Penticton News

4/21/2014

Fire Engulfs Oliver Residence

At around 6:10am this morning the Oliver fire department responded to a serious blaze. The fire engulfed a structure on 6363 Main Street and spread to a neighboring building which is the office of MLA Linda Larson. When police arrived ... Read More...
4/13/2014

Inkaneep Wildfire Grows

  A wildfire on Osoyoos Indian Band Land (near Inkaneep) between Oliver and Osoyoos has spread from 20 hectares in size on Saturday to 80 hectares and continues to burn (as of Sunday morning).  Fire Information Officer Kayla Pepper says ... Read More...
4/12/2014

Wildfire North of Osoyoos

Wildfire officials are battling a 20-hectare wildfire on Osoyoos Indian Band Land between Oliver and Osoyoos.  Fire Information Officer Kayla Pepper says the fire started late Friday about 7 kilometres north of Osoyoos.  "It is still an active wildfire. Right ... Read More...
4/11/2014

Westjet coming to Penticton

     It's the news air travellers in the South Okanagan have been waiting for.    Westjet has announced this (Friday) morning it will begin flying in and out of Penticton Regional Airport    Penticton is the latest centre to ... Read More...
4/1/2014

Fire forces rescue at Apex

A dozen people had to be rescued from a chair lift at Apex Resort after an engine fire at the top of the triple chair. Those trapped on the chair were brought to safety with harnesses and there were no ... Read More...
3/31/2014

Health Care Rally in Princeton

The group "Support Our Health Care" in Princeton will be rallying today (Monday) as part of the National Day of Action to protect and strengthen public health care. S.O.H.C. President, Ed Staples says they're concerned the Canada Health Accord will ... Read More...