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Dancing her way to the top

May 25, 2019 / 5:00 am

She is only 14 years old, but Kaia Kristian has caught the attention of the best-known entertainment company in the world. The WL Seaton Secondary School...

Bill Miner is back

May 24, 2019 / 7:00 pm

He's the province's most famous train robber, and he's back. Bill Miner and his outlaw cohorts will be riding into the Caravan Farm Theatre for the...

To Canada with love

May 24, 2019 / 1:19 pm

Duda had always wanted to explore another culture, and she had that opportunity thanks to Rotary clubs in her native Brazil and Vernon. The Rotary Club in Maria...

Still trying to save the planet

May 24, 2019 / 12:38 pm

Area high school students are not giving up on their goal to save the world. Once again students cut class on a Friday to hold a demonstration to raise...

Kick it to the curb

May 24, 2019 / 12:01 pm

Don't want it? Don't need it? Now is your chance to get rid of it. This weekend the Sustainable Environment Network Society (SENS) will be hosting...

Get busted for a good cause

May 24, 2019 / 11:18 am

While local Mounties are always on the lookout for bad guys, they are also looking for local law abiding citizens who’ve been snitched on by their friends...

Policing office tagged

May 24, 2019 / 5:00 am

A tagger hit the Community Policing office on 31st Avenue Thursday in what can best be described as a brazen move. While the effort took chutzpah, the attempt...

Play it safe and shred it

May 24, 2019 / 5:00 am

Don't want someone else to get their hands on it? Shred it. North Okanagan Shuswap Crime Stoppers is hosting Community Shred Day May 25 from 10:30 a.m. to...

All hail King Arthur

May 23, 2019 / 7:30 pm

So long Uncle Frank, hello King Arthur. For the last five years, Big Apple Productions took people down a time warp with the Rocky Horror Picture Show and the...

Hundreds of poles replaced

May 23, 2019 / 3:53 pm

BC Hydro crews are replacing 223 wooden power poles in Vernon as part of a maintenance program that is replacing 8,000 across B.C. The average lifespan of a...

Homes for the homeless

May 23, 2019 / 3:23 pm

It has been a much-needed facility for a long time and the My Place apartments officially opened Thursday. Located at 3500 27th Ave., the four-storey modular...

Silver Creek bike trail a go

May 23, 2019 / 1:58 pm

Plans for a 3.65-km bike trail linking the Silver Creek Community Hall, library and elementary school with the Silver Creek Park are gearing up for...

RCMP ready to patrol lakes

May 23, 2019 / 1:43 pm

The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP boat and its officers are gearing up for a busy season on Okanagan waterways. RCMP vessels will be on patrol throughout the...

Have fun, but stay safe

May 23, 2019 / 1:03 pm

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP will be hitting local lakes to make sure people are being safe while having fun. RCMP vessels will be on patrol throughout the summer...

Joly touts tourism plan

May 23, 2019 / 12:46 pm

Federal Tourism Minister Melanie Joly told Vernon and area Chamber of Commerce members at a roundtable breakfast meeting in Armstrong Thursday morning that the...

Alleged abusers in court

May 23, 2019 / 11:56 am

A North Okanagan woman and her daughter facing numerous charges of alleged animal neglect will be in a Vernon courtroom next month. Carla Jean Christman and her...

Anyone can save a life

May 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

The naloxone challenge is about saving lives. And it is proving effective. With hundreds of people dying every year from the opioid crisis, the goal of the...

Crash victim ID'd

May 22, 2019 / 4:40 pm

Darin Des Roches of Vernon was identified as the man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 6 on Sunday. The 52-year-old widower and single father died after his...

Chat/text with Crisis Line

May 22, 2019 / 3:52 pm

The Interior Crisis Line Network (ICLN) launched a pilot chat and text service on May 17 "to do more to make life-saving and life-changing support...

Sons of Scotland celebrate

May 22, 2019 / 3:42 pm

Members of the Kildonan Camp of the Sons of Scotland celebrated their 60th anniversary on Tuesday. They combined a dinner, music by Kilt 45 and the presentation...