Monthly Archives: July 2012

Prayer service began at 7pm in Penticton

Theresa Gabriel passes this along to readers: PLEASE join us for Prayer services at 7pm tonight, for the family who lost their 12 yr old girl at Skaha lake on Sunday, at the PENTICTON INDIAN BAND COMMUNITY HALL. The family … Continue reading

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Body recovered at Skaha Lake – girl identified

The body of a 12 year old girl from 70 Mile House was found before noon today at the north end of Skaha Lake in Penticton. She is presumed to have drowned Sunday after going missing while playing in the … Continue reading

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Student art – in concrete

Photo by Leza Macdonald

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Town of Osoyoos backs more lakefront enforcement with cash

“Council has allocated an additional $10,000 for increased policing and Bylaw Enforcement in the area of Gyro Beach and Lions Park and for water safety. The additional bylaw enforcement will allow for a officer to have exclusive presence in the … Continue reading

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Welcome to baseball camp

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Basso says no to a call by Tory leader for Bill Barisoff to resign

“Although I share concerns with regards to the Auditor General’s findings and lack of priority by the LAMC, John Cummin’s solution of asking for Bill Barisoff’s resignation does not rectify the inadequate accounting practices concerning MLA accounting procedures. A first … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed

2012 Festival Of The Grape Volunteer Recruitment! Volunteer Requirements · 3-4 Hour Shift · Dress Accordingly (Outdoor Venue) · Some lifting and possibly long periods of standing · NO Alcohol consumption during your shift · Arrive 10 Minutes prior to … Continue reading

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Come on down

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Willowbrook damage

Recent storm brought down a number of pines at the Sunkeya Farms Alpaca

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Show me your snaps

Look at my new camera, but where do I insert the memory card? where is the USB port? and I cant see the picture on the back of the camera. Yes I know, it is just an addition to my … Continue reading

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New doctors for Oliver

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Nikki – gone and back again (Nikki is a Youth Ambassador)

Reflecting back on the process of growing up, there are always some events that are associated with a certain age. Even though these ‘rites of passages’ do exist in any given society, there are many opportunities that one might pass … Continue reading

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Legare family identified as Christina Lake couple who died in Sunday incident

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a married couple who died in a float-tubing accident, which occurred near Christina Lake on July 29, 2012. The man is Ronald Legare, aged 74, and the woman is his spouse, … Continue reading

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Where?

Photo submitted by Pat Hampson. Small story a lot of great photographers send pictures in. As a so called photo editor I some times crop them, make them fit the window better, sometimes add some light and this one a … Continue reading

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SOAICL get award – third three year accreditation

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Reception next Monday

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Final day Tuesday

  FINAL DAY – for real! at old store on Main Street downtown. Final clearance Tomorrow July 31st will be the very last chance to purchase clearance items from Alberto’s. Petra will be in the downtown store from 12 – … Continue reading

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Osoyoos RCMP report

On July 23rd, Police recovered a Sea Doo washed up on shore in front of the Sage Pub. The owner was later identified and the Sea Doo was returned. On July 24th, Police responded to a report of a Sea … Continue reading

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George Benson Taylor passes

  George Taylor November 30, 1946 – July 28, 2012 George passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital on Saturday, July 28th at the age of 65 years. George is lovingly remembered by Marg, his wife of 45 years, … Continue reading

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Latest from the BC Fire Service – Evacuation Alert in West Kelowna area

Hill above Wilson Landing (West Kelowna) Last updated: Monday, July 30, 2012 at 7:01 AM Location: 500 metres upslope of Westside Road • See approximate location of this wildfire. Discovered: Saturday, July 28, 2012 Size: 30.0 hectares (estimated) Status: Active … Continue reading

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Drowning of young visitor in Skaha Lake yesterday

A 12 year old Kamloops girl is presumed drowned as she played in the water east of the channel at Skaha Lake Sunday around 3pm. No further details available.   Thanks to Castanet for the files – Photo from B. … Continue reading

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Quick story to tell

Do you like short drives to get away? Try the Marron Valley Rd off Highway 3A near Yellow Lake heading towards Apex Mtn turnoff – 15 minutes of pure enjoyment 0f sights and (lack of sound). Limited if no traffic. Good … Continue reading

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Clean up time on Main Street

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Rolling debris sparks more fire near Kelowna

An evacuation alert is now being issued to the following areas in relation to the fire on Westside Rd: Blue Grouse Road Jenny Creek subdivision Browse Road, and Westside Road north to the Wilson’s Landing fire hall As this is … Continue reading

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Valley First – help for a personal loan

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What’s coming up in the next month

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A morning cry that must be satisfied

Photo submitted by Paul Tribbick

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Ice cream at Eastside – the place to be

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Ladies – take a tour together this fall

As traditional caregivers, women are often known for regularly placing the needs of everyone else in their lives ahead of their own. Between work, family and other day-to-day activities, it is undeniably important that women take the time to nurture … Continue reading

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Tubing incident near Christina Lake claims three lives

  Two people have drowned, and a third is missing for 24 hours, after being swept  over a waterfall  (Cascade Falls near Trestle Bridge) on the Kettle River near Grand Forks on Saturday. Police said there was a group of about 13 … Continue reading

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