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A hiker makes his way alongside the raging waters on the BX Creek Trail, which is now closed due to the high water. (Photo courtesy of David Thomas)

Flood work closes Vernon dog park, longer

BX Creek sediment pond construction underway every day, 7-7

A hiker makes his way alongside the raging waters on the BX Creek Trail, which is now closed due to the high water. (Photo courtesy of David Thomas)
Rory McDonald has been missing since May 2021 and RCMP suspect foul play in his disappearance. (Contributed)

Criminality suspected in case of missing Vernon man

RCMP again appealing to public following May 2021 disappearance

Rory McDonald has been missing since May 2021 and RCMP suspect foul play in his disappearance. (Contributed)
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UPDATE: Power restored after storm-causes outages in North Okanagan

Thousands of Vernon and Armstrong residents affected

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Utility work will be taking place on 25th Avenue Monday to Friday.  (City of Vernon map)

Sewer work may delay Vernon traffic

Utility works expected to take place next week

Utility work will be taking place on 25th Avenue Monday to Friday.  (City of Vernon map)
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UPDATE: Body found in Kamloops river confirmed to be Vernon man

Doctor drowned 12 days earlier saving son from strong current

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Coun. Kelly Fehr is seeking a second term on council. (Contributed)

Second Vernon councillor seeks re-election

Kelly Fehr looking to serve city for a second term

Coun. Kelly Fehr is seeking a second term on council. (Contributed)
A mural featuring a scoreboard and a great blue heron is being created on The Roster. (Lacey & Layla Art rendering)

Vernon business mural gains support

97% thinks the city should approve heron mural at The Roster

A mural featuring a scoreboard and a great blue heron is being created on The Roster. (Lacey & Layla Art rendering)
The lookout at the top of SilverStar Mountain Resort. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

SilverStar shines under snow in support of Vernon nature centre

Allan Brooks and resort team up to offer nature hikes with gondola rides

The lookout at the top of SilverStar Mountain Resort. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after woman complained her leg was injured by Nanaimo RCMP officers while she was being apprehended in mid March. (File Photo)

RCMP cleared of wrongdoing in death of Vernon man

Independent Investigations Office concludes investigation into April file

The IIO B.C. is seeking witnesses after woman complained her leg was injured by Nanaimo RCMP officers while she was being apprehended in mid March. (File Photo)
The walk-in clinic at Vernon's Superstore is struggling to find doctors to work and therefore is faced with temporary closures. (Google Maps image)

Doctor shortage forces Vernon walk-in clinic closures

Clinic in the Superstore will be closed Aug. 12-22, 2022

The walk-in clinic at Vernon's Superstore is struggling to find doctors to work and therefore is faced with temporary closures. (Google Maps image)
Vernon and Penticton Search and Rescue teams helped an injured hiker out of the Monashee Mountains Tuesday, Aug. 9. (VSAR photo)

Penticton and Vernon search teams rescue injured hiker

Father and daughter in Monashee Mountain thankfully had Garmin InReach

Vernon and Penticton Search and Rescue teams helped an injured hiker out of the Monashee Mountains Tuesday, Aug. 9. (VSAR photo)
Raincity, a funk-rock band based out of East Vancouver, plays Caravan Farm Theatre Aug. 17. (Raincity photo)

Musicians make Okanagan Road Trip

Route97 Cultural Development Society brings bands to Vernon, Penticton and Oliver

Raincity, a funk-rock band based out of East Vancouver, plays Caravan Farm Theatre Aug. 17. (Raincity photo)
Patrick Vance photo

Kal Beach plan up for public input in Greater Vernon

Coldstream seeking resident and visitor suggestions for area

Patrick Vance photo
Dean Amendt is wanted by police. (RCMP photo)

Vernon police seek wanted man

Dean Amendt, 42, sought by RCMP

Dean Amendt is wanted by police. (RCMP photo)
A Surrey RCMP vehicle is seen on the site of a car crash in 2020. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Driver sought in Vernon pedestrian hit and run

47-year-old taken to hospital with serious injuries

A Surrey RCMP vehicle is seen on the site of a car crash in 2020. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Michael Mthandazo drowned saving his son from the Thompson River July 30. (GoFundMe photo)

Fundraiser started for family of Vernon doctor who drowned in Kamloops

Colleague initiates GoFundMe while search for man’s body continues

Michael Mthandazo drowned saving his son from the Thompson River July 30. (GoFundMe photo)
Doris (Bubbles) Bensmiller invites anyone looking for a little fun and happy therapy to join clown training. (Kalamalka Caring Klowns photo)

Clown college back in Vernon following COVID

Kalamalka Caring Klowns reintroduce fun

Doris (Bubbles) Bensmiller invites anyone looking for a little fun and happy therapy to join clown training. (Kalamalka Caring Klowns photo)
Vernons new Neuron e-scooters are popular in the community. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon’s electric scooters great, but…

LETTER: Resident concerned about the number of riders using escooters improperly

Vernons new Neuron e-scooters are popular in the community. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
RCMP were checking boats on Kalamalka Lake Aug. 3, 2022. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

4 out of 7 boats checked near Vernon non-compliant

RCMP Kalamalka Lake outing finds only 3 boaters following the rules

RCMP were checking boats on Kalamalka Lake Aug. 3, 2022. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
Andrew Allen performs a free concert at SilverStar during the Summer Wine Festival Aug. 13. (SilverStar photo)

SilverStar uncorks wine-filled festival

Vernon mountain resort hosts Savour the Sun

Andrew Allen performs a free concert at SilverStar during the Summer Wine Festival Aug. 13. (SilverStar photo)