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Latest Articles from Kate Bouey

Out of the house, at the fest

Jul 20, 2017 / 7:10 pm

Photo: Contributed Big Brother Canada's Karen Singbeil will be at the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues fest. Some of the most infamous house guests from last season’s Big Brother Canada will be outside rather than inside this August

Respecting all cultures

Jul 20, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Photo: Allan Brooks Nature Centre RespectFest takes place in Vernon Sept. 18-24 A week of free activities and educational events will fill RespectFest in Vernon this September. Funded through a Canada 150 grant marking the nation's

Shuswap River plan sinks

Jul 20, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Enderby Chamber of Commerce Tubers come in for criticism in a report on the lower Shuswap River. An advisory committee has failed to agree on boating regulations for the Shuswap River despite lengthy talks with the help of a

Davison Orchards expands

Jul 19, 2017 / 7:01 pm

Photo: Davison Orchards The popular Davison Orchards has a new barn for farm animals. The Davison family's furry friends have a new home. The orchardists have expanded their highly-popular enterprise, Davison Orchards, with a

Life for teacher killer

Jul 19, 2017 / 4:09 pm

Photo: Kate Bouey A man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing Vernon teacher Linda Ross. A man who killed a beloved Vernon school teacher three years ago has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 13 years. Howard

Ranch on notice...again

Jul 19, 2017 / 8:31 am

Photo: O'Keefe Ranch O'Keefe Ranch is being given $40,000 to complete a business plan. Vernon city council wants Historic O'Keefe Ranch to move into the 21st century in terms of its financial records. Council has made next

Helping local fire victims

Jul 18, 2017 / 2:26 pm

Tuesday was a bad day for Marnie Macnabb. On July 18, 2016, her family was caught in an apartment fire that killed her neighbour. With dark smoke billowing in the hall, Macnabb and her husband grabbed their two children and headed for the balcony

Granny's charity skydive

Jul 18, 2017 / 12:12 pm

A daredevil grandmother joined her daughter and granddaughter in a freefall skydive this month over Vernon, all in the name of charity. Anne Foster, 85, from Summerland, was part of a family team who took part in the stunt. The Free Fall for

Another hotel moves in

Jul 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: hotels.ca This is the Best Western Premier in Miami. Yet another hotel chain has plans to move into Vernon. The Best Western Premier is proposing a six-storey, 114-room structure on Anderson Way, according to Kevin Poole, the City

More homes, few rentals

Jul 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Authentech Homes Single family homes are driving the building market in Vernon. More single and multi-family homes are being built in Vernon but the vacancy rate for renters remains below two per cent. The construction of single