Local News

High snowpack for the Okanagan

Cool and wet weather in November led to the rapid development of the early-season snow pack

Rail trail purchase finalized

Purchase of CP corridor between Armstrong and Sicamous finalized

  • Jan 9th, 2018

Vernon restricts sale of marijuana

Temporary measure until province clarifies cannabis sale regulations

Tourism Vernon hosts first Open House
Vernon homeless camp decommissioned
The Hamlets at Vernon opens
Input sought for Lumby schools

RCMP investigate OKIB property

Few details being released into police presence

Trans-Canada Highway reopens west of Revelstoke following accident

Time of opening is still unknown; detour available

Lake Country man to head into Himalayas for hockey

A Lake Country man is taking a once in a lifetime trip to break a Guinness Record.

Load spilled on Highway 97

UPDATE: 47-year-old driver of truck registered to Kamloops company charged

Retro Civic game nets $23,000

NOYFSS scores at final game at Vernon’s historic Civic Arena

Poverty Reduction Strategy meeting scheduled for Kelowna

British Columbia’s first Poverty Reduction Strategy will be held Jan. 19 in Kelowna.

Crews dive into ice training

Vernon SAR reminds public that venturing onto frozen bays or streams can be dangerous

Okanagan hockey fraudster’s health complicates sentencing

Michael Elphicke’s terminal kidney failure has made completing a pre-sentence report difficult

Seasonal lull in real estate sales

Housing sales declined by 24 per cent in December, with 459 sales posted to the MLS.

Lake Country local featured in art gallery

Wanda Lock’s A Studio of One’s Own will be shown in Vernon Jan. 11

UPDATE: Freezing rain to hit Okanagan, Shuswap, Coquihalla

Freezing rain has begun in the South Okanagan and on the Coquihalla and Highway 3

UBCO offers prospective fine arts students assistance

Portfolio Day will help budding artists put together a portfolio of their work

Kal Park plan harvesting input

Public forum to take place Jan. 18 in Vernon

Update: Four influenza deaths at Interior Health care homes

Respiratory infections and gastroinstesinal illnesses identified

Province raises threshold for homeowner grant to $1.65 million

Eligible homeowners must apply for the grant each year. To be eligible, the home must be used as the owner’s principal residence

West Kelowna student awarded boating scholarship

Nic Meakin was given a Glenn Spartz Scholarship from the Boating BC Association

Enderby student sails away with scholarship

Nolan Hyam of Enderby was given a Glenn Spartz Scholarship from the Boating BC Association

  • Jan 3rd, 2018