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Penticton Fire Department responding to an early moring fire at Greenwood Forest Products on June 17. (Photo courtesy of Skylar Noe-Vack)

Update: South Okanagan fire in mop up mode at Greenwood Forest Products

An employee said as he was coming in for his shift at around 4:39 a.m. he heard a loud explosion

Penticton Fire Department responding to an early moring fire at Greenwood Forest Products on June 17. (Photo courtesy of Skylar Noe-Vack)
Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action

Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action

Workers have been bargaining with the City of Penticton for over seven months.

Workers from the South Okanagan CUPE 608 endorse strike action
South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’

South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’

Nine-month-old baby was bitten by their dog is recovering well

South Okanagan baby bit by family dog a ‘superhero’
A screen capture from a dash cam during a Penticton RCMP chase on the Penticton Indian Band.

South Okanagan RCMP chase caught on dash cam

RCMP chase in the Penticton Indian Band community caught on camera

A screen capture from a dash cam during a Penticton RCMP chase on the Penticton Indian Band.
A GoFundMe page has been established for a Penticton family whose baby was allegedly attacked by a dog, requiring the baby to have five hours of surgery. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)

Okanagan baby undergoes five hour surgery after dog attack

A GoFundMe account has been set up to assist the family

A GoFundMe page has been established for a Penticton family whose baby was allegedly attacked by a dog, requiring the baby to have five hours of surgery. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)
Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell are coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Dec. 7. (Photo courtesy of Boney M. on Facebook)

Boney M. will bring classic hits to the South Okanagan

Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell and Morgan James coming to Penticton

Boney M. featuring original lead singer Liz Mitchell are coming to Penticton to perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Dec. 7. (Photo courtesy of Boney M. on Facebook)
The downtown public beach in Kelowna. (Photo courtesy of wanderfulltraveler/Instagram)

Warm day ahead for the Shuswap-Okanagan-Similkameen

Your Monday weather forecast for the Okanagan-Shuswap and Similkameen

The downtown public beach in Kelowna. (Photo courtesy of wanderfulltraveler/Instagram)
Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead

Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead

Witnesses said they heard a crash and debris in the water

Police investigate Osoyoos boating accident leaving two men dead
Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted by South Okanagan RCMP on several warrants. (RCMP supplied photo)

South Okanagan man wanted by RCMP

Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted on outstanding warrants

Lawrence Jordan Brown, 28, is wanted by South Okanagan RCMP on several warrants. (RCMP supplied photo)
View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)

Two people dead after South Okanagan boating collision

RCMP confirmed two men have died in a boating collision on June 9

View of Osoyoos Lake looking north from Oroville, WA. Photo courtesy Neil Bousquet/Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society)
Black Press File Photo

One dead after South Okanagan motorcycle collision

RCMP said the analyst report will determine if any charges are being considered

Black Press File Photo
Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will not be allowed from noon on June 12 to Oct. 15, 2019. (BC Wildfire photo)

Some fire prohibitions to begin in Kamloops Fire Centre region

Fire prohibitions on some activities and certain equipment to start on June 12

Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will not be allowed from noon on June 12 to Oct. 15, 2019. (BC Wildfire photo)
Photo courtesy of ly•en/Instagram

Mix of sun and clouds in Shuswap-Okanagan-Similkameen

Your Monday weather forecast for the Okanagan-Shuswap and Similkameen

Photo courtesy of ly•en/Instagram
No contact order approved between accused South Okanagan killer and his ex-wife

No contact order approved between accused South Okanagan killer and his ex-wife

John Brittain is accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife’s neighbours

No contact order approved between accused South Okanagan killer and his ex-wife
Suspicious vehicle at South Okanagan school prompts warning

Suspicious vehicle at South Okanagan school prompts warning

Penticton elementary school sends out warning to parents

Suspicious vehicle at South Okanagan school prompts warning
Crime Stoppers is looking for any information on these two people after an incident at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre on March 29. (Crime Stoppers South Okanagan photo)

‘Ms. Fire Alarm’ sought after by Okanagan RCMP

South Okanagan-Similkameen Crime Stoppers are looking for a pair of alleged thieves

Crime Stoppers is looking for any information on these two people after an incident at Cherry Lane Shopping Centre on March 29. (Crime Stoppers South Okanagan photo)
David Ernest Friesen, 66, was found guilty of exposing his genitals to a teen at a Penticton playground. (Facebook photo)

Sentencing of Okanagan man who exposed himself to a child halted

David Ernest Friesen, 66, was found guilty of exposing his genitals and several other charges

David Ernest Friesen, 66, was found guilty of exposing his genitals to a teen at a Penticton playground. (Facebook photo)
An employee was found dead in the storage area at the Superwash car wash on Main Street in Penticton in November 2017. (Google street view)

Okanagan car wash fined by WorkSafeBC after death of employee

An employee was found dead in the storage area of the Super Wash car wash on Main Street

An employee was found dead in the storage area at the Superwash car wash on Main Street in Penticton in November 2017. (Google street view)
Brad Eliason has come out of a medically-induced coma but remains at Kelowna General Hospital after being severely injured during an alleged assault at Okanagan Lake beach in Penticton on May 3. (Submitted)

Man accused of assault on Okanagan beach still behind bars

Thomas Brayden Kruger-Allen is facing multiple assault charges

Brad Eliason has come out of a medically-induced coma but remains at Kelowna General Hospital after being severely injured during an alleged assault at Okanagan Lake beach in Penticton on May 3. (Submitted)
Bird bangers may have caused South Okanagan fire

Bird bangers may have caused South Okanagan fire

Oliver RCMP said they found tampered with bird bangers at the scene of a fire

Bird bangers may have caused South Okanagan fire