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Pot shop approvals likely

Sep 15, 2019 / 3:11 pm

Vernon council is expected to approve two cannabis applications previously caught in the overlap of moratoriums that initially froze out the applicants. Kim...

Brooks Lane condo bid back

Sep 15, 2019 / 2:42 pm

Vernon's economic development planner recommends council approve rezoning for a 17-unit condo on Brooks Lane after the developer agreed to a restrictive...

Wet Terry Fox Run inspires

Sep 15, 2019 / 1:00 pm

It's been 39 years since Terry Fox had to cut his cross-Canada Marathon of Hope short in Ontario after discovering cancer had spread to his lungs. Those...

Lines down overnight

Sep 15, 2019 / 6:50 am

Downed power lines closed Highway 6 in Lavington overnight. Lines were reported down after midnight, according to DriveBC, between Springfield Road and Noble...

'It's a jungle out here'

Sep 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Peter Dore knows that of which he paints. Dore was recently commissioned by the People Place to paint a mural on a brick wall at the head of Linear Park near...

Open house at Predator

Sep 14, 2019 / 2:39 pm

Predator Ridge and Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is inviting everyone to check out some of the homes available at the premier golf course Sunday....

Ultimate Huck Fest is back

Sep 14, 2019 / 12:25 pm

The second annual Ultimate Huck Fest is being held in Vernon this weekend for the second time. It was 22 years ago when the first Ultimate Frisbee tournament...

Time to run for Terry

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

It's one of the largest fundraisers in the world held in dozens of countries, and on Sunday the annual Terry Fox Run will be held at Marshall Field in...

Yikes, this spider can jump

Sep 14, 2019 / 5:00 am

Fall is just around the corner, but the creepy crawlies keep coming. This spring, it was a trapdoor spider that got people talking and kicked off a months long...

The Ultimate tournament

Sep 13, 2019 / 4:00 pm

Discs will be soaring through the air this weekend during the UHF2019 co-ed Ultimate tournament. Ultimate is a high energy, non-contact, self-refereed sport...

Complaint filed on sheriffs

Sep 13, 2019 / 2:46 pm

A First Nation's activist has filed a complaint against the sheriff's department due to their conduct during a high-profile Vernon court case. During a...

Falkland man missing

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:42 am

North Okanagan RCMP are hoping the public can help them find a missing Falkland man. Bjorn Collnes was last seen on Sept. 9 at 1:30 a.m. while travelling from...

Cops for Kids here Saturday

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:12 am

Dozens of cops will be descending on Vernon Saturday, but that is a good thing. The annual Cops for Kids charity ride will make a stop in the North Okanagan...

End of an era in Vernon

Sep 13, 2019 / 11:03 am

It is the end of an era in downtown Vernon. Moving crews are clearing out the Royal Bank that has been at the intersection of 30th Avenue and 32nd Street since...

Constant thefts frustrating

Sep 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

Instead of dealing with customers, Chad Edwards has to spend his time fighting crime. The owner of Vernon's Innerspace Watersports has been the victim of...

Not worried about the 13th

Sep 13, 2019 / 5:00 am

There have been many movies made about it, and it has long been a subject of superstition. Today is Friday the 13th, a notorious day when bad things can...

Sagmoen decision due

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:38 pm

UPDATE: 4:38 p.m. The voir dire hearing in the trial of Curtis Sagmoen involving an incident from 2017 was wrapped up Thursday afternoon after final arguments...

New chamber president

Sep 12, 2019 / 4:01 pm

A new volunteer board of directors will lead the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce into 2020. Krystin Kempton, a partner with Nixon Wenger Lawyers, was...

Millions for cleaner water

Sep 12, 2019 / 2:44 pm

It's a multi-million dollar project that will benefit the entire region from Vernon to Spallumcheen and the Okanagan Indian Band. The North Okanagan...

Remembering lives lost

Sep 12, 2019 / 11:00 am

Lives lost to suicide were remembered at a special ceremony in Vernon this week. Friends and family members placed candles around a tree of remembrance after a...

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