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12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Penticton musicans vying for votes in CBC competition

"Kind of. It is really weird getting all this attention because really we are just dorky Aidan and Mandy," said Cole.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

15 hrs ago | Castanet.net

Apex sale not a trouble sign

An owner of Apex Mountain Resort confirmed Thursday that the group that owns the ski area is considering a sale, but it's not because of financial troubles.

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Related Topix: Canada, Home Selling, Home

22 hrs ago | Canada.com

Life is fast and furious for Florida Georgia Line

Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line are bringing their Here's To The Good Times tour to Regina on April 19/14.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country, Canada

Yesterday | Canada.com

Bumper grape crops a problem

Okanagan wine production has soared in the past five years, but some grape growers have been caught with too much supply recently, forcing them to discount prices and sell grapes on consignment.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Wine, Drink, Canada, 9,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canada.com

Korn, Deadman headline new Alberta music festival

A new outdoor music festival is hoping to take advantage of the gap Boonstock left after moving to British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Canada

Castanet.net

Skaha: Fitness with a view

City officials and and a handful of residents were the first to try out new outdoor equipment on the south end of Penticton on Monday.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Daily Courier

Penticton hoping neighbours will help pay for new flights

WestJet Encore president Ferio Pugliese, left, presents Penticton Mayor Garry Litke with a model airplane Saturday morning at Gyro Park in recognition of WestJet's commitment to provide daily service between Penticton and Calgary.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Castanet.net

A solar powered first

A Summerland company, along with others, spent much of Friday working on installing a large solar tracker at a home in the hills west of Penticton.

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Related Topix: Canada

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Brandon Sun

WestJet Encore pleased with support for Brandon flights

Brandon travellers hoping for a WestJet Encore route from Brandon to Thunder Bay or Toronto will just have to keep their fingers crossed.

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The Penticton Western

City urged to market cycling trails

The City of Penticton isn't doing enough to market the cycling potential of the area, according to its economic development officer.

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Sys-Con Media

We're on our way, Penticton

In addition to the great selection of Canadian wines and vineyards in the area, visitors can enjoy a true four-season destination with activities ranging from beaches and peaches to skiing and spas.

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Related Topix: Canada, Drink, Wine

The Penticton Western

Penticton group wants to put old wood to new use

Hoping to put more old wood to new use, a fledgling non-profit has asked a local government for permission to scavenge from its landfills.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Penticton Western

Doctors quiet a year after Penticton hospital rallies

Dr. David Paisley says you haven't heard much from his colleagues about the hospital tower lately because they're please with the way planning is progressing.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Penticton Western

Murdered woman's sister calls for improved victims' rights

Donna Irwin, the sister of a Penticton woman killed by her common-law husband, said families need to continue to push for changes to victims rights.

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Related Topix: Canada, Prison, Stephen Harper, North America, World News

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Theatre groups host reading for Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

Penticton Chamber Theatre and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church are inviting Shakespeare fans to a complete reading of Twelfth Night on April 16. Colin Cross, of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, said Shakespeare is the greatest writer of all time with beautiful language and piercing insight.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Schell: Food and wine news down south

In Okanagan Falls two winery restaurants are opening. New Liquidity Winery has opened with a restaurant.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Dining, Cheese

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Penticton Western

Penticton man sentenced for child pornography distribution

Mark Henry Snowden, born in 1962, was found guilty of importing or distributing and possession of child pornography.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Castanet.net

Penticton mourns great loss

Little was a prominent businessman who moved to Penticton as an inter-provincial journeyman electrician in the 1970s and worked for a local firm until starting G. Little Electric in 1985.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Editorial: Penticton wouldn't get by without volunteers

In Penticton, events such as the Peach City Beach Cruise, the PeachFest, Fest-of-Ale, the Wine Fest and the Jazz Festival could not happen without volunteers, from board members to ticket takers.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

OregonLive.com

Recent earthquakes in Sherwood, California and Chile are part of a natural fluctuations, scientists say

Recent quakes in Chile, California and Sunday evening's magnitude 3.3 earthquake near Sherwood have people wondering if this recent uptick foretells that more, and perhaps more destructive, earthquakes are imminent.

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Related Topix: Portland, OR, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, University of Washington, Canada, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

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