Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023 09:25 AM
Once Halloween is over and your pumpkin decorations have had their time to shine, you can give them a whole new life.
Pumpkins are a great addition to a backyard composter as they’re high in nitrogen. If you cut them in smaller chunks with your fall leaves, they’ll break down much faster than throwing the whole pumpkin in. Next spring you’ll have a nutrient-rich soil amendment to add to your garden.
If you don’t compost, you can place your pumpkins into your curbside yard waste cart for your next...
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 08:34 AM
Door knocking and doorbell ringing. Trick or treaters gathered around open doors. There’s plenty of unusual engagement during the Halloween season.
All that extra excitement can be stressful for canine members of your family.
To help ease the stress, the RDCO dog control program suggests owners consider the following tips:
- Keep your dog away from open doors – help prevent an accidental escape and injury if your pet is frightened and bolts for the street.
- If your dog does get away, contact dog...
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 10:17 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Economic Development Commission (COEDC) has received two 2023 Excellence in Economic Development Awards from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
A silver award was bestowed for the organization’s work in the Talent Development & Retention Category for the Connector Program – a formalized community networking initiative designed to broaden a job seeker’s network through one-on-one meetings with business leaders in the community. The...
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 08:37 AM
Visitors to Shannon Lake Regional Park will notice construction due to the replacement of the existing staircase leading from 2230 Shannon Ridge Drive to the Eagle Trail. Park access will be closed in this section until Friday, October 27, 2023.
Visitors are asked to avoid the area under construction until the work is complete.The Regional District offers more than 2,100 hectares of parkland including 86 kilometres of formal trails in 30 regional parks. Visit rdco.com/parks to plan your next outing.
Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 02:15 PM
Over the next few weeks, crews from Pacific Flow Control will be out in Electoral Area West and Electoral Area East to complete servicing work on fire hydrants for the six RDCO water systems. The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) has contracted Pacific Flow Control to complete fire hydrant servicing.
The Regional District provides water service to just over 1,100 connections in six service areas. The six RDCO water systems include: