Peachland News

Peachland's planning department not keeping up with community's growth

May 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

Peachland is being buried by development and planning applications and change is needed. That was the conclusion reached through an external process review of...

Transport Canada contacts pilot of low-flying plane near Peachland

May 26, 2022 / 4:00 am

The pilot of a low-flying plane spotted Sunday in Peachland during the World of Wheels car show may be in hot water with Transport Canada. The small plane...

Asbestos contamination slows repairs and reopening of Peachland’s popular Gasthaus on the Lake

May 12, 2022 / 4:00 am

The good news is the Gasthaus on the Lake in Peachland will be reopening. The bad news is it likely won’t happen until the middle of the summer. The...

More than 150 show up for the first of several RDCO pop-up recycling depots

May 9, 2022 / 4:00 am

Pop-up recycling proved popular in Peachland Saturday. The Regional District of Central Okanagan held its first such event of the year in the lakeside community...

Man grabs two gas cans, moons door camera while making his getaway

May 6, 2022 / 4:00 am

A Peachland couple who went looking for two jerry cans of gas they use for their lawnmower and other vehicles were shocked by what they found on their...

Power outage in Upper Trepanier impacts over 200

Apr 26, 2022 / 5:37 pm

The power is out for a few hundred homes in the Upper Trepanier area north of Peachland. BC Hydro says 233 customers have been in the dark since just before 5...

Peachland spring clean up adds second location this year

Apr 20, 2022 / 4:00 am

The Peachland Watershed Protection Alliance (PWPA) annual spring clean up is taking place later this month. The event on April 30 is adding a second location...

Regional district bringing pop-up recycling depot to Peachland

Apr 13, 2022 / 6:16 pm

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is hosting a pop-up recycling clinic in Peachland. The one-day pop-up recycling depot will take place at the...

RCMP say Peachland senior with dementia located after being reported missing

Apr 8, 2022 / 6:38 am

RCMP say a 72-year-old Peachland woman with dementia who went missing Thursday afternoon was found overnight. Police initially said the senior failed to return...

Ministry considers new set of traffic lights on Hwy 97 in Peachland

Apr 1, 2022 / 12:28 pm

The provincial government is considering an extra set of traffic lights on Highway 97 in Peachland. Minister of Transportation Rob Fleming recently sent a...

Some motorists jumped into Okanagan Lake to help after fatal crash, most just drove by

Mar 27, 2022 / 4:00 am

A West Kelowna couple was first on scene of the fatal crash Thursday night near Peachland. The incident happened at approximately 10:15 p.m. Thursday, resulting...

Highway 97 at Todd Road in Peachland reopens after vehicle incident

Mar 25, 2022 / 7:28 pm

UPDATE: 7:28 p.m. DriveBC reports the vehicle incident at Todd Road in Peachland has been cleared. Highway 97 is fully reopen in both directions. ORIGINAL:...

Elderly man dies after crashing into Okanagan Lake in Peachland

Mar 25, 2022 / 10:33 am

UPDATE 10:32 a.m. One person is dead after a single-vehicle incident on Highway 97 near Antlers Beach, south of Peachland. Police are investigating the...

Pair of Peachland condo developments clear first hurdle

Mar 23, 2022 / 3:48 pm

Peachland council Tuesday evening pushed a pair of large condo developments through to public hearings. The projects, proposed by Porchlight Developments, are...

84-unit condo development proposed for Peachland

Mar 19, 2022 / 4:00 am

Peachland’s municipal council will be taking its first look at a large condo development that could be built next to the community’s elementary...

Condo development proposed for Peachland campground heading to council

Mar 17, 2022 / 4:49 pm

A large multi-building condo development proposed for a waterfront campground in Peachland is going before municipal council for the first time next week. A...

BCWS will conduct a prescribed burn near Peachland on April 1

Mar 15, 2022 / 12:38 pm

BC Wildfire Service is conducting a prescribed burn near Peachland later this month. BCWS, Penticton Indian Band and Okanagan Nation Alliance will be conducting...

Peachland woman defends herself and two dogs against coyotes

Mar 12, 2022 / 12:40 pm

A Peachland woman says she was afraid for her life after two coyotes attacked her and her dogs while out on a morning walk Friday morning. Sandra Stratulat was...

Municipal staff opposed to gas station on corner of Hwy 97 in Peachland

Mar 5, 2022 / 12:00 pm

A proposal to develop a vacant lot on Highway 97 at the south end of Peachland, at a corner that has seen 13 collisions in the last three years, is being...

'Scary situation': Dashcam captures dangerous pass on Hwy 97 in Peachland

Mar 2, 2022 / 11:40 am

UPDATE 11:40 p.m. Police have made an arrest after a driver made a dangerous pass on Highway 97 through Peachland Monday. Sgt. David Preston with the Summerland...