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  1. Turnovers, untimely penalties and missed opportunities continue to plague the Okanagan Sun. The VI Raiders scored 20 unanswered points over the final seven minutes Saturday is a 37-13 victory over the Sun. The Sun, who clawed their way to within four on the strength of Isaac Wegner's leg,...
  2. A man accused of being Amanda Todd’s blackmailer is closer to coming to Canada to face charges after dropping his appeal. Aydin Coban, currently in Dutch prison after being convicted on several criminal charges, was the subject of a Canadian investigation and the federal Department of Justi...
  3. Penticton's newest bar and restaurant is looking to focus on the cocktail crowd, with a large streetside patio and extensive drink menu. Black Antler opened its doors Saturday on Winnipeg Street just off Westminster. Owner Dan Prokosh said he is excited to be part of the newly vibrant downto...
  4. Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico. The Todd County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Dylan John Bennett was arrested on second degree murder charges at a hotel Saturday in Cancu...
  5. An air rescue briefly closed Highway 3A near Twin Lakes Saturday afternoon. On Aug. 24 at approximately 1 p.m. RCMP responded to a cyclist in distress just east of Twin Lakes on the highway. BC Air Ambulance landed and safely transported the male in his 50s to hospital for urgent medical att...
  6. Larger, family-friendly rental accommodations are in short supply in Kelowna. According to a report outlining the city's rental housing inventory, three bedroom or larger apartment units make up just three per cent of the available market rentals. That works out to approximately 200 of the...
  7. Police in southern Alberta are investigating after they say someone drove past a supervised drug consumption facility and fired paintballs at staff and clients. Investigators have released surveillance video of a white pickup truck that was recorded shortly after midnight on Saturday morning outs...
  8. Unless you want a bear in your Okanagan backyard, it's time to start being smart about proofing your property against hungry beasts. Every year as summer wanes, bears in the area kick into high-gear foraging mode, looking to bulk up ahead of the hibernation season. "It's very ea...
  9. RCMP say two men are injured after a shooting in Surrey, B.C., on Friday evening. Mounties responded to a report of a shooting at a residence just before 8 p.m. and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the men were taken to a hospital where they are both in stable condition....
  10. When your current mortgage is getting close to its maturity date, you will need to re-negotiate. This is the opportunity to decide: the new term length to negotiate the new mortgage interest rate to move your mortgage to a new lender. Most lenders (federally regulated) are required...