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Author gives presentation on life in remote Nepal at Caetani House

Author Dorje Dolma presents her book Yak Girl: Growing Up in the Remote Dolpo Region of Nepal on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. at Caetani Centre in Vernon.

Literacy Week launches in B.C.

The province has proclaimed Family Literacy Week (Jan. 20 – 27) in British Columbia.

  • Jan 18, 2019

The Rise raises KidSport Vernon’s coffers

Community association donates nearly $1,300 to local organization

Vernon Subways boost foundation campaign

Subway Restraurants donate $5,000 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation campaign

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Vernon royalty hopefuls showcase their talents
Vernon's BX Scouts collect trees, bottles
Vernon holiday pop-up highlights local work
Christmas Bird Count takes flight

Getting to know Vernon Queen Silver Star candidate Kylee Murphy

Murphy is one of seven candidates

  • Jan 16, 2019

Group plans North Okanagan chapter of Kidney Foundation

Eight members form group; plan to take part in several North Okanagan events for awareness

Vernon students show support for Cambodian children

Mission Hill is now a sister school with an education program in Svay Chek, Cambodia

WATCH: Giving the special needs community a Night to Shine

Global event offers people with special needs a full prom experience in Chilliwack, Surrey

TLC airs Vernon’s conjoined twins

CBC documentary follows girls joined at the head

Soup’s on for Vernon Mission

Third annual Soup’s On in Jan. 24

Silver star Adaptive Snow Sports gears up for annual fundraising race

Annual Carter Classic is Feb. 16

  • Jan 14, 2019

SilverStar voted a top ski resort

Awards given to the resort by Okanagan Life, USA Today, Business Insider, British Columbia Magazine

New dog greeter spreading smiles at prestigious B.C. hotel

Trained as a guide dog, Winston was ‘too friendly’ for official service

B.C. man drives all night to get photo of rare duck

Local ‘bird-nerd’ gets shot of Mandarin Duck

VIDEO: Theo the 800-pound pig finds a home on Vancouver Island

An 800-pound rescued Langley pig, named Theodore, is off to a livestock sanctuary on the Island.