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Vernon News

Joined twins on TLC

Jan 15, 2019 / 3:46 pm

Vernon's conjoined twins are going to be featured on a major American network. Tatiana and Krista Hogan made national headlines when they were born joined...

Kin dispute resolved?

Jan 15, 2019 / 2:19 pm

City officials are being a bit cagey on where the Kin Race Track currently stands, declining to say if they have heard that the equestrian society has given up...

CBC funny man in Lumby

Jan 15, 2019 / 9:31 am

Canadian funny man Jonny Harris is hanging out in the North Okanagan this week. The host of the hit CBC program Still Standing is in Lumby this week, chatting...

Applying for big bucks

Jan 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Officials are working behind the scenes on the new Greater Vernon's cultural centre. But Vernon Mayor and RDNO director Victor Cumming said it will take...

Single use ban on the way?

Jan 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Single-use plastics may become a thing of the past in the regional district. North Okanagan Regional District officials are exploring the possibility of a bylaw...

Deadly driver in court

Jan 14, 2019 / 5:00 pm

The man responsible for the death of a friend will learn his fate later this month. Byron Walterhouse, 42, pleaded guilty to criminal negligence causing death,...

Armstrong man still missing

Jan 14, 2019 / 3:29 pm

There is still no sign of a missing Armstrong man. Brian Kyme (pronounced ‘Kim’) Franklin was last seen on Jan. 3. Police are now releasing...

Big donation to Gleaners

Jan 14, 2019 / 12:59 pm

Producing millions of meals a year is a massive task, but it is all the more impressive considering it is done entirely by volunteers and donations. Last year...

Cadets on target

Jan 14, 2019 / 10:56 am

Cadets with the 223 (Red Lion) Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron of Vernon were on target during the Okanagan Zone Biathlon Competition at the Sovereign Lake...

Campaign falls short

Jan 14, 2019 / 10:37 am

They may have fallen short of their goal, but officials with the Salvation Army are “extremely pleased with the support of the community.” The...

SilverStar is No. 1

Jan 14, 2019 / 9:58 am

Accolades are pouring in for SilverStar Mountain Resort. The North Okanagan ski hill has taken top honours with USA Today, British Columbia Magazine and...

Book now for business expo

Jan 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Plans are already underway for the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce Spring Expo. The event will be held March 8 and 9 at the Kal Tire Place North arena. The...

Downtown safety in focus

Jan 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Downtown business owners are encouraged to attend a safety meeting on Feb. 6. "A facilitated meeting will be held ... to discuss various issues and...

Monster fun for kids

Jan 13, 2019 / 6:30 pm

There will be some monster fun for kids at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Feb. 16. We Now Know: The Complete History of Science takes a...

Feeding the starving masses

Jan 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

If help is needed, the North Okanagan Valley Gleaners are ready, willing and able to do what they can. Last year, the Vernon-based group produced some seven...

Keeping it safe

Jan 12, 2019 / 1:28 pm

The sad reality is, there are thieves among us. But the Community Safety Office in downtown Vernon can help protect your valuables. On Saturday, the office had...

Looking for life savers

Jan 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Vernon Search and Rescue are looking for life savers. VSAR is recruiting new members and will be hosting an open house Jan. 16 at 7 p.m. at 9850 Aberdeen Road....

Taking their best shot

Jan 12, 2019 / 5:00 am

Cadets will be heading to SilverStar Mountain this weekend to take their best shot. Sea, army and air cadets in the Okanagan region will be competing at...

Kal pier fixed by summer

Jan 11, 2019 / 5:00 pm

The pier on Kalamalka Lake in Coldstream will be restored to its former glory in time for summer. The large T-shaped pier was damaged during the spring flooding...

Have you seen Brian?

Jan 11, 2019 / 4:14 pm

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP is asking the public to keep an eye out for a missing man. Brian Kyme (pronounced ‘Kim’) Franklin was last seen on Jan....

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