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American lawyer charged with allegedly smuggling restricted firearms across Osoyoos boarder

Shawn Jensen allegedly smuggled AR-15, Ruger .22 over U.S./Canada border, with no licence.

Almost 20,000 parking tickets issued by Interior Health at hospitals in 2019

In 2018, pay parking in Interior Health hospitals totalled $5.3 million of their $2.2-billion budget

Warm temperatures close Shuswap outdoor skating rinks

Rinks had been open only a few days when weather changed

Alberta man dies in vehicle incident on Trans Canada Highway

The collision occured Jan. 20, closing the highway till 1:30 a.m.

Human rights tribunal to hear case regarding alleged violation at Okanagan school

An Okanagan mother alleges a school did not make accommodations for her daughter’s seizure disorder.

  • Jan 21, 2020

Penticton highschool student organizing fundraiser to support local boy’s battle against cancer

Sonja Leboe of Princess Margaret is selling donuts at Walmart on Jan. 24 for Wills Hodgkinson

  • Jan 20, 2020
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Osoyoos RCMP officer charged with indecent act to have RCMP hearing held in-camera

Const. Ryan Fulcher of the Osoyoos RCMP is being investigated internally for an alleged indecent act

BC Green Party leader visits northern B.C. pipeline protest site

Adam Olsen calls for better relationship between Canada, British Columbia and First Nations

Oliver Health Centre celebrates expansion of ER

B.C.’s Minister of Health was in Oliver for the official opening of the improved emergency department

UPDATE: One deceased after serious collision on Hwy 97 near Summerland

Southbound vehicle lost control, entered northbound lanes, hit by a transport truck.

We asked: should Meghan and Harry move to Penticton?

We asked locals why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle should settle down in Peach City.

Police watchdog seeking witnesses following death of man in Penticton

In November, a man died days after his arrest in Penticton

Whose boat is this boat on Okanagan Lake?

Boat frozen in place on lake south of Summerland

Convicted Penticton sex offender Edward Casavant sentenced to six years

“An entire generation of boys were likely affected,” said Justice Monica McParland.

If B.C. adopts year-round daylight time, each East Kootenay town would pick own time zone

Kootenay East MLA Tom Shypitka stopped by a recent regional district meeting to explain

Sicamous Eagles beat Summerland for first win of 2020

The 6-3 victory came on the same night as the Eagles’ annual cancer fundraiser.

Landmark gathering of Okanagan Nation members to discuss missing, murdered Indigenous women

‘We’re all in this canoe together,’ said Roger Hall, father to the late Roxanne Louie.

‘Do not drive,’ message urged in North Okanagan

Armstrong reportedly the worst with white out on Highway 97A

Nine-year-old Penticton boy fighting cancer with a smile

Tim Hodgkinson is in Vancouver with his son Wills who suffered a cancer relapse.