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Town of Osoyoos in possession of several found bikes

Residents have until April 10 to claim bikes or they’ll be given away or disposed of
Bylaw officers in Osoyoos are in possession of several found bikes. In this picture is an unrelated assortment of bikes at an encampment underneath a bridge at the Channel Parkway in Penticton a few months ago. (Facebook)

The Town of Osoyoos is in possession of several found bikes that if not claimed will go to a local charity or be disposed of.

If you had a bike go missing or has been stolen in the past year it may be in the town’s possession, said their bylaw department.

To determine ownership, they require a letter or an email, addressed to the Bylaw Enforcement Officer, containing the bike’s description (colour, size, make and if possible serial number) and your contact information. The letter can be mailed, faxed, delivered in person, or sent via email to

If your description matches that of one of these bikes, the officer will contact you to coordinate a meeting to get the bike back.

Bikes must be claimed no later than Friday, April 10, 2023. Any bikes not claimed by April 10, will be given to a charitable organization or otherwise disposed of, said bylaws.

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Monique Tamminga

About the Author: Monique Tamminga

Monique brings 20 years of award-winning journalism experience to the role of editor at the Penticton Western News. Of those years, 17 were spent working as a senior reporter and acting editor with the Langley Advance Times.
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