RCMP Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth hands off the ceremonial scissors to Penticton Mayor Andrew Jakubeit, preparing to officially re-open the 200 block of Main Street after upgrades were completed in June 2016. Steve Kidd/Western News
Main Street revite continues
Penticton borrowing to cover cost of street upgrade
The City of Penticton is moving ahead with a plan to borrow more than $1.6 million to finance upgrades to the 300 block of Main Street.
A declaration of service level doesn’t really change anything for the Penticton Fire Department, according to fire chief Larry Watkinson. Watkinson is going before council on Jan. 23, with a declaration the PFD is a full-service operations fire department with a component of interior operations. Catching up on some old policies the department is updating including the operational guidelines, Watkinson realized the service level had never been officially declared.
The Penticton Vees (29-9-2-3) had to wait until their seventh power play of the game to find the back of the net, but it couldn’t have come at a better time as Jonny Tychonick let a one-timer go from the slot over the glove of Adam Marcoux to give the Vees a 3-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters (26-14-4-1). Fans in Pink cheer on their team Saturday at the South Okanagan Events Centre Saturday.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".