Dustin Godfrey

Seen from McIntyre Bluffs one February night, the Okanagan Correctional Centre is flooded with light, next to the darkness of empty land and the starlike twinkle of Oliver’s streetlights.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News

B.C. inmate gets 2 years in prison for assault on guard

Union rep said inmate sucker punched correctional officer, continued assault after officer fell

Seen from McIntyre Bluffs one February night, the Okanagan Correctional Centre is flooded with light, next to the darkness of empty land and the starlike twinkle of Oliver’s streetlights.                                Dustin Godfrey/Western News
One of three sheep that escaped from a Penticton-area property, leading their owners on a chase for nearly a week.                                (Marshall Shelswell/Submitted photo)

Sheep on the lam in Penticton

Not black sheep, but pretty baaaah-d

One of three sheep that escaped from a Penticton-area property, leading their owners on a chase for nearly a week.                                (Marshall Shelswell/Submitted photo)
A B.C. family forced to live in the bush

A B.C. family forced to live in the bush

A family forced into living in the hills above Penticton doesn’t know where to go

A B.C. family forced to live in the bush
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 in November.                                Mark Brett/Western News

Health officials battling damaging fentanyl myths

The B.C. CDC says some myths can cause hesitance to using life-saving measures on an overdose victim

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 in November.                                Mark Brett/Western News
Christy Clark in Prospera Place in Kelowna July 1, 2017. Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

BREAKING: Christy Clark to step down as BC Liberal leader

Clark’s resignation, as both party leader and MLA, will take effect Aug. 4

Christy Clark in Prospera Place in Kelowna July 1, 2017. Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
The B.C. Wildfire Service reports 188 wildfires currently burning across the province, totalling over 617 for the whole year so far.                                Photo courtesy of the B.C. Wildfire Service

City reviewing emergency protocols in light of fiery week in B.C.

That includes reviewing the emergency operations centre and co-ordination with other authorities

The B.C. Wildfire Service reports 188 wildfires currently burning across the province, totalling over 617 for the whole year so far.                                Photo courtesy of the B.C. Wildfire Service