Local News

Tappen Sunnybrae named fire department of the year

Firefighters recognized by CSRD for their dilligent training and high call volume

  • Mar 27, 2019

Grassfire in the South Okanagan serves as reminder to be vigilant

Second grassfire this month in Oliver as B.C. prepares for wildfire season to ramp up

Federal public services minister to speak in Kelowna, Tappen

Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility Carla Qualtrough is in Kelowna

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Woman dead from carbon monoxide poisoning
Salmon Arm 5G day of action rally
Salmon Arm 5G day of action rally
Fuel thieves target Chase auto recycler

Cameras being set up to catch illegal dumpers in the South Okanagan

The Penticton Indian Band is getting tough with illegal dumpers following incident Saturday night

City to pay for rebuild of railway crossing in Canoe

Salmon Arm’s lease from CPR means community has no control over schedule, scope or costs

New taxiway plan for Salmon Arm Airport taking off

City must go through alternative approval process to borrow $845,000

Display to shine a light on overdose deaths in Interior Health region

Display will travel to Penticton, Kelowna, Vernon and Kamloops

Parcel tax jump coming to combat city’s poor road rating

Salmon Arm paved road grade drops below 50, transportation parcel tax may increase by $30

Changes to dog ban on foreshore approved

Time of Salmon Arm prohibition will be two weeks later in spring

Small slide reaches highway’s edge east of Canoe

Ministry to monitor site, otherwise no concerns reported in area

RV lifestyle comes to the Okanagan

BC Interior RV Show returns to Penticton for the eighth year

  • Mar 25, 2019

‘Cowardly acts’ towards homeless continue in Osoyoos

RCMP confirm they are investigating two incidents of assault on a homeless person

Turning an Okanagan hospital’s medical waste into art

Safe recycled waste materials are being used by local artists to create art

Salmon Arm’s Shoemaker Hill opens after snowy winter

Spring officially comes to city as city crews open steep hill on Monday, March 25

Warning issued after construction materials burned

Salmon Arm Fire Department emphasizes it is illegal to burn scraps from building sites

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Rainy days ahead

Rain in the forecast until Wednesday

Penticton SAR team helicopters injured climber to safety

A 30-year-old woman suffered a suspected lower-limb fracture in Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park

Protective human chain forms around Victoria mosque for Friday prayer

Islanders stand arm-in-arm to show support in aftermath of New Zealand shootings

Tips to keep your home safe during wildfire season

With wildfire season getting closer, the Penticton Fire Dept. offer tips to keep your home safe

  • Mar 22, 2019

Behind the mask of the South Okanagan furries community

Penticton furries community member said it’s not a sexual thing