Hundreds of cars on show at Peach City Beach Cruise in Penticton – Okanagan

Electrical vehicles could also be the way forward for transportation, however loads of old-school wheels are on show within the South Okanagan this weekend. After a two-year hiatus, the Peach Metropolis Seashore Cruise returned. The three-day occasion started Friday and wraps on Sunday. Between 700 and 800 vehicles — from outdated to new and all the things in between — had been lined up in Penticton on Saturday. Learn extra: Peach Metropolis Seashore Cruise attracts tens of hundreds In accordance with organizers, the annual occasion is western Canada’s premier three-day automotive present. It attracts hundreds of individuals. The primary cruise came about in 2001 and featured 250 autos. Trending Tales Mummified woolly mammoth calf found by gold miners in Yukon … Read more

Okanagan inmates building picnic tables for workers’ campsite – Okanagan

Prisoners at an Okanagan jail are constructing picnic tables that will probably be used at a close-by campsite. This week, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) introduced a partnership with the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver. The prisoners will construct 50 picnic tables for the Secrest Hill Agriculture Employees’ Campsite, previously often called Free Bay Campground. The campsite, positioned north of Oliver, gives lodging for agriculture employees within the area. Learn extra: Security measures enhanced for seasonal employees at South Okanagan campground “The brand new picnic tables are sturdy and purposeful,” stated RDOS chair Mark Pendergraft. “Many agriculture employees arrive with little or no, so having a desk to arrange their cooking provides and luxuriate in a meal could make … Read more

Rattlesnake hitches ride in Ferrari from Okanagan to Vancouver

Think about this: Arriving dwelling following a protracted drive from the South Okanagan in a superb Ferrari, solely to seek out out an undesirable passenger by some means hitched a journey with you. That passenger: a Northern Pacific Rattlesnake. Sure, that truly occurred, says the Wildlife Rescue Affiliation of B.C., which was referred to as to rescue the snake, which now has a reputation: Enzo. Learn extra: Wicker basket now dwelling to owl household in B.C. after storm destroys nest Calling it a singular rescue on its Fb web page, the affiliation stated “simply final week, our help centre helpline acquired a name a couple of snake noticed inside a Ferrari dealership. To our shock, a photograph decided it wasn’t … Read more