Mark Brett

Video: Okanagan man and his feline cycling companions

Video: Okanagan man and his feline cycling companions

Seann Gentray enjoys taking his feline pets on his cycling trips

Video: Okanagan man and his feline cycling companions
Homeless Okanagan man protesting bylaw amendment at city hall

Homeless Okanagan man protesting bylaw amendment at city hall

A homeless Penticton man is upset about the city’s decision to chain off a section of Nanaimo Square

Homeless Okanagan man protesting bylaw amendment at city hall
Occupants reportedly flee the scene of single vehicle accident in Penticton

Occupants reportedly flee the scene of single vehicle accident in Penticton

Witnesses say two people left the scene of a single-vehicle accident on Upper Bench Road Sunday

Occupants reportedly flee the scene of single vehicle accident in Penticton
Graduating Sprott Shaw College care aides Zaldie Cadalig (left) and Simone Karner and Haven Hill resident Agnes Carey work on a jigsaw puzzle at the centre. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Free training and a job – care aide incentives at Okanagan longterm care centre

Haven Hill care facility has received a grant to fund 16 care aide training spaces

Graduating Sprott Shaw College care aides Zaldie Cadalig (left) and Simone Karner and Haven Hill resident Agnes Carey work on a jigsaw puzzle at the centre. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Tom Sawyer, held by Makena Thompson found his forever home during a previous adoption fair at PetSmart in conjunction with Critteraid. This year’s fair goes Saturday and Sunday at the Penticton location. (Western News file photo)

Friendly South Okanagan felines looking for forever homes

Open house and adoption fair this week to help find homes for Critteraid cats and kittens.

Tom Sawyer, held by Makena Thompson found his forever home during a previous adoption fair at PetSmart in conjunction with Critteraid. This year’s fair goes Saturday and Sunday at the Penticton location. (Western News file photo)
Husband remains in induced coma after alleged Okanagan beach assault

Husband remains in induced coma after alleged Okanagan beach assault

Bradley Eliason remaims in induced coma following assault on Okangan Lake Beach earlier this month

Husband remains in induced coma after alleged Okanagan beach assault
Puppy returned to Burnaby couple after being found in Osoyoos

Puppy returned to Burnaby couple after being found in Osoyoos

A dog stolen from Burnaby was found thanks to an alert business operator and Osoyoos RCMP

Puppy returned to Burnaby couple after being found in Osoyoos
A 21-year-old man is facing four charges in connection with an assault that left a Penticton man with critical injuries. (Western News file photo)

Okanagan man in critical condition after assault at beach

A Penticton man has been charged in relation to the incident

A 21-year-old man is facing four charges in connection with an assault that left a Penticton man with critical injuries. (Western News file photo)
Vaisakhi celebrations a colorful cultural feast in the Okanagan

Vaisakhi celebrations a colorful cultural feast in the Okanagan

The Vaisakhi celebrations were a colorful exhibition of culture.

Vaisakhi celebrations a colorful cultural feast in the Okanagan
Sunshine expected for much of the Okanagan this week

Sunshine expected for much of the Okanagan this week

Environment Canada is predicting clear skies and warm temperatures this week.

Sunshine expected for much of the Okanagan this week
Artist Evelyne Turner puts the finishing touches on Haven Hill resident Jean Molyneux’s portrait. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Art from the heart for Okanagan retirement centre residents

Volunteer Evelyne Turner is doing portraits of Haven Hill residents to share with families.

Artist Evelyne Turner puts the finishing touches on Haven Hill resident Jean Molyneux’s portrait. (Mark Brett - Western News)
South Okanagan hospital benefactor honoured on commemorative stamp

South Okanagan hospital benefactor honoured on commemorative stamp

David Kampe is featured on a commemorative stamp unveiled Monday at Penticton Regional Hospital

South Okanagan hospital benefactor honoured on commemorative stamp
South Okanagan group takes 6,500 kilometre road trip to deliver ambulance to Honduras

South Okanagan group takes 6,500 kilometre road trip to deliver ambulance to Honduras

Four Penticton residents drove over 6,000 kilometres to deliver an ambulance to Honduras

South Okanagan group takes 6,500 kilometre road trip to deliver ambulance to Honduras
Okanagan experience for the Blue Man Group

Okanagan experience for the Blue Man Group

The world tour of the Blue Man Group came to Penticton this week for two shows.

Okanagan experience for the Blue Man Group
Sitting on the rough grandstands with the spectators, cowboys wait their turn in the ring. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Photos: Saddle broncs and bullriders raise the dust in Similkameen

The 54th annual Chopaka Easter Jackpot Rodeo took place near Keremeos Sunday

Sitting on the rough grandstands with the spectators, cowboys wait their turn in the ring. (Mark Brett - Western News)
‘Cutthroat’ sport of wine tasting happening now in the Okanagan

‘Cutthroat’ sport of wine tasting happening now in the Okanagan

BC Tasting Games are underway with competitions in three Okanagan communities.

‘Cutthroat’ sport of wine tasting happening now in the Okanagan
Penticton Stamp Club members Harv Baessler (left) and Nigel Skermer (right) with SPCA branch manager Carolyn Hawkins and one of her best friends look over some special stamps. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Stamp club shares with Okanagan SPCA branch

Stampers donate funds to the South Okanagan Similkameen SPCA

Penticton Stamp Club members Harv Baessler (left) and Nigel Skermer (right) with SPCA branch manager Carolyn Hawkins and one of her best friends look over some special stamps. (Mark Brett - Western News)
Significant changes are planned for the Coyote Cruises river channel tubing business. (File photo)

‘Significant changes’ coming for Okanagan River Channel tubing company

The Penticton Indian Band’s Coyote Cruises is seeking to grow its business in the coming years.

Significant changes are planned for the Coyote Cruises river channel tubing business. (File photo)
Okanagan juniors earn NHL draft rankings

Okanagan juniors earn NHL draft rankings

Mason Snell and captain Massimo Rizzo of the Penticton Vees win spots in 2019 NHL draft rankings.

Okanagan juniors earn NHL draft rankings
Okanagan man, dog treks along the Highway of Tears

Okanagan man, dog treks along the Highway of Tears

A Penticton Indian Band member is walking along the Highway of Tears

Okanagan man, dog treks along the Highway of Tears