Posted on Wednesday, December 01, 2021 11:14 AM
The holiday season can be a time of great consumption, but it’s still possible to create plenty of memories while also staying low waste. The 'Create Memories, Not Garbage' campaign has all kinds of ideas to help guide you through making thoughtful decisions about your shopping, shipping, packaging gifts, cooking, decorations and more.
With COVID continuing to affect our daily lives, many people’s gift buying habits have shifted. Many are taking care of their holiday shopping early, supporting local...
Posted on Friday, November 26, 2021 02:55 PM
Renewal notices are in the mail for Regional District of Central Okanagan business licenses.
All businesses operating in the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West electoral areas are required to have a business license with the Regional District.
December 31 is the deadline for existing business license renewals at the rate of $85. After that date, all license renewals will be $110 which includes a $25 late fee.
The two electoral areas include communities such as Joe Rich, Ellison,...
Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 03:53 PM
The Regional Board supports applying to the Union of BC Municipalities Community Resiliency Investment Fund for two FireSmart Community Funding projects. The proposed projects involve employing a FireSmart Coordinator for one year and developing a Community Wildfire Resiliency Plan for related FireSmart activities in the two electoral areas along with a grant program for those residents. As well, fuel management prescriptions would be developed for high priority...
Posted on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 02:05 PM
Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers has again been recognized by its crime-fighting peers around the world.
This morning, Crime Stoppers International, the global non-profit organization announced its annual awards for outstanding local Crime Stoppers programs. Of the hundreds of Crime Stoppers programs in countries around the world, Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers has received the award for Productivity – Total Property and Drugs Recovered in the up to 300,000 population category.
Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 11:36 AM
Due to the unprecedented flooding and resulting road closures throughout BC, collection of glass and styrofoam packaging is temporarily on hold at most recycling depots in the Central Okanagan.
Starting Monday, November 22, glass and styrofoam packaging (both white and colored) will no longer be collected at the following depot locations until normal operations resume:
- Glenmore Landfill recycle depot
- Westside Residential Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre
- Boucherie Bottle depot
- Traders Cove...