City of Penticton

Deer Poop Protest

An anonymous artist of sorts in Penticton, B.C., has found a unique way to show displeasure with the city's urban deer problem. Late last month, someone dropped off a statue of a deer on city hall st...

Former Métis MP Dies In B.C.

PENTICTON, B.C. - The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples says a high profile Métis leader who was elected to Parliament died Friday in the south Okanagan city of Penticton, B.C., Eugène Rhéaume was 80.Rhé...

Could Photo Radar Come Back To B.C.?

PENTICTON, B.C. - Politicians in south central B.C. are calling on the provincial government to bring back photo radar, but only in schools and playground zones.The B.C. Liberals scrapped photo radar...

City Hall Pay Is Out Of Control

Taxpayers and watchdogs often focus their attention on the top of the government salary spectrum. Government executives are increasingly overpaid, especially at the municipal and regional district level. But it's not just the top end that is out of control. Taxpayers are overpaying for labour throughout the system.

How A Boat Ended Up Here

People had to scramble out of the way last night when a Penticton, B.C., man drove his boat right up onto a city pier, leaving it perched high and dry on the railings. RCMP said several tourists were...

B.C.'s Big Byelection Bill Makes No Sense

Think of it as an electoral echo. While many British Columbians are just getting over the election hangover from May's blockbuster BC Liberal comeback win, 13 municipalities are about to head into by-election mode. Four mayors and 10 councillors from 13 different communities were elected May 14th. A dozen BC Liberals, two New Democrats: all will need to be replaced in the coming weeks, triggering a series of expensive by-elections.

Guilty Of Pimping Out Stepdaughter

A provincial judge has found a Penticton man guilty of sexually abusing and pimping out his teenage stepdaughter. The man, who can't be named in order to protect the identity of the girl, was found g...

B.C. Sex Assault Suspect Caught

PENTICTON, B.C. - Mounties had launched a Canada-wide search for a man accused of a vicious assault on a young mother, but he was found just 50 kilometres away, hiding in plain sight. David Wesley Bob...