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A revised site plan sits before Armstrong city council in regards to a proposed housing development at the Royal York Golf Course. (File photo)

Armstrong council to peruse revised golf course plan

Development at Royal York Golf Course now calling for 135 lots, down from 175

 

Crews demolished the decrepit building at the corner of 31st Avenue and 33rd Street in downtown Vernon Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. The building was once home to the Royal Canadian Legion’s Vernon branch. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Walls come down at old Vernon Legion site

The property on the corner of 31 Ave, and 33 St. was purchased last year

 

Canadian Horizons development company is taking steps to develop a 300-plus residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, near Campbell Mountain Landfill. (Canadian Horizons photo)

Rezoning decision looms large for detractors of proposed South Okanagan development

300-plus home development near landfill would send city in wrong direction, concerned locals say

 

An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)

Apartment proposed for Vernon lots

Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard could also see a roundabout in the future

An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)
A proposed development would see two four-storey apartment buildings erected on Adair Street in Armstrong, next to the Nor-Val Arena. Council will consider bylaws for first and second reading Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (Google Maps)

Two apartment buildings proposed to provide affordable housing in Armstrong

Up to 80 affordable housing units could pass first and second reading by council Monday, Dec. 14

A proposed development would see two four-storey apartment buildings erected on Adair Street in Armstrong, next to the Nor-Val Arena. Council will consider bylaws for first and second reading Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (Google Maps)
Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Owner shares future vision for Armstrong’s only golf course

Todd York believes he’s found a way to turn Royal York into a win for the city, community and taxpayers

Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The Township of Spallumcheen is now handling applications for planning and development. (Morning Star - file photo)

Township of Spallumcheen handling development, planning applications

Convenient service for township residents, businesses, who no longer have to travel to Coldstream

The Township of Spallumcheen is now handling applications for planning and development. (Morning Star - file photo)
The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)

Armstrong group calls on council to spare local golf course from housing development

The Armstrong Green Space Society was formed in 2019 after word of the development surfaced

The Armstrong Green Space Society is calling for the preservation of the Royal York Golf Course, which may be in jeopardy pending an application to use the land for a major housing development. (File photo)
A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)

Controversial Summerland motel conversion approved

Summerland councillors debate need for affordable housing, and suitability of location

A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)
A rendering of a commercial development planned for 5450 Anderson Way in Vernon. Developer Hollypark is currently offering presales with possession slated for winter 2021. (Hollypark image)

New commercial spaces planned for Vernon’s Anderson Way

The 18-unit development offers commercial ownership in Vernon’s North End

A rendering of a commercial development planned for 5450 Anderson Way in Vernon. Developer Hollypark is currently offering presales with possession slated for winter 2021. (Hollypark image)
The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)

Public input sharpens vision of Oyama Ithmus Park

Proposed project to shape the long-term future of waterfront land in Lake Country

The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)
Another public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, has been set for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 3-7 p.m. at the course. (Facebook photo)

Another public meeting slated for Armstrong golf course plan

Proposed development for Royal York Golf Course drew more than 250 people over first three days

Another public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, has been set for Thursday, Sept. 24, from 3-7 p.m. at the course. (Facebook photo)
Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre

Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre

City council approved the sale of Vernon Block land to RDNO for $2.47 million

Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre
The District of Lake Country is inviting the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park. The survey is open until Sept. 7, 2020. (Contributed)

Not all Lake Country residents in favour of proposed isthmus development

Petition started to leave waterfront untouched as district garners feedback on concept designs

The District of Lake Country is inviting the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park. The survey is open until Sept. 7, 2020. (Contributed)
Three days of public meetings to discuss and share information on a proposed new development at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, including housing and shortening the existing course, are slated for Sept. 10-12. (Facebook photo)

Public set to hear plans for Armstrong golf course

Three days of meetings on proposed development, changes to Royal York course slated for Sept. 10-12

Three days of public meetings to discuss and share information on a proposed new development at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course, including housing and shortening the existing course, are slated for Sept. 10-12. (Facebook photo)
Vernon residents agreed October 2018 to borrow up to $25 million for a cultural centre. (Contributed)

Vernon chamber encouraged by direction of cultural centre planning

The chamber endorsed the local advisory committee’s recommendations on next steps

Vernon residents agreed October 2018 to borrow up to $25 million for a cultural centre. (Contributed)
Frind Estate Winery, owned by tech entrepreneur Markus Frind, has been developing 900 acres of land in Vernon, including 820 acres on the mountainside south of Bella Vista Road. (Frind Estate Winery photo)

Tech mogul looks to grow Vernon’s presence in Okanagan wine industry

The founder of online dating site Plenty of Fish is developing 900 acres in the city hillsides

Frind Estate Winery, owned by tech entrepreneur Markus Frind, has been developing 900 acres of land in Vernon, including 820 acres on the mountainside south of Bella Vista Road. (Frind Estate Winery photo)
A public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course Aug. 15 has been postponed. (Facebook photo)

Proposed public hearing on Armstrong golf course development postponed

Developer hopes to build 200 homes and shorten Royal York Golf Course; not ready to go to public yet

A public hearing to discuss possible new developments, including housing and shortening the existing course, at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course Aug. 15 has been postponed. (Facebook photo)
A local realtor leads a group that has put an accepted offer, subject to conditions, on Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course with plans to add 200 homes to the property, and reducing the course to an executive par-3 pitch-and-putt-style track. (File photo)

Armstrong golf course deal close to being finalized

Local group has conditional offer accepted; plans call for more houses and reducing course size

A local realtor leads a group that has put an accepted offer, subject to conditions, on Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Course with plans to add 200 homes to the property, and reducing the course to an executive par-3 pitch-and-putt-style track. (File photo)
Kon Kast is looking to develop the mine on Okanagan Centre Road West into an industrial project. (District of Lake Country map)

Lake Country mine makes way for industrial project

Council holds a special meeting to rezone property

Kon Kast is looking to develop the mine on Okanagan Centre Road West into an industrial project. (District of Lake Country map)