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West Kelowna Fire responded to a vehicle fire on Westside Road near the intersection of Nancee Way on Tuesday afternoon at 3:35 p.m. A boat trailer had a mechanical issue causing a wheel to fall off.
Council members and some city staff celebrated the opening of Penticton's newest park area on the Okanagan Lake waterfront on Thursday.
Olivia Shrank, 7, beats the heat with a slide through a spray of water and bubbles during one of the Penticton Parks and Recreation summer day camps for kids at the community centre grounds Wednesday.
It's only 29 seconds long, but a video of a young man smashing a glass bottle and allegedly using it to threaten a clerk at a Penticton liquor store is as dramatic as they come.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper chose to head to the Arctic for his summer tour, but Pierre Poilievre, minister for Democratic Reform chose the much warmer climes of the Okanagan.
With Sept. 2 just around the corner, the bargaining impasse between the provincial government and the BC Teachers' Federation hinges on numbers - numbers about wages, benefits and class size.
Volunteering is something Penticton resident Peter Egglestone has become known for.
Apparently a quote from environmental activist Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians has made it into the new Mad Max movie.
An alleged sexual assault victim described Tuesday in a Penticton courtroom that he experienced unexpected things during a relationship with an older man.
Despite picket lines going up again at local schools this week, administrators are confident they'll be ready for students whenever the teachers' dispute is settled.
Shortly before 11:30 p.m., Penticton RCMP received a report of a noisy party at the Highland Motel located at 1140 Burnaby Avenue.
"Repeat" was the word of the day at the 2014 Valley First Challenge Penticton Canada after Penticton's hometown champion Jeff Symonds and Carrie Lester successfully defended their titles from last year.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 02:37 am
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