Keremeos newsletter

Keremeos news, events, and notices

Council Highlights & News

A brief summary of regular Council meetings will be posted within three days after the scheduled meeting.  


The complete list of council highlights is listed here

The complete list of news items is listed here




Coffee with the Mayor and MP – Friday, July 27th 8AM at Village Office

Please join Keremeos Mayor Manfred Bauer and MP Dan Albas for an informal discussion over coffee and cookies.  Coffee with the Mayor will be held Friday, July 27th from 8 to 10 am in the Council Chambers, 702 4th Street, Keremeos.


The Mayor and MP look forward to discussing any local and federal issues.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00am

Proclamation: Special Olympics British Columbia "Global Day of Inclusion" July 21st, 2018

WHEREAS, 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the global Special Olympics movement, with the first International Special Olympics Games being held on 20 July 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, USA; and


WHEREAS, Special Olympics’ vision for a more inclusive world has grown over 50 years to become a global movement for change and social justice that uses sport, health, and education to empower people with and without intellectual disabilities around the world; and


Saturday, July 21, 2018 (All day)

Take Precautions when Skies are Smoky

OKANAGAN-SIMILKAMEEN – Several wildfires are creating smoky skies across Okanagan communities and residents living in close vicinity to a fire are reminded to take precautions to protect their lung health.


Wildfires are a regular part of summer in British Columbia. With wildfires comes the potential for wildfire smoke pollution in and around communities across the Interior. The best way to deal with smoke pollution is to be prepared and take measures to reduce your exposure to smoke.


Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 8:45am

Family Play Nights in Memorial Park - July 23rd and 24th from 3PM to 7PM

RDOS Recreation will be hosting Family Play Nights at Memorial Park, featuring programs, music and their Physical Activity Trailer.  Come to Memorial Park on July 23rd and 24th between 3 PM and 7 PM to join in on the fun, and please call (250) 497-8188 for additional information.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 7:00pm

2018 Newsletter Edition #2

The Village of Keremeos’ 2018 Newsletter Edition #2 is now available for your reading pleasure.  A copy can be viewed by following the link below:


2018 Newsletter Edition #2

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:15am

Tips for Flooding and Wildfire Preparedness

The Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen has compiled some tips for residents to prepare for flooding and wildfires in our region.  Residents are encouraged to review these materials by clicking on the link below:


Flood and Wildfire Preparedness Info

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:45am

Public Hearing and Council Meeting - July 16, 2018

Public Hearing and Council Meeting July 16, 2018 - 4:30 p.m. Council Chambers Village Office


Public Hearing Agenda

Public Hearing Agenda Package

Regular Meeting Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda Package

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:30pm

Similkameen Recreation Manager Hired | Keremeos Community Pool Party

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is pleased to announce Shane Marsh has been hired as the new Similkameen Recreation Manager. Shane has an extensive background in recreation programming and facilities management, including pool and ice rink operations.


Shane is a community-minded professional who has experience working with volunteer boards and community groups in the delivery of recreation programs. Shane is originally from Summerland, BC and joins the RDOS from Saskatchewan, where he was the Town of Carnduff Recreation Director.


Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Similkameen Riverbed Prohibition on Camping and Fires

The Village of Keremeos is working with land owners to protect the Similkameen riverbed area southeast of town.


Signs have been erected at entrances to the riverbed, advising visitors that access is limited to respectful day-use only, 7 am to 9 pm. Users are reminded to leave the area as they found it.


Camping, fires, smoking and soil disturbance are prohibited. Village of Keremeos staff and the RCMP will enforce.


The Village is pleased to help restore the area to its natural beauty, and to protect the rare species that live there.

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 1:45pm


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