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Peachland News

Peachland's 1st pot shop

Nov 25, 2020 / 7:00 pm

Peachland is getting its first cannabis retail store. Municipal council Tuesday approved issuing a business license to Budding Creations Cannabis Corp. for a...

Family rescued from woods

Nov 23, 2020 / 9:00 pm

A group of three spent a cold night in the woods near Peachland Sunday night after the battery in their truck died. In a news release Monday evening, Central...

Duelling bucks on the hwy

Nov 16, 2020 / 3:51 pm

An Okanagan man is feeling lucky after coming across a once in a lifetime scene right in the comfort of his own vehicle. Stephen James König tells Castanet...

Crash sends SUV off hwy

Nov 2, 2020 / 11:34 am

UPDATE 11:30 a.m. A crash Monday morning on Highway 97 in Peachland sent a vehicle down an embankment. The three-vehicle collision near the 13th street...

One last donation to KGH

Oct 30, 2020 / 7:00 pm

After 44 years of service to the Kelowna General Hospital, the Peachland Auxiliary is shutting down. Members Pat Grieve and Bobbie Baker presented the KGH...

Hwy 97 'death corner'

Oct 30, 2020 / 4:00 am

The stretch of Highway 97 near Hardy Street and Antler's Bay in Peachland has been given a new name by locals. Resident John Wardley says it is becoming...

Park purchased for $3.1M

Oct 29, 2020 / 4:02 pm

The District of Peachland is now the owner of what it says is one of the last undeveloped properties able to accommodate sports fields and other park amenities....

More bat-friendly lighting?

Oct 24, 2020 / 4:28 pm

The District of Peachland should reconfigure its street lighting to accommodate the flying corridors of a local colony of bats, council will hear next week. A...

WestJet customer not happy

Oct 22, 2020 / 4:00 am

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no secret that cancellations of flights have become far more regular than in pre-pandemic times. Peachland...

Forced to rehire staff

Oct 21, 2020 / 5:04 pm

A cannabis company with a grow operation in Peachland has been forced to rehire nine employees, after the staff were laid off after trying to form a union. On...

Trailer wrecked in crash

Oct 20, 2020 / 12:46 pm

Traffic on Highway 97 in Peachland is moving slowly following a crash involving a truck towing a trailer. A photo sent from a Castanet reader shows a pick-up...

'When is enough, enough?'

Oct 3, 2020 / 4:00 am

Over the next five years its expected 257 hectares of forest within the Peachland Creek watershed will be harvested, a figure as low as it's ever been, but...

Severed bear paw in yard

Sep 29, 2020 / 1:54 pm

A Peachland woman made a startling discovery on her property Monday evening. She had returned from Calgary Monday at about 10 p.m., when she noticed a severed...

Fatal crash victim identified

Sep 28, 2020 / 2:08 pm

UPDATE 2:05 p.m. The victim of Sunday’s fatal motorcycle crash has been identified by friends and family on social media. Michael Odenbach, owner of...

Expensive wheelchair stolen

Sep 18, 2020 / 11:39 am

The West Kelowna RCMP is searching for an expensive wheelchair stolen from a vehicle outside Peachland. While a man was fishing on Sept. 9 at Headwater Lake,...

In a flap over a flag

Sep 3, 2020 / 10:13 am

It seems some residents aren't too thrilled to see an American flag hoisted high above Heritage Park in downtown Peachland. The flag was erected as part of...

Heli rescue at Pincushion

Aug 28, 2020 / 4:05 pm

UPDATE; 4:05 p.m. Penticton Search and Rescue were able to rescue a female hiker from the top of Pincushion Mountain in Peachland Friday afternoon. Pensar...

Car crashes into lake

Aug 27, 2020 / 11:14 am

UPDATE: 11:14 a.m. Kelowna RCMP say a white Nissan Pathfinder was travelling southbound on Highway 97 when it hit the cement abutment. The collision occurred at...

Stolen vehicle roll-over

Aug 26, 2020 / 8:46 am

West Kelowna RCMP are investigating a single-vehicle collision in Peachland after a vehicle struck a power pole and rolled several times. The incident happened...

New days for Ponderosa?

Aug 26, 2020 / 4:00 am

The rumour mill has been churning overtime concerning the possible redevelopment of the former Ponderosa golf course. The course, at the top of Ponderosa Drive...