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Man creates beautiful sculpture around olive tree.... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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An adorable dog falls asleep cuddling with his owner.... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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The Penticton Vees showed the West Kelowna Warriors why they are the number one team in the BCHLs Interior Division. And, they gave them a glimpse of the heights the Warriors hope to attain. The Vees, led by 2018 first round NHL draft pick Jay O'Brien, skated circles around the [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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While Canadians continue to grieve the 57 fellow citizens who were killed in the Flight 752 tragedy, more than half those polled in a new survey disapprove of the U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian general Qassim Suleimani. According to the survey conducted by the Angus Reid Institute, Canadians ar... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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The City of Penticton wants to hear from the manufacturing sector, and will be making phone calls to businesses to help gather information. Economic development staff have launched a new business retention and expansion survey to help them understand the plans and needs of local manufacturing busine... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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Federal government spending is at an all-time high, according to a new study by the Fraser Institute. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has recorded the highest ever per-person spending of any Canadian government, the study found. That includes governments that fought wars or... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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VICTORIA - British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer say officials are closely monitoring an international outbreak of respiratory illness linked to a novel coronavirus after a case was confirmed across the border in Washington state Tuesday. Minister Adrian Dix and Dr. Bo... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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BEIJING - The number of cases of a new virus has risen to 440 in China and the death toll to 9, Chinese health authorities said Wednesday. Deputy Director of the National Health Commission Li Bin told reporters that the figures were current as of midnight Tuesday. All the deaths [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A local film featuring actors from the Vernon area has been completed and released. The film was shot in and around Vernon, and the entire cast are all from the local entertainment scene. The short film is called 'Thirteen', and it is about two brothers dealing with a rift in [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A Kelowna cannabis company found itself in hot water over a controversial marketing strategy. GTEC Holdings Ltd. sparked some ire during the Lift Vancouver 2020 Expo with its BLK MKT cannabis product, as its tag line was “Once you go BLK …” The product name is in reference to the [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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This probably won't come as a surprise to anyone, but the most beloved part of Penticton's Skaha Lake Park is the green space and natural environment. That's according to the results of the City of Penticton's first round of public engagement on the future of the east end of ... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A U .S. citizen who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus that has sparked an outbreak and stringent monitoring around the world. The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to the Wuhan area, [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A thief caught red-handed after getting trapped inside a Surrey store. Surveillance video captured Saturday night shows a man smashing the front door of the Cell Clinic in Surrey. The thief tries desperately to push through a security gate until it bows and he's finally able to slide underneath... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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The B.C. Agricultural Land Commission has blocked, for now, a craft brewery proposed for the KVR trail in Penticton. The owners of the Trail Store at 965 Naramata Road, a shop known to passing cyclists for their apple slushies, had proposed to build an addition to the storefront to allow [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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The Mustard Seed Kamloops has reopened the Men's Sober Living Centre, a 17-bed facility at the Outreach Centre, located on West Victoria Street. The centre will provide men who have maintained sobriety for at least a week with up to one year of support, including employment coaching and a wellne... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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Kelowna International Airport's third annual YLW Accessibility Tour for individuals with autism and their families is back this Sunday. The tour, hosted in partnership with the Canucks Autism Network, offers families the opportunity to walk through the entire pre-flight process, from check-in to... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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WestJet Airlines Ltd. says is removing Boeing's grounded 737 Max jet from flight schedules through June 24 following the manufacturer's latest guidance about regulatory approval for the plane to fly again. The Calgary-based airline says the change marks the ninth delay of the plane's ret... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A collective of First Nations who support the liquefied natural gas industry in British Columbia say human rights advocates failed to do their research when they called for a pipeline project to be halted. The First Nations LNG Alliance has issued open letters to the B.C. human rights commissioner a... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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A proposal to allow a Penticton convenience store to sell alcohol received tentative support Tuesday, in advance of a public hearing next month. A prospective buyer of Duncan Grocery at 1500 Duncan Avenue East is seeking to transfer a liquor license from another location to the convenience store. I... [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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Larry Walker joins Ferguson Jenkins as the only two Canadian players elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made this afternoon. Walker, a resident of Maple Ridge, joins Yankee legend Derek Jeter, who entered the hall one vote shy of a unanimous vote. Walker was [...]
Tue, Jan 21, 2020
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