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21 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

SPCA fundraiser set for City Park

The BC SPCA invites the public to join London Drugs and Quality Greens in their efforts to help raise money for this year's Scotiabank and BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk to Fight Animal Cruelty fundraiser.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Fire on Westside Road quickly knocked down

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.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Canada

Castanet.net

Marina Way Lookout opens

Council members and some city staff celebrated the opening of Penticton's newest park area on the Okanagan Lake waterfront on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Penticton Western

Endless summer? Teachers back on picket lines and parents left hanging

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Kids, Family

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Dad's association with Hells Angels stalls trial

Arguments about a father's association with the Hells Angels temporarily halted a trial into the alleged sexual abuse of his son.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Penticton Western

Penticton liquor store robber foiled by customers

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.

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Related Topix: Canada

The Penticton Western

Minister calls Penticton high priority on visit

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.

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

Lake Cowichan Gazette

LETTERS: Look beyond the numbers in teacher dispute

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Opinion

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Making a difference: Egglestone leaves his mark as a volunteer

Volunteering is something Penticton resident Peter Egglestone has become known for.

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Related Topix: Canada, Personal Finance, Retirement

Castanet.net

Neighbours make a difference

For those of you who follow my reports frequently you may recall a previous incident I reported on that involved a dance instructor located in the Merritt area who was in Canada working under the temporary foreign worker program.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Agriculture, Science,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Castanet.net

Elvis tribute wraps up music series

Up to this point last year, nearly 5,800 people had attended the events. Total attendance in 2013 was 6,355.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Thinker

The World Isn't Running Out of Water

Apparently a quote from environmental activist Maude Barlow of the Council of Canadians has made it into the new Mad Max movie.

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Castanet.net

Sex assault trial continues

An alleged sexual assault victim described Tuesday in a Penticton courtroom that he experienced unexpected things during a relationship with an older man.

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The Penticton Western

Penticton teachers back on picket lines

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Education Etc.

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cruising for a cause

Above, Centre for Child Development's Shelby McLean and Judy Krawchuk see off Graham Wardle and Don McLeod at the start of the six-day Cruise with a Cause on Monday .

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Related Topix: Heartland, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Graham Wardle,

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Castanet.net

Noisy party nets big bust

Shortly before 11:30 p.m., Penticton RCMP received a report of a noisy party at the Highland Motel located at 1140 Burnaby Avenue.

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Related Topix: Canada

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Oliver bomb-maker gets 30 days in jail

An explosion that rattled an Oliver neighbourhood last summer was intended to scare a man who "felt up" the bomb-maker's brother's girlfriend, a B.C. Supreme Court judge heard Monday in Penticton.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Canada

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Inside Triathlon

Symonds, Lester Defend Challenge Penticton Titles

"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.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Castanet.net

Champions defend their titles

"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.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Wondering where the wine is at Kelowna's farmers' market?

The Kelowna Crafters' and Farmers' Market is arguably the most popular Saturday morning attraction in the city, but there's one thing that might could make it even more appealing.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Canada,

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