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Latest Articles from Chantelle Deacon

Seeing through teen eyes

Jan 19, 2018 / 9:00 am

Chantelle Deacon Two Vernon Community School students are on a mission to build better relationships with seniors throughout the community.  The Grade 11 students feel that there is a disconnect between Vernon's youth and elders.  "We're

Tourism up in Vernon

Jan 18, 2018 / 9:00 pm

Chantelle Deacon Tourism in Vernon was up more than five per cent this past summer despite fires and floods.  Local businesses and Tourism Vernon came together Thursday afternoon to discuss goals and plans for the city.  "[It's]

Woahhhhh kitty

Jan 18, 2018 / 9:00 am

Chantelle Deacon: Raw Video: Bob Lindley Security footage of a bobcat is turning heads on social media.  Bob Lindley was taking a look at his home's security footage when he came across the wildcat.  "My neighbour said

Crack the ice and swim

Jan 17, 2018 / 12:17 pm

Chantelle Deacon "Just getting out and doing stuff that makes you feel alive," is one Vernon athlete's motto – for pretty much everything.  Vernon ultra-athlete Shanda Hill, along with friends Nicole

Horses slaughtered for food

Jan 16, 2018 / 5:37 pm

Photo: Diane C Nicholson Belinda Lyall is pictured above with one of the many foals BC Horse Angels has saved from slaughter. "It's encouraging to hear that people like you don't know because I'm convinced that that's

A place to call home

Jan 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Contributed KGH Foundation Travelling for healthcare can be expensive and that's why Kelowna General Hospital plans to raise millions to build JoeAnna's House, a home-away-from-home initiative.  The KGH Foundation has committed

Escaping from violence

Jan 15, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Chantelle Deacon "Women who may have fled an abusive situation who have literally left with the clothes on their back," were the purpose of a fundraiser in Vernon Monday.  Cram the Car is a fundraiser organized by local realtor

Armstrong pauses pot talk

Jan 15, 2018 / 1:32 pm

Photo: Contributed The sale of cannabis is set to become legal in just over four months, and for many cities, the discussion is heating up.  The City of Armstrong hasn't had many conversations about what to do with marijuana once

Celebs hang at SilverStar

Jan 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman were spotted at SilverStar Mountain this week, and Castanet hit the slopes to find the lucky locals who have met them.  "Actually no I haven't [met them], but I've

Tackling online bullies

Jan 11, 2018 / 5:17 pm

Chantelle Deacon "They've done research that says that 50 per cent [of students] grades 7 to 12 have been bullied in the last year."  Throughout the day on Thursday, B.X. Elementary School in Vernon had Mike Moyer from the
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