RDOS press release

Keremeos firefighters closed Highway 3 for several hours Sunday afternoon after a rock slide brought boulders and a power line down on the highway.

Rockslide west of Keremeos closes Highway 3 on Sunday afternoon

A rockslide in the Similkameen brought a power line down on Highway 3 on June 23

Keremeos firefighters closed Highway 3 for several hours Sunday afternoon after a rock slide brought boulders and a power line down on the highway.

RDOS offers rebate in the Wood Stove Exchange Program

Great Okanagan and Similkameen
Wood Stove Exchange Program

Spring into composting with RDOS workshops

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen invites residents to ‘Spring into Composting’ by hosting a region wide compost bin sale

April yard waste collection in rural areas

Regional District Okanagan Similkameen yard waste collection programs for April

Protocol agreement moving forward

The RDOS has committed to discuss the resolution of an agreement with its First Nations neighbours within 60 days.

RDOS to host Community to Community Forum for First Nations and regional governments

The RDOS will host a Community to Community Forum involving First Nations and key representatives from government.

Open House to discuss “Keeping Nature in Our Future”

The RDOS is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, March 6 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Victory Hall to discuss a new regional biodiversity strategy

Building permit activity up in the regional district

Building permit activity on the upswing in 2012 across RDOS

RDOS new web presence includes tools for improved interaction

Regional District Okanagan Similkameen wWeb site made more user friendly

Upgrades to “antiquated” emergency radio service included in 2013 RDOS operating budget

RDOS says money saved in dispatch move will fund emergency communications upgrade

Kobau tower electrical failure won’t be reapaired until spring

RDOS says emergency communications tower that lost power during Christmas holidays won't be repaired soon

New Garbage Rules for OK Falls, Kaleden and West Bench

There are new rules for garbage collection in Okanagan Falls, Kaleden and West Bench.

Regional district gets funding for wood stove exchange

Program hopes to change out 700 stoves in the Okanagan Similkameen

Community plays key role in solid waste planning

The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen has a new solid waste management vision - one built by the RDOS community itself.

New webcams, new features enhance DriveBC website

A total of 30 new webcams are being added to the network this year, bringing the number of webcam images available on DriveBC to over 250

Olalla Water System Users – Boil Water Advisory Rescinded

Boil water order rescinded for Olalla as of October 5

Burning ban extended

High fire danger ratings persist throughout the regional district as our dry and unseasonably warm weather continues

RDOS encourages wine cork recycling in the South Okanagan

Ever wondered what to do with old natural wine corks? In the south Okanagan you can recycle natural corks

Master composter course returns this September

The RDOS will be hosting a free Master Composter / Recycler workshop on Saturday September 29 and Sunday September 30

Regional district releases 2012 Citizen’s Survey results

The Regional District conducted a survey to measure the satisfaction of citizens in the eight electoral areas in June of this year