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Castanet's weekly weather

Castanet's weekly weather

Oct 13, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week holds several overcast days and the occasional drizzle of rain. Check out the full forecast here: ...

Housefire in Peachland

Housefire in Peachland

Peachland Oct 11, 2014 / 10:12 pm

A house fire on Huston Road in Peachland near the intersection of Shaw Road has sent one person to hospital with unconfirmed injuries. The fire started around...

Walkway construction to begin

Walkway construction to begin

Oct 11, 2014 / 3:53 pm

A new walkway is being built along the north breakwater at the Okanagan Centre Safe Harbour Regional Park. The 53-meter aluminum walkway and associated steel...

Foodbank closer to $100k

Foodbank closer to $100k

Lake Country Oct 11, 2014 / 9:11 am

The Lake Country Food Bank needs your votes to make the shortlist for the $100,000 Aviva Community Fund prize. The food bank needs to be in the top 15 by Monday...

Thinking outside the bottle

Thinking outside the bottle

Oct 10, 2014 / 8:35 am

He quit his day job to start a movement in the Okanagan, a scene that some may only be privy to in metropolitan centres. Gerry Jobe a self professed...

Washout traps campers

Washout traps campers

Oct 10, 2014 / 6:39 am

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue (COSAR) team was called to help five campers who were trapped after a road was washed out. The campers were at Browne...

Enrolment up in SD23

Enrolment up in SD23

Oct 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

Enrolment figures are in encouraging for School District 23. Overall, enrolment in the district increased by 14 students over last year and is 97 over...

Blood moon gallery

Blood moon gallery

Oct 8, 2014 / 3:24 pm

Here is a gallery from our readers. Send your photos to [email protected] ...

City of Big White on hold

City of Big White on hold

Oct 6, 2014 / 1:05 pm

Officials with the Big White Chamber of Commerce will have to wait until after the November Municipal election to know whether a study on self governance will...

Castanet's weekly weather

Castanet's weekly weather

Oct 6, 2014 / 5:00 am

This week has it all with clouds, rain and sun. Check out the full forecast here. ...

Big White in exclusive pilot

Big White in exclusive pilot

Big White Oct 5, 2014 / 3:54 pm

The Big White Fire Department is one of the only departments in BC to be part of a pilot project that increases their medical training to paramedic level. Only...

Foodbank could get $100k

Foodbank could get $100k

Lake Country Oct 5, 2014 / 12:51 pm

The Lake Country Food Bank is in the running for a $100,000 donation from the Aviva Community Fund. The Lake Country Food Bank provides food assistance to low...

Castanet's week in review

Castanet's week in review

Oct 5, 2014 / 6:00 am

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Accessible Lake Country

Accessible Lake Country

Lake Country Oct 4, 2014 / 12:41 pm

The Access & Age-friendly committee in Lake Country has helped the municipality to provide leadership in improving accessibility. “We’re...

Search & Rescue open house

Search & Rescue open house

Oct 4, 2014 / 11:19 am

The Central Okanagan Search and Rescue Society's open house is today (October 4) from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at 4086 Old Vernon Road. Team members will be...

Okanagan attracts oscar winner

Okanagan attracts oscar winner

Oct 4, 2014 / 8:18 am

Hollywood is making its way back to the Okanagan with a massive new production set to kick off this November. The project promises a star studded cast included...

Provincial money for rail line?

Provincial money for rail line?

Oct 4, 2014 / 7:08 am

Premier Christy Clark is being tight lipped as to whether the province will help fund a purchase of the abandoned CN Rail line between Kelowna and Vernon. A...

Libraries may cut 10 jobs

Libraries may cut 10 jobs

Oct 4, 2014 / 7:02 am

CUPE officials are upset with a proposal that would see a significant number of staff hours axed at regional libraries across the Okanagan. According to CUPE,...

Deadline will pass for CN Rail deal

Deadline will pass for CN Rail deal

Oct 3, 2014 / 4:15 pm

An October 6 deadline for an offer to be made to purchase the abandoned CN Rail line between Kelowna and Vernon will not be achieved. This means local...

Time to remove summer tires

Time to remove summer tires

Oct 3, 2014 / 12:27 pm

It's time to switch out your summer tires. For the first time in years, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has tightened their rules...

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