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B.C. Liberal Party MLA Linda Larson from the Boundary-Similkameen riding, spoke in a committee meeting in B.C. Legislature Tuesday afternoon on the issue of health care in the Osoyoos-Oliver area. (B.C. Legislature image)

BC MLA wants to abolish Daylight Saving Time

Okanagan-Boundary MLA Linda Larson put forward a private member bill

B.C. Liberal Party MLA Linda Larson from the Boundary-Similkameen riding, spoke in a committee meeting in B.C. Legislature Tuesday afternoon on the issue of health care in the Osoyoos-Oliver area. (B.C. Legislature image)
Ontario skip Rachel Homan celebrates after defeating Manitoba in the gold medal match at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont., on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. The next move for Homan at the women’s world curling championship is the top of the podium after silver and bronze medals in previous appearances. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Countdown is on for Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton

Tickets for all games available from Jan. 27 to Feb. 4 at the SOEC

Ontario skip Rachel Homan celebrates after defeating Manitoba in the gold medal match at the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in St. Catharines, Ont., on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. The next move for Homan at the women’s world curling championship is the top of the podium after silver and bronze medals in previous appearances. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo

Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

Coulson Litigation will speak for small B.C. wineries in R. v. Comeau. Submitted photo
A Kelowna family was left stranded and reeling after their truck was stolen with a year’s full of moose meat in the cargo area. Submitted photo

UPDATE: Thanksgiving miracle for B.C. family who had 1,300 pounds of moose meat stolen

Kelowna family was left stranded and reeling after their truck was stolen full of moose meat

A Kelowna family was left stranded and reeling after their truck was stolen with a year’s full of moose meat in the cargo area. Submitted photo
Coast Hotels are offering rooms at 50 per cent off the best available room rate for those evacuated because of wildfire.                                Submitted photo

Discounted hotel rooms for wildfire evacuees

Coast Hotels offering support to help ease the burden on evacuees

Coast Hotels are offering rooms at 50 per cent off the best available room rate for those evacuated because of wildfire.                                Submitted photo
The Desert Park Exhibition Society in Osoyoos is offering their horse stalls for free boarding to wildfire evacuees.                                Mark Brett/Penticton Western News

Barns available for wildfire evacuees

Desert Park Exhibition Society offering barn space at no cost to horse owners in the path of wildfire

The Desert Park Exhibition Society in Osoyoos is offering their horse stalls for free boarding to wildfire evacuees.                                Mark Brett/Penticton Western News
Penticton Vees Ryley Risling was the overtime hero with the game-winning goal as the Vees defeated the Chilliwack Chiefs 4-3 on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.                                Mark Brett/Penticton Western News

Risling nets overtime winner for Vees

Penticton Vees down the Chilliwack Chiefs in Game 4 of the BCHL Fred Page Cup final

Penticton Vees Ryley Risling was the overtime hero with the game-winning goal as the Vees defeated the Chilliwack Chiefs 4-3 on Wednesday at the South Okanagan Events Centre.                                Mark Brett/Penticton Western News
David Wesley Bobbitt is led out of the Penticton Courthouse by sheriffs following his first appearance Thursday. Bobbitt is charged with attempted murder in connection with the alleged assault of a 22-year-old Penticton woman last weekend.

Family confronts suspect in brutal attack

A tip from an alert resident resulted in the arrest of David Wesley Bobbitt, the man accused of a brutal attack on a 22-year-old Penticton woman on the weekend.

David Wesley Bobbitt is led out of the Penticton Courthouse by sheriffs following his first appearance Thursday. Bobbitt is charged with attempted murder in connection with the alleged assault of a 22-year-old Penticton woman last weekend.