RCMP surrounded Penticton Okanagan College Monday afternoon in search of a male with numerous outstanding warrants who ran from police and was hiding out in one of the buildings. Don Wrigglesworth the man, identified as Christopher William Gliege, 36, was observed by targeted enforcement unit officers in a vehicle at Duncan Avenue and the Channel Parkway about 4 p.m.“Gliege noticed police officers and jumped out of the vehicle, fled on foot, hopping fences and gained access to Okanagan College,” said Wrigglesworth.The Penticton wharf and railway station was at the base of Martin Street, close to where the peach concession stand is today.The Railway owned Incola Hotel was just across the road, and this is where many passengers would spend the night.On the bottom of the headstone which is barely visible below the dirt, are the words: “Good and Faithful Servant.”Those words were a fitting testimony to a man who was a staple figure in Penticton’s early years.
“They’ve been kept on my property in fire proof file cabinets but that (fire proof) is a bit of a misnomer, especially if they’re sitting in smouldering ashes for four days after the fire.” Sanford was willed the diaries by Ruth Mc Culloch, Andrew’s daughter, and he has spent the last three decades transcribing the material which contained 18,000 days of entries.“Police surrounded the college and with the assistance of general duty members, targeted enforcement and police dog located him in the wood shop area and he was arrested without incident.” Gliege had more than a dozen outstanding warrants from Oliver, Summerland and Penticton dating back to October 2016.He was kept in custody overnight and was expected to appear in Provincial Court Tuesday.FIRST STOREMail was also delivered to Wade’s store because it was a convenient distribution location. 1, 1889, Wade became the area’s postmaster, transporting incoming and outgoing mail in bags from the stage coach or steamer by way of wheelbarrow (a.k.a. Wade continued operating the post office until 1902 when it was moved to a small building attached to Schubert’s General Store at the corner of Vancouver Hill and Ellis Street. 1, 1909, and, beneath an oil lamp, in Penticton’s first courthouse on Van Horne Street, located off Vancouver Avenue, Penticton’s first city councillors — Sydney Hatch, L. Barnes, John Power and Henry Murk — held its inaugural meeting.Wade was elected first reeve in Penticton’s first civic election, following its incorporation on Dec. Starting from scratch, Wade appointed Charles Were as secretary-treasurer and collected a salary of per month.