Okanagan Spirits hauls in the medals

Vernon distillery receives top honours for Laird of Fintry single malt

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Massive blaze at Elite Forest Products mill in Malakwa
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Swans on display
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Interview with a Black Widow Rope Spinner
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News

Proposed logging prompts call for moratorium

Protest being driven by memories of the landslides Swansea Point experienced in 1997 and 2012.

 

Budget 2017: Liberals try to ease anxiety and get Canada ready for the future

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world.


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Sports

Midget Vipers shut out Peninsula

Vernon Home Building Centre Vipers are a win away from being in the B.C. Midget Tier 2 hockey final


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Smokies staying alive

The Trail Smoke Eaters iced the Vernon Vipers 5-2 in BCHL playoff action Tuesday night at Cominco Arena.


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Community

Leave the babies alone

The public is being reminded to not touch baby owls and raptors they find in the wild


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Community champions named

Eleven individuals have been nominated as multicultural community champions through the Social Planning Council.


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Entertainment

Vernon band named Top 25 finalist in CBC’s Searchlight contest

Vernon’s //AMISTAD// keeps moving up thanks to #localpower

 

True Okanagan big band fills Vernon Jazz Club

Transport back to the swing era with the pleasing sounds of the Okanagan Valley Big Band


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Life

Vernon welcomes A Circle of Men

Men’s group is new to Vernon and provides a place for men to share concerns while receiving support


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Kichen Wit and Wisdom: Baking from the larder

Recipes to use up all of those left-over Christmas ingredients


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Opinion

EDITORIAL: Council break raises concerns

Regular Spallumcheen council meetings scheduled for Monday and for April 3 have been cancelled.


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BEYOND THE HEADLINES: A break from the past

City of Vernon’s potential privitization of fire dispatch a shift from former policies