Penticton today: Restaurant Week begins, new video segment and more

News from here, there and everywhere to get your Friday started.

Happy Friday, Penticton.

It will be mainly cloudy today and moving into this evening. The high is 8 C and a low of 3 C.

The first-ever Restaurant Week starts in Penticton today. It ushers in a celebration of the art of food, with funds going to good causes. Read more: Fresh eats hit streets with Restaurant Week

Speaking of unique eats, a local couple is asking the public for assistance to get their classic barbecue place off the ground. Read more: Barbecue joint looking for a kickstart

Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit said explosive growth in the construction and trades has provided a fair number of employment opportunities to a wide array of skill sets. Read more: Construction brings help wanted signs

The Penticton Vees have a big weekend in their home barn as they play host for three games in a row starting tonight. Check our website later today for the pre-game video to get you up to speed on all things Vees.

Have you watched reporter Dale Boyd’s new video segment Meet The Band? He sat down with local artist Maiya Robbie earlier this week. Read more: The Screen Doors

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