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Huge snake wakes up

Apr 20, 2018 / 6:00 am

Chantelle Deacon "This guy was quite large, but they can definitely get bigger," says Chantelle Adams, education coordinator at Allan Brooks Nature Centre. "The gopher snake is B.C.'s largest snake." A staff member at

Employees wanted

Apr 19, 2018 / 7:00 am

Chantelle Deacon Maybe Vernonites are are still in hibernation mode after a slow start to spring, but whatever the case might be local businesses are on the hunt for great employees. Two massive local companies on completely different ends

Celebrate 4/20

Apr 18, 2018 / 7:00 am

Photo: Facebook Celebrate 4/20 by joining an Okanagan medical marijuana business raise cash for the SPCA. The owner of the Vernon and Kelowna Quick Grow is celebrating 4/20 by hosting their annual fundraiser party this Friday. "We

Funtastic 'a huge legacy'

Apr 17, 2018 / 6:00 am

Chantelle Deacon "Funtastic has a huge legacy, and a lot of this community knows about that legacy." For thousands of people, the annual softball tournament and music festival is a highlight of their summer. For many others it's

Dancing with the Stars

Apr 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The launch party for the 11th annual Dancing with the Vernon Stars on Wednesday night proved to be a success. “We are delighted to announce that Lake City Casinos has joined us as title sponsor this year," said

Get alerts from the city

Apr 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Darren Handschuh The City of Vernon can now alert you in the case of an emergency situation. The City of Vernon’s website has a feature that can send instant notifications whenever the city issues an emergency alert or news

District 22 shows support

Apr 12, 2018 / 5:00 pm

School District 22 supports Humboldt Photo: Maritza Reilly Photo: Maritza Reilly Photo: Maritza Reilly Photo: Maritza Reilly Photo: Contributed 1 2 3 4 5   Students and teachers from School District

Squash athletes shine

Apr 12, 2018 / 7:00 am

Photo: Interior Squash Academy Vernon squash players are making a name for themselves across the province. The successful athletes coming out of Vernon is likely due to their all-star 32-year-old coach Adam Terheege. Terheege is the man

Construction at Predator

Apr 11, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Google Maps Construction will slow down traffic at Predator Ridge for a little less than a week. Crews will be at Predator Ridge Drive and Mashie Crescent from April 11 to 17 providing water and storm sewer installation. Drivers

Emmalee wins gold

Apr 10, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics Vernon's Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics Team came out on top at the provincial championships in Richmond over the weekend. "It takes a very special athlete and parents to have the perseverance,



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