Penticton News

1/26/2015

Principal of Oliver Elementary Passes Away

Students and faculty at Oliver Elementary are mourning this week, after the sudden passing of Principal Barton Tumlinson. A press release from the school board says Tumlinson was a 'loyal friend, mentor and will be deeply missed by everyone,' and ... Read More...
1/22/2015

Kyle Louie Sentenced in Penticton Court

The man who killed his brother in an alcohol and drug fuelled stabbing attack has been sentenced in Penticton court. Kyle Louie has been sentenced to six years, three months and has been labelled a long term offender for 5 ... Read More...
1/22/2015

Naramata Center Closes

After more than 70 years in operation, the center at Naramata has closed it's doors forever. A post on the center's website from the Board of Directors says even though the center had a successful fundraising drive to the tune ... Read More...
1/21/2015

$80,000 Worth of Equipment Stolen from Oliver Landscaper

The RCMP say one Oliver landscaper is out an estimated $80,000, after some vehicles and equipment were stolen from out front of his house. Sergeant Rick Delabuur says a red and white 1996 3500 Dodge Pickup, a black 2008 Oasis ... Read More...
1/20/2015

Penticton BMX Club Wants New Track

The track either needs to be expanded, or it needs to be moved, and they'd prefer the latter; That's the gist from the President of the Penticton BMX club, as they appeared before council Monday to talk about the problems ... Read More...
1/20/2015

RCMP Warn to Lock Your Car Doors

A word of warning from a few Police Detachments in the South Okanagan; Lock your car doors! RCMP say if you don't, don't be surprised if your valuables aren't there in the morning, with several recent thefts, and theft attempts ... Read More...