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Fake prescription and string of offences leads to house arrest
An attempt to fraudulently obtain prescription medication was among the string of 15 criminal offences for which a Penticton woman.
RDOS employees getting nine per cent raise
New five-year deal with 61 unionized employees goes into effect Jan. 1 and will cost taxpayers an extra $71,000 in wages in first year alone
Election 2014: West Bench candidates spar over fences
Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen: Feral horses and relationship with Penticton among themes at all-candidates meeting
Crown won’t charge Penticton officer accused of hurting senior
Evidence does not support substantial likelihood of conviction, according to B.C. Criminal Justice Branch
Victim identified from Farleigh lake fatality
Investigators are still trying to determine the events leading to the death of a local man whose vehicle plunged into a lake near Penticton.
Better training, checks of jail guards urged after Penticton inquest
Jury urges also urges establishment of alcohol detox centre in South Okanagan to prevent death similar to 2012 tragedy here in RCMP cells
ELECTION 2014: Penticton mayoral candidates talk about vision for the city
City of Penticton’s three mayoral candidates asked about future and preservation of the past.
Penticton inquest hears Mountie reported dead man was alive and snoring
Watch commander says he now believes the sound was echoing from a neighbouring cell, since the prisoner he was checking on was long dead
ELECTION 2014: Okanagan Falls governance debated
Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen Area F candidates debate Okanagan Falls governance at forum.
ELECTION 2014: West Bench candidates forum on Thursday at elementary school
All-candidates’ meeting has been set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at West Bench Elementary School.
No jail for man arrested at gunpoint after impaired driving complaint
Injuries suffered at the hands of an RCMP officer during his arrest near Oliver may have helped keep a man out of jail.
Summerland bus service rolling along nicely
Summerland’s new bus service to Penticton is far exceeding expectations after its first year.
Sign-gate controversy still swirling around Osoyoos mayor
Osoyoos Mayor Stu Wells confirmed the controversy about his role in the theft of a sign played into his decision not to run in the election
ELECTION 2014: Osoyoos mayor admits sign incident factored into decision to retire
Stu Wells has confirmed apology letter part of "diversion process" after police informed about his involvement with theft of protest sign
Eight break-ins reported in Penticton last weekend
Six of the break-ins between Friday and Monday targeted laundry rooms or storage areas at local apartment buildings.
High demand for Oliver jail-jobs seminars
Extra seminars may be added to accommodate higher-than-expected demand from people interested in working at Okanagan correctional centre.
Penticton-area MPs recall chaos of Parliament shootout
Dan Albas and Alex Atamanenko were meters away shootout captured on video by a journalist and broadcast repeatedly on news networks
Police vehicle rammed after chase in Penticton
Truck involved allegedly stolen minutes earlier from home on Wade Avenue
Bobbitt hearing back on hold
After judge commented on slow place of dangerous offender hearing, it was adjourned for another three weeks
Penticton-area teachers get partial pay for extra day
After claiming they were shorted a day’s pay in September, local teachers have persuaded the Okanagan Skaha School District to settle up