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  1. Hospital upgrades revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Penticton Regional Hospital's is now home to a to a state-of-the-art portable X-ray machine that is the first of its kind in the Okanagan. The South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation raised $1.5 million in 2013 for Interior Health could update the X-ray department at PRH as well as create on-site student housing.

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  2. Princeton man fears for his life, says health care system has "failed him"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    ... His caregiver, Tina Krause says it took a couple months but Cosman was finally able to see a specialist in Penticton who decided Cosman needed an immediate biopsy after just one look. It was after the biopsy in March that he was diagnosed with ...

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  3. Penticton artist trekking to OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    ... Edgar-Haworth is walking across the country as he heads to Ottawa. Edgar-Haworth, an aboriginal artist living in Penticton, began his trek earlier in the month and arrived in Cranbrook on Friday, April 24th. While Edgar-Haworth has dedicated his ...

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  4. Archer takes aim at bylawRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    A Penticton resident with a passion for archery would like to see more events focused on the sport in the city. Rick Hamilton gave a presentation to council asking that draw bows be withdrawn from a bylaw that prohibits the discharge of firearms in the city.

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  5. Media Advisory: Okanagan Hockey Group and Royal Glenora Club Make...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... hockey and get an education. This will be Okanagan Hockey Academy's fourth location to open, with locations in Penticton, B.C., St. Polten, Austria and Swindon, England. The academy will cater to young and aspiring student-athletes in junior high ...

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  6. British Columbia Interior RV Show Going OnRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RV Business

    Everything to do with RVs is taking over the entire complex surrounding the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, British Columbia, this weekend, the Penticton Western News reported. Suppliers and RV dealers will be set up through Sunday for the return of the British Columbia Interior RV Show.

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  7. Moratorium on sludgeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... ntain landfill, where they are composted into Class A compost," said Simone Blais, media relations for the City of Penticton.

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  8. Brendan Taylor ready for his next stepRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

    ... coach Mike Vandekamp largely rolled four lines, giving most players equal ice time. In the BCHL finals against the Penticton Vees, it looked as though Taylor would finish is career in Nanaimo with a Fred Page Cup. The Clippers won their first two ...

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  9. Telus to invest $10.6MRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    ... backbone for critical services such as education and healthcare, which will benefit people right here in Penticton for years to come," said Steve Jenkins, Telus general manager for the Southern Interior. Eric Foster, MLA for Vernon-Monashee said "As ...

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  10. Celebrating Kaylee's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    A celebration of life for a Penticton teen who touched many lives as she fought a rare form of cancer will be held this weekend. Tammy Kozari, the mother of Kaylee Kozari-Bowland , said her daughter died at 12:45 a.m. Monday in her Penticton home.

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  11. Penticton man causes five-vehicle collision in KelownaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    A 56-year-old Penticton man faces a number of potential charges after a multiple vehicle pile-up in Kelowna. On April 22 Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a five-vehicle crash at Harvey Avenue and Ethel Street in Kelowna where one driver walked away from the scene.

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  12. RV lifestyle motors in to Penticton for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    Suppliers and RV dealers will be set up in the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, the SOEC, the plaza outside the SOEC and the Okanagan Hockey School Arena from April 24 to 26 for the return of the BC Interior RV Show. "This is the only facility outside of the Lower Mainland that can house this size of show," said Al Mullins, chair of the BC Interior RV Society board.

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  13. Penticton archers hope council bows on bylawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    A city bylaw states the word 'firearm' includes a gun, rifle, pistol, revolver, air gun, air rifle, air pistol, spring guns, drawbow and crossbow. Penticton resident Rick Hamilton was at the regular council meeting on April 20, where he lobbied to have the word 'drawbow' removed from the definition.

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  14. Access an issue says B.C. Seniors AdvocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    Letting seniors make choices for themselves was a key theme when B.C.'s Seniors Advocate made a stop in Penticton for a town hall meeting. Isobel Mackenzie answered questions from local seniors and senior care workers with access to information and ageism being two major themes discussed.

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  15. Penticton resident calls for better bus serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    Brigid Kemp would love nothing more to take the bus down to Okanagan Lake and enjoy an evening stroll along the beach. "If you could call on the B.C. government to reinstate funds so that if I want to go down to the beautiful west end of Lakeshore , I could do that in the evening," she said, at the regular council meeting held on April 20. "Right now there's no transit after 5:30 p.m." "One of the things that I did when I retired and moved back to Penticton, knowing there was transit here, I decided that it was more important for me to put whatever senior pension I have to spend it in my community and not on running a car."

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  16. National Park issue returns with search for common groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    ... chambers of commerce, the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association, First Nations, and in a recent poll showing in Penticton 75 per cent of residents supporting it, clearly we've got to act. The government should be listening and responding," said ...

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  17. Western Canada Cup chase startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Dakota Conroy, who had never won a playoff game prior to joining the Penticton Vees, understands the importance of every game in the Western Canada Cup . Conroy and the Vees are among four of the top-10 ranked Canadian Junior Hockey League clubs vying for the WCC in Fort McMurray starting Saturday.

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  18. Five car pile-up lands Penticton man in hot waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kelowna Capital News

    Leaving the scene of a multi-car pile-up may not be the best way to curry favour with the Mounties. In fact, one Penticton man is learning it might be the fast track to potential criminal and Motor Vehicle Act charges.

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  19. Record-breaking entries for Okanagan wine fest competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    ... y, very rare," says Pawsey. The winners of this competition will be announced on April 30th at the Ramada Hotel in Penticton. Attendees will have an opportunity to try all the award-winning wines that same night.

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  20. Penticton kids get a under the sea lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Vancouver Aquarium's AquaVan, which delivers aquatic programs to communities in B.C. and Alberta, was touring Penticton this week. The van brings artifacts, activities and live marine invertebrates such as sea stars and anemones to schools and festivals on its trips.

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