Accident ties up 43rd Street

At least two vehicles involved; no word of injuries

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Shuswap River process clarified

RDNO approved a policy statement for the Shuswap River motorized vessel management mediation process

Local chef student cooking up success

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

City takes quick action over vacancy

Kevin Bertles leaves role as director of financial services after 15 years with City of Vernon

Chris Hadfield shares way to accomplish dreams

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

Body found in BX; police believe death ‘suspicious’

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

  • Mar 23rd, 2017
Farm worker housing upsets


B.C. Winter Games


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Vernon financial officer retires

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

Parents mourning death of toddler call on province for $10-a-day childcare

With B.C. election looming, daycare support is being urged by parents and advocates.

Duteau water source shut off

The Duteau Creek water source will be turned off from Monday to March 31 because of planned maintenance

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Lumby arena project proceeds

The focus is on the change rooms but other facilities could be added if the funds exist

Kal Lake Road debate may resurface

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

Major road work planned

Enderby council gives green light to project on Salmon Arm Drive

Okanagan getting more provincial campsites

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

Funding for Vernon School District

The provincial government is providing $1.6 million to the district for three different projects

  • Mar 23rd, 2017

Illegal dumping a concern

A vehicle has been left abandoned by Kekuli Bay Provincial Park

Planning escalates for Vernon Games

The Vernon and Area 2017 55+ BC Games Host Society has hired an operations manager and opened new office space

Okanagan Spirits hauls in the medals

Vernon distillery receives top honours for Laird of Fintry single malt

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

B.C. Conservatives enter the race

Nels Harrington will represent the Conservatives in the May election

Giving Kelowna drivers a wider berth

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

Moose body parts cause concern

Melting snow has revealed several moose carcasses near a popular road