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Peachland watershed cleanup to take place May 4

Peachland watershed cleanup to take place May 4

Apr 25, 2024 / 5:19 pm

The Peachland Watershed Alliance is going above and beyond with this year's watershed cleanup. This year, organizers are targeting several vehicles dumped...

Peachland making new push on 2,000-unit New Monaco development

Peachland making new push on 2,000-unit New Monaco development

Apr 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

Peachland is making efforts again to get a long-delayed development off the ground. The 2,000-unit New Monaco development, to be located on 125 acres of land...

Thompson-Okanagan municipalities prepare SILGA resolutions

Thompson-Okanagan municipalities prepare SILGA resolutions

BC Interior Apr 24, 2024 / 4:00 am

More than 40 resolutions will be up for debate at the Southern Interior Local Government Association convention taking place April 30 to May 3 in Kamloops....

Peachland has drinking water for 20,000 residents

Peachland has drinking water for 20,000 residents

Apr 23, 2024 / 1:13 pm

Peachland can grow to about 20,000 people before it needs to be concerned about water shortages, council learned on Tuesday. A revised water-supply report was...

Northbound traffic on Highway 97 is backed up near Peachland Saturday

Northbound traffic on Highway 97 is backed up near Peachland Saturday

Apr 20, 2024 / 2:06 pm

UPDATE: 3:17 p.m. Traffic heading Northbound near Peachland has since cleared. According to Google Maps, traffic should now be running smoothly in both...

District of Peachland reminds residents to watch for email scams

District of Peachland reminds residents to watch for email scams

Apr 19, 2024 / 2:29 pm

The District of Peachland is asking residents to watch out for a phishing scam email that at first glance may appear to have come from the municipality....

District of Peachland adopts new policies governing councillors social media use

District of Peachland adopts new policies governing councillors social media use

Apr 13, 2024 / 5:00 pm

Councillors and municipal employees will need to be careful with their personal social media accounts under new policies adopted Tuesday in Peachland. Council...

Peachland's Turner Park to stay closed until next year amid upgrade work

Peachland's Turner Park to stay closed until next year amid upgrade work

Apr 12, 2024 / 3:32 pm

Work on upgrades at Turner Park in Peachland are underway, with more construction planned for this summer on the upper tier of the park. Improvements completed...

Peachland makes changes to tax bylaws

Peachland makes changes to tax bylaws

Apr 10, 2024 / 8:00 pm

Peachland is eliminating four parcel taxes, but taxpayers aren’t getting a break. The municipality has determined parcel taxes for water, sewer and...

Peachland council urges later hours for Beach Avenue liquor licence

Peachland council urges later hours for Beach Avenue liquor licence

Apr 10, 2024 / 11:50 am

A restaurant owner seeking a liquor licence for a new downtown eatery was told by Peachland councillors on Tuesday that he should ask for extended opening and...

Students choose playground design for Peachland's Turner Park

Students choose playground design for Peachland's Turner Park

Apr 10, 2024 / 4:00 am

Peachland elementary students got to choose the design for a playground to be built at Turner Park. Mayor Patrick Van Minsel and Recreation Director Cory...

Demolition to start soon at future site of Peachland seniors building

Demolition to start soon at future site of Peachland seniors building

Apr 5, 2024 / 4:03 pm

Demolition crews will soon be getting to work on Peachland’s 5th Street to make way for a seniors housing complex. Demolition permits have been granted...

Windstorm claims maple tree in Peachland Lambly Park

Windstorm claims maple tree in Peachland Lambly Park

Apr 3, 2024 / 4:49 pm

Tuesday night’s windstorm took down a tree in Peachland’s Lambly Park. The municipality says a mature maple tree fell in the park off Highway 97,...

Peachland council approves 62-unit rental complex

Peachland council approves 62-unit rental complex

Mar 31, 2024 / 4:00 am

A developer got the permits he needs to start building a 62-unit rental complex in Peachland, but not before councillors checked off a long list of complaints...

Peachland Fire Department offers free tickets for yard waste

Peachland Fire Department offers free tickets for yard waste

Mar 31, 2024 / 4:00 am

For a limited time only, Peachland residents can save a few bucks thanks to the Peachland Fire Rescue Peachland residents can now get vouchers to cover yard...

Peachland students request trash can, get lesson on bureaucracy

Peachland students request trash can, get lesson on bureaucracy

Mar 28, 2024 / 4:00 am

Grade 3 and 4 students in Peachland are about to learn some of the mysterious ways that local government works. A seemingly straightforward request for a...

New public art sculpture planned for Peachland

New public art sculpture planned for Peachland

Mar 27, 2024 / 12:05 pm

Peachland council has given its support to having a sculpture installed beside the yellow Historic Schoolhouse building. The Peachland Wellness Centre and...

Will Peachland have enough water for future generations?

Will Peachland have enough water for future generations?

Mar 27, 2024 / 4:00 am

Peachland’s water supply is looking good for the next 45 years, according to a report presented to council on Tuesday. But “after 2070, we’ll...

Don't park on the street: Street sweeping to start in Peachland

Don't park on the street: Street sweeping to start in Peachland

Mar 25, 2024 / 7:00 pm

The District of Peachland says it will be starting street sweeping operations next week. Street sweepers will hit the streets on April 1 and will work in the...

Peachland seeks info on car crash that damaged park

Peachland seeks info on car crash that damaged park

Mar 25, 2024 / 5:31 pm

The District of Peachland is looking for answers after an apparent car crash damaged a local park. In a social media post, the municipality asked the public if...