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21 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Penticton couple nabbed for theft in Osoyoos

A 36-year-old Penticton woman was charged with theft under $5,000 after allegedly stealing from the Osoyoos B.C. Liquor Store.

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22 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Hot weather this weekend elevates fire risk

Temperatures are forecast to soar past the 40 degree mark in several areas of B.C. this weekend, elevating the risk of fires.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

EDITORIAL: We are the problem

It took all of a few minutes for the comments to start rolling in Thursday after we posted a story to our website about intersections in Penticton with the highest rate of vehicle accidents .

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Elders Gathering renews friendships, strengthens ties

The drums have been stilled, the flags and banners taken down and 3,000 First Nations elders are making their way back home.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

The Wiebes back in Penticton by popular demand

Shane came to Penticton just over two years ago as part of the Christian group Tenore and sang to a sold out crowd at the Cleland Theatre on Mother's Day.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

The search continues

The search for 23-year old Alex Brown, missing since last Saturday, July 5, is not over, but search and rescue teams who have been working long hours for several days in the heat are standing down for a rest, says Kimberley RCMP Cpl.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Castanet.net

Liquor at outdoor markets

The Penticton council passed first reading of zoning changes that would include liquor tastings and sales within the outdoor market use, at its Monday meeting.

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Castanet.net

Invasive bullfrogs search

Okanagan Similkameen Stewardship is working with the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations to conduct public outreach and inventory of potential bullfrog sites throughout Penticton and Summerland during the month of July.

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The Spokesman-Review

Fiery crash injures three in Pend Oreille County - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A pickup truck containing a family of four from Penticton, British Columbia, was hit by a semi truck after the pickup ran a stop sign on Highway 20 just south of Cusick in Pend Oreille County, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Salmon Arm Observer

Powering up on campus

Free fill: This Tesla is one of the few electric cars that have been powered up for free at Okanagan College's Salmon Arm campus.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Maple Batalia: keeping the memory alive

On September 28, 2011, the loss of Maple Batalia had ripple affects across British Columbia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

GlobalNews

Hot, dry weather increases risk of fires throughout B.C.

Fire crews across B.C. are warning the public that the fire season, which began in earnest this week, shows no sign of abating anytime soon.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Burger 55 and vintage car club rally to support local food banks

Car buffs will have a chance to show off their stuff and chip in and help the hungry Saturday at the Collector Appreciation Day Cruise In and food bank drive.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

GlobalNews

Expensive camera gear goes missing on Air Canada flight

"After repeated assurances that my equipment would be okay in my checked luggage, that I didn't have to purchase additional insurance and that my equipment would not leave the hands of Air Canada, I relented," says Drouin.

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Castanet.net

Penticton council highlights

The Penticton City Council will discuss allowing liquor sales and tasting at farmers markets at tonight's, Monday's, council meeting.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Seattle Times

Upper Columbia sockeye expectations should soar in the near future

Here is a great story by eastside outdoor writer Dave Graybill who writes about the new hatchery facility on Shingle Creek near Penticton, British Columbia on the Upper Columbia: Sockeye returns to the upper Columbia River have really taken a turn for the better in recent years.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Kilts trending at Penticton Scottish Festival

Kilts were trending Saturday as an estimated 2,000 people had a wee bit of fun at the first annual Penticton Scottish Festival.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Petition paves way for $500,000 path near Penticton

Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson has a private word Friday with Transportation Minister Todd Stone.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Tasting some fine vines...

I have frequented some wineries in Napa and Sonoma just to get away from the hectic schedule of slaving in the real world.

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Castanet.net

Lightning strikes the Okanagan

According to Kelsey Winter with the Kamloops Fire Centre as many as 50 lightning strikes were reported in the region from Penticton north to Salmon Arm.

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