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Temporary outage planned at Vernon recycling facility

The Recycling Drop Centre will be temporarily out of service from Wednesday to Friday.

Harris Creek wildfire now held

BC Wildfire posted on Sunday that they no longer expect the wildfire to grow beyond its perimeter.

Saturday crowds packed Day 4 of Armstrong IPE

Armstrong fair features pro rodeo finals Sunday night.

Kal Tire Place North opens
3rd Annual Lawn Days of Summer, hosted by JCI Vernon
RDNO holds referendum information campaign
Rotary Pier at Kal Lake safety

Lord to pass on third Vernon council term

Two-term incumbent Catherine Lord will not seek re-election Oct. 20

Vernon mayoral candidate takes heat for old ‘nazi’ comment

Vernon mayoral candidate Darrin Taylor took some heat of his own this week.

Free bus programs announced for Vernon families

Both new programs are effective beginning Saturday, Sept. 1.

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Charity Golf Classic raises record amount

A record-breaking amount of more than $300,000 net was raised for OPERATION: Surgical Care for Life

Killiney Beach water quality advisory lifted

Turbidity levels in Okanagan Lake drop to acceptable levels

Public weighs in on proposed Vernon development

Small new neighbourhood pitched for old McMechan Reservoir site on 39th Avenue

Vernon teacher, education assistant finalist for provincial awards

Murray Sasges and Jacquie Grypink are finalists in the inaugural Premier’s Awards

Vernon working for the weekend coming together

Grand opening of Kal Tire Place North celebrated with hockey, concerts, music, free events

Armstrong pitches purification centre

City to apply for significant grant to build new facility

Car strikes Armstrong pole near IPE entrance

Pedestrians and vehicles abound but vehicle only hit power pole half-block from IPE main gate

Vernon’s Goldstein racing for charity

Vernon cycling champion supporting Venture Training

GoFundMe launched for Vernon preschool teacher

Lora Bensmiller diagnosed with multiple myeloma; friends, supporters begin campaign for expenses

Kelowna bus stop destroyed by vehicle

A bus stop was smashed by a vehicle in the Glenmore Road area

Scheduled burns in North Okanagan’s Monashee Complex

Residents not to be alarmed if they see additional smoke

Legendary Vernon lacrosse team reunion will recount titles, terror

Goalie Rich Zecchel is still frightened to fly and recalls the crash-landing of a DC-3 in a field.

Update: Vernon gas prices drop short lived

Two Vernon outlets had reduced price Tuesday morning to as low as $1.15.9