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An ex-Penticton city councillor was sentenced to 21 months in jail and 27 months probation in a Penticton courtroom on Friday. Judge Gale Sinclair handed down the sentence after hearing submissions from crown counsel Catherine Crockett and defence lawyer Michael Welsh.
Integrity BC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping restore a bond built on trust and confidence between citizens and their elected officials. The statement reads as follows: "Penticton city council needs to set down guidelines on the issuance of lawyer's letters following Mayor Garry Litke's arbitrary decision to have one sent to Elvena Slump, age 75, demanding apologies for alleged defamatory comments related to three senior staff at City Hall.
Ever since the success of Indian Horse , readers have been eagerly awaiting a new book from Kamloops author Richard Wagamese. Wagamese became a household name in 2013, when Indian Horse was a part of CBC's Canada Reads competition, and was the winner of the Canada Reads People's Choice Award.
After a dozen years on Summerland municipal council, including the last six in the mayor's chair, Janice Perrino will step away from politics. At the district's regular council meeting on Monday, Perrino announced she will not put her name forward for the Nov. 15 election.
Peter Ord, the curator and manger of the Penticton Museum, has accepted a position as vice-president of archives, collections and knowledge with the Royal B.C. Museum in Victoria. "I really love this community and I'll miss Naramata," said Ord.
A small group of students gathered outside MLA Dan Ashton's office in Penticton on Wednesday to protest the fact they can't go to school. The effort was organized by three area students Gavin Pattman, Sinclaire Lovett and Caitie Shaw, who got the word out on Facebook.
Mounties are criticizing the organizers of a summer music festival near Penticton, B.C., saying police were forced to step in as security guards for a company that failed to do its job. Instead of policing the three-day Boonstock Music Festival, RCMP Supt.
Mounties are criticizing the organizers of a summer music festival near Penticton saying police were forced to step in as security guards for a company that failed to do its job. Instead of policing the three-day Boonstock Music Festival, RCMP Supt.
Last week, she received a letter from Vancouver law firm Harper Grey LLP, accusing her of defaming three top bureaucrats at the city of Penticton.
I've climbed for 20 years; become stronger, learned better technique, had accidents, learned from said accidents, did not die, explored my own limits, injured myself, was often scared, reached and surpassed some goals while stopped short on others.
When the director of SoundStage Productions decided on her most recent musical, she went with a production she's been wanting to do for a long time.
The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a man who died following a rock-climbing incident near Penticton on Aug. 30, 2014.
The first portion of the hearing concluded in July, and resumed with four witnesses testifying in regards to an earlier incident in 2007.
Matthew Koster was supposed to be starting his final year of high school Tuesday, instead, he was part of a group of about 70 adults and young people gathered on Main Street near the library to protest the current labour dispute between teachers and the provincial government.
Stas Eric Gray, 31, had been scaling the cliffs with friends at Skaha Bluffs south of the city when he fell approximately eight metres to the ground below, the B.C. Coroners Service said Tuesday in a press release.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 05:26 pm
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