Sarah Penton

Sarah Penton is the host of B.C.'s afternoon Interior current affairs radio show, Radio West.

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Rare white crow sightings excite Kootenay birdwatchers

Lisa Chabot saw a white-feathered crow on Monday and shared its photo with the internet. Several people in the region commented on her post, saying they'd seen it, too.

Kelowna man's wedding ring lost for 17 years returned days before milestone anniversary

A Kelowna, B.C., man says he never expected to see his wedding band again after losing it in the Penticton Channel nearly two decades ago.

Free bike lending program in B.C.'s Similkameen a boon for migrant workers without cars and driver's licences

A free bicycle lending program located near a community hall in B.C.'s Similkameen region aims to make lives easier for migrant workers who don't have a car and a Canadian driver's licence.

Prince George mom thanks rescuers for saving her kids' lives following tubing accident on Nechako River

A Prince George, B.C., mother is grateful her kids are alive after a terrifying experience on the Nechako River just before the long weekend.

B.C. crash victim reunited with the 'guardian angel' who saved her life

Katie Potts broke her back, lost her leg and part of her hand in a car accident last summer and says she wouldn't have seen her next birthday if it weren't for the Good Samaritans who pulled over to help.

'We were just screaming': Harrowing encounter has Princeton, B.C. woman call for a deer cull

A woman in Princeton, B.C., is calling for a cull of deer in her community after a frightening encounter outside her home.

B.C. association honours 85-year-old for decade-long service building free birdhouses for elementary students

John Remple is one of five recipients of this year's B.C. Principals' and Vice-Principals' Association Partnership Award. For more than 10 years, Remple has been making free wooden birdhouses for school children, which they can then paint.

B.C. woman reunites with foster mom who decades ago gave her hope

Jessica Cressey, who lives in Merritt, B.C., was one of the thousands of Indigenous children who account for up to 45 per cent of the children and youth in foster care in B.C.

Upbeat ad filmed in fire-ravaged Lytton, B.C., called 'a slap in the face' to residents

Residents of Lytton, B.C., say they feel exploited by a new commercial that features the burned-out remains of their community, which was almost completely destroyed by wildfire last summer.

Floods, fires and the future: How 3 communities are moving forward after climate disasters

Three communities all reeling from climate disasters that hit their areas in 2021 have very different approaches and feelings about how things were handled, and how they feel heading into summer once again.