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Long road ahead for safer sidewalks in Peachland

Long road ahead for safer sidewalks in Peachland

“See you downtown. Be careful!” Notebook, pencil and phone in hand, I wave goodbye to Rob and the kids and as my car disappears around the corner, I start walking. I’m on Princeton at Bonnie Lane, and I’m making my way down to Beach Ave. I’ve never been a pedestrian on Princeton before, and I’m guessing it’s going to be as dicey as you'd see: A high-traffic road, with cars and trucks going anywhere from 50 km/h, to who knows, judging by the...

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day!

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“They’re rascals”: Why Peachland’s own Elwood still sings the Blues

“They’re rascals”: Why Peachland’s own Elwood still sings the Blues

Imagine: You’re dressed in a black suit, white shirt and skinny tie. A pair of sunglasses and a hat conceals you from all the faces - so many, in the audience. You’ve never sung in front of a crowd. In fact, you’re not a singer at all, and the music begins.. It was the second year Grant Eisworth and his longtime pal Marty Edwards had run the Valley Music Festival, two-day event held about 20 years ago in Peachland. The longtime friends both...

District plans July 15 reopen of fitness equipment & more news from tonight’s council meeting

District plans July 15 reopen of fitness equipment & more news from tonight’s council meeting

It looks like Peachlanders will be able to use fitness equipment - and even play pickleball at the community centre starting July 15, the targeted date for the next round of reopened activities. Councillors were given the update by Community Services Director Cheryl Wiebe during tonight’s council meeting. She said council chambers will likely be used as an admission point for recreation programs, as it allows for better social distancing than...

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