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Referendum Polls Open Wednesday

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015 09:00 PM

The first of six voting opportunities begins on Wednesday, April 15. The advance poll in Winfield at the District of Lake Country Municipal Hall on Bottom Wood Lake Road is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voters will have their first chance to indicate support for borrowing up to $2.6 million to purchase 50 per cent of the discontinued CN rail corridor within District of Lake Country boundaries.

We have an advance voting poll in each ward as well as a General Voting Day at GESS, says Chief Election Officer...

Premier Clark pledges $7.2 million for Okanagan recreational trail

Posted on Monday, April 06, 2015 09:00 PM

For Immediate Release
April 7, 2015

KELOWNA The Okanagan's trail network will expand with a new recreational corridor between Kelowna and Coldstream, after the Government of B.C. pledged $7.2 million toward the acquisition of a discontinued CN rail line, Premier Christy Clark announced today.

"There are few places in the world that have more to offer outdoor enthusiasts than the Okanagan," said Premier Clark. "By putting an unused rail line to better use, connecting communities as...

Lake Country, choose your time and place to vote

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 09:00 PM

By taking a few minutes to look ahead at voting options, Lake Country residents can pick the most convenient time and place to cast their vote for April's referendum to borrow up to $2.6 million for the 50 per cent purchase of the Okanagan Rail Corridor within District boundaries.

"Local governments remain committed to acquisition of the rail corridor based on the understanding that CN is a private corporation with registered title to the corridor land and the legal rights to sell it," said Michael...

Egg addling program continues to control goose population

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2015 09:00 PM

In the continuing effort to control the Canada Goose population in the Okanagan Valley, the Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program is about to initiate its annual egg addling program.

Now in its ninth year, this program continues to prevent an increase of the non-migratory resident goose population of approximately 2,500 birds that inhabit the valley all year-round. Trained contractors have already been searching for pairs and nesting sites and hope to complete the addling program by mid-May.


Hockey youth join seniors for clean up kick off!

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2015 09:00 PM

At 10a.m. Wednesday morning (April 1st) a unique gathering of volunteers including brawny hockey players, naturalists, and various walking groups will join forces for a huge clean-up of Mission Creek Regional Park. And they're challenging YOU to do the same, use 20 minutes of your day for some good old fashioned spring cleaning at your favorite park, stretch of roadway, neighborhood, school, or place of business.

It's all part of the Community 20 Minute Make Over sponsored by the Regional District's...