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Vernon chamber puts spotlight on new cultural centre

A letter penned to local governments urges for expedited planning processes

Kalamalka Rotary donates to 4 international causes

Local Rotary Club gives financial boost to organizations in Mexico, Haiti and Africa

Straight pride ad sparks hate for Armstrong gym

Owner has pulled business cards, says everyone is welcome at the health club

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Water pools along Highway 97 in rain event
Bears spotted at Ellison Provincial Park
June snowstorm on Connector
Vernon family receives keys to new home

Six-vehicle incident gnarls traffic on Hwy. 97 in Vernon

Multi-vehicle incident shut highway down to single-lane traffic Wednesday afternoon

Several bears and cubs spotted in Vernon parks

Kalamalka and Ellison provincial parks each have a mama bear and babes

Community Champion: Hugh Carter celebrates teamwork in volunteering

It was 1957 when Hugh Carter arrived from the Caribbean to pursue…

  • Jun 18, 2020

Vernon Caetani fundraiser going virtual in 2020

Ninth annual Caetani Centre Splash of Red set for virtual online auction Thursday, Aug. 13

Permissive tax exemption applications available for Vernon groups

Tax break offered to non-profits, places of worship and volunteer groups contributing to community’s well-being

Vernon recreation looks to reopen ice times at Kal Tire Place North

Recreation Services is canvassing user groups to see interest for potential July 6 opening

Vernon Secondary grads revive long-faded tradition

Class of 2020 becomes first grads since 1981 to paint Suicide Hill

GALLERY: Vernon Christian School has Hollywood sendoff for grad class

A physically distanced drive-in movie marked the occasion for 29 grads

Botched science demonstration results in $60K damage, Lake Country teacher’s transfer

George Elliot teacher transferred after volcano gone wrong, petition started for his return

New relief fund aims to help North Okanagan small business and non-profits

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund will be administered by the Community Foundation of North OK

Local farm ready to share new superfruit with Vernon

North BX Haskap Farm readies for berry-picking season amid pandemic

Vernon station to air virtual radiothon in 2020

Sun-FM’s annual event runs Wednesday, June 24, from 6a to 6p to support VJH

Vernon targets weeds in spring cleanup

Spring weed control program set to begin on roadways

Coldstream resident asks for temporary boating refrain

Lauren Lypchuk would like boats to stay off north end of Kal Lake to protect properties, shoreline

Vernon road down to single-lane traffic Thursday

Pleasant Valley Road at 48th Avenue will be single-lane alternating from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

PHOTOS: Greater Vernon grads show style for pictures

With formal photos washed out, grads think outside the box for lasting memories