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Public Art Call: Lake Country Greeting Cards

Posted on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 09:00 PM

The Lake Country Public art Commission is inviting Lake Country artists to submit artworks for the 2015 Christmas card and Thank You cards.

Each year Christmas cards are sent by the Lake Country Mayor and staff to various other municipalities and other correspondents; while Thank You cards are used throughout the year. An artwork from the submissions will be selected to be printed on these greeting cards.

Any type of painting, photography, or other medium can be used. The image can be of a subject...

Unlicensed Dog Audit Underway

Posted on Thursday, November 05, 2015 09:00 PM

Approximately 2,400 dog licenses from 2014 have not been renewed this year in the Central Okanagan.

Starting late next week, Regional District Bylaw Enforcement officers will, in addition to their regular duties, focus on an initiative to update the dog license registry. Dogs in the Central Okanagan must be licensedthere is zero tolerance' for unlicensed dogs resulting in a fine of $300.

Communications Officer Bruce Smith says, "An owner may no longer have the dog and didn't let the Regional District...

Lake Country hires well known creative professional as Cultural Development Coordinator

Posted on Sunday, October 25, 2015 09:00 PM

Who better to have as a Cultural Development Coordinator than someone that is well known throughout the Okanagan as a performer, producer, promoter and cultural initiative creative director. Yes, we are talking about Ryan Donn. The addition of a Cultural Development Coordinator position responsible for the coordination of the community theatre, open air performances, public art supervision, cultural and heritage events, and working with various community organizations was announced in September.


Inter-jurisdictional Development Team endorsed

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 09:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Lake Country's Mayor and Council endorsed participation on an Inter-jurisdictional Development Team for the Okanagan Rail Corridor. The following news release was distributed on Monday, October 19th after Kelowna's Mayor and Council did the same.

Inter-jurisdictional Development Team endorsed

Kelowna's Mayor and Council have confirmed Kelowna's participation on an Inter-jurisdictional Development Team that will be struck to plan, design, finance, develop and maintain a...

Lake Country Parks winterization Oct 19-30

Posted on Sunday, October 18, 2015 09:00 PM

The Parks crews are busy winterizing all of Lake Country parks during the last half of October.

The soccer fields are now closed and ball parks will be closed Oct 26 after the last tournament of the season.

The irrigation is being blown out starting October 19th; and the washrooms will be closed at Jack Seaton Park and Coral Beach Park before October 30.