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7 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Advance poll at mall

Penticton council voted this week to have one of its advance polling stations for the upcoming election at the mall.

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11 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Museum members meeting in Penticton

More than 300 members of province's museum, gallery and heritage sector are expected in Penticton for the B.C. Museums Association 58th annual general meeting and conference Oct. 22-25.

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14 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Terrorist acts in the 1950s

The Okanagan Valley has seen its fair share of crime over the years, but one of the more violent chapters in its history was in the late 1950s.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Pay it forward philosophy with Gifts to Grandmothers

Gwen Naden understands first-hand that to make a difference for people living in poverty-stricken African, it starts with helping just one person.

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Related Topix: Life, Sewing, Hobbies, Canada, North America, World News, Kids

Canada.com

Epileptic Okanagan girl fed illegal cannabis oil makes dramatic recovery

Courtney Williams gives her daughter Kyla a tiny drop of cannabis oil mixed with yogurt at in Summerland, B.C., in early August, 2014.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Canada, Drugs

The Penticton Western

Penticton RCMP seek public's help to solve fatal hit-and-run

Mounties are asking for surveillance footage, witness recollections and any other public assistance that could help solve a hit-and-run that killed a 25-year-old man earlier this month in Penticton.

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BrandonInfo.com

Girl Talk

Have you ever "Googled" yourself? I know, "Googling" yourself sounds a bit on the naughty side, doesn't it? But we're all smart enough to know that it's not.

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Related Topix: Canada, Brandon, SD

Regina Leader Post

Man missing 5 days was chased up a tree by bear

A Quebec fruit picker who went missing for five days in Trout Creek Canyon near Summerland is recovering in hospital from a concussion and serious back injuries after falling from a tree he had climbed to escape a bear.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Paws hope to claw at Penticton SPCA fundraising goal

Amanda Reeve of the Okanagan Similkameen branch of the BC SPCA and Oni will be among the participants in the upcoming Paws for the Cause fundriaser that takes place Sept.

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Castanet.net

Curtain drops on theatre plan

The Penticton council has voted to stick with the status quo in regards to a restrictive covenant being placed on properties at the corner of Nanaimo Avenue and Ellis Street.

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Castanet.net

Coroner identifies teen killed

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a Penticton man who was struck and killed by a dump truck this past weekend.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Fire near Naramata now 75 per cent contained

Helicopters wait to drop buckets of water on a hillside fireTuesday afternoon as crews from four separate agencies fought a 2.5-hectare blaze just north of Naramata, which scorched 2.5 hectares of grass and trees before it was brought under control around 3 p.m. Fire departments from Penticton, Naramata and Kaleden sent help, as did the B.C.

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Related Topix: Fire, Canada, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Penticton Western

Still months away, municipal election a hot topic

And though that election is still three months away, the list of declared candidates is growing, as in the list of those considering taking the plunge.

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Revelstoke Times Review

Revelstoke to host new Early Years Centre

Revelstoke was selected as one of 12 communities to play host to a new BC Early Years Centre starting this fall.

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Castanet.net

The good, the bad, the E. coli

Castanet conducted our own tests and had a water analysis company take a look. All 10 beaches or waterways we tested on August 5 and 6, 2014 were considered to be in the 'safe level.'

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Microbiology, Biology, Science, Canada,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Castanet.net

Jet hits deer while landing

A jet is in need of repairs, and a deer is no longer with us after being hit by the plane as it landed in Princeton Monday morning.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Penticton Western

'Dr. Frankenstein' of weapons arrested in South Okanagan

A man with a criminal record for an attempted murder in Penticton was arrested in Osoyoos for numerous firearms related charges.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison,

The Free Press

Candice Sand brings her pop beat to Fernie.

Candice Sand will try to shift local's focus from Indie music to pop music as she makes her way to The Loaf on Saturday August 23 to promote the release of her new album Against Concrete Walls.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

GlobalNews

1 person dead in crash on Highway 97

Highway 97 in Penticton was closed for about three hours Saturday morning while police investigated a fatal single-vehicle crash.

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The Penticton Western

Cell phone tower plans put on hold

The proposed 230-foot tower would have been visible from much over the city from it's location east of Penticton at 102 Saliken Dr., above Carmi Road.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Canada

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