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Peachland News

Canada Day activities set

Jun 30, 2020 / 6:00 pm

With Canada Day celebrations being cancelled across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cities and districts had to get a little creative with their...

District reinforces beach

Jun 19, 2020 / 3:29 pm

The District of Peachland is armouring the waterfront along Beach Avenue at Swim Bay. “Okanagan lake is into flood conditions again,” said the...

Watch 'Eddy’s Kingdom' now

Jun 18, 2020 / 6:25 pm

B.C. residents now have the chance to view an award nominated documentary on the unique Okanagan tale of Eddy Haymour. The film, Eddy’s Kingdom, is one of...

Habitat homes up for sale

Jun 18, 2020 / 3:06 pm

Two Habitat for Humanity homes located in Peachland went up for sale last week as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however there is a light at the end of the...

Vehicle fire doused

Jun 18, 2020 / 1:49 pm

UPDATE 1:49 p.m. Castanet has learned that a small SUV heading south on Highway 97 appears to have caught fire and then pulled over to the northbound side of...

Swimming moose stressed

Jun 18, 2020 / 8:31 am

Wildlife officials are pouring cold water on a unique animal experience near Peachland on Tuesday. Some Peachland residents had a “once in a lifetime...

Aquatic moose entertains

Jun 17, 2020 / 12:23 pm

Some Peachland residents had a “once in a lifetime experience” Tuesday morning, when a curious moose swam by the lakefront community. Allie Brophy...

Cat hitches ride, owner found

Jun 8, 2020 / 2:48 pm

UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. The owner of a cat that travelled from Peachland to Kelowna caught in a stranger's car engine on Sunday afternoon has now been located....

Grad walk cancelled

May 22, 2020 / 7:00 pm

A group of local high-school graduates have had their grad celebrations cancelled, again. After formal graduation celebrations across British Columbia were...

Socially distanced grad walk

May 16, 2020 / 11:45 am

In a different world, Vangie Neyedli and her daughter Shenelle would be getting their hair done Saturday morning, in preparation for Shenelle's high school...

Rainbow sidewalk complete

May 14, 2020 / 3:02 pm

Peachland's Beach Avenue is looking much more colourful after the completion of a new rainbow sidewalk. Mayor of Peachland Cindy Fortin had hopes of the...

Boil water downgraded

May 12, 2020 / 10:15 am

The boil water advisory in Peachland has been downgraded. There is now a “water quality advisory” in place, meaning that not everyone needs to boil...

ZipZone sets reopening date

May 11, 2020 / 4:00 am

ZipZone Peachland is gearing up to finally open its doors this weekend, in hopes it will have the go ahead from the B.C. Government to reopen on Saturday, May...

Another call for hwy divider

May 5, 2020 / 4:00 am

The tragic death of Simon-Pierre Houde, a young Summerland farmer who fell victim to a fatal car crash in Peachland, has prompted residents to create yet...

Fatal crash victim named

May 4, 2020 / 9:31 am

A young Summerland farmer was the victim of a fatal crash in Peachland on Friday, according to his employer. Simon-Pierre Houde had been driving on Drought...

Fatal crash in Peachland

May 2, 2020 / 1:30 pm

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. West Kelowna RCMP are seeking witnesses to a fatal accident near Peachland. On May 1, at approximately 9:45 p.m. emergency crews responded to a...

Heli rescue on Pincushion

May 2, 2020 / 9:45 am

UPDATE: 9:45 a.m. Search and Rescue crews were airlifted an injured hiker from Pincushion Mountain near Peachland Friday afternoon, just before 4 p.m. The woman...

Thief loots restaurants

Apr 30, 2020 / 4:00 am

A pair of restaurants in Peachland, already reeling due to the pandemic, are picking up the pieces after being hit by thieves this week. Cibo and Vines co-owner...

BC bats and COVID-19

Apr 29, 2020 / 4:00 am

As COVID-19 continues to take a terrible toll on the health of British Columbians, some are asking whether B.C.'s bats could be a potential carrier for the...

Online scam close call

Apr 28, 2020 / 8:00 pm

A Castanet classified user is breathing a sigh of relief today after she narrowly avoided being scammed. The seller, who asked to remain anonymous, posted an ad...

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