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Pioneer honoured with rose

Nov 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed This is expected to be the Catherine Schubert rose. The rose is already connected to pioneer Catherine O'Hare Schubert and now an Armstrong group is raising funds to have a bright pink rose named in her honour. Schubert

Rally for life-changing drug

Nov 16, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook A rally will be held in Victoria Nov. 29 calling on the government to fund the drug Orkambi. A rally is to be held on the steps of the provincial legislature in Victoria later this month as two B.C. women ask for help to

Let's not ignore cenotaph

Nov 15, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Dawn Tucker People lay down poppies in an impromptu service at Vernon's cenotaph, Saturday. Although Vernon's main Remembrance Day ceremony will remain at Kal Tire Place, the city will be offering to supply a mic with a speaker

Buying another rail trail

Nov 15, 2017 / 10:27 am

Photo: shuswappassion.ca/Peter Vandar Sar File photo of abandoned CP Rail line. The Okanagan Rail Trail is being built, now eyes are turning north to the planned North Okanagan/Shuswap Rail Trail. The North Okanagan Regional District

No more pot shops here

Nov 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Vernon council has moved to stop further marijuana dispensaries setting up business. It may be too little, too late, but Vernon city council has moved to stop further marijuana dispensaries setting up business in the city. Council

Drunk drivers nabbed

Nov 14, 2017 / 8:19 pm

Photo: Contributed 112 impaired drivers were taken off the road in the Vernon/North Okanagan between July and Sept. More than 100 impaired drivers were taken off the road in the North Okanagan between July and the end of the September. RCMP

Smoke chokes local tourism

Nov 10, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed August file photo of Vernon taken by webcam. Smoke from B.C. wildfires that descended on the Okanagan in August discouraged visitors, according to newly-released statistics from the City of Vernon. Funds collected by

Handmade holiday

Nov 9, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: SENS Handmade rather than factory made, urges SENS. A local environmental group is promoting handmade over factory gifts this Christmas. The Sustainable Environment Network Society is holding its sixth annual 'Handmade Holiday'

Can we talk cannabis?

Nov 9, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Tara Nicholson Photo from 'Cultivate', an exhibition currently at VPAG. The Vernon Public Art Gallery is playing host to a wide-ranging discussion on the legalization of cannabis next week. The discussion is open

Go online for rec programs

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:45 pm

Photo: City of Vernon The City of Vernon will offer online registration for recreation programs starting next month. Beginning next month, there will be a new way to register for recreation programs held by the City of Vernon. “In
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