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The City of Vernon is offering up tips on stream-side maintenance and who is responsible for protecting private property. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon residents reminded to prepare for rising stream levels, maintenance

The city has offered up reminders about who is responsible for maintenance on private properties

 

The Western bluebird is back for spring. (Meghann Fletcher)

PHOTOS: Good morning Okanagan and welcome to spring

Sunday, March 20 is the first day of spring and goes to June 21

 

Electric Time technician Dan LaMoore adjusts a clock hand on a 1000-lb., 12-foot diameter clock constructed for a resort in Vietnam, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Medfield, Mass. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, March 14, 2021, when clocks are set ahead one hour. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Daylight Saving Time is here

Did you remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour?

Electric Time technician Dan LaMoore adjusts a clock hand on a 1000-lb., 12-foot diameter clock constructed for a resort in Vietnam, Tuesday, March 9, 2021, in Medfield, Mass. Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. local time Sunday, March 14, 2021, when clocks are set ahead one hour. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Spring snowmelt reveals garbage around town. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Snow melt reveals Vernon’s garbage

LETTER: Resident urges others to do their part with spring cleaning

Spring snowmelt reveals garbage around town. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Kevin being rewarded after predicting an early spring on Groundhog Day. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Kevin, Penticton’s broken-wing goose predicts early spring

Kevin did not see his shadow on Groundhog Day

Kevin being rewarded after predicting an early spring on Groundhog Day. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
A family of Canada geese went for a trip to the Morning Star parking lot Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Goslings demand media attention by playing in newspaper parking lot

Saturday reporter’s shift interrupted by large fluffy presence

A family of Canada geese went for a trip to the Morning Star parking lot Saturday, May 1, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
The City of Enderby is continuing its curbside spring pruning and garden waste collection program in 2021. (Pixabay photo)

Curbside garden waste collection program to continue in Enderby

The spring waste pick-up program is expected to return in April

The City of Enderby is continuing its curbside spring pruning and garden waste collection program in 2021. (Pixabay photo)
The District of Coldstream is cancelling its 2021 spring garden waste and leaf pick-up program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (PQB News file photo)

Coldstream cancels spring garden waste, leaf drop-off program

The decision was due to public gathering orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The District of Coldstream is cancelling its 2021 spring garden waste and leaf pick-up program due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (PQB News file photo)
Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort staff receive threats while working during COVID-19 crisis

The threats come even as the resort has shut down most of its operations during the crisis

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort’s cabins and chalets are open during the COVID-19 crisis, although the pools are closed. File photo
Vernon’s Spring leaf clear bag pick-up program is experiencing a slight delay, the city said April 23, 2020. (Stock photo)

Vernon’s spring leaf pickup delayed

Due to a higher than normal volume, the clear bag collection is behind by one day

Vernon’s Spring leaf clear bag pick-up program is experiencing a slight delay, the city said April 23, 2020. (Stock photo)
Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin

Groundhogs got it wrong: spring isn’t coming soon, Weather Network says

The only part of B.C. to warm up early will be Victoria

Icicles form along the tree branches as the rough waves crash into shore at Coronation Park in Toronto on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. Canadians can expect average temperatures this fall that will give way to a cold winter in central and eastern parts of the country, according to The Weather Network.THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Tijana Martin
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