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Two more chances for the public to learn more before referendum on funding a new Peachland Protective Services Building

Two more chances for the public to learn more before referendum on funding a new Peachland Protective Services Building

Peachland Sep 21, 2022 / 10:00 am

The public gets two more chances to learn about the proposed new Peachland Protective Services Building ahead of a referendum to approve funding for the...

After 9-month closure, Peachland’s Gasthaus nearly ready to reopen

After 9-month closure, Peachland’s Gasthaus nearly ready to reopen

Peachland Sep 12, 2022 / 1:48 pm

UPDATE 1:45 p.m. Peachland's Gasthaus may not in fact be ready to open on Thursday as hoped. Manager Andrew Neville tells Castanet they have received some...

Evacuation alerts lifted near Upper Trepanier fire

Evacuation alerts lifted near Upper Trepanier fire

Peachland Sep 9, 2022 / 1:46 pm

UPDATE 1:46 p.m. The BC Wildfire Service is reporting that the Jack Creek wildfire is now classified as held. That means the fire is not expected to grow under...

Major watermain rupture in Peachland repaired

Major watermain rupture in Peachland repaired

Peachland Sep 7, 2022 / 8:09 am

UPDATE 8 a.m. Water is again flowing in Peachland after repairs to a broken watermain were completed. The municipality announced on Facebook Tuesday at 11 p.m....

Keith Fielding seeks return to mayor's chair in Peachland

Keith Fielding seeks return to mayor's chair in Peachland

Peachland Sep 6, 2022 / 4:47 pm

Peachland district councillor Keith Fielding wants the mayor’s chair back. Fielding has filed papers to run for mayor, according to the...

Traffic moving slowly after car hits boat towed by truck on Okanagan Connector

Traffic moving slowly after car hits boat towed by truck on Okanagan Connector

Peachland Sep 5, 2022 / 4:00 pm

UPDATE: 4 p.m. Traffic on Hwy 97C near Peachland is now moving in both directions. “The RCMP is reminding all drivers to be safe while travelling on our...

Todd’s RV and Camping in Peachland closes for new residential development

Todd’s RV and Camping in Peachland closes for new residential development

Peachland Sep 4, 2022 / 5:15 pm

After 66 years in the community, Todd’s RV and Camping is closing. The business has been family-owned and operated since it first opened back in 1956. The...

Peachland Making Waves festival runs this weekend

Peachland Making Waves festival runs this weekend

Peachland Sep 2, 2022 / 9:00 am

There’s another reason to stop in Peachland over the long weekend. Peachland's Making Waves Mural Festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday. The...

Peachland mural festival making waves in September

Peachland mural festival making waves in September

Peachland Aug 24, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Peachland is following in the City of Vernon’s footsteps making waves with its Mural Festival. In a first for the City of Peachland they are holding a...

Peachland’s ZipZone granted 30-year license to operate

Peachland’s ZipZone granted 30-year license to operate

Peachland Aug 17, 2022 / 4:00 am

Peachland’s ZipZone adventure park says it has been granted a longterm expansion from the provincial government to operate. The business announced Tuesday...

Bats are busy this time of year, but take care if you find one

Bats are busy this time of year, but take care if you find one

Peachland Aug 13, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Most of us know how to be bear aware, but do you know what to do if you come across a bat? Midsummer is a busy time of year for the tiny creatures as young pups...

Peachland council heaps praise on Todd's Campground development

Peachland council heaps praise on Todd's Campground development

Peachland Aug 11, 2022 / 3:21 pm

Peachland city council heaped praise upon a planned luxury development coming to the former location of Todd’s RV and Campground. Council on Tuesday...

Peachland drowning victim identified as 57-year-old Lower Mainland man

Peachland drowning victim identified as 57-year-old Lower Mainland man

Peachland Aug 9, 2022 / 3:33 pm

UPDATE 3:31 p.m. RCMP is releasing more information on the drowning victim in Peachland Monday afternoon. Const. Mike Della-Paolera RCMP spokesperson tells...

Quilters from Peachland surprise displaced Ukrainians with hand-made gifts

Quilters from Peachland surprise displaced Ukrainians with hand-made gifts

Peachland Aug 9, 2022 / 4:00 am

More than a dozen displaced Ukrainian families in the Okanagan now have a unique way to remember the warm welcome they have received from the local community....

Cindy Fortin seeks another term as mayor of Peachland

Cindy Fortin seeks another term as mayor of Peachland

Peachland Aug 8, 2022 / 9:18 am

Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin will be running again in the upcoming municipal elections. Fortin announced on social media that she will be seeking a third term....

Borrowing for a new fire hall will be on the October ballot in Peachland

Borrowing for a new fire hall will be on the October ballot in Peachland

Peachland Aug 2, 2022 / 3:14 pm

Peachland council has landed on the wording of a referendum question it will pose to residents as part of the Oct. 15 municipal election ballot. Council decided...

West Kelowna RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 97

West Kelowna RCMP investigate fatal collision on Highway 97

Peachland Jul 12, 2022 / 4:58 pm

UPDATE: 4:55 p.m. West Kelowna RCMP have confirmed Tuesday morning's crash that closed Highway 97 in Peachland for several hours killed one person. Police...

Peachland mayor recovering from surgery that caused her to miss Canada Day celebrations

Peachland mayor recovering from surgery that caused her to miss Canada Day celebrations

Peachland Jul 5, 2022 / 12:28 pm

Peachland’s mayor is recovering from emergency surgery. Cindy Fortin posted on Facebook Tuesday, explaining why she missed Canada Day celebrations on...

Two dead at home in Peachland after apparent murder-suicide

Two dead at home in Peachland after apparent murder-suicide

Peachland Jun 28, 2022 / 6:36 pm

UPDATE: 6:35 p.m. A resident of the Garraway Place neighbourhood in Peachland where two are dead after a murder-suicide says the occupant of the home now filled...

Coun. Patrick Van Minsel announces run for Peachland mayor

Coun. Patrick Van Minsel announces run for Peachland mayor

Peachland Jun 28, 2022 / 11:48 am

Saying It's time for a change, Peachland Coun. Patrick Van Minsel announced his bid for the municipality's top job. At a news conference Tuesday...