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Peachland News

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...

Eddy's Rattlesnake dream

Oct 10, 2019 / 4:10 pm

Eddy Haymour is a somewhat misguided visionary whose story is forever tied to Rattlesnake Island on Okanagan Lake. In the 1970s, Haymour decided he wanted to...

Home destroyed by blaze

Oct 2, 2019 / 1:51 pm

A fire outside of Peachland completely destroyed a home Tuesday morning. The fire sparked about 10 a.m. on Brent Road, just off Highway 97, south of town. While...

Local story hits big screen

Oct 2, 2019 / 12:30 pm

Two very Okanagan stories clash in a new film that premiered at the Vancouver International Film Festival this week. Ash, the second film from Peachland-born...

Peachland home ablaze

Oct 1, 2019 / 10:27 am

Fire crews from Peachland are on the scene of a structure fire on Brent Road, just off Highway 97. Witnesses say they began seeing smoke shortly after 10 a.m....

Debating rainbow crosswalk

Sep 20, 2019 / 8:00 pm

The District of Peachland is considering installing a rainbow crosswalk. Council debated a request this week to install the multi-coloured crosswalk at the...

Grass fire snuffed

Sep 12, 2019 / 2:18 pm

UPDATE 2:18 p.m. The Peachland Fire Department responded to the scene of a fire that broke out along the side of Highway 97 and Drought Rd and that fire is now...