Richard Rolke

North Westside residents consider governance options

Residents on the North Westside of Okanagan Lake are considering changes to their local government model.

Lake Country moves to ban smoking in parks and on beaches

Lake Country moves to ban smoking in parks and on beaches

Council gives two readings to anti smoking bylaw that would limit smoking in public places

Lake Country moves to ban smoking in parks and on beaches
Lake Country chief financial officer Rose Bronswyck Kassa is no longer with the district.

Lake Country chief financial officer Rose Bronswyk Kassa No Longer with District

With Lake Country in still to adopt the final budget this year, chief financial officer Bronswyk Kassa departs

Lake Country chief financial officer Rose Bronswyck Kassa is no longer with the district.
Sisters Maureen (left) and Jacquie Wills review plans for the Okanagan Rail Corridor during an open house at the Coldstream municipal office Thursday.

Coldstream residents hear from Okanagan Rail Trail consultation team

A week of meetings last week wrapped up last week in Coldstream as the Inter-jurisdictional Development Team

Sisters Maureen (left) and Jacquie Wills review plans for the Okanagan Rail Corridor during an open house at the Coldstream municipal office Thursday.
Lumby will go up against Saint-Isidore

Lumby prepares for voting as it makes the final two for Hockeyville

Village lands $100,000 for arena upgrades and is now shooting for pre-season NHL game

Lumby will go up against Saint-Isidore

Lumby looking for support as village goes for Kraft Hockeyville

village east of Vernon is the only B.C. town on the list, looking to help female hockey players with rink improvements

Lake Country council aids North Okanagan Pipe Band with grant

Council will fund one kilt for the band which performs at Lake Country Remembrance Day service and other events in the district

It's a two man race for president of the B.C. Fruit Grower's Association.

Two man race for president of the B.C. Fruit Grower’s Association

Jeet Dukhia, a Vernon orchardist, will go up against incumbent Fred Steele, from Kelowna.

It's a two man race for president of the B.C. Fruit Grower's Association.
The kokanee fishery in Wood

Kokanee stocks rebound in Wood, Kalamalka and Okanagan Lakes

2015 fall survey showed numbers of kokanee stocks were up

The kokanee fishery in Wood
A motion at Lake Country council asks that Kaloya Park remain open through the winter

Lake Country coun. makes motion to keep Kaloya Park open; RDCO says it already is

Some disagreement about the regional park in Lake Country when it comes to winter hours

A motion at Lake Country council asks that Kaloya Park remain open through the winter
Lake Country's Coral Beach Farms recognized at national apple competition

Lake Country’s Coral Beach Farms recognized at national apple competition

David Geen's Salish apples takes top honours at winter fair in Toronto

Lake Country's Coral Beach Farms recognized at national apple competition
The last cars remaining on the CN rail tracks are being removed and CN has all of 2016 to get rid of the rail ties and do remediation work on the old CN corridor

Lake Country signs on to CN corridor development team

As process moves forward, preliminary plans underway to develop CN corridor as continuous trail but not likely until early 2017

The last cars remaining on the CN rail tracks are being removed and CN has all of 2016 to get rid of the rail ties and do remediation work on the old CN corridor
Oyama Library seeing significant growth.

Oyama library branch seeing big growth numbers

Circulation of items sees nearly 20 per cent increase at Oyama Library

Oyama Library seeing significant growth.

Public will have to wait to use CN Rail corridor

Long term planning underway as municipalities wait for CN to remove rail lines

Water board stepping up pressure in fight to keep mussels out

Lobby efforts to increase inspection stations continues from OBWB

Val Heuman

An historical journey awaits you

Get your passport to explore 10 museums from Salmon Arm to Penticton.

Val Heuman

CN corridor court case awaits ruling

Ruling on legality of CN Rail's sale of land in OKIB commonage area expected Monday, June 1.

Feds disagree with OKIB legal stance on CN corridor

With BC Supreme Court injunction hearing May 25, government officials not saying much

Okanagan Indian Band says no alternative but to move forward with court action

With rail corridor acquisition moving forward, OKIB chief calls on local municipalities to rally around the band

Rolke: Onus on municipalities to step up when it comes to First Nations claim to corridor

With the referendum on CN corridor acquisition over, there is still the pressing issue of the OKIB claims to the Commonage reserve