Richard Rolke

Molotov cocktail may be fire cause

Vernon firefighters were called to reports of a blaze in the 2900 block of 29th Avenue just before 6 a.m. Thursday

North Westside residents not satisfied with district

The final report of a services and community issues review has been filed

North Westside advisories over

RDCO has removed precautionary water quality advisories for residents served by the Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates water systems

Equipment, staffing top Vernon fire plan

Council has ratified an eight-year strategic plan for fire rescue services to meet increasing demand

Development strong in Vernon

So far in 2017, the city has issued 118 single-family residential building permits issued accounting for $49.5 million in value

Not all shopping carts may be stolen

Fingers pointed at homeless as culprits, but Social Planning Council says that may not be the case

Vernon tackles security concerns

A task force will be formed to consider how to deal with complaints from businesses that street people are scaring customers away

Vernon looks to close cannabis shops

Pot shops will have to close in Vernon but it’s not known…

Vernon homeless are considered local

The concept that many of Vernon’s homeless are transient is being contested.…

Sustainable agriculture promoted

Kwantlen Polytechnic University wants to conduct a bioregion food system design, study and plan in the Okanagan

Divisions occur over rail trail

Greater Vernon officials look at amenity options for 2018

City defended over homelessness

Vernon business launches petition

Lumby students go green

Council has decided to direct $500 towards Grade 7 students at Charles Bloom Secondary School planting flower bulbs

Power remains out for many BC Hydro customers

As of Thursday morning, B.C. Hydro is reporting ongoing power outages at several locations in Lake Country and along Westside Road

Enderby issues tax exemptions

Enderby taxpayers are providing annual assistance to community organizations. City council has…

Pedestrian safety enhanced

Potery Road shoulder widened from Vernon boundary to Hillview school

Power still out across North Okanagan

Tuesday’s wind storm continues to cause havoc across the North Okanagan. B.C.…

Pressure grows for Vernon park

Pressure continues to grow for a new park in a Vernon neighbourhood.…

Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places

Enderby casts an eye to transit

On Monday, Enderby council received a letter from the City of Armstrong calling for a service review of regional transit