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Peachland News

Seniors plea for help heard

Apr 2, 2020 / 9:11 am

UPDATE 9:11 a.m. After an outpouring of offers to help the Peachland couple struggling to take care of their dog while living in quarantine the senior couple...

Mayor laments vandalism

Apr 1, 2020 / 3:19 pm

A frustrated Mayor of Peachland took to Facebook Wednesday to appeal for clues after the district’s retaining wall at the south end of town was...

World of Wheels cancelled

Mar 30, 2020 / 8:51 am

Another spring staple has succumbed to the spread of the coronavirus. World of Wheels in Peachland has been cancelled. "We are sorry to have to cancel this...

Council nixes dog fencing

Mar 26, 2020 / 8:00 pm

The District of Peachland has put the brakes on a pair of long-awaited projects in order to finance a much-needed sewer project. Council this week decided...

Deer hit; lots of car debris

Mar 25, 2020 / 8:51 pm

Castanet reader Lars Pace informed us that there was a large deer hit on Drought Hill heading down towards Peachland late Wednesday night. Big Lars says,...

Green hopeful cancels tour

Mar 11, 2020 / 6:30 pm

One of two declared candidates for leadership of the provincial Green Party has changed her plans to swing through the Okanagan this week, amidst coronavirus...

Helping out our furry friends

Feb 23, 2020 / 11:48 am

A young girl with a big love for animals is gearing up for her fourth annual cupcake fundraiser to benefit the BC SPCA. To celebrate the BC SPCA's Treat...

Moose rescued from bridge

Feb 3, 2020 / 7:50 pm

A young cow moose is back roaming the woods after being freed from a bridge just off Trepanier Bench Road. Joedy Wilson who works for Sunny slope landscape says...

Wild local story set to debut

Jan 29, 2020 / 5:00 am

A strange piece of Okanagan history is making its debut on the big screen next month, and the film's trailer was released Monday. A private island, a...

Thieves hit for second time

Jan 7, 2020 / 3:05 pm

There's something about Inglis Place that is attracting late night thieves. For the second time in a month, a thief was caught on video surveillance trying...

Hwy 97 crash cleared

Dec 31, 2019 / 5:52 am

UPDATE: 5:50 a.m. DriveBC reports Highway 97 was reopened at the scene of last night's crash in Peachland at 12:30 a.m. UPDATE 11:15 p.m. Highway 97...

Cops save dog from ledge

Dec 24, 2019 / 1:30 pm

West Kelowna RCMP save the day, as officers reunite a dog and its owner after the canine got stuck on a ledge after running down an embankment in Peachland. ...

Put the peach in Peachland

Dec 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

A Peachland resident is calling on the public to help bring back the fuzzy fruit the town is named after. Local Connor Smith has started a Change.org petition...

Vehicle flips in Peachland

Dec 14, 2019 / 4:20 pm

A vehicle has ended up on its roof in Peachland Saturday afternoon, but it's unclear how. The single-vehicle crash occurred on Minto Street near Somerset...

Thief cases neighbourhood

Dec 5, 2019 / 3:02 pm

A potential thief was caught on video surveillance trying to break into several vehicles in Peachland early Thursday. Nick Kramer, who lives on Inglis Place,...

'Disgusting' act of vandalism

Nov 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

A Peachland couple is warning neighbours to be vigilant after a wheel came flying off their vehicle on Drought Hill – the result of an apparent act of...

Peachland police action

Nov 13, 2019 / 9:15 am

UPDATE: 9:15 a.m. A police incident in the area of Lipsett Avenue in Peachland ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon. According to RCMP, officers from the West...

Neighbours foil break-in

Oct 31, 2019 / 5:00 am

A group of residents who live close to the lake south of Antler's Beach near Peachland say they managed to foil a thief who had been breaking into homes...

Finally, a place to call home

Oct 24, 2019 / 5:00 am

Habitat for Humanity handed over keys to an extensively renovated townhome to a single mother of six in Peachland on Monday. Lisa is a mother of nine-year old...

Prepping for bear encounter

Oct 15, 2019 / 5:08 am

As part of the Peachland Trails Awareness Day, WildSafeBC hosted a bear spray workshop on Sunday afternoon at Heritage Park. Participants were taught about...

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