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Creeper caught on camera

Sep 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

When Jessica O'Dwyer checked her home surveillance footage and saw a man stealing clothes from her Vernon home, she was shocked. The Bellevue Road area...

Calling all royalty

Sep 20, 2019 / 5:00 am

As the Vernon Winter Carnival gets ready to celebrate 60 years, a call is going to all former Queen Silver Star royalty. It has been six decades since the first...

A dream of a fundraiser

Sep 19, 2019 / 7:30 pm

Members of Kalamalka Rotary are dreaming about another big fundraiser. The Rotarians are preparing for the club’s 35th annual Dream Auction. The gala...

Downtown bathroom details

Sep 19, 2019 / 4:53 pm

Vernon City Council is finalizing details on new downtown bathrooms. Council has endorsed the operating plan for the washroom, which will be in the area of 30th...

Concerns for missing man

Sep 19, 2019 / 3:32 pm

North Okanagan RCMP are concerned about the wellbeing of a missing man and are renewing their plea for the public to come forward with any information. Const....

Sagmoen video released

Sep 19, 2019 / 10:53 am

Warning, the video of the interrogation of Curtis Sagmoen contains strong language. Interrogation video has been released a day after Justice Alison Beames...

A reason to 'fuel' good

Sep 19, 2019 / 10:31 am

People who purchased gas from an area Coop gas station Tuesday have a reason to 'fuel' good. Almost $10,000 was raised as part of the Armstrong Regional...

Food bank demand way up

Sep 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

Any business that has seen a 53 per cent growth since January would be ecstatic, but when you are in the business of helping those in need, that is not a good...

Skilled workers needed

Sep 19, 2019 / 5:00 am

There are not enough workers in the North Okanagan, so efforts are underway to attract people to the area. Vernon's Partners in Action is moving ahead with...

Passionate about rail trail

Sep 18, 2019 / 7:30 pm

More people than expected turned out for a public consultation event on proposed concepts for the Okanagan Rail Trail KM 0 North Extension and Westkal Road...

NDP to blame: Liberals

Sep 18, 2019 / 4:42 pm

The BC Liberals blasted the NDP saying the ruling party is not doing enough in the wake of the forestry downturn. In a press release sent out Wednesday...

Fire restrictions still in place

Sep 18, 2019 / 2:13 pm

Just because fire restrictions have been lifted in the Kamloops Fire Centre, which includes the Okanagan, does not mean people can burn where ever they want....

Missing man found safe

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:50 pm

Vernon RCMP has confirmed that 55-year-old Michael Belliveau, who was reported missing Sept. 4, has been located safe and sound. Police seek missing man Prior...

Art After Dark returns

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:46 pm

Art After Dark is returning to the Vernon Public Art Gallery on Oct. 18 from 7 to 11 p.m. The event is a chic soiree for those looking for a unique night on the...

Ski nationals need support

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:41 pm

Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre is getting ready to host the Canadian cross-country skiing championships in the spring and they need your help. The event is...

Get multicultural e-news

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:35 pm

A new email newsletter promoting multicultural activities, events and news has been launched for Greater Vernon. The newsletter will share information,...

Home show vendors wanted

Sep 18, 2019 / 12:04 pm

The Vernon Fall Home Show is looking for exhibitors. Held Oct. 5-6 at Kal Tire Place North, the event is expected attract thousands of people. Admission to the...

Tolko reducing hours

Sep 18, 2019 / 10:15 am

Tolko is implementing a flexible operating footprint at its Soda Creek and Armstrong stud lumber mills resulting in a 20 per cent reduction to the company's...

New input on old stuff

Sep 18, 2019 / 10:00 am

The Greater Vernon Museum and Archives wants some new input on some old stuff. To prepare for the future, the GVMA has undertaken a planning process with the...

Get nostalgic at carnival

Sep 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

If there is a Vernon Winter Carnival event from the past you would like to see make a comeback, now is your chance. Planning for the 60th anniversary of Vernon...