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Calling all alumni: Vermon trumpet band seeks former members for Winter Carnival

It’s the return of a piece of Vernon history that was a parade highlight for nearly 50 years

Vernon filmmaker rides into 3rd at Reel Peach Film Festival

Stirling Peters and competitive racer Jacob Tooke race down Silver Star just in time for dinner

Sick Vernon teen to be granted wish

Spencer Sawatzky and National Bank are raising funds to make wishes come true

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A&R e-rideCanada electric vehicles
Okanagan Military Tattoo
Dachshund pool party
Okanagan Quality of Life Society's Heaven Can Wait II boat

Three-car collision slows traffic on busy Vernon road

Alexis Park Drive was slowed in both directions as crews worked to clear a three-car MVA

Dirt biker found dead in Lavington

A member of the public found the body near a dirt bike on Saturday

Portion of Vernon road blocked following accident

Car flips on Kal Lake Road after crashing into pole; driver and dog passenger OK

Vernon pub applies for cannabis retail outlet

Regional District of North Okanagan to hold public hearing on Squires Four application

Vernon businessmen cruising with e-ride electric vehicle rights

Pair look to a future where light industrial and commercial operations begin using e-vehicles

Vernon climate advocacy group founder does solo protest

Kieran Grandbois, 16, co-founded Earth Strike Vernon chapter with three friends; more action coming

Cat rescue picked to receive ‘Good Fuel Day’ funds

For one day the Armstrong Co-op will donate 10 cents per litre pumped to Pawprints Animal Rescue

Birds to blame for Vernon Performing Arts Centre repairs

Northern Flickers have caused damage over the years to the centre, leading to repair bill

Cram The Cruiser back in Armstrong

Popular fundraiser for food bank takes place during final Music in the Park concert at Memorial Park

District wants public’s opinion on single-use plastics

An online survey has been made available by B.C.’s environment ministry

  • Aug 10, 2019

Vernon hospice launches volunteer palliative care program

The Nav-CARE program will use volunteers to make visits to seniors living with serious illnesses

  • Aug 10, 2019

Paranormal film to debut in Vernon Towne Cinema

The film is a rare chance to view a paranormal investigation while seated in the study site itself

Electrical box fire in the BX in Vernon

BX-Swan Lake Fire Rescue on scene at Gibbs Road

Busy Vernon intersection getting paved

Work taking place Aug. 10-12 at Highway 97 and 43rd Avenue

Hero of Vernon hotel fire remembered 110 years later

Monument to Archie Hickling’s bravery and memory on Aug. 10, 1909 erected in Polson Park