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Peachland News

Snowmobiler rescued

Feb 28, 2015 / 2:36 pm

A snowmobiler is recovering today after being rescued Friday night. According to Central Okanagan Search and Rescue, they received a call just before midnight...

Pot factory clears hurdle

Feb 13, 2015 / 12:49 pm

A medical marijuana grow-op near Peachland has received the green light from Health Canada to begin construction. The announcement brings Potanicals Green...

New food bank opens

Dec 16, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The District of Peachland has a new food bank thanks to a partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Six families in need will also be getting new homes out of the...

Frustrated and hunkered down

Nov 28, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Frustration rules the day in Peachland, as residents head into the second lengthy power outage of the week. After Wednesday's snowstorm damaged a power...

More power woes

Nov 28, 2014 / 10:00 am

Update -- 10 a.m. It was initially thought that Peachland would be the only community affected by today's power outage, but it now appears that some...

Hundreds line up for flu shot

Nov 6, 2014 / 7:20 am

The season of immunization is upon us once again. Hundreds are lining up at free flu clinics around the Okanagan, after the official vaccination effort began...

Pumpkin puts van in lake

Oct 27, 2014 / 12:15 pm

UPDATE 12:15 P.M. A 33-year-old West Kelowna man is lucky to have escaped unscathed after his van ended up in Okanagan Lake Saturday morning. RCMP confirm the...

New Monaco gets green light

Oct 16, 2014 / 2:55 pm

An Edmonton-based company has just received final approval to build a large community development in Peachland. The New Monaco Enterprise Corporation passed its...

Housefire in Peachland

Oct 11, 2014 / 10:12 pm

A house fire on Huston Road in Peachland near the intersection of Shaw Road has sent one person to hospital with unconfirmed injuries. The fire started around...

Fielding seeks 3rd term

Oct 10, 2014 / 11:23 am

Keith Fielding is seeking a third term as mayor of Peachland. Fielding, who has served the last six years as mayor, says it has been a great honour to have...

Boat flips and sinks

Sep 24, 2014 / 10:32 am

An Okanagan boat owner had to abandon ship after a late night boating mishap on Sunday near the dog beach in Peachland. RCMP Cst. Kris Clark says the boat owner...

First paddleboard race a success

Aug 24, 2014 / 8:31 pm

The first ever Rattlesnake Island paddleboard race saw 30 people compete in the cross-lake competition. There were 30 entries in this challenging race around...

Wildfire near Peachland

Jul 13, 2014 / 7:35 pm

A forestry initial attack crew is in the process of containing a brush fire just outside of Peachland. The fire, which began around 4 p.m. was outside of the...

Ponderosa financing issue

Jun 30, 2014 / 5:14 pm

Castanet hit the streets of Peachland to ask residents how they felt about the possibility of construction being halted at the Ponderosa Development. Watch the...

Peachland set for Canada Day

Jun 25, 2014 / 5:00 am

Peachland is the place to be for Canada Day with events and activities happening all day! The morning starts with the Canada Day Beach run which draws hundreds...

Marine rescue for COSAR

Jun 10, 2014 / 7:45 pm

A rescue operation was conducted on Okanagan Lake early Tuesday morning after two men failed to return from a day of boating. The Central Okanagan Search and...

Park trashers kill beaver

May 21, 2014 / 8:51 pm

WARNING the second photo in the gallery shows the dead beaver. A group of destructive and disrespectful partiers destroyed a Peachland area park and killed...

Home engulfed by flames

May 13, 2014 / 2:57 pm

UPDATE 3:00 P.M. MAY 13 Police are now asking the public for help determining what caused the fire that destroyed a Peachland home. Early Monday morning West...

Water Advisory

Apr 19, 2014 / 7:19 pm

All of Peachland is on a Water Quality Advisory. According to Shawn Grundy from the District of Peachland Water Department, the recent weather caused a rise in...

The race was just 'ducky'

Apr 19, 2014 / 2:00 pm

500 rubber duckies went swimming down Trepanier Creek as fast as the current would take them in the first ever Peachland Rubber Ducky Race. Tourism Advisory...