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Erratic driver caught on camera appears in court

Penticton man facing flight from a peace officer, driving while prohibited and disobeying directions of a flagger.

Peachfest announces entertainment lineup for 70th anniversary

The Penticton Peach Festival announced headliners in what they are calling the greatest entertainment line-up in their 70-year history.

Reward offered for Buck’s return

Lake Country: Buck the black Lab has been missing for nearly a week.

Spallumcheen attraction has new owners

The Log Barn 1912: Vancouver-based group of investors takes over the property located off Highway 97A

Woodpeckers of winter

Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean birds are absent. Winter is one of the best times to see species unobscured by summer foliage.

Dial up the finance minister for budget input

Michael de Jong takes calls from Okanagan, Shuswap, Similkameen and Boundary regions

19 arrested in drug trafficking sting

Undercover officers able to buy drugs like cocaine, fentanyl and heroin in two-month operation

Photographer captures winter chills in the Okanagan

Penticton Western News reader John Poon captured the winter chills perfectly in these two photos.

UPDATE: Snowfall warning lifted

Compact and slippery conditions reported on most major highways in the Okanagan-Shuswap

Artists go fishing at Lake Country Art Gallery

Tim Burton’s 2003 film Big Fish is the jumping off point for the Lake Country Art Gallery’s first exhibition of 2017.

New year brings higher costs for British Columbians

Canadian Taxpayers Federation points the finger at provincial and local governments

Library branches preparing to reopen

All branches of Okanagan Regional Library will resume normal operating hours Tuesday except downtown Kelowna

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Snow warnings issued for major Interior highways

Motorists cautioned on Coquihalla Highway and the Trans-Canada Highway

Stuck gym lockers, job queries top 2016 list of reasons to not call 911

Non-emergency calls can delay the response to a legitimate emergency

Senior rallies behind Okanagan Rail Trail

Rosalie Worbets is donating her age in metres to the fundraising efforts

Armstrong man guilty of animal cruelty

Gary Roberts found guilty of neglecting horses at an Armstrong residence in December 2014

Planning ahead can ease airport tension at Christmas

Kelowna International anticipates increased, but steady traffic flow until Jan. 3.

Invasive mussels pushing their way to B.C.

Invasive mussels that devastated lakes in eastern North America are getting closer to B.C.

Special equipment targets Lake Country pets

Tri Lake Animal Hospital has donated two sets of oxygen masks for all critters