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Local News Penticton, South Okanagan & Similkameen Areas

  • B.C. woman 'not getting anywhere' in trying to help loved one in care home

    “I’m not a person who makes waves but I have to speak up, because I’m not getting anywhere. It’s Al’s life I’m fighting for right now.”
  • Council agrees to short term fix for Penticton arenas

    PENTICTON - Penticton city council has decided to decline a $6 million grant to fund arena renewals while opting instead to make repairs to its two oldest arenas for up to 10 years.
  • Lumby students dominate college spaghetti bridge contest

    KELOWNA - It came down to a battle between three friends from Lumby at Okanagan College’s 32nd annual Spaghetti Bridge Contest held at the Kelowna campus today.

    Grade seven student Adrian Schartner from Lumby placed first with his bridge weighing 982.6 grams and supporting 275.6 kilograms before spectacularly collapsing in front of cheering friends, peers, teachers and parents. His bridge was the only one to break the 200-kilogram pressure threshold.
  • Projection art to evoke summer in February

    PENTICTON - A local artist plans on bringing some summer cheer to the dark month of February with projectors, local artists and the co-operation of those owning buildings on the 200 block of Main Street.
  • Connecting wine country with the Rockies


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