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Vernon News

Bella Vista closure planned

Jun 16, 2021 / 10:33 am

A portion of Vernon's Bella Vista Road and Heritage Drive will be closed for the installation of water service and sanitary sewer upgrades. The closure will...

MLA salutes local grads

Jun 16, 2021 / 10:29 am

With graduation ceremonies looking a little different for a second year in a row, Vernon's MLA is sending her congratulations in writing. Vernon-Monashee...

Pool closure extended

Jun 16, 2021 / 9:00 am

The Vernon Aquatic Centre will shut down this Sunday for up to six weeks. “Each year, the aquatic centre is closed for a few weeks so major maintenance...

Thoughts on 30th closure

Jun 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

With only the details remaining to be worked out, the closure of one block of 30th Avenue in downtown Vernon appears set to take place next month. The 2900...

Overwhelmed by support

Jun 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

Support continues to pour for a Vernon family in mourning. Scott Bailey was reported missing on May 31 and, after an extensive search, the body of the...

No homeless outbreak

Jun 16, 2021 / 4:00 am

There have been rumours swirling around town of a COVID outbreak at the Vernon homeless shelter – but officials said they are just that. Turning Points...

Local DJ drops new single

Jun 15, 2021 / 7:00 pm

Vernon-born producer Jaicen Serait, otherwise known as 5TROBE, has released a new single. His newest single, Hidden Voices, is paired with a music video and is...

Purse-snatcher snatched

Jun 15, 2021 / 5:00 pm

A thief went into Cobbler’s Rack Shoes and Repairs, but the robbery didn’t go as planned. Around 4 p.m. Tuesday, a man went into the store and store...

Star: 'A little more normal'

Jun 15, 2021 / 5:00 pm

SilverStar Mountain Resort is looking forward to a winter season that could look “a little more normal.” Season passes are now on sale, and...

Exclusive for True Leaf

Jun 15, 2021 / 3:19 pm

A North Okanagan cannabis company is seeking exclusive rights to a new technology. True Leaf has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Cold...

A call for reconciliation

Jun 15, 2021 / 3:08 pm

Vernon's MLA is adding her name to a call for reconciliation with First Nations in Canada. Harwinder Sandhu spoke virtually in the B.C. legislature on...

Lotto hits another record

Jun 15, 2021 / 12:22 pm

The Lotto Max prize pool just keeps getting bigger and bigger. With no winner on the weekend, tonight's total prize package is again the largest ever in...

Rec referendum set

Jun 15, 2021 / 11:26 am

Vernon residents will vote on a new Active Living Centre next year. Vernon city council approved plans on Monday for a referendum in conjunction with the Oct....

'A waste of our resources'

Jun 15, 2021 / 10:35 am

Vernon city council has approved spending $25,000 to repair vandalized downtown washrooms. The washrooms will be out of service for up to two months for the...

No funding for Vernon Elks

Jun 15, 2021 / 10:23 am

Support from the City of Vernon was too little, too late for the Vernon Elks Lodge to receive federal funding. The service club submitted a grant application to...

Suspect hits police cars

Jun 15, 2021 / 8:33 am

A Kelowna man is facing numerous charges after damaging two cop cars while trying to elude police in Vernon. North Okanagan RCMP spokesperson Const. Chris...

New park gets a name

Jun 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

The new city centre park on the former Civic Arena lands layout has been approved by Vernon city council and has been given a name. Some concerns were raised...

Step 2: business reacts

Jun 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

Step 2 of B.C.'s restart plan begins today, giving greater flexibility to bars, restaurants and churches, and lifting the ban on in-province travel....

Search for Caitlin Potts

Jun 15, 2021 / 4:00 am

A search is being organized to find Caitlin Potts, a First Nations woman who has been missing for five years from the Enderby area. Victoria Love, a member of...

CSRD housing needs survey

Jun 14, 2021 / 6:00 pm

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is conducting a housing needs assessment for rural areas including Falkland, Deep Creek and the Salmon Valley. The...

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