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Posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2021 01:52 PM

Fall is here! The weather is getting cooler, and the leaves are changing colors. Fall also brings on what many might not think about -- most visitors and tourists have left the community. Lake Country businesses rely heavily on locals from throughout the central Okanagan along with visitors and tourist in order to be successful.

The month of August was difficult for businesses throughout the Okanagan. Not only because of COVID restrictions but the smoke from the wildfires adversely impacted what...

Open Burning Permits start October 1

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 01:30 PM

Starting this Friday, open burning permits will be available for eligible Lake Country property owners. 

Qualifying property owners that meet the requirements of the local fire protection bylaw are eligible to obtain a permit by applying online or in-person at Lake Country Municipal Hall (10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd.)  or LCFD Fire Administration (10575 Okanagan Centre Rd. East) from 8:30am Friday, October 1, 2021.

Property owners with an open burning permit are also required...

Join Lake Country Health and Creekside Theatre in Support of Mental Health This Fall

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 12:00 PM

Creekside Theatre reopens this fall to once again bring the Lake Country community together to enjoy music, comedy, magic, film, and theatre.

Yet amidst our joy of shared theatre experience and laughter, we must acknowledge that the last year and a half has taken a toll on the mental health of many within the community.

While the need for positive discussion around mental health has long been needed, this need has increased since the beginning of the pandemic.

In March, Statistics Canada released...

District of Lake Country Observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Posted on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 08:45 AM

The District of Lake Country is observing the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, September 30 by closing all non-essential operations.

Below is Mayor James Baker's statement in recognition of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, given at Council's Sept. 21 meeting.

“On September 30, 2021, the District of Lake Country will close non-essential operations and lower our flag to half-mast at Municipal Hall in recognition of the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.


Comedy and Magic returns to Lake Country's Creekside Theatre

Posted on Friday, September 24, 2021 06:00 AM

The temperature is dropping, leaves are starting to turn but in Lake Country, fall is not the only thing in the air.

You may hear the heartwarming sound of laughter when passing by Creekside Theater as September sees the return of comedy and magic.

Over the fall the theatre is featuring four fantastic comedy acts to help you reconnect with your funny bone.

Presented by Train Wreck Comedy, you will not want to miss the James Mullinger Embrace Where You Live Comedy Tour.

The award-winning...