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Bike lanes on Davidson Rd cause frustration

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 09:00 PM

Vehicles stopped and parked in the bike lane by Davidson Road Elementary have been the source of some confusion and conflict recently the lack of bike lane markings and bylaw enforcement has contributed to the issue. Although District staff recognized that parking along Davidson Road has occurred for quite some time, the issue of obstructing the bike lanes was brought up at a meeting with the RDCO Clean Air & Safe Routes 4 Schools committee on October 28th at Davidson Road Elementary. The committee...

Temporary off-leash dog park set up by Woodsdale Tennis Courts

Posted on Monday, November 07, 2016 09:00 PM

While a long term dog park site is being developed pets can use a temporarily fenced site on Woodsdale Road for exercise

Dog owners in Lake Country have been wondering where to take their four-legged furry family members for an off-leash run and some socializing since the Woodsdale Road off-leash park closure was announced in September.

While work has been ongoing to prepare a 5-acre parkland site on Cemetery Road to become the new long term off-leash dog park, the time constraints with weather and...

Rail Trail October campaign surpasses target

Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2016 09:00 PM

Trail enthusiasts are thrilled with the results of last month�s donation matching campaign for the Okanagan Rail Trail and the generosity of local communities.Late in September, seven generous trail supporters came forward offering to match donations received during October up to a total of $500,000. Communities came through, and although final tallies will not be available until next week, the goal of $500,000 was exceeded adding over $1 million in one month.� This brings the total to just over...

LCFD Junior Firefighter Program teaches basic firefighting skills to 16-18 year old students

Posted on Sunday, October 30, 2016 09:00 PM

Lake Country Fire Department is offering a free Junior Firefighter program for grade 11 & 12 students. There are a limited number of spots, but it is open to anyone age 16-18 that is interested in making a commitment to the 50 hours of training they could be home-schooled, international students or even living/attending school in a neighbouring community.

The Junior Firefighters learn about exterior firefighting through seven different modules about safety, self-contained breathing apparatus...

Double yellow lines on the road what do they mean?

Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 09:00 PM

Have the double yellow lines on the road in front of George Elliot Secondary School/Creekside Theatre and Municipal Hall/Library got you thinking that you shouldn't be crossing them to turn left?

The Rationale: The double solid lines are there as an additional level of safety to ensure no passing in the busy pedestrian crossing area around George Elliot Secondary School and Municipal Hall. It's an extension of the no parking/stopping/passing areas established either side of a crosswalk to ensure...