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Campfire ban now in effect

When we think of camping, the first thing that comes to mind is mosquitoes. But the second thing is a friendly, warm campfire that roasts our marshmallows, cooks our hot dogs, and makes our eyes water with smoke. However, campfires ...

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What to do with Westside poo?

While the regional district currently lacks a long-term strategy to manage biosolid materials from the Regional Westside Wastewater Treatment Plant, one thing is certain: in the short-term it is going to cost Westsiders $300,000 more this year than was originally ...

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Rose show expected to be spectacular

The war of the roses will break out once again this Saturday, as horticultural hopefuls duke it out for awards and prestige at the annual Peachland Rose Show. The first Peachland Rose Show took place several years ago at the ...

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New agreement with chamber approved

Peachland council this week approved a new operating agreement with the chamber of commerce that will relax their responsibilities and hopefully allow the local arts council to move forward with their sublease agreement with the chamber to occupy the Mary ...

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District ends water quality advisory

Spring runoff season appears to have come to an end in Peachland, prompting the district to rescind a water quality advisory that has been in place since April 19. Last Tuesday the Okanagan lake pump system was shut off following ...

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