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Peachland News

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...

Wildfire now under control

Sep 8, 2019 / 8:49 pm

The Kathleen Mountain Wildfire 26 kilometres west of Peachland is now under control, according to the BC Wildfire Service. As reported on Friday, the wildfire...

Logging no impact on water

Sep 5, 2019 / 12:06 pm

Forestry activities within the Peachland and Trepanier watersheds did not play a major role in the number of boil water advisories in Peachland. That's the...

Lightning strikes house

Sep 4, 2019 / 11:46 am

UPDATE 11:46 a.m. Peachland Fire Chief, Dennis Craig tells Castanet, "it's incredibly rare for us to have a house fire as a result of a lightning...

Neighbours chip in after fire

Aug 22, 2019 / 5:00 am

Peachland's Trepanier Bench is a tight-knit community, and that's on full display after one of their own lost everything in a fire last weekend. In the...

Peachland's 'golden' van

Aug 20, 2019 / 1:15 pm

The District of Peachland has thieves to thank for moving one step closer to purchasing a new community policing van. The municipality has earmarked nearly...

Rescue at Pincushion Mtn.

Aug 16, 2019 / 3:00 pm

UPDATE: 3 p.m. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue have successfully rescued a woman from the top of Pincushion Mountain. Castanet received reports that the...

Car crashes, catches fire

Aug 13, 2019 / 6:39 am

A car caught fire Monday night after a collision in Peachland. The vehicle apparently struck two parked pickup trucks on Beach Avenue about 9:45 p.m. before...

Police investigate shooting

Aug 12, 2019 / 2:21 pm

RCMP are investigating a shooting south of Peachland that sent one man to hospital. Shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday, police were called for reports of gunfire...

Traffic moving once again

Aug 8, 2019 / 7:30 pm

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. Traffic appears to be flowing smoothly through Highway 97 in Peachland Thursday night, after a crash caused delays earlier in the evening. ...

Go high, Peachland prefers

Jul 31, 2019 / 5:00 am

The mayor of Peachland is expanding upon the district's displeasure with a trio of Highway 97 improvement options shortlisted by the province. "Just...

Hwy options 'disappointing'

Jul 29, 2019 / 3:23 pm

UPDATE: 3:20 p.m. The District of Peachland says it opposes all the shortlisted Highway 97 options presented by the Ministry of Transportation. ...

Fire seen west of Kelowna

Jul 28, 2019 / 2:53 pm

A fire start has been reported to BC Wildfire Service west of Peachland. The report came in on Sunday afternoon, and the location was listed as Crescent Lake. ...

Pause in logging sought

Jul 25, 2019 / 1:40 pm

The District of Peachland has asked B.C.'s minister of forests for a “pause” in logging operations. Council is seeking the pause until a...

Crash near Antlers Beach

Jul 21, 2019 / 3:17 pm

A crash slowed traffic near Antlers Beach, south of Peachland, Sunday afternoon. While details on the crash are sparse, DriveBC warns of “heavy...

Hwy 97 crash snarls traffic

Jul 15, 2019 / 9:52 am

Traffic is backing up on Highway 97 in Peachland after a collision at Clements Crescent. A Kia Soul SUV suffered heavy front-end damage in what appears to be a...

Crash cleared on Hwy 97

Jul 4, 2019 / 7:00 pm

UPDATE: 7 p.m. The crash at the bottom of Drought Hill in Peachland has been cleared and traffic is no longer backed up in the area. ORIGINAL: 4:30 p.m. A...

Car hydroplanes into lake

Jul 3, 2019 / 3:11 pm

UPDATE: 3:10 p.m. A car that flipped into Okanagan Lake from Highway 97 on Tuesday night has now been removed from the scene. ORIGINAL: 8:25 a.m. A close call...

Bear makes backyard leap

Jun 27, 2019 / 5:00 am

A homeowner in Peachland got quite the show Wednesday morning. Jay Robertson was inside his home on Renfrew Road watching television when he heard a noise...

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