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A moose runs through the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and First Street into Grizzly Plaza.

Moose on the loose!

Revelstoke are used to seeing bears wander around town — but a moose sighting is definitely not a common occurrence.

A moose runs through the intersection of Mackenzie Avenue and First Street into Grizzly Plaza.
Four time award-winning Minsoo Sohn back to the stages of the Okanagan with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra.

Orchestra brings back Sohn for Colours of Russia

The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra is bringing four time award winning Minsoo Sohn.

Four time award-winning Minsoo Sohn back to the stages of the Okanagan with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra.
Okanagan Wild coach Dan Chetner stands behind Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association players Nash Moog

Wild sign six Penticton players prior to camp

The Okanagan Wild have filled six of its roster spots with Penticton players.

Okanagan Wild coach Dan Chetner stands behind Penticton Minor Lacrosse Association players Nash Moog
Debbie Clarke (left)

Western Financial supports trail

A $5,000 grant is going to the recreational corridor from Coldstream to Kelowna

Debbie Clarke (left)

Valley First gives back to local charities

Valley First, a division of First West Credit Union, will celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary with Simple Generosity

Coldstream’s Keith Dahlen Construction received special honours from the Canadian Home Builders Association for its timber frame home in the woods.

Local home builders go for the gold

A sold out crowd of 600 people gathered for the 25th anniversary of the Tommie Awards

Coldstream’s Keith Dahlen Construction received special honours from the Canadian Home Builders Association for its timber frame home in the woods.
The United Way is hosting Raising Spirits Feb. 16.

United Way raises a glass

The United Way is the ninth annual Raising Spirits Feb. 16 at 4:30 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation Complex.

The United Way is hosting Raising Spirits Feb. 16.
Mitchell Pepper

Enactus holds fundraiser

Enactus members from the Vernon campus will act as celebrity servers at Vernon’s Boston Pizza Tuesday

Mitchell Pepper
Watch for Vernon Winter Carnival events in downtown Vernon.

Downtown Vernon has the Carnival spirit

Monday’s Restaurant Olympics will see seven teams competing in fun challenges

Watch for Vernon Winter Carnival events in downtown Vernon.
Former Armstrong resident Diego Kohl is returning with Mariachi Los Dorados for the Vancouver band’s annual spring tour of the Okanagan.

Mariachi returns to warm up the Okanagan

Okanagan residents will soon get their taste of ol’ Mexico when Mariachi Los Dorados returns for its annual spring tour.

Former Armstrong resident Diego Kohl is returning with Mariachi Los Dorados for the Vancouver band’s annual spring tour of the Okanagan.
Officials believe there is enough snow currently to meet local Greater Vernon water needs.

Sufficient snow to meet Greater Vernon water needs

The Regional District of North Okanagan recently looked at snowpack in the Duteau Creek area.

Officials believe there is enough snow currently to meet local Greater Vernon water needs.
An investigation continues into the death of an employee at Tolko's Kelowna mill.

NDP reacts to workplace fatalities

There have been two workplace deaths — one in Lumby log yard and the other in Kelowna.

An investigation continues into the death of an employee at Tolko's Kelowna mill.
A hibernating little brown bat showing visible signs of white nose syndrome.

Disease killing bats

Public asked to keep an eye out for bats infected by white nose syndrome

A hibernating little brown bat showing visible signs of white nose syndrome.
Light of My Life

Casey Affleck film shooting in Osoyoos

Light of My Life, written, directed and starring Casey Affleck, will be coming to shoot a portion of the film in the Osoyoos area.

Light of My Life
Sue Beaudry

Silver Star rallies behind health care

Emergency Services Day raised $13,000 for Vernon Jubilee Hospital's emergency department.

Sue Beaudry
The Splatsin are participating in a labour market strategy for the Shuswap region.

Splatsin work towards jobs strategy

Community Futures Shuswap is creating a new labour market strategy.

The Splatsin are participating in a labour market strategy for the Shuswap region.
The Armstrong Food Initiative Society will start a new community garden and is seeking public input at a meeting on site Feb. 18.

Armstrong grows a new community garden

Grab your tools and seeds and get ready for another season of gardening in Armstrong

The Armstrong Food Initiative Society will start a new community garden and is seeking public input at a meeting on site Feb. 18.
Jacqueline Taylor

Vernon principal earns top national marks

Jacqueline Taylor, from Ellison Elementary School, is among 40 educators named Canada’s Outstanding Principals

Jacqueline Taylor
Sekoyja Spencer

Police locate missing youth

Vernon: Sekoyja Spencer, 14, was last seen Monday near the Vernon Museum

Sekoyja Spencer
Traffic is adding to air quality issues in Vernon.

Dust advisory issued for Vernon

Conditions are expected to persist until there is a change in current weather conditions.

Traffic is adding to air quality issues in Vernon.