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Osoyoos man’s hot rod passion headed home, report says

You might be able to escape the long arm of the law but there’s no getting away from the seemingly boundless reach of social media. Some...

HEADLINES

Cage movie gives Osoyoos starring role around the world

The Osoyoos community will get some worldwide big-screen exposure this year after a movie starring Nicolas Cage filmed in the community last fall was picked...

Angry councillor demands policing answers from province

Osoyoos councillor Mike Campol wants some answers from the province — and he believes Osoyoos residents should be demanding answers as well. "That wasn't fun or fair,"...

COMMUNITY

Osoyoos youngster has inspired alternative to tossing smokes

An Osoyoos youngster has developed a simple but effective way for would-be smokers to dispose of cigarette butts while travelling BC highways. And created an...

Affleck bringing movie filming to Osoyoos

Another film crew is expected to be in Osoyoos early next month, this time with Casey Affleck directing and co-starring in a movie he...

OPINION

The BP benefit: ‘raising the bar’ in the Osoyoos community

Today — likely mid-morning — Boston Pizza will open for business in downtown Osoyoos. The storied franchise — perhaps the most successful made-in-Canada food service...

Osoyoos would do well to build its own police force

If you're going to be treated like a big boy, you might as well pull on your big boy pants. It's some shrewd advice Town of...

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PEOPLE

Bartschs bringing Boston Pizza to downtown Osoyoos

Osoyoos will soon have another place to pick up pizza. Jason and Amy Bartsch announced today they are bringing a Boston Pizza franchise to the...

Missing Oliver truck driver succumbs to injuries, report says

An Oliver trucker who spent two days trapped in his rig before being rescued late Thursday evening after his unit rolled down a Hwy....

Rick raves and the South Okanagan scores with national exposure

Not that they need any help, but South Okanagan wineries got some national exposure last night courtesy of comedian Rick Mercer. The popular host of...

Kelowna hotel GM to take top post at Spirit Ridge

Pushing forward with its goal to reach the "pinnacle" of accommodations service, Spirit Ridge at Nk'MIP will have a new person at the top this spring. The Spirit Ridge...

CRIME

RCMP shut down meth lab east of Osoyoos

A suspected methamphetamine lab operating near Rock Creek has been shut down and dismantled following a RCMP investigation. On March 1, members of the RCMP...

Border Patrol nabs smuggled aliens southwest of Bridesville

Purported refugees are leaving the U.S. and illegally entering Canada — and, it appears, illegal human traffic is flowing the other way as well. The...

Observant customs officer thwarts gun smuggling attempt

By JOE FRIES Penticton Herald If not for an extra-vigilant border guard, two restricted firearms may well have made it across the Canadian border south of...

Police looking for man who smashed-and-grabbed at Nk’Mip Corner

Mounties across BC and Alberta are looking for a man believed to be involved in a string of break-and-enters across the BC interior —...

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QUIRKY

Goldfish threaten popular South Okanagan fishing hole

By JOE FRIES Penticton Herald A popular South Okanagan fishing spot is under threat from an invasive species more often seen in backyard ponds and home...

US agents ask for help locating suspected Russian agent

Editor's Note: April Fools' Day has come and gone. We hope you enjoyed our little bit of fun. The U.S. Department of Heartland Security is...

Canadian geese the opening act on Town’s osprey camera

It’s becoming an annual rite of spring — the Osprey camera is back. The Town of Osoyoos has switched on its live feed from a...