Penticton News

12/19/2014

Police hunt for SUV involved in hit and run

A mother and her 5 year old son were treated for minor injuries Thursday night, after RCMP say their honda civic was struck by an SUV, which then fled the scene. Sergeant Rick Delabuur says the accident went down on ... Read More...
12/18/2014

Facebook Group Helping Identify Suspected Criminals in Penticton

You use facebook to post photos, share thoughts and catch up with friends, but how about using it to catch criminals? That's what Leigh Follestad, owner of the Smart Shopper in Penticton decided to do when two people broke into ... Read More...
12/17/2014

Average Rental Prices Up, Vacancy Rates Down in Penticton

Looks like rent is more expensive in Penticton this year when compared to last, although the increase is minimal. That's according to stats from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation who took a look at rent prices in October of ... Read More...
12/15/2014

Fares Increase for South Okanagan Transit System

Starting January 1st, there's going to be some new prices in place for the South Okanagan Transit System.  Most routes will see a 25 cent increase, while trips to Kelowna have gone up a full dollar.  You can see the ... Read More...
12/15/2014

Candle Appears to be Culprit in Sunday Fire

Looks like an unattended candle is the culprit behind a fire that caused over 5-grand worth of damage to a home in the 200 block of Okanagan Avenue in Penticton.  Local Fire Chief Wayne Williams says the fire happened in ... Read More...
12/12/2014

Mayor Jakubeit named Vice Chair of RDOS

Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit has won another election, this time, of his peers. Jakubeit has been elected to the vice-chair position for the Regional District of the Okanagan-Similkameen. Jakubeit topped Keremeos Mayor Manfred Bauer in a secret ballot vote for ... Read More...