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RCMP School Liaison role is crucial to the community

Posted on Sunday, April 10, 2016 09:00 PM

Rumours have been circulating that the School Liaison Officer position in Lake Country will not be funded after this school year. Lake Country Mayor and Council put such a high priority on this role that in 2008 they made a formal motion to ensure that the role of School Liaison Officer was funded when a new RCMP member was hired.

The School Liaison Officer is a general duty member during the summer months and outside of school hours.

The RCMP are meeting with SD23 and the District to explore the prospect...

$125 Parcel Tax - what is it all about?

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2016 09:00 PM

The Parcel Tax Assessment Noticeshave been arriving in the mailthe week of April 4th, 2016and property owners would like to know what it is and why they got a letter. Some of the key points to know:

The Parcel Tax applies to every property in Lake Country and is the SAME for every property in Lake Country
It specifically will go to roads improvements and upgrades in the Transportation for Tomorrow program
It will show up on the property tax notice as a specific line item for $125 for Road Renewal and...

Free Live theatre show for children at Creekside Theatre April 17, 2016

Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2016 09:00 PM

Building upon the success of the Lake Country Indoor Children's Festival, the Creekside Theatre is excited to present its first live theatrical show for family audiences on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3:00pm.

"As we launch into children's theatre we wanted to make the show as accessible as possible so it will be a free event for the community in part due to a sponsorship from Interior Savings," said Cultural Development Coordinator Ryan Donn. "We are considering launching a few children's theatre shows...

20 Minutes for Clean Up Blitz?

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 09:00 PM

Do you have 20 minutes to spare to make a difference in your community? At 10 a.m. on Friday April 1st the Regional Waste Reduction Office challenges you to give just twenty minutes of your time to the 20 Minute Make-Over an annual community-wide spring clean-up blitz.

"The 20 Minute Make Over kick starts Community Clean Up month for all of April," says Waste Reduction Facilitator Cynthia Coates. "The challenge: take just 20 minutes of your day on Friday April 1st at 10am, and do a little spring...

Public input opportunity for Okanagan Rail Trail

Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2016 09:00 PM

The Inter-jurisdictional Development Team is preparing a planning and design process to create a continuous corridor on the recently acquired rail route.�The intention is to develop the corridor in phases, with the initial phase being construction of a gravel trail with road crossings, signage, fencing, and barriers to provide a basic level of safe and accessible use by pedestrians and cyclists,� said Andrew Gibbs, Inter-jurisdictional Development Team Project Manager.Input will be gathered for the...