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  1. Songs for the Season hits the airwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... member, pianist Brigitte and includes a mix of holiday classics and original songs. Local film venues included the Penticton Lakeside Resort, Big White Ski Resort, and Candy Cane Lane in downtown Kelowna. The show is a volunteer production, part of ...

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  2. Eagles feast on Spruce KingsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

    ... ay. In other BCHL results Friday, Langley defeated Powell River 8-5, Coquitlam and Victoria tied 2-2 in Coquitlam, Penticton doubled West Kelowna 4-2, Salmon Arm edged Trail 4-3, Merritt topped Vernon 6-3 and Cowichan Valley beat Nanaimo 5-4.

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  3. Merritt Centennials jolly after Interior winsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Merritt Centennials' forward Nick Fidanza and Vernon Vipers' d-man Mitch Oliver end up sprawled on the ice as they battle in front of Vernon netminder Jarrod Schamerhorn in B.C. Hockey League play Friday night at Nicola Valley Arena. The Cents knocked off the B.C. Hockey League's top two Interior teams to end their pre-holiday schedule, icing the Penticton Vees 5-1 Wednesday before doubling the Vernon Vipers 6-3 Friday night at Nicola Valley Arena.

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  4. Okanagan vacancy rates droppingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    In Kelowna, the apartment vacancy rate for rental units dropped from 1.8 per cent in October 2013 to 1.0 per cent this October. Vacancy rates for rental apartments also declined in Vernon, Penticton and Salmon Arm.

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  5. Column: Battle of BCHL titansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    One of my favorite things about junior hockey is that what is considered most likely to happen quite often doesn't. We got another example of that last Sunday afternoon when the Chilliwack Chiefs played a road game against the BCHL's top team, the Penticton Vees.

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  6. B.C. MMA fighter accused of stealing puppy now facing drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Regina Leader Post

    ... recent fight a first-round knockout win in August 2013 at the Five Star Fight League 8 Barefoot Beach Battle in Penticton. Since then, five fights involving Chiappe have been cancelled and an injury to Chiappe has been posted as the reason for one ...

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  7. Smokies look for points against GorillasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... percentage. The 11-13-3-5 Backs are coming off a 6-3 victory against Merritt on Saturday, and a 2-2 draw with the Penticton Vees a week ago. Trail plays in Salmon Arm tonight and returns to the Cominco Arena for a 7:30 puck drop on Saturday. We ...

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  8. South Okanagan bird countRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Castanet.net

    ... threats to habitats we share, this is a vital survey of North America and, increasingly, the Western Hemisphere." Penticton birders did their count on Dec. 14, the first day of the count period. Other are scheduled in the South Okanagan in the weeks ...

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  9. Run course for Challenge Penticton modifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Challenge Penticton 2015 will introduce a new 42.2-kilometre marathon course that incorporates the Okanagan River Channel and a stadium style finish in Okanagan Lake Park. Challenge Penticton made the announcement on its Facebook page Thursday.

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  10. Camera-toting witness helps Penticton policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Penticton Western

    Corey Woodcock, 23, was fined $1,000 and handed a one-year driving prohibition this week after pleading guilty in provincial court in Penticton to a single count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle. "Mr. Woodcock, somebody could have been killed," said Judge Meg Shaw before handing down her sentence in relation to the incident on Aug. 31. On that afternoon, according to circumstances related by Crown counsellor Susan Greba, a civilian called police after a man banged on his door, then "staggered away" to a red car and drove off down Vancouver Hill.

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  11. Judge chides police for 'troubling' rights breachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Penticton Western

    A "troubling" breach of Charter rights by police translated into a reduced sentence for a Penticton man convicted of dangerous operation of a stolen motorcycle and three other charges. The actions of RCMP Const.

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  12. Second polling station to be added in PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Penticton Western

    Penticton city council overrode staff advice this week and voted to have a second polling station for the next municipal election four years from now. "In order to increase voting, we need to have it more convenient for people.

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  13. Dognapping victim returned to Penticton SPCARead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Penticton Western

    Cooper, a one-year-old miniature pinscher who was taken Oct. 8 from the Penticton branch of B.C. SPCA, was recovered this week. "Being reunited with Cooper is the best Christmas present I could imagine," branch manager Corrine Ross said in a press release.

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  14. Armchair Book Club: Workshop helps aspiring authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Have you ever dreamed of being a published author, having a public reading and a book launch? Students at the Okanagan College campus in Penticton will get that chance. Starting in January, the Penticton campus will be offering a creative writing workshop in fiction.

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  15. LETTERS: Great season at the farmers marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    As 2014 draws to a close, on behalf of the Penticton Farmers' Market Society, I'd like to say thank you to all of our customers for another great year. We would also like to acknowledge the City of Penticton, the B.C. Association of Farmers' Markets, the Penticton Boys and Girls Club, the Downtown Penticton Association, the Shatford Centre, our volunteer Lynne Jones and the local media for their continued collaboration and support.

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  16. Stolen dog returned to SPCA shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Vernon Morning Star

    The one-year-old miniature pinscher-pug mix stolen from the B.C. SPCA's Penticton branch is safe and back home. Cooper, one of 14 dogs and seven horses removed from a property in the Vernon area in early October, has been missing since Oct. 8 when someone scaled the fence of the shelter and cut a hole in the building to steal the dog.

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  17. Christmas lights up the nights in PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Billie Kruger looks over the Christmas lights he installed in the front yard of this residence at 2585 Dartmouth Road. Tis the time of year when homeowners everywhere like to celebrate the season with a colourful display of Christmas lights and other decorations in their yards and on buildings, both inside and out.

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  18. View From The Cheap Seats - A diversity of desire for cheap seatersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... an undulating serpent like body! Okanagan Lake is about 80 miles long extending from Vernon at the north end to Penticton in the south with the fast growing city of Kelowna in the centre," details the company website. Come on Santa, with a legend ...

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  19. Nine bills receive Royal AssentRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Castanet.net

    ... for his constituents. His website is www.danalbas.com and has an archive of previous reports. Dan Albas has been a Penticton resident since 1981. After attending Okanagan University College, Dan choose to move into small business where his company ...

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  20. Vipers smother Surrey 9-0Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Vipers, who are 9-2 in their last 11 games, improved to 21-9-1-2, 10 points behind the Interior Division leading Penticton Vees, 5-1 losers to the Merritt Centennials Wednesday night at the Nicola Valley Arena. Jonah Imoo made 33 saves as the Cents ...

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