Local News

Enforcement still tops with Vernon cops

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP Supt. Shawna Baher says enforcement still a top detachment priority

Vernon Mission hosts International Overdose Awareness Day event

Along with Interior Health, the event will run Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vernon ADHD workshop shows youths’ experience through art

Vernon ADHD Task Force is holding a final workshop Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Vernon Art Gallery

  • Aug 21, 2019

B.C. rainbow crosswalk covered in mysterious black substance

Black substance spilled intentionally near Vancouver Island school and difficult to remove

Vernon student off to UBCM with council

Cadence Taron, a Grade 12 student at Fulton Secondary, applied to attend annual convention

City of Vernon to develop Civic Arena site into park

Planning process approved by council; construction to start in 2020 or 2021

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Seniors shaken by attempted break-in
A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party

Vernon RCMP superintendent helps with arrest

Supt. Shawna Baher arrests man for theft; turns out to be suspect in assault and robbery

No costs as directed upsets Vernon councillor

Scott Anderson and council still waiting for as-directed costs on hiring private security firm

Midnight fist fight leads to arrest in Vernon

An Edmonton man was arrested following the fight; the other man has not yet been located

  • Aug 20, 2019

Vernon summer concert series extended

Extra week added to Downtown Vernon Association’s popular summer concerts at city hall

Vernon mayor lists two potential new sites for cultural centre

Victor Cumming said while old hotel site is preferred, old Civic Arena or Polson Park remain in play

Vernon garage fire quickly doused

Blaze breaks out inside Tronson Road garage with two vehicles in it; damage inside very minimal

Vernon group protests Duteau logging

Small group gathers outside Tolko head office

Knife-wielding man tries to break into Vernon retirement home

Seniors and staff shaken by incident and upset with RCMP response

Bus driver assaulted in downtown Vernon

59-year-old in hospital with non-life threatening injuries

Vernon’s alleged “Deadpool” robber revealed

RCMP catch up with suspect following gas station robbery earlier this month

Motorcyclist involved in Westside Road crash

Air ambulance assists while motorists face lengthy delays

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sunshine to kick off the week

Your weather report for Monday, August 19th, 2019.