Dustin Godfrey

Parents line up at a forum to oppose the proposed closure of Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland in January 2016.                                John Arendt/Black Press file photo

Province releasing results of rural education report ‘shortly’

That follows heated demands from a local MLA, school districts and municipal politicians

Parents line up at a forum to oppose the proposed closure of Trout Creek Elementary School in Summerland in January 2016.                                John Arendt/Black Press file photo
B.C. Liberal Party MLA Linda Larson, Boundary-Similkameen, speaks in B.C. legislature.                                (B.C. legislature image)

Hate daylight saving? Don’t tell Linda Larson

Liberal MLA urging out-of-riding supporters of her bill to write government and their own MLAs

B.C. Liberal Party MLA Linda Larson, Boundary-Similkameen, speaks in B.C. legislature.                                (B.C. legislature image)
Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth of the Penticton RCMP holds a syringe as emergency workers put an overdose victim on a stretcher at a Government Street house.                                Mark Brett/Western News file photo

Overdose data policy may not comply with FOI law, expert says

But B.C. Coroners likely ‘most transparent jurisdiction in the country,’ according to spokesperson

Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth of the Penticton RCMP holds a syringe as emergency workers put an overdose victim on a stretcher at a Government Street house.                                Mark Brett/Western News file photo
Structurlam’s Okanagan Falls plant manager Lyndon Chernoff with some wood set for a major construction project. A bill from MP Richard Cannings proposes federal government be required to look at wood when constructing infrastructure. Western News file photo

B.C. MP’s bill on wood infrastructure branches into committee

Cannings’ bill to push wood infrastructure got oak-ay from Commons, headed fir committee study

Structurlam’s Okanagan Falls plant manager Lyndon Chernoff with some wood set for a major construction project. A bill from MP Richard Cannings proposes federal government be required to look at wood when constructing infrastructure. Western News file photo
B.C. family still seeking answers as meningitis scare diminishes

B.C. family still seeking answers as meningitis scare diminishes

The parents of Aidan Pratt say they feel left high and dry months after their son died

B.C. family still seeking answers as meningitis scare diminishes
Jennifer Jones takes home sixth Scotties title for Manitoba

Jennifer Jones takes home sixth Scotties title for Manitoba

Team Manitoba’s defeat of Team Wild Card, also from Manitoba, wraps the weeklong event in Penticton

Jennifer Jones takes home sixth Scotties title for Manitoba
B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver

B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver

Co-founder Tony Holler said the 700,000 sq. ft. facility would produce 100,000 kg of pot per year

B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver
Kathy Schuster, 45, sorts some of her belongings in the South Okanagan Women In Need Society’s SAFExst space at an unspecified location, where she gets a bit of warmth and can stock up on some basic supplies. For Schuster, a loss of supplies is a serious personal security matter.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News

Homeless, hurt and harassed

A B.C. city’s most vulnerable speak out about violence and theft on the streets

Kathy Schuster, 45, sorts some of her belongings in the South Okanagan Women In Need Society’s SAFExst space at an unspecified location, where she gets a bit of warmth and can stock up on some basic supplies. For Schuster, a loss of supplies is a serious personal security matter.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News
Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off

Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off

The coast guard will officially be ending its search as of 3:30 p.m. Monday

Search for missing plane near Revelstoke called off