Community Champion: Helping through song and dance

March Community Champion Jasvinder Singh Khatra is a believer in multiculturalism

  • Apr 8, 2020


North Okanagan bands together in support against COVID-19

New group launches website with tools to help endure crisis


Black Press Media, Save-On-Foods bring groceries to families and food banks

Heart Soul of the Community contest shares $12,000 across Western Canada


Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

Lumby resident models unique quarantine outfit

Get-up designed to bring smiles to faces; it worked

Okanagan to unite online for first-ever Stay at Home Gala

The event is scheduled from March 27 from 7 to 10 p.m.

Vernon woman pens own obituary

Yvonne Messner died March 18 from cancer; wrote obituary about her wonderful life

Anxiety workshop to be held at Vernon church

A one-day workshop will equip attendees with tools to manage stress, anxiety

  • Mar 12, 2020

Vernon club lands aircraft models at mall

Vernon Radio Control Aeromodelers Society to showcase planes at Village Green mall

Enderby resident reels in $75,000 lotto win

Meanwhile a second North Okanagan resident picked up $75,000 on BC/49

Help shape the future of recreation in Vernon: City

City of Vernon using two surveys to collect public input on future recreational services

From Canada’s largest New Year’s event to downtown Vernon

Award-winning events producer joins Downtown Vernon Association

Step right up! Build your community by volunteering

Driving seniors to and from appointments is a simple, meaningful way to help

  • Mar 2, 2020

Community Champion: Healing through art

February Community Champion Sheldon Louis mentors others on Syilx history

Beer and burgers to raise cash for Vernon man fighting cancer

Fundraiser hosted in honour of Garnet the Great to send him to special treatment centre

Vernon ultra athlete ‘hearts’ ice baths

Shanda Hill and father carve stunning creations into ice at Ellison Lake

Nanaimo man wins lotto, plans to buy $16,000 fridge

Curtis Wright a winner in Lotto 6/49 draw

Fire safety talk coming to Vernon

Fire Rescue Services to host one-hour presentation in Okanagan Landing, open to everyone

South Okanagan youth spread Valentines Day love

Grade 3 students dropped off goodies to Soupateria with messages: ‘You’re special’ and ‘Don’t give up’

Youth spread peace and love for Vernon seniors

Fundraiser in support of Schubert Centre