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Want to hear a meteor? Tune into the radio

Okanagan astronomer explains how to hear meteors on the radio

Climate change brings higher numbers of invasive aquatic plants in Okanagan

Eurasian watermilfoil thrives in warmer waters, and the water board is expecting it to get worse

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP calls for response to failing invasive species program

Mel Arnold said report shows federal government neglected duty to protect Canada’s waters

Grindrod vehicle fire suspicious

Enderby Fire Department puts out fire on vehicle found stolen out of Vernon

UPDATED: Missing Vernon woman found safe

Suzie Clark, 21, was last seen March 28

Dust advisory continues in Vernon

The advisory is expected to linger until a change in weather occurs

Armstrong woman achieves provincial award

Jessie Ann Gamble named one of 25 recipients of B.C. Achievement Award

Display to spark conversation about overdoses in Okanagan

Each of the 645 candles represent an overdose death in the community

  • Apr 1, 2019

Fire at Lumby Tolko plant quickly doused

Actions of night watchperson and Lumby Fire Department slow down blaze that broke out Saturday night

Okanagan inmate in court again for allegedly sending letter to man he shot

Ronald Teneycke returns to court on failing to comply with a no contact order charge

‘Believe in miracles’: Man caught in SilverStar avalanche has amazing outlook on life

The outpouring of community support has aided Fisher’s road to recovery

WATCH: AquaVan draws hundreds to Vernon’s OK Science Centre

Okanagan residents get up-close look at what lurks beneath the waves of the Pacific Ocean

Killiney Beach Park upgrades continue

Work remains ongoing after park suffered significant damage in spring 2017 freshet

Byron Louis wins fifth term as OKIB chief

Band holds elections Friday; Louis defeats two challengers; 10 councillors also chosen

Horses, dogs and pigs rescued from Vernon property

Unknown whether property owner will face charges

Stove fire sparked near Vernon

BX-Swan Lake firefighters called out for another blaze

POLL: Does crime increase as temperatures rise?

Recent posts to Vernon Facebook forums may suggest a spike in crime now that warmer weather has returned to the Okanagan.

More funding secured for South Okanagan cannabis start-up

The cannabis license applicant has secured three properties in the South Okanagan