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Downtown Vernon FreshCo to open this week

City’s newest grocery store set to open doors, with COVID-19 measures in place, Thursday

Vernon’s Polson Park reopens after flooding

Park users are asked to stick to the pathways as grounds still very wet

Street light, road repairs coming to busy Vernon intersection

The 32nd Avenue Reconstruction Project takes off June 15

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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

UPDATE: Coldstream man reunited with stolen custom boat

Coldstream man, two Vernon businesses stung by major thefts Sunday, June 14

North Okanagan elementary students lend a hand with sandbagging

The Grade 5-7 class at Grindrod Elementary helped locals experiencing flooding June 8

Vernon neighbours losing their yards to creek washout

The neighbours say they’ve spoken to the city about removing debris from the creek, to no avail

Affordable housing units open in Vernon

50 units in total have either already opened or are in the works in the city

Avoid creeks and banks during stormy weather: City of Vernon

City crews are working to keep creeks flowing and checking for hazards at 55 local sites

Flooding affects Vernon residents in aftermath of storm

More rain is on the forecast for the Okanagan Valley throughout the weekend

Vernon Public Art Gallery set to reopen

The doors will reopen Monday, June 15 with COVID-19 protocols in place

Work on 32nd Avenue in Vernon to begin next week

Water main, storm sewer and sanitary sewer will be replaced; new traffic signal will be installed

Shuswap River levels receding faster than expected

The City of Enderby announced the reopening of Riverdale Drive, which was partially submerged

Water pooling on North Okanagan highways

DriveBC is reporting water pooling on various sections of highways in the area

Work continues on 48th Avenue in Vernon

The project is expected to be completed by mid-July

Vernon pub opens cannabis store

Highlander Cannabis newest addition to Squires Four Public House on Stickle Road

Police return stolen Buddha statues to Vernon residents

Two statues were stolen from the yards of two differrent properties on 24 Avenue June 5

UPDATE: Vernon man recovering after being run over by lawnmower

Landscape maintenance worker OK following incident in the BX

Water springs from retaining wall near Vernon’s Polson Park

Vernon park, neighbouring road closed due to flooding until further notice

COVID-19 puts brakes on CMHA fundraiser ride

8th annual Ride Don’t Hide event cancelled amid pandemic, fundraising efforts move ahead anyway