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  • Citizens groups to decide how to pay new sewer tax

    PENTICTON - The city is counting on two focus groups to provide fair and considered taxpayer input into distribution of Penticton’s new storm water fee.
  • City in action

    Glenmore Landfill fee changes in 2018
  • Manager to Assess Wildfire Impact on Businesses

    The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has engaged Colin O’Leary as a Community Recovery Manager to assess the impact on businesses in the Regional District due to this summer’s devastating wildfire season.
  • FLOOD WATCH 2017: City continues to monitor water levels on creeks and lakes in Vernon

    VERNON - City of Vernon crews continue to monitor water levels on local creeks and lakes.
  • Two fuel modification projects with debris burning today in Central Okanagan

    With good air quality and venting conditions today (Monday, April 24th) the Regional District of Central Okanagan says that two controlled burns are taking place today in different regional parks.

    Open burning is allowed today for those eligible Central Okanagan property owners with permits from their local fire authority.
  • Air quality/venting fire debris burning today

    KELOWNA - The Regional District of Central Okanagan advises that with good air quality and venting conditions today (Friday, March 3rd) a controlled burn is underway in a portion of Black Mountain / sntsk‘il’nt?n Regional Park (sinch-KEEL-en-tin).  Open burning is allowed today for those eligible Central Okanagan property owners with permits from their local fire authority.
  • West Kelowna special council meeting

    WEST KELOWNA - Special Council Meeting February 28, 2017

    Secondary Suites & Carriage Houses
    Council took part in a workshop to review the effectiveness of secondary suite and carriage house regulations in the community, and provided direction on key decision points. Council first implemented secondary suite regulations in 2010 and allowed carriage homes beginning in 2015.
  • UBC Okanagan Management students take on challenge with SunRype

    Third-year UBC Bachelor of Management students are squeezing everything they have learned to help Sun-Rype Products Ltd., as part of the sixth annual Live Case Challenge.
  • Fire hazard debris burning in Black Mountain Regional Park

    With good air quality and venting conditions today, Feb. 22 the Regional District of Central Okanagan advises that a controlled burn is underway in a portion of Black Mountain/sntsk‘il’nt?n Regional Park. 
  • Barely-educated humans impact bear behaviour

    KELOWNA - The American black bear can rest easier thanks to conservation research conducted at UBC’s Okanagan campus. A recent study indicates that while urban sprawl results in more human-bear interactions, human education can hinder negative encounters.

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