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Halloween Treats / Soccer End of Year Fireworks

North Westside residents are now able to enjoy Westshore Park and the Sports Field. Here is the Fireworks celebrating end of season for our local soccer league the Westside Wolf Pack. Here is a short clip of the park common area and sports field with the lighting. ...

Union of British Columbia Municipalities – U.B.C.M. Conferance

I attended the Annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities Convention in Vancouver from September 25 - 29 2017. This is an annual opportunity for local elected officials to network with each other as well as our Provincial counterparts from across British Columbia. As well as the networking opportunities there are many Study...

North Westside – Services & Issues Survey – Please Complete

North Westside Services Review The RDCO has hired a consultant to conduct an independent review of the services provided to communities in the North Westside.  The survey and accompanying documents have been prepared by EcoPlan International associate, Paul Siggers. Who should take this survey? "All seasonal and permanent residents of the North Westside Communities that...

Killiney Beach Water Interruption … Thursday July 20

Killiney Beach Water Interruption

The Regional District of Central Okanagan advises Killiney Beach water system customers of a planned water interruption. This is necessary to replace a water-main above Westside Road. The work is scheduled for this Thursday, July 20th from 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM (Time water service is restored is estimated and...

Lake Level / Debris Removale & Evacuation Order Lifted

The level of Okanagan Lake was recorded as 342.703 m above sea level on July 18, down 1.1 centimeters from July 17.

Final Evacuation Orders Lifted for Okanagan Lake Flooding

Evacuation Orders have been rescinded for five properties in the Killiney Beach area of the Central Okanagan...

Latest Beach Videos – Post Flooding

Here is what Killiney Beach looks like from behind the barricades.

RDCO announced yesterday that Killiney Beach Park and the boat launch will not be opening for this summer season. I am getting many calls and emails from residents expressing their disappointment and dissatisfaction with the response from...

Power Outage – Westside Road

The power was out again along Westside Road in the Central Okanagan Regional District. The reported cause was a wire down and the power was out from approximatly 7:30 pm and came back on at 11:45 pm. Hopefully when the three phase feed from the north is completed this stretch of Westside...

Updated Regional Park Status – News Release

Looks like Killiney beach will not be opening for this summer season. Application is being made for disaster mitigation money as this comes as 80 cent dollars so we as a community would pay 20% of the rehabilitation costs. This work would not...

Killiney / Westshore Drinking Water Quality

I have received inquiries from several residents on the Killiney Beach and Westshore water systems about a"funny" smell somewhat like grass (the lawn variety). I passed these concerns onto RDCO and they have responded to that inquiry. Below is that response:
    Director Carson, RDCO...

Large Debris Clean Up on Local Lakes

Here is the most current information from RDCO on the post flood clean-up of the material deposited along the Okanagan Lake shoreline. If you want to keep it mark it "Do Not Remove" otherwise let it go. Please do not dump material you don't want in the forest behind our community ......

Shoreline/Dock Debris Clean-up

I Requested information on shoreline flood debris clean-up and disposal of the dock and natural debris left on the beaches throughout the Electoral Area ... and received a prompt and professional response. Please don't dump this material in the bush behind our community it is a huge fire hazard to all of us.
I...

Killiney Beach Water Advisory – Lifted

July 10, 2017

Water Quality Advisory Rescinded for Killiney Beach

A Water Quality Advisory has been lifted for customers of the Killiney Beach water system.
The lifting of the Advisory by the Regional District of Central Okanagan was made in consultation with Interior Health. RDCO Communications...

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...