Richard Rolke

Vernon mission seeks donations

The Upper Room Mission is asking for filled backpacks to be donated by Dec. 20

Lake access developed

Vernon is moving ahead with expanded lake access but not as much…

Affordable housing pursued in tight market

The overall vacancy rate for Vernon in October was 1.5 per cent, down from 1.9 per cent during the same month in 2016

Downtown Vernon hosts events

There is Shop Local Day and the Hot Chocolate Challenge Saturday

Light Up a holiday success

The downtown Vernon Light Up was one of the largest events in recent history

Duties handed to Vernon council

Mayor Akbal Mund has named representatives to a number of boards and committees for 2018

North Westside director travels

The Regional District of Central Okanagan board has agreed to Wayne Carson attending conferences

Santa visits Lumby

Santa Claus will be the special guest at the Lumby Christmas Light Up Sunday

More police for Vernon

On Wednesday, city council approved the 2018 RCMP budget, which includes six additional officers

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

The party is demanding the BC NDP government include education on the dangers of cannabis

Enderby celebrates Christmas

The community’s Traditional Christmas Celebrations takes place Friday, Saturday and Sunday

BEYOND THE HEADLINE: Statistics aren’t everything

One has to wonder if anyone from Maclean’s has ever been to…

Vernon pesticide ban urged

Group urges council to restrict the use of cosmetic or non-essential pesticides on private and public land

Big bucks for Vernon transit

Council has approved a transit expansion plan for 2018, which includes 7,000 extra service hours a year and changes to most routes

Vernon sells old reservoir

Council has sold the 19.6-acre McMechan Reservoir at 901 39th Ave. to Vernon Reservoir Developments for $6.49 million


In a recent issue, a reader was recommending photo radar for Vernon…

Nordic skiing starts early

Silver Star Mountain Resort will be opening for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and fat biking Friday

Lumby reviews reconciliation

Lumby is considering whether it should support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Economic vision unfolds

Enderby council has received a report from a consulting firm putting together an economic development plan

MP reacts to Silver Creek case

Like other residents of the region, the North Okanagan-Shuswap MP is watching…