Penticton Western News

Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue gets 27th call of year on Sept. 27

A group of ATVers had become stranded and one injured southwest of Oliver

  • Sep 28, 2021


Penticton couple assaulted with bear spray while sitting in a car

Police are now looking to identify the suspect in the Sept. 10 incident


Penticton’s Dream Cafe returns in October

The first of 20 shows opens on Oct. 12

  • Sep 28, 2021


Penticton’s Memorial Arena deemed too old to keep, says consultant

Many of Penticton's most iconic facilities are aging out but hold sentimental value

5 years of repairs on the West Bench bridge but no replacement in sight

The bridge over the KVR trail has had to be closed yearly for repairs.

  • Sep 27, 2021

Alcohol suspected in Oliver tractor rollover

Air ambulance took the tractor driver to Kelowna hospital

Bad Tattoo co-owner steps down after backpedal on vax passport

Bad Tattoo will be requiring passports in Penticton from now on

  • Sep 27, 2021

Letter: Rare birds flock to South Okanagan

From Trumpeter swans and pelicans to sandhill cranes, a sighting is always fun

  • Sep 27, 2021

Penticton area youth organize march for better climate policies

More than 50 people of all ages participated and demanded politicians to take forceful action

  • Sep 26, 2021

BC Housing vows to fight for ‘vital’ Penticton shelter in court

The filing is in response to the city's civil claim filed in July

  • Sep 24, 2021

Bad Tattoo Brewing Penticton moves to cafe model to avoid vax passport

The business had previously announced it would not be enforcing vaccine proof

  • Sep 23, 2021

Student vote close to South Okanagan West-Kootenay results

Richard Cannings brought in about 41 per cent of the students and official voters

  • Sep 23, 2021

Cannings ready to get back to work after ‘election we didn’t need’

Climate change, housing, the opioid crisis, Indigenous reconciliation are priorities

  • Sep 22, 2021

Cyclist airlifted to hospital after being hit in Oliver

Witnesses report the cyclist drove into the path of a pickup truck on Highway 97

Oliver man arrested and charged after deer shot in residential area

Police say firearms were seized from a home as well

Penticton Beer Run goes another round

The fun run includes eight local beer tastings, food and fun on Oct. 16

Penticton hotel tax going up next summer

City council approves 1% increase

Probation for committing an indecent act in Summerland

38-year-old man sentenced for the incident that occurred 2 years ago

3rd annual ride in memory of Penticton’s Rex Gill

Police have said Gill's unsolved murder in 2019 was a case of mistaken identity

Bringing together local needs and tourism focus of Penticton’s North Gateway plan

Local stakeholders came together for a week of dedicated design work

  • Sep 21, 2021