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Coordinated governance just the ticket for Rail Trail

Posted on Sunday, November 26, 2017 09:00 PM

Elected leaders from the participating jurisdictions with land ownership on the Okanagan Rail Trail met Friday to discuss options and goals for proceeding with a coordinated approach to governance, operation and administration of this regional rail trail.

As with other policy and financial decisions regarding the corridor, the elected political leaders of the owner jurisdictions will ultimately approve the coordinated governance model for the corridor.

"It was good to be involved in such a proactive...

A letter from Kelowna-Lake Country MP Stephen Fuhr about housing

Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2017 09:00 PM

A Place to Call Home

Over the past year, the federal government has worked closely with the provinces and territories and engaged broadly with Canadians, municipalities, Indigenous organizations, community organizations and the private sector on the development of a National Housing Strategy.

On November 22, the new National Housing Strategy was unveiled.

Funded through new and existing programs, the Strategy ensures many more Canadians will have access to adequate and affordable housing by reducing...

Snow clearing priorities around Lake Country

Posted on Wednesday, November 08, 2017 09:00 PM

During a snow event, everyone wishes that their road would be plowed first. However, it is necessary to follow established service routes according to priority, in order to complete District-wide snow removal for all roads in as timely a manner as possible.

Snow removal and ice control services are provided by contract with Digg'N 4U. Snow removal does not necessarily mean "bare pavement" but attempts to maintain roads in passable condition. See the Winter Maintenance Priority Map for snow removal.

An...

The future of Lake Country needs you! Workshop attendees to provide input on popular community topics

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 09:00 PM

Lake Country, BC On October 26th at 6:30 pm, Lake Country residents are invited to take part in the District's final engagement event of Choosing Our Future in Lake Country. Next Thursday, the Citizen OCP Workshop, will build on the community input gathered at June's On Point session and the community engagement pop-up booths held over the summer.

All feedback will help to inform Lake Country's Official Community Plan (OCP), a guiding document common to every municipality in British Columbia that...

The Show must go on! Creekside Theatre back in business after flooding

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017 09:00 PM

In June the emergency deluge system was triggered and thousands of gallons of water dropped onto the Creekside Theatre floor, rigging, drapes and seating.

"We would like to thank our partner in this joint use facility, SD,23, in doing an amazing job leading the renovation process," said Ryan Donn, Cultural Development Coordinator. "We are so appreciative of the community patience as we recovered from the flood in June. We chose to use the mandate "the show must go on" and for September and the first...