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Campfire ban lifted in the Central Okanagan

With the arrival of cooler temperatures, the Regional District of Central Okanagan says the ban on campfires has been lifted.

The ban was imposed on August 19th. 77 more words

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Reminder: Outside Burning Not Allowed

Hamilton Fire Chief Phil Stevens reminds residents that there is no outside burning allowed without a permit except for cooking fires.

It is extremely dry outside and no permits will be granted for fire pits, he said. 29 more words

Piles of wood found in Okanagan backcountry spark wildfire concerns

NEAR KELOWNA – The disaster in our neighbouring province and the unseasonably hot, dry spring is adding anxiety about the potential of a severe fire season in the Okanagan. 352 more words

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The Pantai Hill Orchard Resort - conflict and issues with resort operators

Here is a little summary of the on-going saga between residents and resort operators, played out on Pantai Hills Orchard Resort. We hope that – you – visitors – tourists – authorities – friends – families – workers may benefit from this information – and make informed choices to help this beleaguered community. 1,245 more words
Environment

Fire on Pantai Hill Orchard Resort

January, February, March & April seem to be the dry and hot months on Pantai Hill. The lack of rain coupled with seasonal strong winds during this period has increased the risk of bush fires. 92 more words
Environment

See smoke? Controlled burns in the central Okanagan

If you see smoke coming from central Okanagan mountains on Monday, it’s likely because of controlled burns.

Thanks to good air quality and venting conditions, the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) is doing controlled burning in the southern portion of Glen Canyon Regional Park in West Kelowna. 154 more words

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Controlled burns in West Kelowna

WEST KELOWNA — With good air quality and venting conditions, there will be some controlled burning happening in West Kelowna on Sunday.

The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) is advising of a controlled burn underway in the southern portion of Glen Canyon Regional Park. 180 more words

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