Jordyn Thomson

Nitty Gritty performance an homage to classic country

The classic country band did their music justice at the SOEC

Penticton chef competes in Canada’s Great Kitchen Party

Penticton chef Paul Cecconi was invited to participate in the Victoria event on Oct. 25

Order from Starbucks’ seasonal menu, get a free reusable cup

This one-day only promotion is an attempt to reduce environmental impact

UBCO and Okanagan College to collaborate for green building initiatives

The two institutions want to make the region a hub for innovation in sustainable construction

Going legal: Meet Red Beard, your bong maker

Patrick Vrolyk is an Okanagan-based glassblower who specializes in handmade pipes and bongs

Great British Columbia ShakeOut earthquake drill reminder

Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in the Great ShakeOut

Don’t be dazed and confused about legalization

Sitting down with an Okanagan lawyer to clear the haze of marijuana rules

Fire destroys South Okanagan home

Crews responded to the blaze at about 10 p.m. on Oct. 11

Osoyoos considers building urgent primary care centre

Feasibilty study determined best option would be to demolish, upgrade Sagebrush Lodge

Open letter from Gateway Casinos takes aim at ‘unreasonable’ demands from union

The letter claims they are offering striking workers more than living wage, union stalling process

Campers causing a mess along Okanagan River Channel

Homeless people frequently camp along the pathway next to the channel in Penticton

Luxury Airbnb faces regional district scorn

An Okangan property owner is accused of performing renovations, renting the chalet without proper permits

Over 60 cats and kittens surrendered to the South Okanagan-Similkameen SPCA

The surrender is part of an ongoing animal cruelty investigation with BC SPCA Special Constable

20 mussel-fouled watercraft prevented from entering B.C. this summer

79 tickets, 44 warnings issued to those who failed to stop at inspection stations

Teams prepare for one of B.C.’s largest dragon boat competitions

The festival takes place in Penticton on Sept. 8 and 9

Myths and facts about fighting B.C. wildfires

In the era of TV, movies and social media, firefighting sees many portrayals

South Okanagan family still reeling from son’s overdose death

Lezard and Ward are still reeling after their son, Aaron, overdosed from fentanyl

Evacuation order issued for Cathedral Lakes Lodge

The order was issued at noon as a result of the ongoing Cool Creek wildfire

Okanagan Comedy Festival continues to grow

eat, laugh, and be merry at any one of the eight venues in Penticton, Kelowna and Vernon