Monthly Archives: December 2015

Show & Shine …..delays traffic in Osoyoos

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GHB pill press and 100 litres of chemicals seized

Kelowna – Police are recommending multiple charges against a man and a woman after seizing several items as a result of an international drug seizure conducted in the city earlier this month. On December 11, 2015, members of the Kelowna … Continue reading

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Thieves target Argo twice in a week

Details a bit sketchy but a report that thieves broke the lock at Argo Road Maintenance this week sometime, stealing a ring of keys and a chainsaw. Then they came back a couple of days later but the lock on … Continue reading

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Body found on Kettle River at Grand Forks

RCMP confirm crews have found the body of man who fell through the ice. Search and rescue volunteers (from Oliver/Osoyoos to Nelson SAR) spotted the man’s body once they began clearing ice away in the area where the man was … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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New years

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Every year has a first and a last Last sunrise of 2015 Carolyn Tipler Road 18 (Ryegrass) looking to the south

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oh mcChristmas tree…..

Give your Christmas Tree and burnt out Christmas lights a second life this holiday season by recycling them at one of many convenient locations throughout the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen. Used Christmas lights and all other lighting equipment can … Continue reading

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Happy Happy – Leza Macdonald

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A view of Osoyoos Lake

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Agur Lake camp gets help

Paul Cowen, president and Eric Williams, member of the Silver Eagles 4281 of Penticton presented a $500 cheque to Mirjana Komljenovic, Administrator of the Agur Lake Camp Society (ALCS), today. The Silver Eagles, a motorcycle club, is known in the … Continue reading

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100 years young January 1st

  Teddie Trobec of Osoyoos – friends and relatives meet Friday to celebrate. “Party Hard” Photo Neil Bousquet  

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In the herd – Audrey MacNaughton

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Penticton post card – Ann Walhen

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Some people just like a warm jail cell

Prolific Offender Lasts 12 minutes (Penticton RCMP File # 2015-18839) The Penticton RCMP are glad that a prolific offender is back in custody, and that their pro-active police work was a success.  On Christmas Eve, a 39 year old Penticton … Continue reading

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Up a rock creek – Pam Brunsdale

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400 refugees set to land in IHA region

Interior Health (IHA) prepares for health-care needs of refugees The New Year marks a new beginning for Syrian refugees arriving in the Interior region. Refugees will face many challenges as they adjust to new homes, new lives and a new health-care … Continue reading

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Man in Kettle River believed lost

GRAND FORKS–A man has fallen through the ice on the Kettle River near Grand Forks. RCMP were called to the scene on Highway 3, about five kilometres east of Grand Forks at 2:45 Wednesday afternoon. Using binoculars, they were able … Continue reading

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Travel pictures

Send in your best – travel picture – Canada and the rest of the world Rule one Only rule Must be sent by 12 Noon on January 1st (Friday) to be featured Friday, Saturday, Sunday. Anything sent after deadline…… Rule … Continue reading

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sears january

Bonnie Hayes 1400 – 5955 Main Street 250 498 3448 www.sears.ca Closed New Years Day Open today, tomorrow and open again January 2nd.

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Iced apples

Tara Hovanes

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Would you invite this little kitty into the house?

What is it? Submitted by John Bjerken

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Fitness classes starting soon 250.462.3511

Pilates Plus Fitness New Fitness Classes starting January 11th 6 week session (Jan 11 – Feb 21): Morning Spin Class (60 min.) Mondays and Wednesdays 6:15am Gentle Mat Pilates (1 hour) Fridays 1:15pm Spin/Pilates Circuit Combined (1 hour) Wednesdays 5:15pm … Continue reading

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Snow Wednesday ? – cold overnight for New Years

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Top newsmaker

Linda Larson MLA – in the middle with strong views – trying to find one answer for two groups of people adamant in their beliefs – but quite close on the points they make. The story of the National Park … Continue reading

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Top story of 2015

Two fires started on a stormy Friday August 14 ( one in town – one at Testalinda Creeek) and lasted what seemed like an age – but less than three weeks before the fire camp and the helicopters were gone. Fire crews … Continue reading

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Judges decision

Three pictures – three word contest Winner – First Prize – Marion Soames (Ladderlodge, Densefence, Mountaindew) 2nd Prize Kevin Tomlin (Yesteryears, Offseason, Solotude) 3rd Prize Pat Whalley – (Steps, Footsteps, Steppes) Judges decision not made on spellin’ or the use … Continue reading

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Please take heed

Police warning Lock vehicles and or disable garage door openers Break in MO Suspect entered an unlocked vehicle and stole loose change. Another garage door opener was left in this vehicle, however police did not find any evidence to suggest … Continue reading

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Condolences to his Beaver Lodge family

Ricky (Rick) Marvey Isaacks February 18, 1965 – December 21, 2015 On Monday December 21, 2015, Rick Isaacks of Oliver passed away at the Penticton Regional Hospital at the age of 50 years. Service details will be published soon.

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