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Penticton RCMP is asking the rightful owner of an undisclosed amount of US currency to claim their money. (Western file photo)

Penticton RCMP looking for rightful owner of undisclosed amount of cash

Someone donated a laptop bag with U.S currency inside to downtown thrift store

Penticton RCMP is asking the rightful owner of an undisclosed amount of US currency to claim their money. (Western file photo)
Kelowna Rockets rookie forward Andrew Cristall, right, was named as an alternate captain for Team Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge. (Kelowna Rockets photo)

Kelowna Rockets rookie Andrew Cristall ‘honoured’ to represent Team Canada

Forward was named as an alternate captain for Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge

Kelowna Rockets rookie forward Andrew Cristall, right, was named as an alternate captain for Team Canada White at the 2021 Capital City Challenge. (Kelowna Rockets photo)
Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)

‘Shocked by the level destruction’: Rescuers in Princeton recap the week it was

Emergency response is now over, time for recovery effort: SAR manager

Rescue teams from across the province arrived in Princeton on Nov. 15 to provide assistance (Photo courtesy of Penticton and District Search and Rescue’s Facebook Page)
Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)

295 millimetres of rain: Abbotsford, Hope set precipitation records

In a span of two days, Hope saw just as much rain as Penticton would in one year

Abbotsford flood damage: Nov. 16, 2021 (Photos by Sophie Middleton)
Kelowna-based KF Aerospace and Okanagan College will be hosting a virtual information session on Nov. 17. (Submitted)

KF Aerospace and Okanagan College team up to host information session

Prospective career seekers interested in aerospace can register for free

Kelowna-based KF Aerospace and Okanagan College will be hosting a virtual information session on Nov. 17. (Submitted)
View above Merritt of flooding. (Facebook)

Merritt residents fleeing floods evacuate to Kelowna

Interior Health has closed the Nicola Valley Hospital

View above Merritt of flooding. (Facebook)
The suspect is described as a caucasian male with short dark hair and dark stubble. (Photo courtesy of the Penticton RCMP)

Penticton RCMP search for suspect in Okanagan Falls convenience store robbery

The suspect allegedly threatened staff and demanded money

The suspect is described as a caucasian male with short dark hair and dark stubble. (Photo courtesy of the Penticton RCMP)
Ridders round the first corner in a previous Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan event which goes again Sunday.
Western News file photo

Cyclers rejoice: New gravel cycling race coming to the Okanagan in 2022

The Okanagan Graveller will take place on June 18-19

Ridders round the first corner in a previous Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan event which goes again Sunday.
Western News file photo
Canada Post continues its tradition of releasing new holiday-themed stamps in 2021. (Photo by Canada Post)

‘Tis the Season: Canada Post unveils latest holiday-themed stamps

The holiday stamps feature three recognizable characters — Santa, a reindeer and an elf

Canada Post continues its tradition of releasing new holiday-themed stamps in 2021. (Photo by Canada Post)
FILE – A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy

Thompson-Okanagan’s unemployment rate shrinks nearly in half from 2020

The region’s workforce has decreased by 1.5 percent since September 2019

FILE – A help wanted sign is displayed at car wash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Michael Conroy