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  • BCHL PLAYOFFS: Penticton Vees edge Warriors in West Kelowna

    WEST KELOWNA - Connor Chartier picked a good time to get his first playoff goal. Chartier scored the game-tying goal and setup the game-winner in the third period, as the Penticton Vees edged the West Kelowna Warriors 3-2 in game four of their BCHL Interior Division semi-final in West Kelowna Saturday, March 7.
  • Local cop walks the beat old style

    PENTICTON - Penticton RCMP Corporal Don Wrigglesworth is common sight on Penticton city streets these days.
  • What nurse practitioners bring to our health care system: Interior Health wants you to know

    KELOWNA - What began as a study to figure out how Interior Health nurse practitioners could be better incorporated into the health system has turned into three instructional videos for the public to help them understand the role of NPs.
  • 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
  • When to start reserving provincial camping sites

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - Camping enthusiasts can set their alarms for the 9 a.m. opening of the online camping reserve system, Sunday, March 15.
  • BCHL PLAYOFFS: Penticton Vees outlast Warriors for triple OT win

    WEST KELOWNA - In a game that seemed it would never end, Mitch Newsome scored midway through the third overtime period, as the Penticton Vees outlasted the West Kelowna Warriors 4-3 in game three of their Interior Division Semi-Final on Friday night, March 6, at Royal LePage Place in West Kelowna.
  • Layoffs announced as Keremeos youth treatment centre closes doors

    PENTICTON - A Keremeos residential treatment facility for addicted youth known as The Crossing suddenly closed its doors yesterday, ending the service and sending roughly 20 people out of work.
  • KOOPMANS TRIAL: More oddities as key witness wraps up testimony

    PENTICTON - The key witness in the John Ike Koopmans murder trial continued to grapple with defence lawyers under cross-examination today.
  • Few viable options for reducing "penalizing" electrical connection fees

    PENTICTON - Penticton's city councillors are concerned with the high fee the city charges to hook up or to disconnect someone's electricity, but according to the city's utility manager, there's not much they can do about it.
  • Early morning blaze in West Bench

    PENTICTON - The quick response by Penticton firefighters limited damage to West Bench property this morning.

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