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Sue Rossi is retiring as executive director of the Canadian mental Health Association in Vernon.

Vernon CMHA seeks new leadership

Sue Rossi has announced that she is retiring as executive director.

Sue Rossi is retiring as executive director of the Canadian mental Health Association in Vernon.
Okanagan College School of Business students Jared Hubner (left) and Anthony Peterson (right)

College students shine in business competition

Vernon's Jared Hubner and Anthony Peterson place second at the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition

Okanagan College School of Business students Jared Hubner (left) and Anthony Peterson (right)
Tanya Lipscomb is the “Love Fairy” for the Sweetheart Dance for Grandparents and Grandchildren at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Feb. 12

Museum gets ready to celebrate Carnival

Gabriel Newman emcees History Trivia Night at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives

Tanya Lipscomb is the “Love Fairy” for the Sweetheart Dance for Grandparents and Grandchildren at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Feb. 12
Vernon RCMP investigate apartment assault

Vernon RCMP investigate apartment assault

One man seriously injured in apartment near Alexis Park Monday morning; police believe attack was not random

Vernon RCMP investigate apartment assault
The Enderby/Armstrong Caregiver Support Group is hosting the Alzheimer Awareness Open House at the Enderby Seniors Complex Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open house highlights Alzheimer’s

The Enderby/Armstrong Caregiver Support Group is hosting an event Saturday

The Enderby/Armstrong Caregiver Support Group is hosting the Alzheimer Awareness Open House at the Enderby Seniors Complex Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Trooper is coming back to Penticton to headline the Penticton Peach Festival. (Below) 5440 rocking the main stage at Peachfest in 2015.

Peachfest announces entertainment lineup for 70th anniversary

The Penticton Peach Festival announced headliners in what they are calling the greatest entertainment line-up in their 70-year history.

Trooper is coming back to Penticton to headline the Penticton Peach Festival. (Below) 5440 rocking the main stage at Peachfest in 2015.
Debris remains where a fatal accident occurred on Crystal Waters Road Monday night.

Witnesses sought in fatal accident

Incident occurred Monday night at Highway 97 and Crystal Waters Road

Debris remains where a fatal accident occurred on Crystal Waters Road Monday night.
Vernon Teach and Learn is one of five finalists for best company in the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

Vernon company seeks B.C. honour

Vernon Teach and Learn is one of five finalists for best company in the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.

Vernon Teach and Learn is one of five finalists for best company in the 14th annual Small Business B.C. Awards.
Screenshot from a video from Transportation B.C. of a driver who maneuvered past flaggers into an avalanche closure on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke in December

Erratic driver caught on camera appears in court

Penticton man facing flight from a peace officer, driving while prohibited and disobeying directions of a flagger.

Screenshot from a video from Transportation B.C. of a driver who maneuvered past flaggers into an avalanche closure on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Revelstoke in December
The Vernon School District has been placed on the Advanced Placement District Honour Roll.

Vernon School District recognized

The Vernon School District has been placed on the seventh annual Advanced Placement District Honour Roll.

The Vernon School District has been placed on the Advanced Placement District Honour Roll.
Snowblower stolen from business

Snowblower stolen from business

Vernon: Thief or thieves smash way into business on Highway 97 and leave with snowblower

Snowblower stolen from business
Buck the black Lab has been missing from his Oyama home for nearly a week. A reward has been offered for his return.

Reward offered for Buck’s return

Lake Country: Buck the black Lab has been missing for nearly a week.

Buck the black Lab has been missing from his Oyama home for nearly a week. A reward has been offered for his return.
Silver Star has been listed as one of the top ski resorts in North America.

Silver Star named one of the best

Vernon's Silver Star 19 out of 35 North American ski resorts surveyed by Flight Network

Silver Star has been listed as one of the top ski resorts in North America.
Retired Vancouver Canucks goalie Kirk McLean signs some goalie sticks for Logan Bilinski (three) and dad Laird during Rogers Hometown Hockey held Sunday at Spirit Square.

Video: Hometown Hockey weekend scores triumph

Vernon: Fans of all ages come out to celebrate Canada's national winter game

Retired Vancouver Canucks goalie Kirk McLean signs some goalie sticks for Logan Bilinski (three) and dad Laird during Rogers Hometown Hockey held Sunday at Spirit Square.
The Log Barn 1912 in Spallumcheen has new owners

Spallumcheen attraction has new owners

The Log Barn 1912: Vancouver-based group of investors takes over the property located off Highway 97A

The Log Barn 1912 in Spallumcheen has new owners
Hunter's Range

Snowmobilers located by search crews

Snowmobilers were lost in the Hunter's Range area near Enderby and Sicamous

Hunter's Range

Contractor review set

Premier Christy Clark has announced a sustainability review timber harvesting contractors

Lake Country sings at open mic

This year marks the sixth year of the Lake Country Open Mic Has Talent, which spotlights original singers and songwriters from the Okanagan.

Ancora women's choir performs Heart Songs at All Saints Anglican Church in Vernon Feb. 10.

Ancora sings from the heart just before Valentine’s Day

Members of the provincial award winning Ancora Women’s Ensemble are about to sing from their hearts at Vernon’s All Saints Anglican Church.

Ancora women's choir performs Heart Songs at All Saints Anglican Church in Vernon Feb. 10.
Vernon Vipers defenceman Michael Ufberg (front) fends off West Kelowna's Chase Dubois in front of goalie Darion Hanson Friday night at Royal LePage Place. The Vipers beat the Warriors 2-1.

Vipers powerplay lethal against Warriors

BCHL: Vernon scores twice with man advantage in three chances in 2-1 win at West Kelowna

Vernon Vipers defenceman Michael Ufberg (front) fends off West Kelowna's Chase Dubois in front of goalie Darion Hanson Friday night at Royal LePage Place. The Vipers beat the Warriors 2-1.