Tara Bowie

Video: Documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

Video: Documentary features Okanagan ice climbing

First documentary for Penticton filmmaker captures elusive Okanagan ice climbing

Video: Documentary features Okanagan ice climbing
Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action

Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action

Keremeos firefighters came back from a dangerous call to find vehicles ransacked, items stolen

Thieves steal from B.C. firefighters in action
Several needles were found in a shed at Queen’s Park School in Penticton.                                Submitted photo

Penticton parent takes action on drug paraphernalia found at school

Drug paraphernalia and evidence people were living in a shed found at a Penticton school

Several needles were found in a shed at Queen’s Park School in Penticton.                                Submitted photo
Firefighters inspect the damage to a burnt out motorhome at SunKatchers RV Co-op, off Hwy. 3, near Keremeos. (Tara Bowie/Black Press)

One person sent to hospital after fire near Keremeos

Fire ripped through a shed and Winnebego at Sunkatchers RV Park Co-operative

Firefighters inspect the damage to a burnt out motorhome at SunKatchers RV Co-op, off Hwy. 3, near Keremeos. (Tara Bowie/Black Press)
Students of Outma Sqilx’w Cultural School on Penticton Indian Band were part of a music video about issues facing youth and giving a message of hope.                                Screenshot of video

Cultural school releases powerful music video

Students from Outma Sqilx’w Cultural School on Penticton Indian Band perform a powerful song.

Students of Outma Sqilx’w Cultural School on Penticton Indian Band were part of a music video about issues facing youth and giving a message of hope.                                Screenshot of video
Penticton poet Shane Koyczan will perform in front of a hometown crowd Nov. 4 at the Cleland Community Theatre.                                Kaare Iverson Photography

Koyczan eager to be in front of hometown crowd

Shane Koyczan, world renowned poet and spoken word artist, returns to Penticton

Penticton poet Shane Koyczan will perform in front of a hometown crowd Nov. 4 at the Cleland Community Theatre.                                Kaare Iverson Photography
Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.

See a crash, snap a pic, face the fine

Gawker receives $368 fine for snapping photo of collision while driving

Submitted                                Two people were taken to hospital following this collision at the intersection of Coulthard Avenue and Highway 3, near Cawston Wednesday afternoon. A 48-year-old man travelling through the scene received a $368 ticket for taking a photo while driving.
Tara Bowie                                Technicians wait at the gate as elders smudge the property. A provincial order was issued to allow the Lower Similkameen Indian Band to repatriate ancestral remains on an orchard property near Keremeos.

Work begins to repatriate ancestral remains

For the first time in history, the Heritage Act was used to order restoration of land where ancestral remains were unearthed

Tara Bowie                                Technicians wait at the gate as elders smudge the property. A provincial order was issued to allow the Lower Similkameen Indian Band to repatriate ancestral remains on an orchard property near Keremeos.
Submitted                                Smoke is thick in Keremeos today mainly caused by the Diamond Creek fire. There is also a small fire burning on the summit of K-Mountain. Fire is estimated at two hectares in size.

Smoke causing problems for K-Mountain fire efforts

Air support cannot fly because of smokey conditions.

Submitted                                Smoke is thick in Keremeos today mainly caused by the Diamond Creek fire. There is also a small fire burning on the summit of K-Mountain. Fire is estimated at two hectares in size.
Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains

Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains

The province plans to make an application to the courts under the Heritage Conservation Act

Province stepping in to protect ancestral remains
Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly

Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly

Canadian portion of Diamond Creek Fire grows to 1,700 hectares, forced closure of Cathedral Park.

Massive cross-border wildfire growing rapidly
Massive US fire crosses into Canada

Massive US fire crosses into Canada

Diamond Creek fire has crossed into Canada.

Massive US fire crosses into Canada
Ventriloquist Kellie Haines with her friends Magrau, left, and Kamilla. Haines will perform at Penticton’s Peach Festival at the Home Hardware Kid’s Zone at Gyro Park.                                Submitted photo

Ventriloquist finds her voice through puppets

Kellie Haines, who has Tourette’s syndrome, is performing at the Penticton Peach Festival

Ventriloquist Kellie Haines with her friends Magrau, left, and Kamilla. Haines will perform at Penticton’s Peach Festival at the Home Hardware Kid’s Zone at Gyro Park.                                Submitted photo
Hedley fires quickly snuffed out

Hedley fires quickly snuffed out

Forestry crews was on scene this morning doing further cleanup

Hedley fires quickly snuffed out
‘Water bombers came in the nick of time’

‘Water bombers came in the nick of time’

Rose Terbasket’s home near Cawston was saved by water bombers with just a few minutes to spare.

‘Water bombers came in the nick of time’
High water threatens Grist Mill

High water threatens Grist Mill

Volunteers worked quickly to fill sandbags and put them in place to protect the mill from high water

High water threatens Grist Mill