Local News

Check, mates: North Okanagan students make right chess moves

Trio of elementary students from Vernon and Coldstream win or come second at Kelowna event

‘Salmon Arm remains a special place’

MP Mel Arnold responds to hometown shooting

Vernon RCMP officer honoured for community commitment

Const. Gary McLaughlin earns Imperial Order of Daughters of the Empire

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Dryer fire at Can Am Pet Treats
Megatron Transformer
Mobile home excavated after fire
Ocean Wise AquaVan makes Vernon stop

Armstrong vision centre move rumour leaves black eye

Armstrong Lions Club upset at not being at table to discuss potential move of centre to VJH

Vernon radio station shows heart for VJH maternity ward

Sun-FM set for 16th annual Have a Heart Radiothon fundraiser Thursday, April 25

Fewer floods but busy fire season forecast for Okanagan

Water supply and wildfire outlook examined for 2019

  • Apr 15, 2019

Vernon paddleboard teams take on Mother Nature, raise $5,000+

One adult, one youth team battled inclement weather to raise $ to help families dealing with cancer

Vernon theft victim thanks community for aftermath kindness

Woman had purse and cell phone stolen from locked vehicle after window smashed in

Small Vernon pallet fire behind downtown businesses extinguished

Happened just before noon behind Furmanek Jewellers, which houses two other businesses

City of Vernon, communications manager part company

Nick Nilsen moved to Vernon from Alberta in February 2018; city looking for replacement

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Risk of thunderstorms forecast for much of the region

Dark clouds are bringing rain and possibly thunder and lightning to the Okanagan and Shuswap

Kal Lake taps turned back on for Vernon water customers

Turbidity returned to normal for Kalamalka water source

Tax hike lower than predicted in Vernon

Rising property values prompt city to reduce tax increase for 2019

Vernon pool closure scheduled

Repairs need to be made to a cooling system in the lap pool air handling unit before warmer weather hits.

Alleged prohibited driver fails to flee from Vernon police

Both Vernon suspects remain in custody to appear on future court dates.

Vernon accepting grant applications

Applications are accepted until 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30.

Okanagan son taken too soon

24-year-old Vernon-raised Kelowna resident died suddenly

Public engaged in North Okanagan growth strategy

Regional district staff to host three open houses to discuss growth of region

Prosthetic leg found in downtown Vernon

Employees of Creative Mobility Products in Vernon found the leg on the store’s steps early Thursday morning.