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Turn off the lights tonight

Celebrate Earth Hour by turning off the lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

New one-stop shop for seniors health opens in Kelowna

New Seniors Health and Wellness Clinic brings a collaborative approach to helping seniors.

Local chef student cooking up success

Okanagan College culinary arts student Carson Bibby lands a spot at prestigious Ottawa restaurant.

Accident ties up 43rd Street

At least two vehicles involved; no word of injuries

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Trail drives parking concerns

Trail users clogging up nearby roads with parking - concerning residents and nearby facilities

Chris Hadfield shares way to accomplish dreams

The retired Canadian astronaut will be visiting Vernon on May 14 for his Canada 150 tour

Farm worker housing upsets


B.C. Winter Games


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Body found in BX; police believe death ‘suspicious’

Officers from Major Crimes Unit investigating on a road off Silver Star Road

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Vernon financial officer retires

Kevin Bertles has been with the City of Vernon for 15 years

Okanagan getting more provincial campsites

Government announces 55 more campsites in the Okanagan and hundreds more across B.C.

Major road work planned

Enderby council gives green light to project on Salmon Arm Drive

Kal Lake Road debate may resurface

Coun. Catherine Lord is going back to businesses to discuss possible road closure

Giving Kelowna drivers a wider berth

The $60-million project to widen part of Highway 97 through Kelowna is now 40 per cent complete.

People’s Soda earns Dragons’ seal of approval

Penticton entrepreneur Jason Cox entered the Dragons’ Den armed only with his craft soda

Okanagan Spirits hauls in the medals

Vernon distillery receives top honours for Laird of Fintry single malt

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Proposed logging prompts call for moratorium

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

MP rejects deficit budget

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Kin racetrack case back in the gates

Dates have been set for court case between Okanagan Equestrian Society and City of Vernon

Food banks receive boost

$10 million is being provided to Food Banks BC to help the organization’s 10 food banks

Hunting fees will now go to wildlife management

New agency to be set up to administer the money

Marijuana dispensary closing

Was this Jukka Laurio’s final appearance before council?