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Pelmewash Parkway

Adventureland, the first park of its kind in the Okanagan, was the brainchild of two local residents Sam and Dorothy Pestes. Dorothy, a talented artist and Sam, a teacher with remarkable talents for innovation and building, created a perfect team.... [Continue Reading]

Below is an update, from the Vernon News, on the proposed trail corridor from Vernon to the northern boundary of Lake Country: A trail corridor with views of Kalamalka Lake could soon be a draw for locals and tourists. The Electoral Area... [Continue Reading]

Pelmewash Parkway is about to be devoted entirely to local traffic, providing Lake Country with the wonderful asset of seven kilometres of lakeshore for all manner of recreation.  This seems to be an opportune time to discuss the origin and... [Continue Reading]

A proposed trail along Kalamalka Lake is in the works. The Regional District of the North Okanagan is investigating development of a trail from Okanagan College to Crystal Waters Road, near Oyama. “It’s a plan in progress,” said director Bob... [Continue Reading]

On Sunday James Baker, Mayor of Lake Country and Associate Professor Emeritus of the University of British Columbia, will discuss archaeology in our region. Please join Mayor Baker at the Creekside Theatre as he addresses Archaeological sites — Pelmewash and... [Continue Reading]

A little known, but authentic Indian word for Wood Lake, could be attached to a scenic section of Highway 97 when it comes under control of the District of Lake Country. Pelewash Parkway has drawn the most votes in an... [Continue Reading]

The final three nominations for the renaming of the old Highway 97 are out!  There were approximately 162 names submitted. Many were very similar; others had conflicts with street names already used in the Central Okanagan which could complicate delivery... [Continue Reading]