Katherine Mortimer

Changing the face of education

Vernon Community School takes a different approach to both learning and teaching and kids are responding in a positive way

Vernon district schools gain upgrades

At Fulton, an issue with busing and traffic conflicts resulted in separating the parking lot to make it safer for students

The culinary baton has been passed

A new generation of Best of Bridge ladies continue the tradition that began more than 40 years ago

Funding spells out success for Vernon district students

New classes and programs made available at various schools

Selling treasures for the trail

Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market last weekend proves rewarding for reporter and Okanagan Rail Trail

Studio continues to ‘Enhance’ services

It’s been 30 years since Lynne Moore opened the doors of Enhance Studio in Vernon.

Drivers urged to be safe with school buses

There is a problem with motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses

Kal Tire rolls out garage sale for rail trail

Staff at the Vernon office are organizing the Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market, Saturda

Spend a day with the police dogs

RCMP offers a day to watch the police dogs in training as a silent auction item for the Vernon SPCA fundraiser, Pints for Paws

Vernon district gets cash

The extra funding is a result of the Ministry of Education’s redirection of administrative savings

Vernon School District stands behind bus service

In August, the Ministry of Education announced new transportation funding

Local teachers adjusting to new curriculum

Sept. 16 was a day set aside to become familiar with the new B.C. curriculum introduced by the Ministry of Education.

A new kidney for Tyler Watson

A new kidney is the best birthday gift for Tyler — his sister, Tenille Haberstock, will donate one of hers in November

Vernon School District hires more teachers

The Vernon School District has hired 25 new teachers this year, to either full or part-time positions

Vernon School District students heading to Europe

Vernon School District trustees have approved a 2018 spring break trip to Europe for Vernon Secondary School students

Okanagan Landing school gets upgrade

Okanagan Landing Elementary has had a complete upgrade to its mechanical system

Vernon schools open new chapter of enrolment

After years of dropping enrolment, things are looking good for the Vernon School District

Vernon School District chairperson acclaimed

Vernon trustee Kelly Smith returns to top job while Lumby's Mitzi Fortin is vice-chairperson

A royal affair

AT RANDOM: Katherine Mortimer's love affair with the royal family

AT RANDOM: It’s a dog’s life

On any given day, BX Ranch Park is filled with happy dogs chasing after tennis balls, sniffing each other with enthusiasm...