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  1. Music series helps Penticton youth centre projectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    According to a 2016 report by Interior Health there was a 75 per cent increase in mental health and/or substance use cases for children and youth in Penticton between 2014 and 2015. As planning continues, community organizations are starting the first steps towards raising funds for a youth centre to tackle these problems.

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  2. Keep calm and chime on: Handbell ringers gather for a-pealing symposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... common with synchronized swimming teams as they perform. "There's a bell for almost every note on a piano," said Penticton's Ellen Ramsay, a coordinator at the symposium and president of the B.C. Guild of English Handbell Ringers. There are almost ...

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  3. Jock Scraps: BC Summer Games + Chilliwack FC in BCsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... BC Summer Games this year. Three Chilliwack FC soccer teams medalled in the 2016 Provincial Finals early July in Penticton and North Vancouver. The U13 girls won 5-0 over Kelowna United's A team to take gold in their division. Just missing the title ...

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  4. Olympic lifter sets sights on setting recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... who when not training out of Greavette's Viking Weightlifting Club in Winfield, trains at a private facility in Penticton. "If I'm struggling with something, he will know how to deload my weights the next day, rather than loading me heavier. He's ...

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  5. Baseball association sends three teams to provincialsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... to try and reach the medal round." The Thunder mosquito under-11 team won twice and tied a game in zones hosted in Penticton. The Thunder routed Kamloops 16-3 as well as Kelowna 12-2 then earned a 5-5 draw against West Kelowna. Thunder coach Rob ...

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  6. Swimmer reaches Penticton with unofficial Guiness recordRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... final 13 hours interrupted his rhythm. With 14 miles remaining, he estimated it would take eight hours to reach Penticton. It ended up taking 14 hours. "We had some pretty strong winds too," he said. "The crosswinds and the tail wind. It was ...

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  7. Council pushed back a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    People in Penticton wanting to attend next week's council meeting are advised the meeting will be held a day late. Although council is looking at moving its bi-weekly meeting to Tuesdays, the change has not yet been implemented, and next week's rescheduling is simply due to B.C. Day on Aug. 1. Meeting agendas are typically posted on Thursdays, but due to the change in schedule for next week, the agenda will not be posted until Friday.

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  8. Penticton set to host Aboriginal softball campRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Aboriginal Sport, Recreation and Physical Activity Partners Council of B.C. has announced a provincial softball camp. The camp in four locations, including Penticton, is for male and female Aboriginal players born between 1998-2003 to participate.

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  9. Rotary car show in memory of RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... man who was driving force behind Rotary's involvement in the show in the first place. An avid car buff himself, Penticton dentist Dr. Eric Ruby, 64, died in March after being struck by a car while cycling in Mexico and organizers felt it would be ...

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  10. 2016 Young Stars Classic single game tickets on sale Wednesday, Aug. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Osoyoos Times

    The City of Penticton announced today that single game tickets, double header tickets and packages for the 2016 Young Stars Classic go on sale Wednesday, August 3rd at 10am. The 2016 Young Stars Classic, presented by Toyota, takes place from Friday, September 16th to Monday, September 19th at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC.

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  11. Kelowna's most wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... sell items or tickets, working on special events and providing person power or expertise. Websites: Kelowna Vernon Penticton The views expressed are strictly those of the author and not necessarily those of Castanet. Castanet does not warrant the ...

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  12. MP Cannings to host town hall on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    ... those would be achievable." Cannings' climate change town hall meeting takes place Aug. 15 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Penticton library auditorium. Another town hall, on electoral reform, is planned for September. We encourage an open exchange of ideas ...

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  13. PIB project revving upRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    The South Okanagan's first Nissan auto dealership will open at the Penticton Indian Band's Satikw Crossing development, according to Chief Jonathan Kruger and John Kot, owner of Nissan Penticton. "I'm very honoured and excited to work with the Penticton Indian Band and bring this fast-moving automotive franchise to the Penticton community," said Kot, who confirms lease negotiations are being finalized for the lease of a two-acre site.

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  14. Triathlete strokes to marathon, 105-km, lengthwise swim of Okanagan LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... early Monday in Vernon and completed the feat Tuesday night when he arrived to a crowd gathered at the beach in Penticton. The non-stop swim was more a mental battle than a physical endurance, he said. Ellenstein said he's been training over the ...

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  15. Tenant at Satikw CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    The South Okanagan's first Nissan auto dealership will open at the Penticton Indian Band's Satikw Crossing development, according to Chief Jonathan Kruger and John Kot, owner of Nissan Penticton. "I'm very honoured and excited to work with the Penticton Indian Band and bring this fast-moving automotive franchise to the Penticton community," said Kot, who confirms lease negotiations are being finalized for the lease of a two-acre site.

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  16. Okanagan forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... evening. We will have the rest of your weather details coming up at 5, 6:30 and 11pm - hope you can join us! A Penticton widow is sharing her story hoping it will warn drivers not to text behind the wheel. Tonight at 5. glbn.ca/uWx7Ej 1. Follow us ...

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  17. Paper Postcards, July 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Burnaby Now

    ... Soccer Club U17 Impact competed at the 2016 BC Soccer Girls B Cup Provincial Championships from July 6 to 10 in Penticton and came home with silver medals. As the team had a late invitation to participate, the Impact trained vigorously for only one ...

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  18. MARKIN: Patio season sipping in the South OkanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    I was recently inspired by a couple of patios: first, to see Kim Mitchell at Cedar Creek Estate Winery , he of Patio Lanterns fame, and then to see Jim Cuddy and Barney Bentall at Lake Breeze Vineyards to celebrate the winery's 20th anniversary. So, in honour of those classic Canadian rockers, and the impending performance of Chilliwack at the Penticton Peach Festival , here are my suggestions for libations, paired with a classic cancon tune.

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  19. Kids gearing up for Okanagan Dream RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | GlobalNews

    ... the families of the kids." The drivers will marshal their cars in downtown Kelowna at the sails before leaving for Penticton at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 7. All money raised will go to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COPA) to help build ...

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  20. Penticton woman driving home the message about texting and drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... their white suits and they mark everything, they even marked where one of his shoes was." Teenage sweethearts, the Penticton couple had been married for 44 years and were vacationing in MazatlA n, a place and whose people they loved. At the time of ...

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