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16 hrs ago | The Penticton Western
A plan to create a conservation fund through a levy on the region's property owners has now gained preliminary approval from two local governments.
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20 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette
Staring at the gleaming, silver B-25 Mitchell bomber on the tarmac at Penticton Regional Airport Monday, tears welled up in Hank Siemen's eyes as memories came flooding back.
Five local businesses received visits Friday from B.C.'s job minister, who thanked them for helping build the next generation of tradespeople.
As of Friday morning, the fire on Campbell Mountain was fully contained according to Penticton Deputy Fire Chief Dave Spalding.
Jim Cressman is becoming an entertainment mogul in Canada, netting a number of Canadian Country Music Association nominations this week.
Firefighters in Canada's west province of British Columbia were still busy on Wednesday putting out the wildfire which was fanned by hot and dry winds across the province, although no casualty has been reported.
With forest fires raging in Alberta, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories - as well as in the United States - Air Spray Ltd. has been moving its aircraft like chess pieces in an effort to defeat the flames.
Representing the North Island Festival of the Performing Arts, students Matthew Krell, Carter Johnson and Towa Stewart, all placed at the B.C. Provincials recently held in Penticton.
Clothing optional sunbathing is no longer allowed at Three Mile Beach near Penticton, B.C. The owner of a beachfront property near Penticton, B.C., says nude sunbathers who have been using his land for decades, are now ruining his attempts to sell it.
The white-suited, chest hair-baring, blue contact-wearing men posing with fans outside the showroom of the former Las Vegas Hilton don't want to be called Elvis impersonators.
People in Metro Vancouver love to cycle, but not all communities have easy access to bike routes, such as the one on False Creek.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:34 pm
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