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  • Chase & District Skate Park Society revised skateboard park

    CHASE – The volunteers of the Chase & District Skate Park Society have been working at full tilt since the Kraft Heinz Project Play contest last summer where they were one of the Top 4 Finalist out of a record 820 nominations across the country. Although they fell short of the Grand Prize worth $250,000, the Skate Park Society still walked away with $20,000 towards their recreational upgrade.
  • Tickets available for Penticton's Okanagan Fest of Ale

    PENTICTON - Guests of the 22nd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale can look forward to sampling the best beers and ciders from 62 craft breweries in Penticton April 7 & 8, 2107.  A favourite for patrons and participants alike for over 20 years, this  “must attend event” is one of the largest and longest running beer festivals in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Chip Your Christmas Tree, Don’t Chuck It!

    When you take down your Christmas tree after the holidays, keep in mind you can dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way and have it chipped, not chucked.

    “You can give your tree another life after the holidays by dropping it off at any one of the convenient Chip It locations,” says Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart with the Regional District. Your tree will then be chipped down and composted into a nutrient rich soil enhancer called GlenGrow.
  • Tree of Dreams reaches new heights

    This holiday season there will be not one, but two giant “trees” aglow at Penticton Regional Hospital.
  • Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation announces Light a Bulb campaign

    The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s announced its launch of the 29th annual Light a Bulb Campaign today at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

    The campaign will be raising $250,000 to purchase high-definition camera heads and control monitors for the operating rooms at Vernon Jubilee Hospital.
  • Peachland to host a Wildfire FireSmart Community Workshop

    PEACHLAND – Thinking of building that dream home out in the serene wilderness or are you concerned about your home during a wildfire?
  • Job seekers to meet employers at Okanagan College’s annual Business Expo & Employment Fair

    KELOWNA - Looking for work? Graduating students, alumni and community members can meet with the companies who are hiring at the ninth annual Business Expo & Employment Fair at Okanagan College’s Kelowna campus on Wednesday, Feb. 3.
  • Okanagan College competition win a sweet success for culinary student

    OKANAGAN - Between juggling a busy work schedule and caring for her three-year-old son, sous chef Rachel Broe thought her dream of becoming a certified Red Seal Chef would have to stay on the backburner. Then she found the recipe for a new future in 500 words or less.
  • Chip your Christmas tree, don’t chuck it

    When you take down your Christmas tree after the holidays, keep in mind you can dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way.
  • Kaleden campground owner makes major donation to PRH tower campaign

    PENTICTON - From barges to helicopters, Douglas Dewar’s business background extends well beyond the picturesque locale of the Banbury Green campground in Kaleden.

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