The website offers local news, breaking news, events calendar, opinions, letters to the editor, listing of community groups, weather, forums, free classifieds and other information.
This website originally launched in September 2009 as www.peachlandnews.blogspot.com as a hobby and a way to learn about blogging. In March 2010, word began to circulate in Peachland, and beyond, about the blog. Our visitor count started increasing by 25 per cent per month or more.
Work began on PeachlandNews.com in early October 2010 and it was unveiled to the public on November 17, 2010.
Peachland News.com is not affiliated in any way, shape or form with the Peachland View newspaper or any other media organization.
PeachlandNews.com contains no hidden affiliate advertising. Advertisements are obvious and never disguised as something else.
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News tips welcomed
PeachlandNews.com welcomes news tips. If you have a tip about a local subject, please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
PeachlandNews.com does accept submissions under certain conditions. Check our Submissions Page for details.
Comment Rules of Conduct
PeachlandNews.com offers its readers the ability to comment on new blog posts. Constructive debate and the sharing of ideas is welcome; being nasty is not.
All users of PeachlandNews.com hereby agree to adhere to the following Comment Rules of Conduct, without question and furthermore agree to abide by any additional rules or amendments to rules put in place.
- Moderation – Comments are monitored and moderated. When required, inappropriate comments will be deleted without notice.
- Anonymity is a mirage on the Internet. You must supply an email address and your IP address will be recorded.
- Freedom of Speech – You understand that this website is a private enterprise and you and your conduct are governed by the Comment Rules of Conduct and not by any perceived right to free speech.
- Be nice.
- If reading comments upsets you, don’t read comments.
- Do not make personal attacks and do not respond to personal attacks.
- Do not post spam, including ads, chain letters, pyramid scheme information, solicitations and links to personal blogs/websites.
- Keep comments relevant to the topic of the story you are commenting on.
- Defamatory statements will be removed without question.
- Offensive language is not allowed.
- Do not use comments to complain about how comments are moderated.
- Guessing the identity of other commenters is strictly prohibited.
- Pornography or links to pornography/warez information/links is prohibited.
- Do not threaten anyone.
- Do not post copyright material. Brief excerpts are permitted.
- Negative business reviews are not permitted.
- Do not post in ALL CAPS.
Should frequent infractions be discovered, we reserve the right to remove the comment feature altogether. The PeachlandNews.com Comment Rules of Conduct are subject to change without notice. It is up to each user to review the rules from time to time.