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Peachlanders are less likely to report bears – but we’re good at keeping our garbage away: WildSafe report

We may not be as likely to report bear sitings here in Peachland, but there’s one thing we’re really good at, according to the local WildSafe BC coordinator - most of us wait til the morning to put our garbage out. “Peachland isn’t as bad...

$100 / month washroom fee part of new proposed rules for food trucks

If you want to be a food truck or retail vendor on Beach Ave, there’s a new washroom fee and other proposed changes to the District’s outdoor food, vending and encroachment policy. After five years, the rules were set for at update, so...

Budding Creations has the green light from council – but no building permit from the District yet

Getting that approval during tonight’s council meeting is great, but the ownership group behind Peachland’s first retail cannabis shop can’t do much without a building permit - something they’ve been waiting weeks for District staff to...

District replacing its bylaw enforcement / licensing officer

The District is looking for someone else to handle bylaw enforcement and licensing duties in Peachland. Roy Biedrava started June 22 in the BELO position - Bylaw Enforcement Licensing Officer, but yesterday, a new job posting appeared on...

The $24-million question: Part 2

Well before shovels hit the ground, we’ve been paying. And we’ll continue to do so, long after we’re benefitting from what comes out of the water treatment plant’s pipes. At a little over $24 million for the plant and $5.9 million for the interconnect to supply water...

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The $24-million question: Part 1

A little over four months from now, what colour will our water be? As most Peachlanders know, it’s a shade determined every spring by runoff and whatever is going on in our watershed. And if you...

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