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These are pictures of two different areas where horse fencing was cut near the old game farm on PIB land. (PIB photo)

Penticton Indian Band say horse fencing has been deliberately cut

First Nations RCMP investigating after several different areas on PIB land had fencing cut

These are pictures of two different areas where horse fencing was cut near the old game farm on PIB land. (PIB photo)
Both boys and girls teams will compete in the upcoming Canadian Sport School Hockey League Championships in Penticton. (Mark Brett - Western News file photo)

CSSHL Western Championships return to Penticton

The large hockey divisional championships take place March 8 to 20

Both boys and girls teams will compete in the upcoming Canadian Sport School Hockey League Championships in Penticton. (Mark Brett - Western News file photo)
A man is suing the Penticton 7-Eleven after he alleged a ceiling tile fell on him. (Google Maps)

Man sues Penticton 7-Eleven

Claim filed says the man suffered injuries when a ceiling tile fell on him

A man is suing the Penticton 7-Eleven after he alleged a ceiling tile fell on him. (Google Maps)
Safety improvements are being implemented after a student was struck while trying to cross to school at Uplands Elementary. (Google Maps)

Safety improvements coming to Penticton school after student hit by vehicle

Short and long term improvements coming to Uplands Elementary

Safety improvements are being implemented after a student was struck while trying to cross to school at Uplands Elementary. (Google Maps)
Penticton law courts (file photo)

Man deemed to be ‘huge problem’ in South Okanagan granted bail

The 30-year-old was arrested on several warrants at an Osoyoos motel Jan. 16

Penticton law courts (file photo)
Village of Keremeos offices. (Brennan Phillips Review file photo)

Police incident closes Village of Keremeos office

Police incident resulted in numerous staff members being unable to come to work

Village of Keremeos offices. (Brennan Phillips Review file photo)
This adorable cat was reunited with her family after being missing from a house fire in Penticton on Thursday, Jan. 20. (Penticton Dog Control Facebook)

Penticton cat thought to have died in a house fire reunited with family

Thankfully, the cat escaped the fire and was picked up by Penticton Dog Control

This adorable cat was reunited with her family after being missing from a house fire in Penticton on Thursday, Jan. 20. (Penticton Dog Control Facebook)
Organizers of Saturday’s roller skating night at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre say the event was a rolling success. (Logan Lockhart Western News)

Roller skating night a big hit in Penticton

The sold out event may be a sign that roller skating is making a comeback

Organizers of Saturday’s roller skating night at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre say the event was a rolling success. (Logan Lockhart Western News)
These are the weapons, drugs and cash seized from a home in Naramata where a 42-year-old known criminal was arrested Monday, Jan. 18. (RCMP handout)

Firearms, drugs and cash seized from known criminal in Naramata

42-year-old arrested and will appear in court in May

These are the weapons, drugs and cash seized from a home in Naramata where a 42-year-old known criminal was arrested Monday, Jan. 18. (RCMP handout)
Man arrested on warrants at Osoyoos hotel now behind bars facing over 28 criminal charges. (File photo)

‘Huge problem in Oliver’: Man facing 28 charges arrested at Osoyoos hotel

Arjen Jessy Alexander Huber, 30, is currently in jail

Man arrested on warrants at Osoyoos hotel now behind bars facing over 28 criminal charges. (File photo)
More than $20,000 raised for Critteraid Animal Sanctuary during the Betty White Challenge. Some of the funds will go for a new play structure for the sanctuary’s goats. (Critteraid Facebook)

#BettyWhiteChallenge raises more than $20K for Summerland animal rescue

Some of the funds will go towards a new play structure for the goats

More than $20,000 raised for Critteraid Animal Sanctuary during the Betty White Challenge. Some of the funds will go for a new play structure for the sanctuary’s goats. (Critteraid Facebook)
Heavy police presence in Naramata Jan. 18. (Western News file photo)

Heavy police presence in Naramata again

Pencticton RCMP say no risk to the public

Heavy police presence in Naramata Jan. 18. (Western News file photo)
The Offspring has cancelled its concert at the SOEC in Penticton. (Handout)

Offspring cancels concert in Penticton

Offspring was scheduled to play March 2 at the South Okanagan Events Centre

The Offspring has cancelled its concert at the SOEC in Penticton. (Handout)
Penticton paramedics took 70 per cent more calls for drug overdoses in 2020 compared to 2019, Interior Health representatives told Penticton council Dec. 8, 2020. (Jesse Day - Western News file photo)

748 overdoses in 2021: Those on the frontlines of the crisis in Penticton speak out

The number of overdoses in 2021 is almost double that of 2020 in Penticton

Penticton paramedics took 70 per cent more calls for drug overdoses in 2020 compared to 2019, Interior Health representatives told Penticton council Dec. 8, 2020. (Jesse Day - Western News file photo)
Penticton Vees (submitted)

Penticton Vees denied entry into United States

Vees were scheduled to play Wenatchee Saturday night

Penticton Vees (submitted)
RCMP vehicle

UPDATE: Kelowna man arrested under Mental Health Act

Byrnes Road is now open after a man was arrested after barricading himself in a home

RCMP vehicle
A woman’s body has been found at the Glenmore dog park on Sunday morning, Jan. 16, 2022. (Google image)

Woman’s body found at Kelowna dog park

Investigators are on scene and deem the death suspicious

A woman’s body has been found at the Glenmore dog park on Sunday morning, Jan. 16, 2022. (Google image)
Killer Keith Wiens is lead from the Penticton Court House in handcuffs. (Mark Brett Western News file photo)

Day parole denied for ex-Summerland RCMP officer who killed wife

Parole board says Keith Wiens still poses risk to public, lacks victim empathy

Killer Keith Wiens is lead from the Penticton Court House in handcuffs. (Mark Brett Western News file photo)
Penticton’s Rona’s garden centre roof collapsed Wednesday morning. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Penticton Rona’s garden centre roof collapses

The weight of the snow caused the roof to cave in

Penticton’s Rona’s garden centre roof collapsed Wednesday morning. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Kevin the free range peacock was killed by a wild animal in the village of Naramata Jan. 10. (Bob Stirrat photo Facebook)

Naramata Village’s beloved free range peacock killed

Kevin, one of 2 free range peacocks had been living in the village for years

Kevin the free range peacock was killed by a wild animal in the village of Naramata Jan. 10. (Bob Stirrat photo Facebook)
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