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Lake Country Museum launches Applebox Belles virtual exhibition

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 09:00 PM

The Lake Country Museum has launched a new virtual exhibit on the incredible Applebox Belles. Applebox Belles: The Women of Lake Country's Packinghouses, funded in part by the Virtual Museum of Canada through its Community Memories Investment Program, presents the stories of the women who shaped the history of the packinghouses. You can enjoy the exhibit by visiting the Lake Country Museum site at


Get Hip in Lake Country

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2016 09:00 PM

If you love the music of the Tragically Hip, you won't want to miss the Hip Replacements

If you like great music, fun crowds and dancing in your seat, then you have to see The Hip Replacements performing live at the Creekside Theatre.

"Most people would have seen this terrific band playing at pubs throughout the Okanagan," said Ryan Donn, Cultural Development Coordinator. "But this is their first live show in a theatre venue, so a lot more people of every age can enjoy their Tragically Hip tribute."


Lake Country Recognized for Reducing Corporate Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2016 09:00 PM

Lake Country has been awarded Level 2 recognition by the Joint Provincial UBCM Green Communities Committee for its achievements in reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions for the 2015 reporting year.

Lake Country signed the Climate Action Charter in 2007 making a commitment to work with the Province and UBCM to take action on climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the community and corporate operations. Lake Country demonstrated progress on fulfilling the commitments in the Charter....

Carr's Landing Road Closure

Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 09:00 PM

Carr's Landing Road will be closed to all traffic from Moberly Road to 500 metres north of Moberly at ,13614 Carr's Landing Road from October 11th through to October 14th. A detour will be in place via Moberly Road and Barkley Road.

The works are Phase 2 of the Carr's Landing Road upgrade to remediate the road width as part of the Transportation for Tomorrow Road upgrades.

Unfortunately, as with any construction project, there will be inevitable and unavoidable disruption so please plan for delays...

Council discusses traffic issues on day 3 of UBCM

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 09:00 PM

On day 3 of the annual UBCM conference in Victoria, Lake Country Council met with Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone about two key Lake Country intersections.

Anyone who regularly travels through Lake Country is familiar with the regular and lengthy traffic back-ups at the Glenmore Road intersection at Highway 97. In the mid-2000's Lake Country and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure completed planning work for the intersection and confirmed that moving it south...