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The Vernon branch of the Okanagan Regional Library plans to step up security following a pair of overdoses.

Branch stepping up security following ODs

Vernon: Two incidents five days apart have Okanagan Regional LIbrary staff planning to improve security

The Vernon branch of the Okanagan Regional Library plans to step up security following a pair of overdoses.
Brigitte Stass (left)

Mission shows a lot of heart

Resident can purchase canvas hearts as a fundraiser for Upper Room Mission

Brigitte Stass (left)
Dallas Green

City and Colour to play Vernon

Dallas Green, aka City and Colour, has announced an extensive Canadian tour for 2017 that brings him to Vernon April 13.

Dallas Green
The RCMP are seeking public assistance to locate a missing man.

Police locate Spallumcheen man

Jacob Wade Wieringa, 29, was last seen in the area of 21st Avenue and 32nd Street in Vernon

The RCMP are seeking public assistance to locate a missing man.
The City of Vernon has been named as plaintiff in a civil claim suit against those who ran the New Delhi Indian Restaurant in a city-owned building on 29th Street. The premises were significantly damaged by fire in December 2009. The city says it was unaware of the suit and did not file it.

City unaware of civil suit

Vernon: City named as plaintiff in civil suit file; says it didn't file the claim and knows nothing about the suit

The City of Vernon has been named as plaintiff in a civil claim suit against those who ran the New Delhi Indian Restaurant in a city-owned building on 29th Street. The premises were significantly damaged by fire in December 2009. The city says it was unaware of the suit and did not file it.
Stephen Fuhr

U.S. travel rules clarified

Canadian dual nationals are being told they're not affected by Donald Trump's actions, says MP Stephen Fuhr

Stephen Fuhr
Magician Leif David provides the entertainment at the Haugen Community Healthcare Society’s fundraiser at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Club

Love of Magic helps Haugen

Haugen Community Healthcare Society holds its first fundraiser of 2017, a gala evening, Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Royal York Golf Club.

Magician Leif David provides the entertainment at the Haugen Community Healthcare Society’s fundraiser at Armstrong’s Royal York Golf Club
This image of Kalamalka Lake at Cougar Canyon is one of the photographs Jordan McGrath is showing at his exhibition at Nadine's Fine Art and Frames.

Photographer shows love for landscape

Jordan McGrath shows his photographic art for the month of February at Nadine’s Fine Arts and Frames in downtown Vernon.

This image of Kalamalka Lake at Cougar Canyon is one of the photographs Jordan McGrath is showing at his exhibition at Nadine's Fine Art and Frames.
There’s just days left until Vernon Winter Carnival gets underway.

Just days left before Carnival

Whether you’re ready or not, the countdown to Vernon Winter Carnival is sitting at just five days away.

There’s just days left until Vernon Winter Carnival gets underway.
Vernon Christian School student Noah Podolski shares his finished project with fellow student Anica Haberstock and principal Matt Driediger.

An investment worth considering

Vernon Christian School invites parents to Unplugged, a casual on-campus information session Feb. 1

Vernon Christian School student Noah Podolski shares his finished project with fellow student Anica Haberstock and principal Matt Driediger.
January’s Social Planning Council’s Community Champion is Serbian-trained lawyer Senad Sijeric

Serbian-trained lawyer starts fresh as notary

Senad Sijercic is being recognized by the Respect Works Here program in Vernon

January’s Social Planning Council’s Community Champion is Serbian-trained lawyer Senad Sijeric
Victoria's The Lonely

Video: Orbison tribute The Lonely plays Feb. 3

Roy Orbison's music will come back to life at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Feb. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Victoria's The Lonely

U.S. consultate holds Okanagan session

The U.S. consulate general will host a pop-up consulate for American citizen services in Kelowna Feb. 21

Joshua Saskiw

Alberta man wanted

RCMP: Joshua Saskiw has a warrant for trafficking in a controlled substance

Joshua Saskiw
Man killed in industrial accident

Man killed in industrial accident

Lumby: Incident happened Friday at 10:30 a.m. at business on Bell Avenue in village

Man killed in industrial accident
Andrew Weaver spoke in Vernon Thursday night.

Green Party leader tackles climate change

On Thursday, Andrew Weaver spoke to more than 200 people at the Schubert Centre.

Andrew Weaver spoke in Vernon Thursday night.
Vernon Camera Club members recently photographed the horses at Caravan Farm Theatre. The club is hosting its annual photographic show at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre’s Coat Check Gallery.

Camera club releases shutter on new photo exhibit

Vernon Camera Club shows what's in front of their lenses at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre's Coat Check Gallery.

Vernon Camera Club members recently photographed the horses at Caravan Farm Theatre. The club is hosting its annual photographic show at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre’s Coat Check Gallery.
Juliette Cunningham was the Vernon Woman of the Year recipient in 2016.

Woman of the year nods sought

Vernon Women in Business is seeking nominations for the 2017 Woman of the Year until March 3

Juliette Cunningham was the Vernon Woman of the Year recipient in 2016.
Thieves strike mailboxes

Thieves strike mailboxes

Vernon: Community boxes hit on Crosby Road, Davison Road and Old Kamloops Road

Thieves strike mailboxes
Traffic on Commonage Road was slowed Thursday morning following a pair of accidents near the Bailey Road corner. There were no major injuries in either incident

Accidents slow Commonage Road traffic

Two accidents nearly an hour apart near Bailey Corner; no major injuries in either incident

Traffic on Commonage Road was slowed Thursday morning following a pair of accidents near the Bailey Road corner. There were no major injuries in either incident