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LETTER: Affordable housing needed to address climate change

Daily travel requires energy and creates pollution

  • Apr 14, 2022

 

A conceptual design of Vernon's new Active Living Centre, which will go to referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)

Is this the time for Vernon cultural and active living centres?

LETTER: Resident asks politicians to look at their spending

 

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LETTER: Humans are causing climate change

Last seven years have been hottest on record

  • Apr 11, 2022

 

A basement fire in the 2900 block of 30th Avenue took place in the early hours of Thursday, Feb. 10. (City of Vernon photo)

Curtain opens on Vernon’s Town Theatre following fire

Two months after neighbouring fire caused significant damage and closed the theatre down

A basement fire in the 2900 block of 30th Avenue took place in the early hours of Thursday, Feb. 10. (City of Vernon photo)
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LETTER: Electric vehicles are not a silver bullet

Manufacturing and energy production must be considered.

  • Mar 30, 2022
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LETTER: B.C. should lift COVID-19 mandates

Okanagan chambers applauded for opposing mandates

  • Mar 9, 2022
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Downtown’s 30th Avenue was blocked off for most of last summer and could be again this year. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)

Vernon business unhappy with 30th Ave closure repeat

Most of the summer saw a portion of road closed, but to the detriment of some businesses

  • Feb 26, 2022
Downtown’s 30th Avenue was blocked off for most of last summer and could be again this year. (Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce photo)
Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates walk near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Opinion: Don’t let fatigue and frustration allow you to be misguided by vocal minority

Shelley Desautels responds to messaging from North Okanagan-Shuswap MP

  • Feb 2, 2022
Protesters participating in a cross-country truck convoy protesting measures taken by authorities to curb the spread of COVID-19 and vaccine mandates walk near Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Hundreds of nails and burned material was left behind by a group illegally burning at Kin Beach in November. (Doug Ferguson photo)

Illegal burning at Vernon beach sparks warning

LETTER: Those walking bare-foot at Kin this summer cautioned of nails

Hundreds of nails and burned material was left behind by a group illegally burning at Kin Beach in November. (Doug Ferguson photo)
Vernon bylaw officers are being thanked for their efforts to keep the community safe. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon Bylaw’s commitment to safety seen and appreciated

Vernon resident thanks officers for easing traffic congestion near school

Vernon bylaw officers are being thanked for their efforts to keep the community safe. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon’s sourcing priorities need to change

LETTER: COVID-19 and floods show need for local independence

Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) will host a virtual all-candidates forum for the 11 people running for one vacant seat on Vernon council. The forum will take place Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The event will be live-streamed through SENS' Facebook (Meta) page. (Black Press - file photo)
The Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) will host a virtual all-candidates forum for the 11 people running for one vacant seat on Vernon council. The forum will take place Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 7-9 p.m. at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre. The event will be live-streamed through SENS' Facebook (Meta) page. (Black Press - file photo)
Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford on Tuesday, Nov. 23. (Jonathan Hayward/CP photo)

LETTER: The truth behind B.C.’s disasters

Vernon writer: ‘The truth is, we know there is a problem, we know what the problem is…’

Highway 1 is pictured during a fly over the flood damage in Abbotsford on Tuesday, Nov. 23. (Jonathan Hayward/CP photo)
A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)

Resident calls for affordable housing over Vernon’s new park plan

LETTER: ‘An expensive and grandiose plan to spend taxpayer money’

A survey to provide input on a future park at the former site of Vernon's Kin Race Track is open until Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021. (City of Vernon photo)
Helen Sydney

Keeper of Vernon’s Bella Vista

LETTER: Helen Sydney thanked for venturing out daily and keeping streets clean

Helen Sydney
November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)

Vernon university women’s group advocates for change

Women and men urged to attend presentation on eradicating violence against women

November is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Pixabay)
Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

North Okanagan woman appalled by greed at grocery stores

LETTER: Coldstream residents asks whatever happened to neighbours helping each other

Empty shelves at local grocery stores are a result of people panic buying while supply chains are severed due to flooding and slides. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Remembrance Day ceremony at Vernon's Cenotaph Park was limited but still drew crowds on the streets. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon man remembers war debt

‘We didn’t have these taxes before the First World War’

The Remembrance Day ceremony at Vernon's Cenotaph Park was limited but still drew crowds on the streets. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault speaks during a news conference, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Letter: Promising changes in Trudeau’s cabinet shuffle

Writer supportive of choices for ministry of environment, natural resources

  • Nov 8, 2021
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault speaks during a news conference, in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Sprinklers are on mid-day at Polson Park back in June amid a heat wave that had temperatures floating into the mid-40s. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon water wasters ignoring drought

Resident concerned as green-lawned businesses aren’t doing their conservation part

Sprinklers are on mid-day at Polson Park back in June amid a heat wave that had temperatures floating into the mid-40s. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)