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  1. Focus on forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... will take participants on a trip past local lakes, through grasslands, and a variety of forest types to the Upper Penticton Creek experimental watersheds. Along the way, they will witness the effects of fire, insects, logging, and other disturbances ...

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  2. Ontario couple rescued after 6 days lost in B.C. wilderness wish they could hug searchersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... successfully in about 8.5 hours. Things happened very quickly for us at that point. As we made our way to the Penticton Hospital, we talked with medical personnel, search personnel, helicopter pilots, realizing the magnitude of the whole search ...

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  3. Letter: Wandering dog humanly caught and treatedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I run Woofer Rescue and Rehome Okanagan and recently there was a dog posted on Petsearchers Canada that had been seen several times on the hills outside Penticton where it would run across the highway towards the lake. We were called after no attempts by anyone else in the area to try and help this dog.

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  4. Light classics for a summer eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... from Telemann, Bartok and Schmeltzer. 'Strings the Thing' is an annual string camp at the Shatford Centre in Penticton with close to 25 students from the Okanagan, the Fraser Valley and Washington. The camp focuses on chamber music, an orchestra ...

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  5. Vees Harbinson working as guest coach at Maple Leafs development campRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Penticton Vees coach-general manager Fred Harbinson is working as a guest coach at the Toronto Maple Leafs Development Camp July 7 to 12. The camp will be held in Toronto and Collingwood and includes 57 players including the Leafs entire 2015 draft class. Leafs director of player development, Scott Pellerin, will oversee the camp.

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  6. Okanagan College Foundation board welcomes new directors, thanks retiring directorsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... more than $9 million in scholarships and bursaries to students at Okanagan College's campuses in Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm, and Vernon. In total, the Foundation has raised more than $23 million, including student awards, capital projects, ...

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  7. Lessons from core reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... ways to deliver services more efficiently and leave businesses they don't belong in. The modern wave started with Penticton, and more than a dozen B.C. cities have done core reviews since. Nanaimo is the latest council to jump in, and as it prepares ...

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  8. Core-review success not so clear-cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Prince George Citizen

    ... core services reviews to be led by outside consultants from the big consulting firms. Let's begin by looking at Penticton. In 2010 the city was looking at a 7.8-per-cent tax increase because it had nearly doubled its debt to build the South Okanagan ...

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  9. Get a good view of art in the Valley when OK Be St. opens at HeadbonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Visitors and locals alike will be able to get an overview of what kind of artwork is being produced in the Okanagan when OK Be St. opens at Headbones Gallery Friday, July 10. OK Be St. is a group show with recent and significant works by a number of well known artists working throughout the Okanagan and Shuswap regions, from Penticton to Salmon Arm. Many of these artists were featured in the book, Okanagan Artists in their Studios by Patricia Ainslie .

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  10. Fire ban in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Castanet.net

    Due to the current condition of high fire danger rating in the area, the city of Penticton has implemented a temporary fire ban. As of Friday, July 3 and until further notice, all open burning including campfires and fireworks will be prohibited in the city.

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  11. Penticton and RDOS issue temporary fire banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Penticton Western

    Due to the current condition of high fire danger rating in the area, the City of Penticton is implementing a temporary fire ban. Due to the current condition of high fire danger rating in the area, the City of Penticton is implementing a temporary fire ban.

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  12. Cadet camp fires back upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Castanet.net

    ... dets also participate in civic projects and will take part in the Okanagan Military Tattoo and march in parades in Penticton and Oliver.

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  13. Cannan: Science funding front & centre for OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Kelowna Capital News

    ... as well as from the Sncewips Heritage Museum in Westbank and the SS Sicamous Paddle Wheeler and Heritage Park in Penticton. Gus Van Harten has once again been given the opportunity in our local media to share his views on Canada's trade efforts and ...

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  14. Healthy McBeth readies for GranFondoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Surrey Leader

    ... his plan to spread awareness, McBeth, his wife, Wright and Wright's wife plan on competing as a relay team at the Penticton Challenge in late August. They will set up a tent and banners and try to registere more people for organ donation. We ...

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  15. Abolish the Senate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Castanet.net

    ... Parliament. As the House is now adjourned I encourage citizens to contact me via email at Dan Albas has been a Penticton resident since 1981. After attending Okanagan University College, Dan choose to move into small business where his company Kick ...

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  16. Vernon golfers hot on Maple Leaf TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... tied for second with eight-year-old Ryan Vest of Vernon, who shot 83-78-161. MJT veteran Haley Hewer, 18, of Penticton, ruled the Girls category at 74-74-148 for a 3-stroke victory. The team of Morgan Benko, Noah Kerins and Justin Gaukel from ...

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  17. Agriculture draws interest from internationalaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Western Producer

    ... citing the business and market data collected to support those enterprises. As a result, a wood manufacturer in Penticton found markets in Australia, while a new manufacturing plant opened in Oliver and created 30 jobs. The farmer can log on and ...

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  18. Liberal heavyweight stops in Penticton to give supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Penticton Western

    As three political newcomers scrap over the emerging federal riding of South Okanagan-Similkameen, the Liberal Party sent in a heavyweight to try and lay claim. Former Finance Minister of Canada Ralph Goodale, who's held down a Liberal seat in Saskatchewan since 1993, took part in an open public forum at the Penticton Lakeside Resort on June 27. It was a party event and he was joined by Connie Denesiuk - the Liberal candidate in the new riding.

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  19. From the sidelines: Hooking my way around Three Blind MiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Thankfully when playing disc golf it's not important to keep your head down while maintaining proper form. I tried the sport for the first time last Saturday as I joined a few members of the Penticton Disc Golf Club for a round of action at the Three Blind Mice course.

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  20. Auction prices climbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Paul Crawford is a bit sad they didn't find a home for all the works in the Penticton Art Gallery's auction, but thinks 95 per cent is a pretty good achievement. "I am pretty happy with that," said the gallery curator.

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