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Pet respirators are now onboard LCFD trucks

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2016 09:00 PM

Tri Lake Animal Hospital has donated two sets of oxygen masks for all critters sized super small to large so the Lake Country Fire Department can give needed oxygen to pets in distress in an emergency situation.

Dr. Jessica Treen and assistant Jen Schneider demonstrated the use of the oxygen masks for firefighters with the cooperation of Cole, a rescue bunny from Warren Peace Bunny Sanctuary in Oyama, and Patches' the Tri Lake Animal Hospital CPR training dog'.

"We want to make sure the furry family...

Public Art Advisory Commission unveils Birdhouse Sculptures at community park

Posted on Sunday, December 11, 2016 09:00 PM

The Lake Country Public Art Advisory Commission held a formal ceremony November 26th to unveil the Birdhouse Sculptures installed on the small piece of parkland at the corner of Hwy 97 and Berry Rd Each of the artists commissed for the bird house sculptures provided a statement on their inspiration and motivation for the piece they designed: Denise Wandt

From the very moment that I read about this call for Artists, I had this birdhouse in my minds eye. I have always loved a bright whimsical Folk...

Quick action saves life in Lake Country

Posted on Sunday, December 04, 2016 09:00 PM

When friends Trevor Warkentin, owner of Kees Tae Kwon Do, and Cam Manning, Lake Country Realtor, set out to play recreational hockey on the morning of September 28th at the Winfield Arena they didn't know it would be a life changing experience.



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At the end of the 1st period after a long shift on the ice Cam returned to the bench with some discomfort and complaining of being out of breath and too hot. While in the locker room between periods Trevor and other members of the team cautioned Cam...

Free transit for the rest of November & discount for December or reimbursement

Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 09:00 PM

As a thank you to our customers for their patience, BC Transit, the Province of BC and the local government partners of the Kelowna Regional Transit system will provide free transit service for the remainder of November.

Customers have the choice of purchasing a 3-week discounted December pass, or receiving a refund of three weeks for their November transit pass. In order to redeem either one, customers must return their November transit pass.

Discounted December passes can be purchased at any transit...

No smoking in Lake Country public spaces starting January

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016 09:00 PM

Local government takes action to protect the health of all citizens by reducing the harmful impact of tobacco use

Anyone in Lake Country thinking ahead to setting the goal to quit smoking in 2017 will get some help with their resolution from the new Smoking Regulation Bylaw 954, 2016 adopted by Council July 5, 2016, which comes into effect January 5, 2017.

"Smoking exposure is known to be a health hazard," said Holly Flinkman, Human Resources and Safety Manager. "Secondhand smoke is a "class A" carcinogen...