Robin Grant

FOODIE FRIDAY: South Okanagan restaurant introduces plant-based menu

FOODIE FRIDAY: South Okanagan restaurant introduces plant-based menu

See how the Hooded Merganser sous chef makes its Beyond Tacos and Hood Poké Bowl

FOODIE FRIDAY: South Okanagan restaurant introduces plant-based menu
Okanagan Falls resident Eric Bilow stands in front of his famous tree full of stuffed animals. (Robin Grant-Penticton Western News)

Okanagan Falls tree full of colourful stuffed animals is popular with tourists and locals

Resident says stuffed animal decorations started to slow traffic

Okanagan Falls resident Eric Bilow stands in front of his famous tree full of stuffed animals. (Robin Grant-Penticton Western News)
Aircraft were also involved in the exercises. (Penticton Fire Department photo)

Real-world experience in interface firefighting in the Okanagan

Fire chief Larry Watkinson says real-world training was an “incredible experience”

Aircraft were also involved in the exercises. (Penticton Fire Department photo)
Filipe Masetti Leite is riding two South Okanagan wild horses on the final leg of his cross continent trek from Alaska to Calgary. He has been training the two horses in Osoyoos before he heads to Alaska mid-May to begin the journey back to Calgary. (Filipe Masetti Leite photo)

Cowboy riding two South Okanagan wild horses on trek from Alaska to Calgary

Filipe Masetti Leite is taking off from Alaska to Calgary on May 17

Filipe Masetti Leite is riding two South Okanagan wild horses on the final leg of his cross continent trek from Alaska to Calgary. He has been training the two horses in Osoyoos before he heads to Alaska mid-May to begin the journey back to Calgary. (Filipe Masetti Leite photo)
Students in grades nine to 12 learned about diversity, unconscious bias, leadership, innovative career opportunities and the need for gender equality in the workplace at a student-run We For She NextGen conference on Thursday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)

We for She event inspires Penticton students to lead bold careers

Student organizers say it’s important for youth to learn about inequality to change society

Students in grades nine to 12 learned about diversity, unconscious bias, leadership, innovative career opportunities and the need for gender equality in the workplace at a student-run We For She NextGen conference on Thursday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)
The 135 employees currently working at Triple M Housing on Government Street celebrated the building of the company’s 100th house on Tuesday. (Robin Grant-Penticton Western News)

Modular construction facility keeps growing in the South Okanagan

Triple M Housing now employs 135 construction workers

The 135 employees currently working at Triple M Housing on Government Street celebrated the building of the company’s 100th house on Tuesday. (Robin Grant-Penticton Western News)
From left, Carl Meadows, Acute Health Service administrator at Penticton Regional Hospital, Pati Hill, a former PRH patient, and Brent Kruschel, Capital Planning and Projects Chief Project Officer with Interior Health, pose for a photo on opening day of the David E. Kampe Tower on Monday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)

‘It feels lived in on day one’: South Okanagan hospital opens

Single-patient rooms, surgical rooms, satellite imaging and rooftop helipad all ready for patients

From left, Carl Meadows, Acute Health Service administrator at Penticton Regional Hospital, Pati Hill, a former PRH patient, and Brent Kruschel, Capital Planning and Projects Chief Project Officer with Interior Health, pose for a photo on opening day of the David E. Kampe Tower on Monday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)
Penticton resident Colleen Naef spotted this black bear outside her home on Gordon Place Sunday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Colleen Naef)

‘Just strolling in front of our house’: South Okanagan residents spot black bears

Three black bears reported spotted around the city

Penticton resident Colleen Naef spotted this black bear outside her home on Gordon Place Sunday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Colleen Naef)
Avengers: Endgame fans line-up for tickets on the opening night of the widely popular finale at Landmark Cinemas on Thursday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)

Avengers: Endgame opens to large crowds in the Okanagan

Fans excited to see how their favourite superheroes wrap upin franchise finale, says local expert

Avengers: Endgame fans line-up for tickets on the opening night of the widely popular finale at Landmark Cinemas on Thursday. (Robin Grant/Penticton Western News)
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced Wednesday that a road resurfacing project has begun on Highway 3 near Princeton, between Saturday Creek and Whipsaw Creek Bridge. Minor delays are to be expected until the work is complete in early July. File photo

Ministry announces highway road work planned for this spring

Drivers should expect delays to last into the summer

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced Wednesday that a road resurfacing project has begun on Highway 3 near Princeton, between Saturday Creek and Whipsaw Creek Bridge. Minor delays are to be expected until the work is complete in early July. File photo
Team Alberta athletes make their entrance during the Parade of Athletes at the Opening Ceremony Friday night. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Team Alberta athletes make their entrance during the Parade of Athletes at the Opening Ceremony Friday night. Robin Grant/Red Deer Express
Waskasoo, the 2019 Canada Winter Games mascot, and some volunteers greet young athletes as they arrive on the campus of Red Deer College Thursday morning. Athletes from across Canada are arriving throughout the day today and tomorrow. Robin Grant/Red Deer College

VIDEO: Canada Winter Games athletes arrive in Red Deer from B.C. and beyond

Up to 3,600 athletes, managers and coaches will arrive throughout the day Thursday and Friday

Waskasoo, the 2019 Canada Winter Games mascot, and some volunteers greet young athletes as they arrive on the campus of Red Deer College Thursday morning. Athletes from across Canada are arriving throughout the day today and tomorrow. Robin Grant/Red Deer College