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Latest Articles from Kate Bouey

Fundraising for Eli

Sep 22, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed File photo of Eli in his playhouse last year. While six-year-old Eli Johannson continues his second battle with an aggressive form of cancer, friends continue their efforts to raise funds for his family. A Harvest Festival

Where is Nikki?

Sep 21, 2017 / 7:45 pm

Photo: RCMP Family of a missing Malakwa woman have issued another appeal for information on her whereabouts. Nicole Bell, 31, was last seen in Sicamous on Sept. 2. “She hasn't replied to text messages,” said Nadine Clements,

Organic valley by 2020?

Sep 21, 2017 / 12:19 pm

Photo: Darrin Fiddler As we reap the harvest this fall, consumers are being urged to think organic. The 12th annual Organic Okanagan Festival takes place at Summerhill Pyramid Organic Winery on Sunday. Called Transition to an Organic

Tourney honours top player

Sep 20, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Contributed The annual Splatfest has been renamed in honour of Keith Callander. The name of Vernon's annual Splatfest racquetball tournament has been changed to honour a longtime friend and promoter of the sport. The newly-named

Too many pot shops

Sep 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Kate Bouey A couple of store fronts on 30th Avenue. Vernon councillor Dalvir Nahal has expressed concern over the explosion in marijuana dispensaries and related businesses. While pot shops have been open in Vernon for the past

Gleaners lose out

Sep 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed File photo of the gleaners at work. Vernon city councillors have commended the work done by the North Okanagan Gleaners Society – but they are not giving them a break on their property taxes. Council approved

Stay on sex assault

Sep 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: The Canadian Press File photo of Natsumi Kogawa who was killed in Vancouver last year. A charge of sexual assault against a former Vernon man has been stayed by the Crown, but William Victor Schneider remains in custody over a separate

Gold medalist at Games

Sep 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Wayne Emde Paralympic gold medalist Darryl Neighbour is competing at the BC 55+ Games. Darryl Neighbour and his Lower Mainland team of curlers are battling hard against younger opponents at the BC 55+ Games in Vernon. A gold medal

Could launches close?

Sep 14, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Rachel Von Hahn Should 2 Coldstream boat launches be converted for non-motorized watercraft? With the future “health and well-being of Kalamalka Lake” in mind, the District of Coldstream's tourism committee has come

30th Avenue to close

Sep 14, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: City of Vernon Four blocks of 30th Avenue close Thursday for Taste of the Okanagan. Four blocks of Vernon's main street will close Thursday for 'The Taste of the Okanagan' artisan market. The City of Vernon is
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