Website difficulties

  • Posted on: 7 April 2010
  • By: Michael Brydon

This Area F website is hosted by a "discount" web hosting service in Eastern Canada (  So far, I have been pretty happy with the reliablity and responsiveness of the service.  But the day I send out two newsletters (one to rural Penticton, one to Faulder) pointing to this site, the hosting company starts to have all sorts of technical problems (especially April 6-7). Hopefully, if you are reading this, these problems have been resolved. I apologize for any inconvenience.  I guess this is what I get for going with an inexpensive provider...


Targa Bambina in Faulder

  • Posted on: 17 March 2010
  • By: Michael Brydon

As you may have heard, a proposal is currently floating around to hold a Targa Bambina race in and around Faulder on the May long weekend. Please see this announcement.  As fun as this event sounds, it will not be fun for those along Fish Lake Road who will lose access to their property during a long weekend.

Update 23 Mar 10: From Targa Bambina:

At this time, we have formally withdrawn both our approved road closure application and our pending road closure application with the District of Summerland and the pending application with the Ministry of Transportation for the Faulder Area.


Why I voted against the funding request from Okanagan College (again)

  • Posted on: 3 March 2010
  • By: Michael Brydon

The RDOS board took a bit of a blast from James Miller of the Penticton Herald regarding the board's decision not to contribute up to $2M to the new Okanagan College Centre of Excellence (see also the editorial by Dan Ebenal in the Penticton Western News).  I voted with the majority on this, so some explanation is perhaps in order: