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Peachland News

Peachland approves 5-story development just off Highway 97

Jan 28, 2022 / 3:08 pm

Peachland council this week unanimously approved a five-story development that has been years in the making. The development at 13th Street, Lake Avenue and San...

Dashcam video shows a near miss on Highway 97 in Peachland

Jan 28, 2022 / 4:00 am

Dashcam footage shows a near miss on Highway 97 in Peachland. Melissa Holmwood posted the video on the Shaming Drivers of the Okanagan Facebook page on Tuesday...

Highway 97 down to single lane alternating traffic due to pothole repairs

Jan 15, 2022 / 5:34 pm

Traffic will be slow moving throughout Peachland on Saturday night, as road crews work to repair pot holes along Highway 97. AIM Roads shared that the repairs...

Okanagan wildlife biologist says bobcats are 'awesome animals'

Jan 7, 2022 / 4:00 am

There has been another bobcat sighting in the Okanagan. This time in Peachland. A Peachland woman has shared photos and video she took of a bobcat in the...

Crews work to fix water crossing Hwy 97 in Peachland

Jan 1, 2022 / 2:15 pm

UPDATE: 2:15 p.m. The road work on Highway 97 through Peachland has been completed and vehicles can now pass through in both directions without delay. ...

Gasthaus on the Lake closed after burst pipe causes extensive damage to restaurant

Dec 29, 2021 / 4:00 am

The manager of Peachland restaurant Gasthaus on the Lake says the business will be closed for “some time” as a burst pipe caused significant water...

100 meals were prepared for those in need in Peachland on Christmas morning

Dec 25, 2021 / 11:10 am

Dinner is cooking for about 100 families in Peachland who otherwise would likely go without. Volunteers were up bright and early this morning preparing a...

District of Peachland rescinds boil-water notice

Dec 24, 2021 / 10:08 am

The District of Peachland has rescinded the boil-water notice issued earlier in December. The district indicates water has returned to normal values after the...

Six-storey development proposed for Todd's campground site in Peachland

Dec 24, 2021 / 4:00 am

Beach Avenue in Peachland has caught the eye of a developer hoping to build three twin buildings that stand six stories tall and six luxury beachside bungalows....

Boil-water notice in effect for Peachland after water main break

Dec 20, 2021 / 10:36 am

UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. The District of Peachland has implemented a precautionary boil-water notice following a water main break on Princeton Avenue Sunday night....

A vehicle accident on Drought Hill heading into Peachland partially blocking traffic on Highway 97

Dec 18, 2021 / 3:08 pm

Snow has caused very slick road conditions across the Okanagan Saturday, as multiple crashes have occurred along the highways. A vehicle incident was spotted on...

Peachland's new water plant has a flaw that will cost $2.5M to fix

Dec 10, 2021 / 1:14 pm

The District of Peachland is faced with spending another $2.5 million to make changes to its new water treatment plant that just opened this year. The water...

Police investigate erratic driver who crashed on Hwy 97, then fled on foot

Nov 29, 2021 / 1:52 pm

BC Highway Patrol has taken over the investigation into a crash on Highway 97 south of Peachland that happened Friday and brought traffic to standstill during...

VIDEO: Highway 97 crash caught on dash camera

Nov 28, 2021 / 10:30 am

UPDATE 10:30 a.m. RCMP have yet to comment on the crash, but Castanet has been contacted by witnesses who say the driver involved was fleeing police at the...

Proposed Peachland seniors' development talks moved behind closed doors

Nov 26, 2021 / 2:50 pm

Peachland residents will have to wait a little longer to find out more about a planned new low-income seniors’ housing development that will require...

Peachland man was moving with mother, partner when swept away in mudslide

Nov 23, 2021 / 2:41 pm

A British Columbia man who was moving from Peachland to Vancouver Island has been identified as one of the individuals swept away in a fatal mudslide along...

'Devastating loss': Fundraisers set up for toddler, family of those killed in B.C. mudslide

Nov 22, 2021 / 4:13 pm

UPDATE 4:10 p.m. Police say the person still missing in a fatal mudslide north of Pemberton is an Okanagan resident. RCMP say the missing individual is a...

Entire block of Peachland-owned properties to become low-income seniors residence

Nov 20, 2021 / 12:15 pm

Big changes are coming in Peachland. An entire block of town-owned properties in Peachland are slated for demolition to make way for a new low-income seniors...

Mountain goat visits home in Peachland Monday

Nov 10, 2021 / 4:00 am

A mountain goat paid a visit to a home in Peachland this week. Marianne tells Castanet the mountain goat wandered onto her property mid-afternoon, Monday....

Convertible Audi ends up stuck with top down on beach

Nov 8, 2021 / 7:00 pm

It is not a sight you see often in November. A photo submitted to Castanet shows a convertible Audi with its roof down stuck on a Peachland Beach. It is unknown...

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