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Vernon Mission bundles up for Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser

Coldest Night of the Year walk looks to give a unique perspective on sleeping rough

Former Vernon fire chief sues City after termination

Keith Green’s civil claim says that he believes he was wrongfully terminated

Vernon’s worst intersection saw 179 crashes in four years: ICBC

According to ICBC data, 25th Ave and 32 Street saw the highest number of accidents from 2013-2017

Special Olympics B.C. Games torch made in Vernon

Games society has portable torch, thanks to Vernon recreation and businesses

Niedermayer jersey retirement ceremony a dream come true

Penticton minor hockey players bring home memories of a lifetime from Niedermayer jersey retirement

2019 Young Stars Tournament in Okanagan cancelled

Lack of NHL teams participating led to the cancellation, may return in future years

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Earth Strike protested in Vernon
Man in custody after fatal suspected shooting in Vernon

City of Vernon provides off-, on-leash dog-walking guidance map

Marshall Field has areas where you can and can’t walk dogs off-leash

Vernon needle clean-up program starts in spring

Folks on Spokes will take calls on discarded needles and come and take them away safely

Tax hikes a ‘growing financial burden’ on businesses: Vernon Chamber

Small and medium-sized enterprises are facing large cost increases, the Chamber says on 2019 budget

Cougar “living” next door to Vernon elementary school

Conservation Office has been alerted and monitoring large cat

Canadian singing legend returns to Vernon

Murray McLauchlan to play Vernon Performing Arts Centre Monday, June 17

‘Bullet missed me by an inch’: Man recounts friend’s killing at Kamloops hotel

Penticton man witnessed Summerland resident Rex Gill’s murder in Kamloops

Vernon groups in the pink for anti-bullying day

Pink Shirt Day Wednesday, Feb. 27, has support of school district, RCMP and business community

Summerland victim in Kamloops shooting may be a case of mistaken identity

Rex Gill, 41, was not previously known to Kamloops police unlike second shooting victim

Third set of Vernon Chamber finalists unveiled

Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce recognizes the Top 20 Under 40 professionals

Vernon to see sunny skies for Family Day

Sunny but cool as Environment Canada calls for wind chill of -9 C Sunday, -13 C Monday

Drive BC warning slippery conditions for Okanagan main highways

The region is forecasted to see flurries and snow for the first half of the weekend