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Vernon chamber backs council’s opposition of downtown overdose prevention site

The chamber sent a letter to B.C.’s health minister calling for the site not to be located downtown

Bird knocks out power for thousands in Vernon

Evening outage was brief, but affected nearly 3,000 residents

GALLERY: Perfect day for replanting marigolds in Armstrong

Volunteers soak up sun as they replant city’s Marigold Mile Wednesday, May 27

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Man plays piano downtown Vernon
Vernon family receives keys to new home
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery
Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery

Over Zoom, Armstrong council seeks new meeting space

BRIEFS: Centennial Auditorium under consideration as council looks to resume open meetings

Fundraiser launched for Enderby drive-in

Vernon resident seeks to raise $20K to save Starlight Drive-In

North and Central Okanagan on flood watch

Kalamalka Lake users are asked to take measure to reduce the risk…

VIDEO: Flowers stolen from Vernon distillery

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery captured surveillance footage of the thief in a black car

Risk of COVID-19 low in schools, Interior Health states

Medical Health Officer reassures parents as some children and staff head back to class June 1

Flush taps before reopening, North Okanagan district says

Businesses reopening as part of B.C.’s Restart Plan are reminded to flush taps clean of contaminants

Injured Vernon turtle on the road to recovery

The painted turtle, injured by a pair of youths May 19, has arrived at a Kamloops wildlife hospital

Enderby boat launch closed ahead of rainy weekend

The city’s Emergency Operation Centre is addressing the risk of flooding along the river

Lumby Fire Department upgrades vehicle fleet

Out is the old bush truck, complete with homemade solutions, and in is a new vehicle

Tagging Suicide Hill in Vernon in lieu of grad party?

City councillor pitches idea to revive old tradition amid COVID-19 pandemic

Motorcycle vs. vehicle on Vernon highway

Fire crews, ambulance and police on scene at 32nd Street and 43rd Avenue intersection

North Okanagan campers trashing rules

Campers still pitching tents, and leaving garbage, despite sites not being open until June 1

Ruling change scuttles Okanagan-Shuswap grad plans

Several secondary schools had planned to use Enderby’s Starlight Drive-In venue for ceremonies

Public asked to leave Coldstream bear and cubs alone

Sow and babes spent the day up a tree Saturday in a busy area

COVID-19 closes Okanagan College summer camps

Popular Camp OC put on shelf from Salmon Arm to Penticton, and Revelstoke, until 2021

Enderby’s drive-in reviewing season’s ‘feasibility’ on heels of 50-car limit

Starlight Drive-In opened with reduced capacity, COVID-19 safety measures in place

COVID-19: Parking lot patios a go in Vernon

Council votes in favour of allowing businesses to expand commercial space into on-street parking spots