Vernon has kicked off a year-long birthday celebrations.
Special events were held at the Vernon Recreation Complex Sunday and Monday to mark the city’s 125 years of municipal status.
A number of other activities are also planned for the remainder of 2017.
In 1892 when Vernon incorporated as a city, it became home to banks, hotels, schools, a fire hall, a hospital, a city newspaper, a courthouse and many varieties of stores.
Also celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2017 is the Township of Spallumcheen.