Penticton News

7/31/2014

Clark Makes Big Announcements

Christy Clark visited Penticton on Wednesday and was the guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce's luncheon. The Premier made two rather large announcements.. The Penticton Triathlon Race Society are the benefactors of some good news from Christy Clark. The ... Read More...
7/29/2014

Penticton Fruit Tree Project

The Fruit Tree Project is back in Penticton after a year's hiatus. The local organization helps fruit tree owners to pick what would be wasted fruit. Project coordinator Alisa Senecal says that the majority of the fruit will be donated ... Read More...
7/28/2014

New Bridge Over Channel

The Federal Government has announced it's support to the Penticton Indian Band. The feds will be contributing $2.4 million towards the bridge that will be along Green Street. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Bernard Valcourt announced that ... Read More...
7/23/2014

Good News for South Okanagan Wildfires

There is good news from fire crews in the South Okanagan. Starting with the Apex Mountain fire, the 345 hectare blaze is now officially 80 percent contained. But an evacuation order for nine properties is still in place for the ... Read More...
7/22/2014

Twin Lakes Wildfire

**Update: 7/22/2014 11:30AMCrews quickly contained a small brush fire near White Lake Observatory. The four hectare fire was ignited around 5AM this morning. A team of nine fire fighters quickly contained and put the fire out. Fire information officer ... Read More...
7/22/2014

Wildfire Update

Fire crews finally have the upper hand on three wildfires burning in the South Okanagan. Apex Mountain fire: 345 hectares in size, 75% contained and an evacuation alert is in place for nine properties. Boothill fire: 101 hectares in size, ... Read More...