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Peachland News

World of Wheels shines

May 19, 2019 / 5:33 pm

It wasn't too hot, nor too cold, and the rain stayed away, drawing out huge crowds for the annual Peachland World of Wheels car show on Sunday. The...

World of Wheels is back

May 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Peachland’s biggest event is back for the long weekend. The World of Wheels Show & Shine attracts more than 10,000 people to the Peachland waterfront...

Shaky ride after nuts stolen

May 15, 2019 / 7:47 am

RCMP are warning the public about a potentially serious act of vandalism. RCMP tell Castanet they are investigating two acts of mischief that happened on May 14...

Douses abandoned fire

May 13, 2019 / 11:40 am

A Peachland resident stumbled upon an abandoned campfire and is hoping people will think twice next time. Danilo Mueller posted a photo and video to the...

$5 million for fires

May 10, 2019 / 10:01 am

UPDATE 10:36 a.m. The B.C. government has announced new funding to help communities prepare for and recover from emergencies. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public...

Bear stops by for dinner

May 8, 2019 / 2:26 pm

Bears have been visiting backyards in Peachland lately. Jessica Delgatty was inside her home on Ehlers Road when she noticed a black bear exploring her garden...

Party on the pier Saturday

May 7, 2019 / 4:29 pm

A grand opening community festival will celebrate the new Peachland Pier on Saturday. Bring the family for an afternoon of outdoor games, an artisan...

Flames over 30 feet

May 7, 2019 / 1:48 pm

UPDATE: 1:50 p.m. A fire that tore through a house in Peachland would not have been survivable if anyone was home. Peachland fire chief Dennis Craig said crews...

Flames engulf home

May 6, 2019 / 7:05 pm

UPDATE: 7:05 p.m. Neighbours say no one was home at the time of a fire that engulfed a Peachland home Monday afternoon. Three cats were apparently inside the...

Grass fire spreads to shed

May 6, 2019 / 1:52 pm

Peachland firefighters rushed to a blaze that was giving off plenty of smoke on Monday beside the Okanagan Connector. The fire started in the area of MacKinnon...

Boil advisory downgraded

Apr 29, 2019 / 4:30 pm

A boil-water advisory in Peachland has been lifted. Interior Health and the District of Peachland lifted the notice on Monday, after it was instituted last...

Crash snarls Hwy 97

Apr 28, 2019 / 6:50 pm

UPDATE 6:50 p.m. Motorists on social media indicate the highway is now moving, very slowly. DriveBC has yet to post anything about the crash ORIGINAL 6 p.m. A...

Overturned kayaker rescued

Apr 26, 2019 / 3:09 pm

The quick actions of a Peachland man are being credited with saving a life on Okanagan Lake. The man rushed to the aid of a stranger struggling to keep his head...

4 pets missing since fire

Apr 21, 2019 / 11:43 am

Four pets are missing after a tragic fire ripped through a home in Peachland on Saturday. A home on Somerset Avenue was destroyed after being engulfed in...

Fire destroys home

Apr 20, 2019 / 2:01 pm

A house became fully engulfed in flames in Peachland Saturday. The fire started just after 1 p.m. on Somerset Avenue, just off Princeton Avenue, and quickly...

Hwy moving, power back

Apr 17, 2019 / 2:45 pm

UPDATE: 2:45 p.m. Highway 97 has now been fully reopened after a tree fell across the road earlier Wednesday. UPDATE: Noon Traffic is starting to move slowly...

Crash sends cyclist to KGH

Apr 12, 2019 / 12:31 pm

A cyclist was taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a vehicle on Drought Hill in Peachland Thursday...

Bridges airlifted to canyon

Apr 11, 2019 / 2:52 pm

Helicopters are delivering new bridges to Hardy Falls Regional Park after flooding in 2017 destroyed the old ones. The popular Peachland park was battered by a...

Abandoned fire sparks fury

Apr 9, 2019 / 10:36 am

UPDATE: 10:30 a.m. A Peachland man was shocked to find an abandoned campfire and had to scratch the ground with sticks to get soil to put on the flames. ...

Highway 97 reopens

Apr 6, 2019 / 12:10 pm

UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. Highway 97 has now been fully reopened, after a "police incident" closed the highway earlier Saturday. The nature of the incident...

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