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Sol-ful YOGA EVENT takes over Beasley Park

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016 09:00 PM

Everyone is invited to come out to Lake Country's largest outdoor yoga class on Sunday, June 19th.The day is action-packed with workshops and classes, so you'll want to pre-register to avoid disappointment.� Click here to see the full schedule for the day.

Wildlife in Lake Country rattlesnakes

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 09:00 PM

There are many enjoyable hiking trails that happen to be in rattlesnake territory, but don't worry; you can enjoy your hike safely by being observant and following some general tips.

If you hear a rattlesnake:

Stop immediately
Locate the snake.
If you are close to the snake, remain still and allow the snake to calm down and back away.
Once you are one snake body length away, step back and go around the snake. The rattlesnake is a member of the pit viper family and although it is venomous, it is generally...

Okanagan Rail Trail Fundraising begins

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 09:00 PM

It takes a community to create a legacy one meter at a time.

Fundraising for the construction of the Okanagan Rail Trail begins today with the launch of the website With the first planning phase completed, Okanagan Rail Trail Ambassador Brad Clements is excited to see this day come, "The local municipalities and OKIB, with support from the Government of BC, have done their work to secure this property for public use. It is now our turn to step up and make this trail happen".


EESC students interpret 100,000 years of Okanagan Centre history

Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2016 09:00 PM

The students working on the bluff are enrolled in a field course in Earth and Environmental Sciences at UBC Okanagan.

Dr. Ian Saunders, participating in the field work, provided the following description of what the UBCO students were doing on the bluff along Okanagan Centre Rd. West

Although it looks like the students are examining the swallows' holes, they were in fact undertaking an exercise in stratigraphy the study of layers of sediments or rocks which means that they had to describe the physical...

Cycling in Lake Country a youth perspective

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 09:00 PM

Written by Jack Spalding-Jamieson, Youth Councillor 2015-16

During the sunnier seasons, I cycle around my block quite regularly. I am not trying to get anywhere, and certainly I am not an athlete, I just like cycling. The road around my block is somewhat long, but it is quite flat.

Recently, I took a bike ride about three times the length of my regular ones around where I live. I do not normally ride for that long. It is not significantly more than what I normally do, so one might think it should...