Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 12:26 PM
North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulky items.
Wednesday, October 5 through Wednesday, October 12, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road transfer station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.
This special disposal opportunity is available to residents with a valid ID card for residential items only including:
- appliances – fridges and freezers accepted at no...
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 01:13 PM
Campfires remain prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas until further notice.
While Kamloops Fire Centre lifted restrictions yesterday, the Central Okanagan continues to experience high temperatures, dry conditions and high to extreme fire danger ratings. The campfire ban remains.
The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan including the City of West Kelowna, District of Lake...
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 06:35 PM
The new chief for the North Westside Fire Rescue department (NWFR) is a familiar face in the community.
Ross Kotscherofski has been appointed NWFR Chief and begins his duties on August 31, 2022. He brings extensive experience to the paid-on-call department which serves communities along Westside Road from La Casa to Westshore Estates. He formerly held the position of Fire Services Manager with the RDCO and volunteered for NWFR early in his career.
Kotscherofski has Emergency Medical Responder experience,...
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,...