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Camp Fire Ban

July 6, 2017

Campfire Ban across Central Okanagan Regional District

With the Extreme Fire Hazard, starting tomorrow, all campfires will be prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas. The ban begins at noon Friday, July 7th and will remain in effect...

Westside Post – July Issue

The latest issue of our own Westside Post is now available in the red community boxes or as an e-edition. Please do whatever you can to support this newspaper as it is providing critical current information on and about our community....

Come Celebrate Canada Day

The North Westside Community will be celebrating Canada Day at Westshore Park from 12 -4 pm. Free BBQ, live music from the local musicians and games for the kids. Come join your neighbours in Canada's 150th Birthday Party....

Governance & RDCO Wage Disclosure

The independent consultant firm has been selected by a three member RDCO management team. Again this decision was made with no input from myself or the community paying for the process. The Board with the exception of the three Kelowna Board Representatives supported this selection of the consultant. Here are the

Another Power Outage for North Westside

Woke up with no power this morning. The BC Hydro Outage Site said that it went out at 5:55 and that crews were on route. Makes it difficult to get going in the morning but nothing new for our community ... price of being rural I suppose. Just came back on at 7:44...

Cultural Sites Protection & Flooding Update

I had lunch at Two Eagles Golf Course today and witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Westbank First Nations and the RDCO. That MOU and an update on the lake levels are today's Post. The picture is Chief Roxanne Lindley & RDCO Board Chair Given signing the agreement.

Flood Update – Foreshore Properties

Foreshore properties must remain vigilant

While lake levels in the Central Okanagan decline slowly, water levels remain at historic highs. Warm seasonal weather over the next week is expected to bring moderate afternoon winds ranging from 20-30 kms/hr daily. Property owners along the lakeshore should continue to routinely assess and bolster flood protection measures....