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Okanagan Centre Fire Recycling Pick Up

Posted on Sunday, July 23, 2017 09:00 PM

Lake Country residents in the Okanagan Centre Fire evacuation order area (shown in red in map below), your next regular recycling collection is Monday, July 31st.

The collection contractor OK Environmental Waste Systems will pick up any additional recycling at no extra cost!

If you have extra material place it beside your recycling cart in clear bags or stack cardboard in boxes.

Remaining Sandbag Alert!

Posted on Sunday, July 23, 2017 09:00 PM

All sandbags must be registered as soon as possible by using the Sandbag App at cordemergency.ca/beprepared/flood-recovery or by calling 250-470-0674.

Under no circumstances should sandbags be emptied into any creeks, lakes, wetland, beaches or other watercourses as outlined in the Water Sustainability Act. The impact can destroy fish habitat and affect drinking water supply, infrastructure, flood control, navigation and recreational activities.

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Crews are doing a final sweep for sandbags in...

Okanagan Centre Fire Notice of Drone Flight

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 09:00 PM

Residents in the area affected by the Okanagan Centre Fire may notice a drone flying the area skies early on the morning of Friday, July 21st.

This high-tech FLIR drone is being provided by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and will use thermal and infrared imaging capabilities to assist the Lake Country Fire Department in detecting hot spots in the area.

Cod Gone Wild and Ben Klick perform in Lake Country

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 09:00 PM

If you like great music, fun crowds and dancing in the park, plan your Saturday evening to be at Beasley Park in Lake Country on July 22nd. High energy feature performers are guitar pickin' country gentleman Ben Klick and well-known Okanagan-based Celtic band Cod Gone Wild.

"Klick is a guitar slinging, unique, high energy country artist; and Cod Gone Wild is recognized for their modern edgy Celtic sound that appeals to every audience," said Ryan Donn, Cultural Development Coordinator. "This is going...

Flood Recovery - docks and debris

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 09:00 PM

Is there any assistance for clean up of debris on private property and what do I do with debris washed up on my property?

Please leave the debris on the foreshore, it will help protect the shore from wave action. The Province will help clean up large woody material, docks (where there is no clear owner) and garbage from public land or the foreshore, but not from private land.

Barges continue to remove unnatural debris from the shores of local lakes including unclaimed broken docks, unregistered boats,...