Kristi Patton

The old Ogopogo Motel on Riverside is up for sale again with a $6-million price tag that includes a plan to redevelop the property. (Google Maps image)

Another motel and RV park up for sale in the South Okanagan

Forward-thinking motel property owners have created a potential redevelopment plan to accompany…

The old Ogopogo Motel on Riverside is up for sale again with a $6-million price tag that includes a plan to redevelop the property. (Google Maps image)
John Brittain is escorted from the RCMP detachment in Penticton, B.C., on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in this image made from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amy Smart

Still months of investigation left into South Okanagan murders

Penticton came to a standstill on April 15, when John Brittain allegedly shot and killed four people

John Brittain is escorted from the RCMP detachment in Penticton, B.C., on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in this image made from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amy Smart
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Holi: Festival of Colours celebrated in the South Okanagan

Kismet Estate Winery, in Oliver, celebrated Holi with their guests last weekend

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Thomas Brayden Kruger-Allen charged with two counts of assault, an aggravated assault charge and a sexual assault charge related to the incidents that took place at a beach fire on Okanagan Lake on May 3. (Facebook photo)

Man accused of assault at South Okanagan beach gets bail

Thomas Brayden Kruger-Allen was granted bail at the Penticton provincial courthouse on Monday

Thomas Brayden Kruger-Allen charged with two counts of assault, an aggravated assault charge and a sexual assault charge related to the incidents that took place at a beach fire on Okanagan Lake on May 3. (Facebook photo)
Jehovah Witness convention brings thousands of visitors to South Okanagan

Jehovah Witness convention brings thousands of visitors to South Okanagan

Convention anticipates 3,500 visitors to Penticton

Jehovah Witness convention brings thousands of visitors to South Okanagan
Update: Alleged South Okanagan car-jacker threatened driver with bear spray

Update: Alleged South Okanagan car-jacker threatened driver with bear spray

Elementary school was put under a hold and secure by RCMP

Update: Alleged South Okanagan car-jacker threatened driver with bear spray
A small wildfire has been reported to BC Wildfire, west of Penticton. (BC Wildfire map)

UPDATE: BC Wildfire crew spotted small wildfire in the South Okanagan

BC Wildfire has listed a new blaze, west of Penticton

A small wildfire has been reported to BC Wildfire, west of Penticton. (BC Wildfire map)
Video surveillance in a Penticton pizza shop caught the suspect in a robbery that took place on June 14. (Submitted)

Knife-wielding man robs South Okanagan pizza shop

RCMP are looking for the suspect who was wearing a ski mask

Video surveillance in a Penticton pizza shop caught the suspect in a robbery that took place on June 14. (Submitted)
The trio of Rascal Flatts have extended their tour and will be at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Oct. 30. (Photo courtesy of RascalFlatts.com)

Rascal Flatts extend summer tour to the South Okanagan

Rascal Flatts create a Forever Summer Playlist tour extending it into the fall

The trio of Rascal Flatts have extended their tour and will be at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton on Oct. 30. (Photo courtesy of RascalFlatts.com)
A co-ordinated effort by RCMP on Monday resulted in the arrest of two Kelowna men on Highway 3. The men were suspected of driving in a stolen vehicle and made attempts to evade police before two spike belts deflated the tires of the truck. (RCMP supplied photo)

RCMP spike belts help nab alleged Okanagan car thieves

RCMP arrested two Kelowna men who attempted to evade two spike belts

A co-ordinated effort by RCMP on Monday resulted in the arrest of two Kelowna men on Highway 3. The men were suspected of driving in a stolen vehicle and made attempts to evade police before two spike belts deflated the tires of the truck. (RCMP supplied photo)
The Penticton’s courthouse where a Abbotsford man was sentenced on a number of charges, including dangerous driving in Vernon and Keremeos. (Black Press file photo)

Dangerous driving in Keremeos and Vernon nets jail time

Gary Patrick Richard will serve 73 days in jail for dangerous driving and other offences

The Penticton’s courthouse where a Abbotsford man was sentenced on a number of charges, including dangerous driving in Vernon and Keremeos. (Black Press file photo)
Penticton Fire Department responding to an early moring fire at Greenwood Forest Products on June 17. (Photo courtesy of Skylar Noe-Vack)

Update: South Okanagan fire in mop up mode at Greenwood Forest Products

An employee said as he was coming in for his shift at around 4:39 a.m. he heard a loud explosion

Penticton Fire Department responding to an early moring fire at Greenwood Forest Products on June 17. (Photo courtesy of Skylar Noe-Vack)
Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action

Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action

Workers have been bargaining with the City of Penticton for over seven months.

Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action
South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’

South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’

Nine-month-old baby was bitten by their dog is recovering well

South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’
A screen capture from a dash cam during a Penticton RCMP chase on the Penticton Indian Band.

South Okanagan RCMP chase caught on dash cam

RCMP chase in the Penticton Indian Band community caught on camera

A screen capture from a dash cam during a Penticton RCMP chase on the Penticton Indian Band.
A GoFundMe page has been established for a Penticton family whose baby was allegedly attacked by a dog, requiring the baby to have five hours of surgery. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)

Okanagan baby undergoes five hour surgery after dog attack

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist the family

A GoFundMe page has been established for a Penticton family whose baby was allegedly attacked by a dog, requiring the baby to have five hours of surgery. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)
Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell are coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Dec. 7. (Photo courtesy of Boney M. on Facebook)

Boney M. will bring classic hits to the South Okanagan

Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell and Morgan James coming to Penticton

Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell are coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Dec. 7. (Photo courtesy of Boney M. on Facebook)
Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead

Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead

Witnesses said they heard a crash and debris in the water

Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead
Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted by South Okanagan RCMP on several warrants. (RCMP supplied photo)

South Okanagan man wanted by RCMP

Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted on outstanding warrants

Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted by South Okanagan RCMP on several warrants. (RCMP supplied photo)
View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)

Two people dead after South Okanagan boating collision

RCMP confirmed two men have died in a boating collision on June 9

View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)