Rise and shine, Osoyoos — It’s Thursday, August 18. Here’s what you need to know as your day gets started.
Very warm but a little breezy today. A high of 33 expected this afternoon. Sunset this evening at 8:06. Very little chance of precipitation.
The Okanagan Similkameen School District board will gather by telephone this morning to set in motioin a process to elect a replacement for Osoyoos trustee June Harrington, who quietly announced last month she’s resigning. An early-November date is expected for the by-election.
Speaking of school drama, Osoyoos Council thinks the success the community enjoyed saving its secondary school should be shared with municipal councils across the province. The Town is planning a presentation for September’s UBCM gathering. If you need a refresher, we’ve got a short video that chronicles the community’s effort.
Hey, horse racing’s back at Desert Park. Six races are scheduled for Saturday, complete with parimutuel betting, a beer garden and concession. Sounds like fun for the whole family.