Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 08:06 AM
Once Halloween’s over and your pumpkin decorations have done their duty, give them a new life.
The Regional District Waste Reduction Office encourages you compost your old Jack- o’-lanterns.
Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says “Pumpkins are great to add to your composter because they’re high in nitrogen. If you cut them into small pieces and add some fall leaves, they will break down much faster than leaving them whole. By next spring,” she says “you’ll have a great nutrient rich soil amendment...
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 01:25 PM
Saturday, October 15 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., eligible voters in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area, including those living on Westbank First Nation lands IR#9 and #10, can cast a ballot for their Zone 2 Central Okanagan Board of Education Trustee (Peachland/Central Okanagan West).
Polling locations are:
- Killiney Beach Community Hall (516 Udell Road, Vernon)
- Townplace Suites by Marriott (3551 Carrington Road, West Kelowna)
Voting information, qualifications and ID requirements available at
Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 08:00 AM
Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) and partners Tourism Kelowna and Accelerate Okanagan won four 2022 Marketing Canada Awards for its OKGo Marketing Campaign. COEDC’s wins were in the following categories:
- Advertising Campaign: OKGo Campaign
- Single Publication - 5+ pages: OKGo Magazine Vol. 2
- Website: OK-Go.ca
- Cup Contender: OKGo Campaign
The annual Marketing Canada Awards are hosted by the Economic Developers Association of Canada (EDAC), the country’s national association...
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 04:32 PM
Final meeting of Regional Board term
Chair Loyal Wooldridge thanked members of the Regional Board for their service and support over the past four years. He praised directors for their engaged participation and celebrated the Board’s achievements and accomplishments during the term. Chair Wooldridge also wished the best for retiring Directors Mark Bartyik, Brad Sieben and James Baker. Director Wayne Carson was congratulated on his acclamation to continue representing the Central...
Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 11:30 AM
Central Okanagan property owners are reminded that no open burning permits are being issued in local fire service areas due to the continued high fire danger rating.
This coincides with continued burning prohibitions in the Kamloops Fire Centre jurisdiction until at least October 28.
Central Okanagan fire chiefs continue actively monitoring conditions and will determine a start date for burning permits within their areas.
Normally when the fire hazard allows, open burning permits run from October...