Municipal Government

The former Vernon Civic Arena site on 37th Avenue will, for sure, be turned into a park. (Morning Star - file photo)

As planned, park will grace former Vernon Civic Arena site

Pause on planning park and possible consideration of mixed-use element defeated at council


The City of Vernon will no longer refer to the portion at the east end of 30th Avenue as Suicide Hill, given the negative connotation of the monkier, in its literature. (Morning Star - file photo)

City of Vernon to eliminate Suicide Hill name from literature

Council unanimously votes to refer to legendary Vernon landmark as 30th Avenue Hill


Temporary stop sign Oct. 12, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Temporary Vernon four-way stop now permanent

Council votes 5-2 in favour of leaving four-way stop at 43rd Avenue and 20th Street


Long-time Lake Country committee member retires

Malcolm Mitchell has volunteered on the water advisory for more than 25 years

New Armstrong city hall plans before council

Conceptual plans are for a two-storey facility on Bridge Street at an estimated $4 million

Lake Country bench remembers bylaw officer

Bench to be installed at Pebble Beach Park in memory of John Mellor

City of Vernon to conduct traffic signal testing

All city-owned lights to be tested over next three weeks starting Monday, Oct. 5

Lake Country’s top paid employee retires

Deputy CAO moves up the ranks to fill the position

North Westside residents can dispose bulky items

Large household items can be dropped off at North Westside Transfer Station Oct. 7-14

Summerland administrator steps down

Anthony Haddad to finish role with municipality on Nov. 10

National award for City of Vernon

City captures asset management honour in 2020 Sustainable Communities Awards

COVID-19 cancels Coldstream program, shuffles meeting

Fall garden waste/leaf drop-off program cancelled, Sept. 14 Lavington meeting moved to Coldstream

Second civic Coldstream employee retires

Deputy clerk retires after 25 years with district

Township of Spallumcheen closing local road for culvert installation

Work on Eagle Rock Road begins Wednesday, Sept. 2

CAO biggest Lake Country earner and spender

Chief administrative officer has more than $10,000 in expenses, paid more than $275,000 for 2019

Enderby council in isolation following COVID-19 exposure

City office closed until Aug. 31, remote services only

Reiley retires from Coldstream, Roycroft on board

District planner, with 35 years experience, leaving municipality

Vernon soon to be home for more affordable housing

Ground officially broken on 12-unit project in 4000 block of Pleasant Valley Road

Stagnant water keeps popular Vernon playground closed

Splash park, playground and washrooms still closed at Polson Park due to water pooling

Local state of emergency declared near Okanagan home

Slope failure cited as City of Penticton issues notice at home in 600 block of Heather Road