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A crash involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck closed Highway 97 in both directions for several hours Thursday night, July 30, 2020. (Michelle Ormsby photo)

Crash closes highway north of Vernon for several hours

Highway 97 at Meadowlark Road was fully reopened at 4 a.m. Friday morning

A crash involving a semi-truck and a pickup truck closed Highway 97 in both directions for several hours Thursday night, July 30, 2020. (Michelle Ormsby photo)
An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)

PHOTOS: Second Shuswap Black Lives Matter rally draws big crowd

An estimated 400 people showed up in downtown Salmon Arm Saturday to show unity

An estimated crowd of more than 400 gathered on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway in Downtown Salmon Arm Saturday, June 6, to show their support for Black Lives Matter. It was the second such peaceful protest in the city in three days. The first on Thursday, June 4, drew a crowd of more than 150. (Kristal Burgess photo)
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news

‘We are continuing our commitment to print our flyers and distribute them through community newspapers’

  • Apr 30, 2020
LETTER: London Drugs president supports local news
The Clarence Fulton Secondary School’s Spirit Week dance was cut short after a few individuals smoked marijuana in the gymnasium on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press)

Smoking pot indoors ends Vernon high school dance

Clarence Fulton Secondary School dance cut short after ‘few individuals’ smoke weed in gym

The Clarence Fulton Secondary School’s Spirit Week dance was cut short after a few individuals smoked marijuana in the gymnasium on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Darryl Dyck - The Canadian Press)
A man went into cardiac arrest on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Kal Tire Place when an arena attendant with first aid training jumped in to help save the man’s life. (Google Maps)

Vernon arena attendant saves hockey player

A rec league player went into cardiac arrest when an attendant with first aid training jumped in to assist

A man went into cardiac arrest on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Kal Tire Place when an arena attendant with first aid training jumped in to help save the man’s life. (Google Maps)
The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)

Investigation finds lack of communication led to near-miss at Trail airport

A plane almost collided with an airport vehicle in December 2018

The TSB has released its finding related to a runway incursion at the Trail airport back in December 2018. (City of Trail photo)
View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo

Okanagan man swims across Columbia River to evade Trail police

RCMP Cpl. Devon Reid says the incident began the evening of Thursday, Feb. 20

View from Gyro Park beach toward Sunningdale earlier in February. Sheri Regnier photo
This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)

B.C. cub that woke early from hibernation taken to sanctuary

Yearling was taken to Northern Lights Wildlife Society in northern B.C.

This yearling, now re-located up north, was spotted up a tree in Trail two weeks ago. This was one of many sightings called into BC Conservation the last week of January. (Submitted photo)
Four of five bronze plaques were stolen from the Lakeview Memorial Gardens on July 18. Photo; Kelowna RCMP

Memorial plaques stolen from Okanagan cemetery

Four plaques were stolen from Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Kelowna

Four of five bronze plaques were stolen from the Lakeview Memorial Gardens on July 18. Photo; Kelowna RCMP
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