Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 09:15 AM
Nominations are now being accepted for candidates to run in the October 15 Regional District of Central Okanagan Electoral Area Director and School Trustee elections.
Friday, September 9 at 4 p.m. is the deadline for candidates to complete and file nomination papers with the Chief Election Officer. The Central Okanagan East electoral area includes Ellison, Joe Rich, upper June Springs Road, and the south end of Lakeshore Road. The Central Okanagan West electoral area includes Westbank First...
Posted on Monday, August 29, 2022 10:08 AM
A section of the Mission Creek Greenway that runs through Scenic Canyon Regional Park is open again to visitors after a closure due flood damage. The stretch of trail upstream from the Hollywood Road south trailhead to the Grasslands viewpoint has been repaired and reopened.
The Greenway remains closed between the 12.5 km marker (Grasslands viewpoint) and 14 km marker (Layercake viewpoint), for flood-related repairs. For everyone’s safety, visitors are asked to stay out of this closed area,...
Posted on Monday, August 29, 2022 09:16 AM
For the first time in two years, the popular Regional District of Central Okanagan unwanted tire drop-off returns next month.
The event was canceled in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic’s health and safety regulations.
With those in the past, residents are welcome to recycle any old, unused tires that may be a breeding ground for mosquitoes around their property.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan and Tire Stewardship BC are again teaming up to provide a one-stop tire drop-off event for any...
Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2022 09:06 AM
If you love a good bargain and the thrill of the garage sale hunt, you’ll want to check out the final Trunk Sale Saturday, September 24 at Okanagan College. Organized by the Regional Waste Reduction Office, the Trunk Sale is by far the Central Okanagan’s largest garage sale, featuring over 150 vendors.
Rae Stewart, Waste Reduction Facilitator says after 12 years and 18 sales to date, this will be the Regional District of Central Okanagan’s final Trunk Sale. “When we first started hosting these events,...
Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 01:58 PM
The advisory affects approximately 295 properties connected to the water system in the community along Westside Road. It’s the result of increased turbidity in the Okanagan Lake water source.
As a precaution it’s recommended that all customers, especially those with weakened immune systems, children and the elderly should boil all water intended for...