Katherine Mortimer

Puppies raised towards service

PADS needs volunteers to raise puppies that will go to advanced training, eventually working as an assistance dog for someone in need

Vernon School District lines up Vision 2022

The Vision 2022 project launched last month is a five-year strategic plan

AT RANDOM: The soundtrack of youth

The conductor wore blue jeans and the clarinetist wore pink platform-soled boots

Christmas begins at Woodland

Christmas trees are ready at Woodland Christmas Tree Farm in rural Lumby, where families are encouraged to make a day of it

A little extra help for Santa

Colin Charlton has come up with a way of helping his classmates at Vernon Community School to have a brighter Christmas

Canadians weighed down by debt

Debt can be brought under control or even eliminated but first, you need to figure out your spending

United across the country

Canada Post Heritage Club welcomes retired and long-service members to branches across nationwide, including the North Okanagan

Changing the face of education

Vernon Community School takes a different approach to both learning and teaching and kids are responding in a positive way

Vernon district schools gain upgrades

At Fulton, an issue with busing and traffic conflicts resulted in separating the parking lot to make it safer for students

The culinary baton has been passed

A new generation of Best of Bridge ladies continue the tradition that began more than 40 years ago

Funding spells out success for Vernon district students

New classes and programs made available at various schools

Selling treasures for the trail

Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market last weekend proves rewarding for reporter and Okanagan Rail Trail

Studio continues to ‘Enhance’ services

It’s been 30 years since Lynne Moore opened the doors of Enhance Studio in Vernon.

Drivers urged to be safe with school buses

There is a problem with motorists who illegally pass stopped school buses

Kal Tire rolls out garage sale for rail trail

Staff at the Vernon office are organizing the Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market, Saturda

Spend a day with the police dogs

RCMP offers a day to watch the police dogs in training as a silent auction item for the Vernon SPCA fundraiser, Pints for Paws

Vernon district gets cash

The extra funding is a result of the Ministry of Education’s redirection of administrative savings

Vernon School District stands behind bus service

In August, the Ministry of Education announced new transportation funding

Local teachers adjusting to new curriculum

Sept. 16 was a day set aside to become familiar with the new B.C. curriculum introduced by the Ministry of Education.

A new kidney for Tyler Watson

A new kidney is the best birthday gift for Tyler — his sister, Tenille Haberstock, will donate one of hers in November