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Vernon Robbery Charges

Vernon Robbery Charges

Jan 26, 2006 / 5:00 am

Police have made an arrest and Crown Counsel has laid charges of Robbery against a 32 year old local male as the result of a bank robbery at the Valley First...

Influenza On The Rise

Influenza On The Rise

Jan 25, 2006 / 11:08 am

Interior Health has received over the past week increasing reports of lab confirmed influenza A and B, and influenza-like illness outbreaks in schools from...

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Jan 25, 2006 / 9:10 am

Here's a list of crimes that occurred in the North Okanagan. Information provided by Crime Stoppers with file numbers attached. Tips line: 1-800-222-tips...

RCMP Support Charity

RCMP Support Charity

Jan 24, 2006 / 5:00 pm

Once again this year, members, auxiliaries, and volunteers with your local RCMP Detachment will be out in numbers on February 1st to assist with this national...

Another Lake Country Fire

Another Lake Country Fire

Jan 24, 2006 / 10:38 am

It's every homeowner’s nightmare -- hearing on the radio that your house is on fire. That happened to a Lake Country man early Tuesday morning on his way home...

New OK College Dean

New OK College Dean

Jan 23, 2006 / 4:00 pm

Okanagan College has a new Dean, responsible for the Central Okanagan region. Heather Schneider brings with her an impressive resume in post-secondary...

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Jan 23, 2006 / 2:00 pm

Here's a list of crimes that occurred in the North Okanagan. Information provided by Crime Stoppers with file numbers attached. Tips line: 1-800-222-tips...

Oyama House Fire: Update

Oyama House Fire: Update

Jan 23, 2006 / 11:55 am

Investigators have found signs of a grow-op inside a Lake Country home that went up in flames. The single storey home in the 1300 block of Oyama Road caught...

New OC Board Member

New OC Board Member

Jan 23, 2006 / 11:00 am

Okanagan College has a new Board of Governors member – Brian Hughes, a well-known investment advisor in the South Okanagan, has had extensive volunteer...

Oyama House Destroyed

Oyama House Destroyed

Jan 23, 2006 / 6:35 am

A home in Oyama appears to be a write-off after an overnight fire. Lake Country fire crews arrived at the home in the 13 thousand block of Oyama Road at about...

Stabbing Victim Recovering

Stabbing Victim Recovering

Jan 23, 2006 / 6:22 am

A Westbank youth is recovering in Kelowna General Hospital after a stabbing incident early Saturday morning. Kelowna Rural RCMP found the semi-conscious male in...

Vernon Credit Union Robbed

Vernon Credit Union Robbed

Jan 22, 2006 / 5:56 am

Vernon RCMP are looking for a man who robbed the Valley First Credit Union on 31st Avenue. Shortly after 2:30 Saturday afternoon, a lone male entered the bank...

Westside Stabbing

Westside Stabbing

Jan 21, 2006 / 6:16 am

One youth is in custody, another is in hospital following an early morning stabbing in Westbank. Rural RCMP responded to a call about a disturbance in the 24...

Medical Equipment Missing

Jan 21, 2006 / 5:19 am

Vernon RCMP are on the lookout for some medical equipment stolen from the upper parking lot of Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The theft occurred about 2:30 Friday...

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Jan 20, 2006 / 10:49 am

Here's a list of crimes that occurred in the North Okanagan. Information provided by Crime Stoppers with file numbers attached. Tips line: 1-800-222-tips...

Harvey Investigation Complete

Harvey Investigation Complete

Jan 20, 2006 / 7:50 am

Vernon RCMP have completed their investigation into the fraud allegations involving former Vernon Mayor Sean Harvey. Harvey resigned July 11th of last year...

Million Dollar Pot Bust

Million Dollar Pot Bust

Jan 19, 2006 / 9:00 pm

Lake Country RCMP say they have dismantled two grow-ops associated with the same individual worth $900,000. The first bust occurred on Lakewood Road Wednesday...

Rural Birth Protocol Review

Rural Birth Protocol Review

Jan 19, 2006 / 3:22 pm

Interior Health is launching a review of protocols for childbirth transfers in all of its rural hospitals. The review, which will be done by the BC Reproductive...

Westside Waste Water Plant

Westside Waste Water Plant

Jan 19, 2006 / 8:40 am

The Regional Board has awarded a contract for expansion of the Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. Maple Reinders bid of $10.2 million plus GST was the lower...

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Cops & Crime: Vernon

Jan 18, 2006 / 2:00 pm

Here's a list of crimes that occurred in the North Okanagan. Information provided by Crime Stoppers with file numbers attached. Tips line: 1-800-222-tips...

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