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  1. Kelowna to Defend Its Title for "Best of the Best" Tap Water in British ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Market Wire

    ... best. Entrants include: City of Kamloops, City of Nelson, City of Kelowna, Rutland Waterworks District, City of Penticton, Greater Vernon Water - Regional District of North Okanagan, City of Chilliwack, Village of Harrison Hot Springs, Village of ...

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  2. Penticton cadets prepare for ceremonial reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the ceremony, which takes place on May 30 at 10:30 a.m. in the HNZ Topflight-Canadian Helicopters hangar at the Penticton airport. In addition to the reviewing officer, the inspection party includes Penny Doern, B.C. Air Cadet representative of the ...

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  3. Sob-storyteller in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    A Penticton single mother who reported a thief stole gifts from her home last Christmas made her first court appearance, Wednesday In late December, Hooper reported the theft took place from the Atkinson Street home she shared with her 13-year-old son. When they arrived, Hooper said she sensed something was wrong when she tried to open the door and the chain was across it.

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  4. Reserve death still unsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    On the last night of the year in 1996, a pretty, middle-aged woman left a New Year's Eve party on the Penticton Indian Reserve on foot and seemingly disappeared. It wasn't until the snows melted in May of 1997 that the body of Diane Stewart was found and her death was deemed to be the result of foul play.

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  5. Science fair successRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Six finalists from the Central Okanagan Regional Science Fair attended the fair in Fredericton, N.B., May 11 to 16. The team consisted of Charley Smith, a three time finalist; Grant Mansiere, a two time finalist; and, Patricia Humer, Jeanine Looman, Jacqueline Mansiere, and Emily Moseley, all first time finalists. -Grant Mansiere of Summerland - Challenge Award for Top Project in Category and Gold Medal -Charley Smith of Penticton - Challenge Award for Top Project in Category and Silver Medal "What I'm doing is getting a car running off of smouldering wood and water, which is all about trying to get a car to run off of renewable energy sources," he said.

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  6. Chilliwack's tap water vies for best in B.C. honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

    ... city won the title in 2014 and will defend against: City of Chilliwack, City of Kamloops, City of Nelson, City of Penticton, Rutland Waterworks District, Regional District of North Okanagan, Village of Harrison Hot Springs, Village of Radium Hot ...

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  7. Mutek: Mathew Jonson goes exploring, solo and in Cobblestone JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    ... classical piano lessons and through the multitude of impromptu gatherings his parents held at the family home in Penticton, B.C. "My father ran the local theatre," Jonson said. "He plays 20 different instruments. He got into the electronic side of ...

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  8. Koyczan takes a walk on the wild sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... images. It's not some high-powered New York ad agency they turned to, but B.C.'s artist community, starting with Penticton poet and spoken word artist, Shane Koyczan. Koyczan was turned loose in the rainforests of Vancouver Island's west coast, ...

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  9. Penticton RCMP car rammed and dragged: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    A 40-year-old man is facing charges after a police car was rammed and dragged at an intersection in Penticton, B.C. RCMP Cpl. Dave Tyreman says in a news release that officers were called about an erratic and possibly impaired driver after witnesses reported a van driving all over the road and endangering other motorists on Monday afternoon.

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  10. Party for KVR's 100thRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    Almost a century to the day, Penticton residents will gather to celebrate the first official trains arriving in the city. The city's Museum & Archives is hosting a free centennial birthday event in Gyro Park on May 30, a few steps from where that May 31, 1915 arrival took place.

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  11. Smart meter moratoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Castanet.net

    ... ly installed within Area D be removed immediately at full cost to Fortis. This action follows on the heels of some Penticton Indian Band members expressing concerns about the meters being installed on the reserve.

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  12. Keremeos man faces charges after hitting RCMP vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    A 40-year-old Keremeos man is facing a number of charges in connection with an incident Monday in which a Penticton RCMP vehicle sustained significant damage. According to Cpl.

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  13. Community support for Naramata family who lost business to fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Penticton Western

    ... of water and could only watch, crews somehow managed to hold the fire at bay until backup fire teams arrived from Penticton, Summerland and Kaleden. "Our mutual aid we have set up around the valley is just awesome and they showed up within about 45 ...

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  14. EDITORIAL: Independent seniors a boost to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... retaining more of their independence later in life. Independent, active seniors are a big part of the community in Penticton where they make up a significant portion of the population and are still contributing members of the community and economy ...

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  15. Man facing charges after Penticton...Read the original story

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    A 40-year-old man is facing charges after a police car was rammed and dragged at an intersection in Penticton, B.C. RCMP Cpl. Dave Tyreman says in a news release that officers were called about an erratic and possibly impaired driver after witnesses reported a van driving all over the road and endangering other motorists on Monday afternoon.

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  16. Penticton Heat grab third in lacrosse Barn BurnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Penticton Heat Bantam Lacrosse team are looking to take their experience back into league play after finishing third in the 2015 Barn Burner Tournament last weekend. The Heat went 2-2 for the tournament, going up against some unfamiliar teams like the Langley Thunder and the Abbotsford Warriors.

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  17. Sola's pedals power Devils in PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... the third year of the weekend race, which stretched over parts of the Axel Merckx granfondo course and downtown Penticton. "It was a great weekend and we hope having the racing right in Penticton will help inspire local kids to join the sport. ...

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  18. Minister of Defence Kenney visits PentictonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Penticton Western

    Minister of Defence Jason Kenney stopped into Penticton on May 22 to show support for Marshall Neufeld , who will be running as the Conserative candidate in the future federal riding of South Okanagan West Kootenay. While knocking on doors on Douglas Avenue., Minister Kenney and Neufeld spoke with Christopher and Alicia Knock, along with their baby Jackson, about what tax benefits they became eligible for under the Conservative government.

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  19. Mixed results over busy weekend for Revelstoke boys soccer teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    This past Sunday, 13 teams from Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, and Salmon Arm made the journey to Revelstoke for another Thompson Okanagan Youth Soccer League Jamboree. In the morning, our U11 Boys' Development team faced off against the first of two Kelowna teams for the day.

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  20. Penticton Vees score four top U.S. playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Defensemen Seamus Donohue onsidered one of the top defenseman in Minnesota for his age has committed to play for the Penticton Vees for the 2015-2016 season. Defensemen Seamus Donohue and Colton Poolman, along with forwards Easton Brodzinski and Dixon Bowen, all come to the Vees with strong resumes.

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