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This video still by Alana shows how close the boaters got to the Osoyoos fireworks this Canada Day. (Facebook)

Osoyoos cracking down on Canada Day fireworks

Town council gave first readings to change the fireworks bylaw

 

A fireworks display kicked off the final weekend of the 63rd Vernon Winter Carnival Friday, Feb. 10, at Kin Race Track. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Vernon Winter Carnival final weekend starts with bang and burn(er)

Fireworks display, country concert brings thousands to Kal Tire Place to kick off last weekend

 

(Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire File)

Fireworks display celebrates Vernon Winter Carnival

Organizers are reminding residents to make sure pets are secured, prior to the show

 

Vernon’s Christian Core snapped this spectacular photo of New Year’s Eve firewworks at SilverStar Mountain Resort, with many onlookers gathering in the village. (Christian Core photo)

Vernon resort enters 2023 with bang

Fireworks show at SilverStar Mountain Resort says so long 2022, hello 2023

Vernon’s Christian Core snapped this spectacular photo of New Year’s Eve firewworks at SilverStar Mountain Resort, with many onlookers gathering in the village. (Christian Core photo)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is ready to light up for the holidays, with fireworks New Year’s Eve, like those on display for the recent light up. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon blasting into 2023 with New Year’s Eve events

A couple fireworks displays and lots of live music and DJs are planned

SilverStar Mountain Resort is ready to light up for the holidays, with fireworks New Year’s Eve, like those on display for the recent light up. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A screenshot from a police-provided video taken near South Delta Secondary School on Oct. 31, 2022 shows fireworks being shot by a large gathering of youths. Delta police are investigating possible assaults and property damage from the night. (Screenshot/Delta Police Department)

VIDEO: Delta police investigating fireworks-involved assaults after Halloween gathering

Police say hundreds of youth gathered on Oct. 31, causing property damage and targeting pedestrians

A screenshot from a police-provided video taken near South Delta Secondary School on Oct. 31, 2022 shows fireworks being shot by a large gathering of youths. Delta police are investigating possible assaults and property damage from the night. (Screenshot/Delta Police Department)
Most North Okanagan communities are putting on a Halloween fireworks show Monday night, Oct. 31, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Most North Okanagan communities are putting on a Halloween fireworks show Monday night, Oct. 31, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
It’s a busy Halloween weekend in Armstrong. (Contributed)

Armstrong has Halloween treats up sleeve

Busy weekend of activities, fun and frights for all ages

It’s a busy Halloween weekend in Armstrong. (Contributed)
A group of young men shoot off fireworks on Halloween in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

British-Chinese cultural mash-up may explain B.C.’s fondness for Halloween fireworks

While fireworks remain a noisy Halloween fixture, they are now often subject to regulation or bans

A group of young men shoot off fireworks on Halloween in Vancouver, on Saturday, October 31, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Consumer fireworks and sky lanterns are prohibited within the City of Vernon. (File photo)

Fireworks, sky lanterns grounded in Vernon

Vernon Fire Rescue Services offers safe alternatives to Halloween fireworks

Consumer fireworks and sky lanterns are prohibited within the City of Vernon. (File photo)
(Photo- Drew Ashton)

PHOTOS: Fireworks return to Penticton for Canada’s 155th birthday

More than $25,000 was raised by the Lakeside Resort to make the event a reality

(Photo- Drew Ashton)
Rachel Davison serves up cake while her daughter Jane (fifth generation) eagerly eyes a slice at Davison Orchard during Canada Day celebrations Friday, July 1. (Contributed)
Rachel Davison serves up cake while her daughter Jane (fifth generation) eagerly eyes a slice at Davison Orchard during Canada Day celebrations Friday, July 1. (Contributed)
There will be no fireworks show in 2022 to end Vernon Canada Day festivities. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon Canada Day fireworks show fizzles out

Society focusing on family events during the day; no fireworks show at night

There will be no fireworks show in 2022 to end Vernon Canada Day festivities. (Morning Star - file photo)
Fireworks from team China blast over the waters of English Bay during the 21st annual Celebration of Light in Vancouver in 2011. Vancouver’s 30th annual fireworks competition will feature the skills of teams from Japan, Canada and Spain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Vancouver’s Celebration of Light to return in July with traditional flare

Fireworks competition to feature pyrotechnic teams from Canada, Spain and Japan

Fireworks from team China blast over the waters of English Bay during the 21st annual Celebration of Light in Vancouver in 2011. Vancouver’s 30th annual fireworks competition will feature the skills of teams from Japan, Canada and Spain. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Fireworks blasted off from Beasley Park on Halloween Sunday thanks to the Lake Country Fire Department. (Renjith Madhavan photo)

PHOTOS: Fireworks blast off in Lake Country

If you missed the show, or live in Vernon where there wasn’t a show, check these photos and video out

Fireworks blasted off from Beasley Park on Halloween Sunday thanks to the Lake Country Fire Department. (Renjith Madhavan photo)
Vernon Fire Rescue Services is reminding residents that fireworks and sky lanterns are prohibited within city limits ahead of Halloween 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Halloween fireworks prohibited: Vernon fire department

The use or storage of fireworks without a permit can result in a $300 fine

Vernon Fire Rescue Services is reminding residents that fireworks and sky lanterns are prohibited within city limits ahead of Halloween 2021. (Black Press file photo)
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Halloween fireworks halted in some communities, continue elsewhere in North Okanagan

COVID-19 public health orders prevent Coldstream, Armstrong and BX from blasting off fireworks, not others

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FILE - Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks (80) is shown during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, in this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, file photo. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Latvian Hockey Federation said Monday, July 5, 2021, that 24-year-old goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has died. The team said in a statement Kivlenieks died from an apparent head injury in a fall after medical personnel arrived. It was not immediately clear what caused the fall or where he was at the time of the incident, and multiple messages were left with team and national federation personnel that were not immediately returned.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

NHL goalie dead from chest trauma in July 4 fireworks blast

Autopsy finds Columbus player Matiss Kivlenieks died after firework tilted and fired toward people

FILE - Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks (80) is shown during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York, in this Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, file photo. The Columbus Blue Jackets and Latvian Hockey Federation said Monday, July 5, 2021, that 24-year-old goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks has died. The team said in a statement Kivlenieks died from an apparent head injury in a fall after medical personnel arrived. It was not immediately clear what caused the fall or where he was at the time of the incident, and multiple messages were left with team and national federation personnel that were not immediately returned.(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
RCMP looking for information regarding fireworks incident involving a nine-year-old girl at City Park on Canada Day (Black Press Media stock photo)

VIDEO: Girl, 9, injured by firework in Kelowna Canada Day shenanigans

The girl sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries

RCMP looking for information regarding fireworks incident involving a nine-year-old girl at City Park on Canada Day (Black Press Media stock photo)
Skies over Fort St. John were ignited by a municipal display of fireworks this Canada Day, despite a province-wide fire ban and 119 wildfires that have recently sparked across B.C. (Instagram/Yvett Michna)

B.C. city defends Canada Day fireworks as province sees moderate-extreme fire danger

‘Towns are burning down and here we are, trying to light ours up,’ says Fort St. John resident

Skies over Fort St. John were ignited by a municipal display of fireworks this Canada Day, despite a province-wide fire ban and 119 wildfires that have recently sparked across B.C. (Instagram/Yvett Michna)
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