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Vernon teams take up paddleboard challenge

Team Kalavida adults to paddle 24 hours, youth to go 12, in fundraising event at Kal Beach

Vernon Pickleball Association wants lease deal upheld

City of Vernon took over lease from Regional District of North Okanagan in 2018

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

Vernon extended care facility workers vote in favour of strike

HEU members at six Good Samaritan Society sites in B.C., including Heron Grove, vote for job action

Restoration work on Coldstream pier to begin

Officials hope to have Kal Lake Rotary Pier, damaged in 2017 by floods, ready for summer

Work closes sections of BX Falls trail

Periodic closures from both Star and Tillicum Road entrances required for work upgrades

RCMP helicopter called in to help track down suspected stolen vehicle in Vernon

Front line officers immediately converged on the area, landing two in custody

Vernon Chamber applauds OD prevention site pause

Interior Health thanked for seeking input from stakeholders and community

Vernon council questions need for open mic session

Staff recommends, and council agrees, against allowing open questions from public at end of meetings

Vernon dog control rules somewhat muddy

Hired contractor explains to Vernon council what she can and can’t do when it comes to dogs

IHA pulls Vernon RFP for overdose prevention site

Vernon council wants to be included, along with public, on consultation with health authority

Geese continue to run amok at Vernon park

Additional control efforts unlikely at Kin Beach

Vernon car club gives back to local high schools

Vintage Car Club donates $3,500 in wish list items for area auto shop classes

Vernon paddleboarder cleaning up Kalamalka Lake

Aaron Nasipayko, so far, has removed a pallet and two crates worth of debris while out on the lake

Rural Enderby gains emergency prep funds

Kingfisher and Mabel Lake evacuation route planned

Carp fence shores up at Kalavista Lagoon

Study suggests improvements to Coldstream wildlife habitat

Snake den startles Armstrong woman

“They start denning up in the fall and they habitually go to one den site and they appear again in the spring.”

Suspected Vernon drug house raided by officers

Sixteen people, drugs, paraphernalia found inside home on 39th Avenue Wednesday