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...
Posted on Friday, November 19, 2021 09:19 AM
Residents in communities served by the Wilson’s Landing fire department are encouraged to watch for the flashing lights indicating the 10th annual department Santa Run food collection Monday evening, November 29.
From 6 – 9 p.m. department members accompanied by Santa will travel with their fire vehicles throughout the areas they serve from Traders Cove to Shelter Cove, collecting food and cash donations for the West Kelowna branch of the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank.
Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:27 AM
Joe Rich residents are encouraged to make this year’s Community food bank collection the best-ever!
Last year they donated more than 748 kilograms of food and over $1600 to the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank.
Sunday, December 5 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Joe Rich Fire Rescue members will be travelling throughout the community collecting non-perishable food and cash or cheque donations.
COVID-safe protocols include contactless pickup and physical distancing. On the day of the event, residents...