Lake Country

Lake Country Brewing Co. opens at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 3 at #4-10058 Highway 97. (@lakecountrybrewingco/Instagram)

Grab a beer at the new Lake Country Brewing

Lake Country Brewing opens today (Feb. 2) at 3 p.m.

 

Lake Country Municipal Hall (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country residents looking at 17% tax increase

The district is accepting public comment until Feb. 23

 

Britannia Brewing Company is expanding to Lake Country in 2023. (@britanniabrewingco/Instagram)

Lower Mainland brewery expanding to Lake Country

Britannia Brewing Company opened in Steveston in 2016 and expanded to Ladner in 2021

 

The Big White Fire Department took on their Lake Country counterparts at a pond hockey game Jan. 29, 2023 to fundraise for the local burn fund. (contributed)
The Big White Fire Department took on their Lake Country counterparts at a pond hockey game Jan. 29, 2023 to fundraise for the local burn fund. (contributed)
The 2023 RDCO financial plan includes operating revenues and expenditures of $61.5 million, an increase of $2 million or 3.4% compared to the 2022 plan. (Black Press file photo)

Regional District Central Okanagan residents to pay 6.8% more on average in property tax

Impact on property owners depends on where they live and the value of their property

The 2023 RDCO financial plan includes operating revenues and expenditures of $61.5 million, an increase of $2 million or 3.4% compared to the 2022 plan. (Black Press file photo)
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country wants input on 2023 budget

Submit your thoughts online or at the Jan. 31 town hall

  • Jan 29, 2023
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
A budget town hall is scheduled for Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Lake Country Council Chambers. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Budget deliberations begin for Lake Country council

Council is considering either a 9.95 or 14 per cent property tax increase

A budget town hall is scheduled for Jan. 31 at 7 p.m. in Lake Country Council Chambers. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was training at Mission Creek Park on Jan. 26, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)

Central Okanagan Search and Rescue tune up their skills in training session

Every member of COSAR is a volunteer

  • Jan 27, 2023
Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was training at Mission Creek Park on Jan. 26, 2022. (Brittany Webster/Capital News)
(Photo- BCWS/Twitter)

Wildfire mitigation work underway in Lake Country

Smoke and/or flames may be visible in the district and surrounding areas

  • Jan 26, 2023
(Photo- BCWS/Twitter)
Lake Country RCMP are looking to identify this man, a suspect in multiple Lake Country crimes. (Crime Stoppers)

Lake Country RCMP searching for suspect in bike theft

The man cased the parkade before stealing the bikes

  • Jan 23, 2023
Lake Country RCMP are looking to identify this man, a suspect in multiple Lake Country crimes. (Crime Stoppers)
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country council to choose between two property tax increases for 2023

Option A is 14 per cent and Option B at 9.95 per cent

Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
Two North Okanagan athletes and one coach will take part in snowshoeing at the Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games Feb. 2-4 in Kamloops (SOBC Photo)

North Okanagan Special Olympics contingent set for B.C. Games

18 athletes, coaches, staff and medical crew to converge on Kamloops Feb. 2-4

Two North Okanagan athletes and one coach will take part in snowshoeing at the Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games Feb. 2-4 in Kamloops (SOBC Photo)
Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has long been indentified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Future business park in Lake Country could produce millions in needed tax revenue

Council has forwarded an ALR exclusion application to Agricultural Land Commission

Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has long been indentified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
Brew having some fun in the snow. (Photo submitted by Jennifer Rose)
Brew having some fun in the snow. (Photo submitted by Jennifer Rose)
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray was before Kelowna council Jan. 16 asking support for Bill C-283. (@TracyGrayKLC/Twitter)

Kelowna council backs MP’s private bill to ‘end revolving door’

Bill C-283 would amend the criminal code to support a two-stream sentencing process

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray was before Kelowna council Jan. 16 asking support for Bill C-283. (@TracyGrayKLC/Twitter)
Crash off Highway 97. (Dean’a Grebinski/ FacebooK)

Crash on 97 near Beaver Lake Road in Lake Country

Emergency crews are on scene

  • Jan 16, 2023
Crash off Highway 97. (Dean’a Grebinski/ FacebooK)
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations Jan. 26. (Black Press file photo)

Large property tax hike looms in Lake Country

Increase could be nearly 20 per cent

Lake Country council begins budget deliberations Jan. 26. (Black Press file photo)
Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has been identified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country council to hear public comment on future business park lands

District sponsoring application for removal of six properties from the Agricultural Land Reserve

Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has been identified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
Lakewood Mall is for sale at $11.5 million. (Photo/MCL Real Estate Group)

Mega money for Lake Country mall

Mall consists of Dollarama, Tim Hortons and 15 other retail and service tenants

Lakewood Mall is for sale at $11.5 million. (Photo/MCL Real Estate Group)
22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)

22 of top 100 British Columbia golfers for 2022 from the Okanagan

Kelowna has seven golfers from six different courses on the list

22 of the top 100 golfers for 2022 are from Okanagan courses. (Jordy Cunningham/Kelowna Capital News)
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