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UPDATED: Super League organizers cancel remaining races

UPDATED: Super League organizers cancel remaining races

Smoke still remains too thick for athletes in inaugural North American triathlon

UPDATED: Super League organizers cancel remaining races
Celebrating our Children is the theme of the 2018 Between the Lakes powwow, starting this Friday.                                Western News file photo

South Okanagan powwow celebrates young leaders

Penticton Between the Lakes powwow continuing to grow

Celebrating our Children is the theme of the 2018 Between the Lakes powwow, starting this Friday.                                Western News file photo
Penticton bylaw at the 377 Winnipeg Avenue street on Tuesday afternoon watching over as workers boarded up the windows.                                Kristi Patton/Western News

Update: Altercation involved a butcher knife at 377 Winnipeg residence

Moving truck has tires slashed at Penticton problem property

Penticton bylaw at the 377 Winnipeg Avenue street on Tuesday afternoon watching over as workers boarded up the windows.                                Kristi Patton/Western News
Penticton RCMP trying to locate a missing man

Penticton RCMP trying to locate a missing man

Sheridan Graham was last seen Aug. 11.

Penticton RCMP trying to locate a missing man
RCMP have a man in custody after a series of fires around the Okanagan River Channel Sunday. Photos courtesy Skylar Noe-Vack

RCMP arrest possible arsonist in Penticton

Four suspicious fires Sunday near the Okanagan River Channel

RCMP have a man in custody after a series of fires around the Okanagan River Channel Sunday. Photos courtesy Skylar Noe-Vack
Smoky skies for today in the Okanagan and Shuswap

Smoky skies for today in the Okanagan and Shuswap

Inversion layer trapping wildfire smoke

Smoky skies for today in the Okanagan and Shuswap
RCMP investigating sexual assault on B.C. city employee

RCMP investigating sexual assault on B.C. city employee

City of Penticton employee assaulted while landscaping

RCMP investigating sexual assault on B.C. city employee
George Canyon is performing in Okanagan Lake Park for country night, sponsored by Tim Hortons, on Aug. 11.                                 Lexi Bainas/Black Press

Penticton Peach Festival lineup offers something for everyone

71 years old and still rocking the South Okanagan

George Canyon is performing in Okanagan Lake Park for country night, sponsored by Tim Hortons, on Aug. 11.                                 Lexi Bainas/Black Press
Speaking at Penticton’s B.C. Day festivities, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the federal government’s new funding for research and education about invasive mussels. Steve Kidd/Western News

Feds jump in to fund invasive mussels research in B.C.

Funding to help combat zebra and quagga mussels

Speaking at Penticton’s B.C. Day festivities, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the federal government’s new funding for research and education about invasive mussels. Steve Kidd/Western News
There were selfies a-plenty as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted the crowds at B.C. Day festivities in Penticton’s Gyro Park. Steve Kidd/Western News

Prime Minister Trudeau visits South Okanagan

No politics, just bigger-than-ever B.C. Day party in Penticton

There were selfies a-plenty as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greeted the crowds at B.C. Day festivities in Penticton’s Gyro Park. Steve Kidd/Western News
Merle Kindred shows off one of the examples of colourful embroidery she picked up while on a Cuso International-sponsored posting in Guyana. Steve Kidd/Western News

South Okanagan woman returns from 6 months in Guyana

After five decades of service work, Merle Kindred shows no signs slowing down

Merle Kindred shows off one of the examples of colourful embroidery she picked up while on a Cuso International-sponsored posting in Guyana. Steve Kidd/Western News
A plane flies over smoke billowing from the Mount Eneas fire last week. Photo courtesy of Meghann Fletcher

Progress being made on Okanagan wildfires

Danger not over, fires could flare up again

A plane flies over smoke billowing from the Mount Eneas fire last week. Photo courtesy of Meghann Fletcher
Organizers have cancelled the Bull-a-Rama event planned for July 21 at the Penticton Speedway. Western News file photo

Wildfire concerns cancel Penticton Bull-a-Rama

Fire, smoke and travel all factors in cancelling the event at Penticton Speedway

Organizers have cancelled the Bull-a-Rama event planned for July 21 at the Penticton Speedway. Western News file photo
Neighbouring houses in Penticton go up in flames

Neighbouring houses in Penticton go up in flames

Two Penticton homes engulfed in fire

Neighbouring houses in Penticton go up in flames
Audio recordings of echolocation calls indicate the tiny canyon bat is extending its range into B.C. (Photo by Maura Thoenes, iNaturalist.org)

New bat moving into B.C.

Canyon bat recorded at Skaha Bluffs near Penticton

Audio recordings of echolocation calls indicate the tiny canyon bat is extending its range into B.C. (Photo by Maura Thoenes, iNaturalist.org)
Women rescued from Skaha Lake

Women rescued from Skaha Lake

Women carried out into lake by channel current

Women rescued from Skaha Lake
B.C. woman and dog chased by aggressive deer

B.C. woman and dog chased by aggressive deer

After two scares with protective does, Penticton woman afraid to go out for a walk

B.C. woman and dog chased by aggressive deer
Local Elvis tribute artist Ralph “Relvis” Ramsay gives a keepsake to an adoring fan during a performance at the 2017 Elvis Festival. Western News file photo

Elvis lives again in Penticton

Elvis Festival back this weekend for 17th year

Local Elvis tribute artist Ralph “Relvis” Ramsay gives a keepsake to an adoring fan during a performance at the 2017 Elvis Festival. Western News file photo
As in many areas, there was a strong anti-immigration sentiment in the South Okanagan in the 1920s, reflected in these ads from the era. Courtesy Penticton Museum.

Penticton Art Gallery explores racism

International call for artists to contribute

As in many areas, there was a strong anti-immigration sentiment in the South Okanagan in the 1920s, reflected in these ads from the era. Courtesy Penticton Museum.
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