Peachland News

COSAR rescues six UTV riders from gully above Peachland

COSAR rescues six UTV riders from gully above Peachland

Feb 19, 2024 / 8:38 am

Medical concerns elevated the urgency during a Central Okanagan Search and Rescue operation Sunday night. COSAR was called to get six people to safety from the...

Peachland puts on hold possible request to join short-term rental restrictions

Peachland puts on hold possible request to join short-term rental restrictions

Feb 15, 2024 / 4:00 am

A request to include Peachland to provincial regulations restricting short-term rental units has been put on hold. Council was slated to vote Tuesday on a...

District of Peachland to launch civic newsletter

District of Peachland to launch civic newsletter

Feb 14, 2024 / 5:22 pm

Launching a monthly newsletter and conducting a citizen survey will add $16,500 to Peachland’s 2024 budget. Councillors approved the additions unanimously...

Peachland residents want large Ogopogo sculpture installed in community

Peachland residents want large Ogopogo sculpture installed in community

Feb 14, 2024 / 4:00 am

An enthusiastic group of Peachlanders has come up with plans to carve a large Ogopogo sculpture and donate it to the municipality. “We would create the...

Power outage impacts over 1,000 homes in Peachland area

Power outage impacts over 1,000 homes in Peachland area

Jan 29, 2024 / 7:00 pm

UPDATE 7 p.m. Power has again been restored to more than 1,100 customers in Peachland, Trepanier and West Kelowna. Power originally went out just before 3:30...

District of Peachland planning new website

District of Peachland planning new website

Jan 27, 2024 / 11:00 am

A new website and a citizen survey are two features of a new Peachland communications plan presented to council last week. Kirsten Jones, hired last year to be...

New Peachland bylaw bans planting of trees, bushes near structures

New Peachland bylaw bans planting of trees, bushes near structures

Jan 25, 2024 / 9:00 am

New rules about cutting down trees are now the law in Peachland. Council on Tuesday gave final approval to a series of bylaws on tree removal. Councillors had...

'Our authority has simply disappeared': Peachland council grapples with provincial housing initiatives

'Our authority has simply disappeared': Peachland council grapples with provincial housing initiatives

Jan 25, 2024 / 4:00 am

New provincial regulations designed to spur housing growth are limiting municipalities’ abilities to control properties in their jurisdictions, a pair of...

Plans for new Peachland car show 'up and running'

Plans for new Peachland car show 'up and running'

Jan 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

Peachland’s new May long weekend car show will be known as the Peachland Classic Car Show, Coun. David Collins informed council on Tuesday. “They...

Peachland may opt into provincial restrictions on short-term rentals

Peachland may opt into provincial restrictions on short-term rentals

Jan 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

Peachland may ask to be included in new provincial legislation that will put a cap on short-term rental units. Council will debate a motion at its Feb. 13...

Crash slows Highway 97 north of Peachland

Crash slows Highway 97 north of Peachland

Jan 17, 2024 / 11:45 am

Castanet has received reports of a crash on Highway 97’s Drought Hill, north of Peachland. A motorist says the two-car collision is partially blocking the...

No burning to take place during Peachland wildfire mitigation

No burning to take place during Peachland wildfire mitigation

Jan 16, 2024 / 7:00 pm

Contractors for the District of Peachland are working on a wildfire mitigation project in the community. Crews will be at work on the municipally-owned forested...

Peachland’s outdoor ice rink opens Tuesday

Peachland’s outdoor ice rink opens Tuesday

Jan 15, 2024 / 2:33 pm

Peachland’s outdoor ice rink will open for the winter on Tuesday. The rink is located in Mountain View Park, also known as the Peachland Riding Club,...

Peachland Chamber of Commerce planning 'smaller-scale' car show to replace World of Wheels

Peachland Chamber of Commerce planning 'smaller-scale' car show to replace World of Wheels

Jan 7, 2024 / 9:00 am

The Peachland Chamber of Commerce is promising a new “smaller” vintage car show for the community on the May long weekend. The Chamber stepped in...

World of Wheels organizer ‘hurt’ Peachland is planning new car show on same day

World of Wheels organizer ‘hurt’ Peachland is planning new car show on same day

Jan 4, 2024 / 4:00 am

“Hurt.” That is how Pamela Cunningham says she is feeling after the District of Peachland announced it plans to support the Peachland Chamber of...

Peachland to launch competing car show after departure of World of Wheels

Peachland to launch competing car show after departure of World of Wheels

Jan 2, 2024 / 3:37 pm

It is looking like there will be duelling car shows in the Central Okanagan over May long weekend this year. The District of Peachland has announced it will...

District of Peachland has a lot to look forward to in 2024

District of Peachland has a lot to look forward to in 2024

Dec 26, 2023 / 4:00 am

District council in Peachland has been busy the past 12 months laying the groundwork for what could be a very fruitful 2024. Everything from downtown...

Pool house burns down at Camp Okanagan outside Peachland

Pool house burns down at Camp Okanagan outside Peachland

Dec 22, 2023 / 3:05 pm

A structure burst into flames at Camp Okanagan Resort in the Upper Trepanier area outside Peachland Thursday night and residents were unable to do anything but...

Structure fire at Peachland camp site has neighbours working to suppress fire

Structure fire at Peachland camp site has neighbours working to suppress fire

Peachland Dec 21, 2023 / 7:47 pm

A structure caught fire at Camp Okanagan Resort in the Trepanier area of Peachland on Thursday night. As of 5:30 p.m. the laundry room and washroom facilities...

New Peachland event in the works for May long weekend to replace World of Wheels

New Peachland event in the works for May long weekend to replace World of Wheels

Dec 20, 2023 / 4:00 am

Peachland appears to be moving on from the disappointment of losing the World of Wheels car show. The Peachland Chamber of Commerce says while it will look to...