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District of Peachland issues boil water notice due to watermain repairs

District of Peachland issues boil water notice due to watermain repairs

Jun 20, 2024 / 6:48 am

The District of Peachland has issued a boil water notice for a large area of the community due to a watermain break. The affected properties are on the north...

Power restored to nearly 3,800 in Peachland, Summerland

Power restored to nearly 3,800 in Peachland, Summerland

Peachland, Summerland Jun 18, 2024 / 1:41 pm

UPDATE 1:42 p.m. Power has been restored to the affected customers in the Peachland and Summerland areas. BC Hydro says the outages were causes by birds...

Local communities, including Peachland secure funding to speed up delivery of homes

Local communities, including Peachland secure funding to speed up delivery of homes

Jun 17, 2024 / 11:40 am

The provincial government is handing out funds to 38 municipal governments in an effort to create more efficient development approval processes. Among those...

Police confirm woman out in Okanagan Lake Tuesday night reported safe and sound

Police confirm woman out in Okanagan Lake Tuesday night reported safe and sound

Jun 13, 2024 / 1:00 pm

West Kelowna RCMP confirm an individual who was spotted out on Okanagan Lake in a canoe during Tuesday night's windstorm has been reported safe. West...

District of Peachland rethinking how multi-unit lots could look

District of Peachland rethinking how multi-unit lots could look

Jun 13, 2024 / 4:00 am

Allowing multi-unit housing complexes to be built closer to the street than is currently permitted was a step too far for Peachland councillors in trying to...

West Kelowna RCMP confirm search continues for missing kayaker last seen on Okanagan Lake Tuesday night

West Kelowna RCMP confirm search continues for missing kayaker last seen on Okanagan Lake Tuesday night

Jun 12, 2024 / 10:32 am

The search continues for a missing kayaker or paddle boarder who was last seen on Okanagan Lake Tuesday night during a windstorm. West Kelowna RCMP were called...

Peachland council takes steps to prevent vandalism at water supply

Peachland council takes steps to prevent vandalism at water supply

Jun 12, 2024 / 4:00 am

New security measures will be implemented to prevent vandalism from happening again to Peachland’s water supply, Shawn Grundy, the municipality’s...

Search for missing paddle boarder in Okanagan Lake paused

Search for missing paddle boarder in Okanagan Lake paused

Jun 11, 2024 / 10:04 pm

UPDATE 10 p.m. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue says the search for a missing paddle boarder has been paused. COSAR member Duane Tresnich said they...

Peachland Riding Club to host three-day riding event this month

Peachland Riding Club to host three-day riding event this month

Jun 8, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Peachland Riding Club is hosting a race event leading up to Canada Day. The event promises to be a ton of fun for the entire family and people are...

Peachland man deeply impacted by fatal crash in his front yard erects memorial

Peachland man deeply impacted by fatal crash in his front yard erects memorial

Jun 7, 2024 / 4:00 am

A Peachland man who witnessed a fatal motorcycle collision on Monday evening says he's working hard to move past the horrific memory. Eduardo Alves says he...

Annual bird watching event planned by Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance

Annual bird watching event planned by Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance

Jun 4, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance is hosting its annual spring bird watching tour and history hike this weekend. Set for Saturday at 9 a.m. at Hardy...

One dead after crash south of Peachland

One dead after crash south of Peachland

Jun 4, 2024 / 1:08 pm

UPDATE 12:55 p.m. The owner of Pro-Ex Transport Systems Ltd. Pat McCullough tells Castanet his driver is still in shock after witnessing what he described as a...

Vandals target Peachland emergency water source

Vandals target Peachland emergency water source

Jun 4, 2024 / 4:00 am

Vandals recently targeted a municipal dam on a small lake west of Peachland, releasing a deluge from one of the community’s emergency sources of drinking...

Peachland to host annual open house and BBQ

Peachland to host annual open house and BBQ

Jun 1, 2024 / 4:00 am

The District of Peachland is holding its second annual open house and barbeque later this month. Running June 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., the event is intended to...

RV crashes after dog jumps out of vehicle driving through Peachland

RV crashes after dog jumps out of vehicle driving through Peachland

May 31, 2024 / 8:22 pm

An RV can be seen overturned and destroyed in the parking lot of the Dragon Lotus Restaurant on Highway 97 through Peachland on Friday night. A local resident...

Precautionary boil-water notice rescinded by District of Peachland

Precautionary boil-water notice rescinded by District of Peachland

May 31, 2024 / 9:51 am

The District of Peachland has rescinded the precautionary boil water notice after conducting water sampling. The district says two consecutive water sampling...

RDCO ends Star Place water quality advisory after tests come back clean

RDCO ends Star Place water quality advisory after tests come back clean

Upper Trepanier May 28, 2024 / 9:05 am

The Regional District of Central Okanagan has now rescinded a precautionary Water Quality Advisory for customers in the Star Place water system in Upper...

Boil water notice issued in Peachland after line break

Boil water notice issued in Peachland after line break

May 28, 2024 / 6:13 am

The District of Peachland has issued a boil water notice for the entire community in the wake of a water main break. Crews have managed to isolate the break...

Four of 44 Peachland 2026 projects completed

Four of 44 Peachland 2026 projects completed

May 26, 2024 / 9:00 am

Four of 44 projects listed on Peachland’s 2022-26 strategic plan have been completed. A plan update was presented to council last week. The report showed...

Saturday's MS Walk in Peachland nears its $20k fundraising goal

Saturday's MS Walk in Peachland nears its $20k fundraising goal

May 25, 2024 / 12:15 pm

More than 125 people showed up for the Central Okanagan MS Walk in Peachland Saturday morning. The annual fundraising walk for Multiple Sclerosis research...