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Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Pieces fitting together for Thomson

With a little bit of luck and a whole bunch of talent, Cat Thomson is about to explode onto the music scene.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Louisiana State University, Canada, North America, World News

Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Group looking to change the world - one baby bottom at a time

Owner Jennifer Morison of Big Blue Frog and one of the organizers of Saturday's Great Cloth Diaper Change checks the status of Mason Atkinson's fabric wrap while mom Alyssa Milanovic of Kiddie Hall Childcare watches.

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Related Topix: Canada

Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Students offer dining for water

April 30, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., students from the Global Awareness group at Penticton Secondary School are hosting an evening of international dining featuring ethnic food from local restaurants to raise funds towards the cost of building a well for a village in Ethiopia.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tuesday | The Penticton Western

Recess in jeopardy in Penticton-area schools

School officials may cancel recess and restrict pick-up and drop-off times for students in response to the first phase of teachers' job action.

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Related Topix: Canada

Tuesday | Castanet.net

Claim for loss of vehicle value

Some people purchase brand new vehicles, even though they depreciate thousands of dollars as they are driven off the lot.

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Related Topix: Canada

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Penticton Western

Local students invited to apply to set sail on Arctic research ship

After tragedy scuttled the opportunity last fall, a local student will again be given the chance to spend part of September aboard an Arctic icebreaker.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Canada

The Daily Courier

Young giving record stores a spin as vinyl enjoys revival

The Grooveyard owner LeAnne Jakubeit, left, and assistant store manager Jasmine Lamont pull out new vinyl albums and 45s for Record Store Day.

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Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Canada,

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Castanet.net

Hearing set for Bobbitt

The dangerous offender hearing for David Bobbitt is slated to start June 9 in Penticton and last for four weeks.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Penticton helicopter age touches down for retirement

Jan Rustad with Tim Simmons in the cockpit of one of the HNZ Topflight helicopters at the Penticton base.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Castanet.net

Get a massage at the beach

After meeting with success in Kelowna, Tim Hamel, hopes to offer massage at the Peach at Okanagan Lake and at Skaha Lake Beach.

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Related Topix: Canada

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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.

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

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

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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Related Topix: Canada,

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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Related Topix: Canada

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