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Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise recently honored Autumn Janzen, a truly outstanding Grade 12 student at Princess Margaret Secondary School, as Rotary Student of the Month for December.
The average sale price of a single-family home in Penticton rose to $517,000 in November 2019, marking a 6% year-over-year increase.
Four roofing companies in the South Okanagan were fined for unsafe practices earlier this year by WorkSafeBC, according to penalty data released this month.
Penticton Herald inspirational columnist Harvie Barker will be selling copies of his books today and Saturday at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre.
Friday victories were followed up by Saturday defeats for the Osoyoos Coyotes and Summerland Steam.
Jackson Niedermayer and Danny Weight helped a short-staffed Penticton Vees team get past the pesky West Kelowna Warriors.
The Penticton Vees put the Teddy Bear Toss to bed in a hurry and Tyler Ho and Tristan Amonte stole the show from there.
The Osoyoos Coyotes need to get on a roll if they’d going to push for a playoff spot.
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PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Six people were killed and three more wounded in a shooting in a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. The apparent suspect later shot himself dead as police approached his car.
BEIJING - China is hinting at upcoming trials for two Canadian citizens held for a year on vague national security charges in what is widely believed to be an attempt to pressure Canada to release Meng Wanzhou, a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei.
WASHINGTON - House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday.
HALIFAX - The fate of a private group's bid to bring CFL football to Halifax could be decided today by regional council.
DENVER - The Calgary Flames have traded controversy for good fortune and turned their season around. They even found a way to beat the Colorado Avalanche.
It might be a process of aging. Perhaps it’s a sign of some slight personal growth. Maybe it’s a direct result of the recent deaths of several people with whom I shared proximity. Whatever the cause, or causes, I have incurred a drastically heightened focus on developing the deeper, more sub…
I hope Academy Awards’ voters show some love this year for Tom Hanks. He is great in “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?,” which opened in wide release, Friday.
Walk down Leon Avenue in Kelowna, that is, if you dare. I know, you think you don’t need to take the stroll because you’ve followed the newscasts, talk shows and letters to the editor.
A controversial ad for Peloton Interactive's expensive stationary bike is unlikely to dampen the company's holiday sales, and may actually boost them thanks to increased publicity, experts say.
NEW YORK - Either loudly sing your own praises or don’t in the new year, but let’s leave the humble brag behind, along with a few other oversaturated, cloying or just plain silly cultural quirks that deserve a big goodbye.
MIAMI - It took artist Leandro Erlich two years and 330 tons (299 metric tons) of sand to create his largest work of art to date — a giant traffic jam, made entirely of sand.