Transportation

No occupants were found near a car fire near off Westside Road Nov. 11. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Still no driver found in Westside Road car fire

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP now investigating incident

No occupants were found near a car fire near off Westside Road Nov. 11. (Contributed)
Creating permanent stop signs on 43rd Avenue at 20th Street will require installation of these advance warning signs, which need to be concreted in, and will cost upwards of $180,000. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Roundabout on the books for Vernon intersection

Newly installed four-way stop could end up becomming more, or less

Creating permanent stop signs on 43rd Avenue at 20th Street will require installation of these advance warning signs, which need to be concreted in, and will cost upwards of $180,000. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
The final phase of sewer upgrades on 25th Avenue will require the road to be closed until the end of October. (City of Vernon map)

Major Vernon road closed for sewer upgrades

Detour around 25th Avenue for the remainder of October

The final phase of sewer upgrades on 25th Avenue will require the road to be closed until the end of October. (City of Vernon map)
Highway 97 was closed near Monte Creek due to a vehicle incident Oct. 29. (DriveBC map)

UPDATE: Highway 97 crash cleared near Monte Creek

Vehicle incident shortly before 1 p.m. Oct. 29 impacted traffic untl 4 p.m.

Highway 97 was closed near Monte Creek due to a vehicle incident Oct. 29. (DriveBC map)
Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Transport Canada’s dangerous-goods registry has outdated, missing data: audit

Companies that transport dangerous goods are not required to register with Transport Canada

Federal environment commissioner Andrew Hayes speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Construction will close 25th Street Oct. 28-Nov. 3 in the 4100-4200 block. (Google map)

Construction closes Vernon street

Work underway on 25th Street Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Construction will close 25th Street Oct. 28-Nov. 3 in the 4100-4200 block. (Google map)
Multiple crashes are keeping emergency crews busy on North Okanagan roads Friday, Oct. 23. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)

UPDATE: Vernon motorists winter driving skills rusty

First snowfall sees numerous accidents, yet people still not driving to conditions

Multiple crashes are keeping emergency crews busy on North Okanagan roads Friday, Oct. 23. (Vernon North Okanagan RCMP photo)
28th Street is closed for construction Oct. 22. (Google Maps)

Construction closes Vernon road

Water utility upgrade closes 28th Street

28th Street is closed for construction Oct. 22. (Google Maps)
Highway 6 in Lumby is limited to single alternating traffic due to a collision. (DriveBC map)

Crash limits Highway 6 traffic near Lumby

Another crash reported by DriveBC following morning logging truck rollover

Highway 6 in Lumby is limited to single alternating traffic due to a collision. (DriveBC map)
Work limits Lake Country road access

Work limits Lake Country road access

Bottom Wood Lake Road closed to southbound traffic

Work limits Lake Country road access
Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna

Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna

Oyama Isthmus loop removed, stop across from Kelowna airport added

Major UBCO bus changes from Vernon eliminate Oyama, include Kelowna
The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND

Province announces $30M plan for deadly Vancouver Island logging road

Gov’t announcement comes as first anniversary of UVic student deaths approaches

The bus involved in a crash on Bamfield Road on Friday, Sept. 13 is towed away from the scene. PHOTO COURTESY CTV NEWS VANCOUVER ISLAND
Gas leak closes Vernon road

Gas leak closes Vernon road

Okanagan Landing Road closure past Longacre Drive

Gas leak closes Vernon road
Work will disrupt traffic on Silver Star Road Wednesday, Sept. 9. (City of Vernon map)

More disruptions on busy Vernon road

Silver Star Road reduced to single-lane alternating traffic

Work will disrupt traffic on Silver Star Road Wednesday, Sept. 9. (City of Vernon map)
Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month

Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month

Pleasant Valley Road closed for housing project in 4000 block, in addition to closure at Silver Star Road

Second section of major Vernon road closed for a month
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
UPDATE: Vernon area boaters asked to steer clear of Kekuli Bay near grass fire
Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections

Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections

Work starting Sept. 8 and will take about four weeks

Light cleaning impacts Vernon intersections
Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada

The video was captured on dash cam along Highway 1

Horrifying video shows near head-on collision on Trans Canada
A drone photo of the flooding that closed the Trans Canada Highway to traffic for more than 24 hours July 2 and 3. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)

Revelstoke community helps those stranded during 30 hour Highway 1 closure

The closure west of the city was due to flooding

A drone photo of the flooding that closed the Trans Canada Highway to traffic for more than 24 hours July 2 and 3. (B.C. Ministry of Transportation photo)
RCMP responed to a fatal crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 5. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)

Two dead after weekend crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke

The driver and passenger of one vehicle died at the scene

RCMP responed to a fatal crash on Highway 1 near Revelstoke on July 5. (Phil McLachlan - Black Press Media)