird is capable of recognizing individual faces and differentiate between friendly and harmful people
  • Transportation Minister moved to tears by letter from girl whose family died in car crash

    KAMLOOPS – Transportation Minister Todd Stone says his ministry is responding to the concerns of a seven-year-old girl who made highway improvement suggestions after her family died in a car crash near Lillooet earlier this month.

    Stone was reminded of the latest high priority section of Highway 12 earlier this week when he received a
  • Thieves wrestle away safe

    PENTICTON - RCMP are on the lookout for one or more brazen and beefy thieves after a safe was stolen from a Penticton jewellery store.
  • More snow on the way this weekend

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The temperatures are warming up but we are not out of the woods when it comes to snow just yet, Mother Nature may add another layer of the white stuff before the weekend is over.
Reports came in to the RAPP hotline of this buck that was trapped in a volleyball net.
Why our cities and towns are hazardous to deer
KELOWNA - Over the weekend, Conservation Officers rescued a large buck that was became ensnared in a volleyball net. While the image may seem strange, Ken Owens, Conservation Officer in the North Okanagan says it's actually quite commo

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