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Peachland News

Both lanes open on Hwy 97

Apr 17, 2021 / 4:31 pm

UPDATED: 4:31 p.m. Both lanes of Highway 97 near Peachland are back open, according to Drive BC. An eyewitness stated traffic returned to single lane...

Water plant up and running

Apr 16, 2021 / 4:36 pm

Two years after construction began, water is flowing through Peachland's new water treatment plant. The district says that while some work around the site...

IH no show at vaccine clinic

Apr 15, 2021 / 4:20 pm

UPDATE: 4:20 p.m. After a number of volunteers were left with no vaccines to give at a Peachland pop-up vaccine clinic Thursday morning, Interior Health has...

Water advisory in Peachland

Apr 9, 2021 / 1:09 pm

The District of Peachland and Interior health have issued a water quality advisory for the Trepanier water system. With the spring freshet getting underway, the...

Pot workers fulfil union goal

Mar 31, 2021 / 7:00 pm

It was a bumpy road, but a Peachland-area cannabis growing operation and extraction facility has become the first in Canada to unionize. United Food and...

Crash caught on dashcam

Mar 19, 2021 / 4:00 am

A West Kelowna man jumped into action after witnessing a single-vehicle incident on Highway 97 just outside of Peachland this week. "That was scary,"...

Mystery fireball sparks blaze

Mar 17, 2021 / 12:37 pm

UPDATE 12:35 p.m. The cause of the fire behind Jackie Wilson’s Peachland home Tuesday night will go down, officially, as undetermined. But multiple...

Tracking deadly bat disease

Mar 15, 2021 / 6:21 pm

British Columbia's bat protectors are warning against white nose syndrome, a fungal disease responsible for the death of millions of bats in eastern North...

Pincushion chopper rescue

Mar 15, 2021 / 2:02 pm

UPDATE 2 p.m. Peachland fire chief Dennis Craig says firefighters, paramedics and search volunteers from the Central and South Okanagan joined forces for a...

Spectacular sunrise videos

Mar 14, 2021 / 10:00 am

The Okanagan has been spoiled with beautiful sunrises this weekend, and one early riser has been capturing them on camera. Kayla Scott has lived in Peachland...

Protest against logging set

Mar 9, 2021 / 11:04 am

Environmentalists in Peachland are planning a protest next week against clear-cut logging in the community's watershed. The rally scheduled for 12 p.m. on...

Positive signs are missed

Mar 3, 2021 / 4:00 am

A Peachland woman who became an inspiration to the community over the last year says she hopes her effort to brighten people's lives will linger even now...

Surfs up in Peachland

Feb 21, 2021 / 12:30 pm

While most people won't be jumping in Okanagan Lake for at least a few months, one Peachland surfer jumped at the opportunity when the winds picked up...

2nd Peachland exposure

Feb 3, 2021 / 9:20 am

There has been a second exposure of COVID-19 reported at Peachland Elementary in as many days. School District 23 announced the second exposure late Tuesday...

Peachland school exposure

Feb 1, 2021 / 8:50 pm

A confirmed case of COVID-19 has been detected within the school community at Peachland Elementary. It's the first case of the virus at the school. In a...

Townhouses back at council

Jan 23, 2021 / 4:00 am

A large townhouse development in Peachland, years in the works, is coming back before council on Tuesday for some proposed tweaks to the project. The 56-unit,...

A rotten meat warning

Jan 16, 2021 / 12:15 pm

A woman in Peachland says she was shocked and appalled when she discovered two zip-lock bags filled with what seemed to be old hamburger meat in her yard...

Vaccine pace frustrates elder

Jan 9, 2021 / 4:00 am

An 82-year old Peachland woman fears for our country's future if the pace of vaccinations doesn't accelerate soon. Margaret Sebastian says she is...

Hwy 97 crash cleared

Jan 8, 2021 / 11:03 am

UPDATE 11:00 a.m. A crash in Peachland on Highway 97 has been cleared, according to DriveBC. Motorists should expect delays as the backlog clears. ORIGINAL...

It's the end of an era

Dec 30, 2020 / 2:08 pm

It’s the end of an era. After 65 years in business, Todd’s RV and Camping in Peachland is up for sale. While there wasn’t anything...