Latest Articles from Kate Bouey

Dragoons march for Vimy

Mar 30, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Canadian War Museum Apr. 1917 file photo from Vimy Ridge. Two platoons and a colour party from the British Columbia Dragoons will parade past the Vernon Cenotaph to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge

Show time for Recall

Mar 29, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Mind's Eye Entertainment A Vernon-shot movie called 'The Recall' starring Wesley Snipes is set to premiere on June 2. The sci-fi thriller was made at the Okanagan Film Studio in Vernon last summer. Directed by Mauro

Chamber's certified service

Mar 29, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce It's an issue of trust. The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce is launching a new program aimed at helping members of the chamber show their commitment to the community and high customer service

Kidnapping charge dropped

Mar 29, 2017 / 12:27 pm

Photo: Darren Handschuh Charges of kidnapping laid against two people in connection with an incident in Cherryville last May 25 have been stayed by the Crown. Angela Kathleen Fisher, 35, and Abd'l-Malik Loubissi-Morris, 19, had

24th year for top athlete

Mar 29, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Kate Bouey Last year, the Watkin Motors Mustangs won team of the year. It's time to pick the best in sports. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 North Okanagan Athlete, Team and Leadership of the Year awards. The

Too noisy in countryside

Mar 28, 2017 / 7:05 pm

Photo: RAndy Mills File photo. Complaints from Lavington residents about noisy modern farming practices has prompted Coldstream council to call for a new study and a meeting with the province's agriculture minister. Helicopters and

Fake parking tickets

Mar 28, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: City of Vernon Beware of scams, including a new one involving fake parking tickets. March is fraud prevention month, and the city's protective services department is reminding residents to be alert to new and evolving phishing

Bylaw complaints soar

Mar 28, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Kate Bouey Cases handled by the City of Vernon's bylaw department climbed last year, with a jump in complaints about panhandling and an increase in gripes over property maintenance. There were 4,175 complaints to bylaw officers

Drop boxes dropped

Mar 27, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Photo: City of Vernon You can go online or to city hall to pay those parking fines but the parking ticket drop boxes in Vernon's downtown have fallen out of fashion and will be removed during the first week of May. Staff say use

Parking no biggie at arena

Mar 27, 2017 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Vernon Recreation Services The number of parking stalls required for Kal Tire Place and the planned arena beside has been slashed from 917 to 658 spaces. Council approve the variance on Monday. City staff compared Vernon to other