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  1. Minimum spacing for pot shops dropped in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | The Daily Courier

    All these Lake Country properties marked in blue would have zoning to accommodate pot shops. Council has dropped, for now, the idea of requiring pot shops to be at least one kilometre apart.

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  2. Homeless counters come up empty in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 4 | The Daily Courier

    This artwork was created by a homeless person involved in the City of Kelowna's Journey Home task force. A recent county by volunteers in Lake Country found no homeless people in the town north of Kelowna.

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  3. Fire hall referendum a draw for Lake Country votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    A referendum on a new firehall may draw more interest to this fall's municipal election in Lake Country, Mayor James Baker believes. Voters will be asked on a ballot question if they approve the town borrowing $6.6 million for a new firehall, the total cost of which is estimated to be $9 million.

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  4. Popular kangaroo petting zoo outgrows site in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Paige Magee, 10, feeds a four-week-old joey named Bee at the Kangaroo Creek Farm in this file photo from 2016. Paige Magee, 10, feeds a four-week-old joey named Bee at the Kangaroo Creek Farm in this file photo from 2016.

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  5. Rail Trail gets $1.3m boost from fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Kelowna-Lake Country Stephen Fuhr, second from left, announces federal funding of $1.3 million for the Okanagan Rail Trail, a long-distance path from Coldstream to downtown Kelowna. Others at a Lake Country press conference were, from left, trail advocate Duane Thomson, Lake Country Mayor James Baker, and Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran.

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  6. Lake Country throwing Pelmewash drivers a curveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Steep hillsides that abut Pelmewash Parkway in Lake Country will be cleared of rocks that might topple down onto the road. The $2.7-million project also involves some new pavement, and modest realignments of the road to introduce gentle curves.

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  7. Lake Country hopes to bolster the rankRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The police force in Lake Country should be increased before crime rates shoot up, town council will hear next week. "There is no hard or defined rules for the level of RCMP service in relation to population, however a general rule of one member be 1,000 of population has been used," municipal finance officer Tanya Garost writes in a report to council.

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  8. Thirteenth police officer eyed for Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The police force in Lake Country should be increased before crime rates shoot up, town council will hear next week. "There is no hard or defined rules for the level of RCMP service in relation to population, however a general rule of one member be 1,000 of population has been used," municipal finance officer Tanya Garost writes in a report to council.

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  9. Spec tax absence not a competitive advantage - mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The view from a home in Lake Country. A new real estate speculation tax will apply in Kelowna and West Kelowna, but not Lake Country or Peachland.

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  10. Public waterfront lands still eyed for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Lake Country town council decided Tuesday not to sell a long stretch of publicly-owned waterfront, where resident Sean Reed is shown in this 2017 file photo. But the municipality may still consider such sales in the future, Mayor James Baker says.

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  11. Wood, beautiful woodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The trades complex addition at Okanagan College's Kelowna campus won best large institutional design at the British Columbia 2018 Wood Design Awards. The 18-storey Brock Commons dormitory at UBC Vancouver won three categories at the British Columbia 2018 Wood Design Awards.

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  12. Children's festival Saturday in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The Lake Country Museum will also be hosting a historic photo booth, and a teen vocal competition will be happening in the Creekside Theatre. "The Children's Festival has been very successful the past few years, and I can only see that growing as more families move to Lake Country for the lifestyle available here," said Mayor James Baker.

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  13. Public waterfront lands still eyed for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    The town of Lake Country is still considering selling publicly-owned waterfront property, and using the proceeds to expand an existing lakeshore park. Resident Sean Carr is shown in the area under debate in this file photo from last fall.

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  14. COLUMN: The price tag of recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    But someone close to the recipient has been tasked with making sure he attends a banquet at the Winfield Hall on Feb. 17, where a sold-out crowd of 270 people will be dining on a smorgasbord of wild game meat. Deer, cougar, elk, and moose are on the menu for the popular annual event, with the $50 tickets once again selling out within a day of going on sale in December.

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  15. Friendship art proposed for recreation trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    A sculpture called Friendship, created by artist Graham Allport 13 years ago, might be placed where the trail crosses from one municipality into the other. "It was created as a gift to Kelowna for their 100th year of incorporation ," says Lake Country public art commission chairwoman Sharon McCoubrey.

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  16. Lake Country survey finds little opposition to short-term vacation rentalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Short-term vacation rentals such as those offered by Airbnb are OK with Lake Country residents, a public survey has found. Most of the 334 people who responded to the online questionnaire favoured short-term rentals of primary or secondary residences.

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  17. New year brings raise in pay for Kelowna city councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Daily Courier

    Every Jan. 1, the salaries for Mayor Colin Basran and the eight councillors are increased by the change in the consumer price index for the previous year. Basran's salary bump works out to about $2,000, while the councillors should make about $1,000 more than they did in 2017.

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  18. Lake Country man accepts medal on behalf of 'thousands'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    A Lake Country man honoured by the Senate for his trail-building efforts says he shares the honour with thousands of other people. Dev Fraser was in Ottawa this week to receive a Senate 150th Anniversary Medal that recognizes his key role in helping to establish and develop the Okanagan rail trail.

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  19. Residents of road in Carr's Landing vote to join municipal water systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    The owners of a small water utility in Lake Country are eager to pull the plug on their operation and join the town's distribution system. Ten of the 17 property owners along Moberly Road in Carr's Landing have voted in favour of connecting to the municipal system, with construction tie-in and other related costs estimated to be $645,000.

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  20. Lake Country urged to co-operate with UBCO, City of Kelowna on poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    The terms of a proposal to spend $50,000 studying the feasibility of a pool in Lake Country should be broadened to consider co-operation with the City of Kelowna and UBC Okanagan, a master swimmer says. A joint venture between the two municipalities and the university would make the project more feasible and greatly improve local recreation facilities, Conny Stamhuis says.

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