Editorial

Crews work on Westside Road.

Government touts Westside Road work

Millions spent over last eight years to improve what was once dubbed the worst road in B.C.

Crews work on Westside Road.

EDITORIAL: Vernon Winter Carnival heats up winter

In a fast-changing world, it’s reassuring to know that some traditions continue to thrive.

The exterior of the new trades training building on the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College.

Green wins gold for Okanagan College

Two environmentally friendly Okanagan College projects took top honours at the recent Tommie Awards for new buildings.

The exterior of the new trades training building on the Kelowna campus of Okanagan College.
Moon

Moon, Venus, Mars to appear in a triangle

All three will be visible Tuesday night in what astronomers call a "geocentric inferior conjunction."

Moon
Council accessible for hard of hearing

Council accessible for hard of hearing

The District of Lake Country is pleased to announce the installation of the Auris Loop assistive listening system in the Municipal hall.

Council accessible for hard of hearing
Teaching teachers how to code

Teaching teachers how to code

UBCO in Kelowna will hold two days of workshops this week for teachers from around the Okanagan to learn about computer coding.

Teaching teachers how to code

EDITORIAL: Mystery e-mail proves nothing

There’s no question that in a democracy, citizens have the ability to question their elected officials

Man smokes.

Should 21 be the new legal age to smoke?

Kelowna residents weigh in on raising the legal age to smoke in B.C.

Man smokes.
December was the deadliest month on record.

A deadly year: 156 fatally overdose in Interior

The B.C. Coroner's Service says the number of deaths, particularly from fentanyl, continues to rise.

December was the deadliest month on record.
Steve Jenkins

Donation for Rail Trail

Telus donates $5,000 to the project to turn the former CN Rail corridor into a valley-long recreational trail.

Steve Jenkins
Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.

Drone captures epic hockey game

The recent cold snap allowed for a perfect outdoor B.C. hockey game.

Ice skating on Whonnock Lake in Maple Ridge.
Keep the Christmas cheer under check over the holidays or you could be seeing red and blue lights instead of twinkling Christmas lights.

EDITORIAL: Wishes for a safe holiday for all

‘Tis the season for plenty of goodwill and cheer. But as tempting as it might be, try not to indulge too much in the latter.

Keep the Christmas cheer under check over the holidays or you could be seeing red and blue lights instead of twinkling Christmas lights.

EDITORIAL: Keeping local charities in mind

Tis the season.....well, for a lot of things when you pause to think about it for a few minutes

The Winter Blues Festival in Lake Country will take place in late January.

Lake Country’s Winter Blues Festival set for January

First ever blues event in Lake Country will feature ribs, blues and beer at the community complex

The Winter Blues Festival in Lake Country will take place in late January.
Ron Heuman

EDITORIAL: New life needed for groups

At one time, the Royal Canadian Legion was a very popular organization, boasting a healthy membership of dedicated men and women.

Ron Heuman
Apple crates brimming with non-perishable donations from the 39th annual Realtors Food Drive will help stock local food bank shelves.

EDITORIAL: Drive delivers the goods

It’s the 39th annual Realtors Food Drive in Greater Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby and volunteers will be going door to door

Apple crates brimming with non-perishable donations from the 39th annual Realtors Food Drive will help stock local food bank shelves.

EDITORIAL: Vernon council right to approve paved lot

Council goes against staff recommendation of gravel lot downtown at 30th Avenue and 29th Street, opting to pave it instead

PIGS: A Pink Floyd Tribute show

Pink Floyd tribute band coming back to Okanagan

PIGS to play in Kelowna and Vernon early in the new year after sold out performances in July with their version of Animals

PIGS: A Pink Floyd Tribute show
Tourism activity has been strong in Vernon during 2016.

Vernon toursim numbers on record pace

EDITORIAL: Tourism statistics suggest Vernon and area is outpacing last year when it comes to hotel room stays and all the spinoff revenue

Tourism activity has been strong in Vernon during 2016.
EDITORIAL: Vernon social issues require action

EDITORIAL: Vernon social issues require action

A report presented to Vernon city council Monday presents a bleak picture of the community

EDITORIAL: Vernon social issues require action