Penticton Western News

South Okanagan West Kootenay early voting will be much higher when fully tallied: Elections Canada

The initial data released showed a precipitous decline in early voting for the riding

  • Sep 16, 2021

UPDATE: New wildfire in Penticton person-caused

The fire is now listed at .30 hectares above the Sage Mesa neighbourhood

Weekly COVID-19 cases decline in South Okanagan

New weekly cases dropped from 120 to 104 over the most recent week

  • Sep 16, 2021

American lawyer fined for bringing guns across Osoyoos border

Washington lawyer fined $9,100 in Penticton provincial court

  • Sep 15, 2021

Apex Mountain will not require vaccine proof to ride the lifts

Masks will continue to be required in most parts of the resort

  • Sep 15, 2021

Coroners investigating body found near Penticton River Channel

The body was found near the bridge to Green Mountain Road

  • Sep 15, 2021

Early voting plummets in South Okanagan – West Kootenay riding

Less than half the number of early votes were cast compared to the previous federal election

  • Sep 15, 2021

Motorcycle crash leaves 1 dead in Oliver

Sept. 9 accident kept Willowbrook Road closed for several hours

  • Sep 15, 2021

UPDATE: Penticton clarifies where vaccination proof is required

Proof of vaccination not required at museum, pool or public skating

  • Sep 15, 2021

Fire in Oliver consumes motorhome and car

There was no risk of the fire spreading: Oliver FD

  • Sep 14, 2021

Kruger-Allen won’t spend extra time in jail after 2nd trial of 2021

A joint submission was accepted in exchange for his sentence being concurrent

  • Sep 14, 2021

Penticton officers will respond to abusive patrons who fight vax proof

B.C. Premier tasked police to deal with violent and unruly reactions

  • Sep 14, 2021

Penticton Vees welcome back fans in person starting Sept. 24

Games will be at 50 per cent capacity of the SOEC

  • Sep 14, 2021

Safe to swim again at Osoyoos beach

Town has lifted swim advisory at Legion park beach after two weeks of high E. coli levels

  • Sep 14, 2021

22-year-old murdered in Penticton remembered as kind, generous and loyal

Taig's mother spoke out about her son following his murder earlier this month

  • Sep 13, 2021

3 weeks set aside for Osoyoos husband’s manslaughter trial

Roderick Flavell's wife Tina was found beaten in her Osoyoos home in 2020

  • Sep 13, 2021

Former Oliver school PAC treasurer faces sentencing for theft

The woman misappropriated funds from the school between 2016 and 2018

  • Sep 13, 2021

Mounties identify murder victim found at Penticton high school

Taig Savage, 22, was found unresponsive at the track behind Pen Hi on Sept. 5

  • Sep 13, 2021

Penticton Vape Store target of Sunday night armed robbery

Penticton RCMP are currently investigating the robbery; no one was injured

  • Sep 13, 2021

Community safety should be priority in 2022 budget: Penticton mayor

This follows several high profile crimes and Penticton police having highest caseload in B.C.

  • Sep 12, 2021