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Vernon News

Westside Road Murder?

Mar 27, 2005 / 8:22 am

Vernon RCMP are looking into what they are calling a suspicious death on the Okanagan Indian Band Reserve. Police are saying little about the the discovery of a...

Westside Study To Be Broken Into Smaller Pieces

Mar 27, 2005 / 7:35 am

An unnamed consulting team will look into the next steps for the Westside Governance Study Phase Two. This after a Request for Proposals failed to attract a...

Wood Lake Boil Water Advisory

Mar 26, 2005 / 10:32 am

The Wood Lake Water System has experienced a chlorinator failure. The District of Lake Country is therefore imposing a boil water advisory as a precautionary...

Peachland Skateboard Park

Mar 25, 2005 / 12:55 pm

Okanagan-Westside MLA Rick Thorpe has announced $200,000 in funding from the province’s Community Development Initiative for Peachland youth to enjoy a new...

Missing Vernon Woman

Mar 25, 2005 / 11:17 am

The Vernon RCMP is asking the public""s assistance in locating Wendy Winn, also known as Wendy Pearson. Winn was last heard from on Tuesday morning when she...

No Mini Bikes!

Mar 25, 2005 / 9:03 am

Kelowna RCMP are warning that mini and off road motorcycles are not allowed on city streets and can""t be licensed for road use. Constable Rick Aselton says...

Extra Road Enforcement

Mar 25, 2005 / 8:59 am

There will be extra enforcement on the roads this Easter long weekend to try and prevent accidents that are unfortunately part of holidays. Police say the...

Elderly Dope Grower Fined

Mar 24, 2005 / 4:00 pm

Here’s one for the record books. A Salmon Arm man has been fined $4,000 for growing dope. Herman Nathe was busted in 2002 for growing 400 marijuana plants. He...

Greens Speak Out On Poor

Mar 24, 2005 / 6:43 am

Press Release The Green Party candidates of the Central Okanagan (Kevin Ade, Paddy Weston, and Angela Reid) would like to express their support for the City of...

Nude Statue Staying Down

Mar 23, 2005 / 7:31 am

"Frank", the contraversial nude sculpture in Penticon, won""t be going back up anytime soon in Penticton. Penticton City Council voted unanimously Monday to...

Armstrong Gets Road Money

Mar 23, 2005 / 6:54 am

The City of Armstrong will be able to improve Park Drive with a $546,667 grant from the province’s Community Development Initiative. According to Shuswap MLA...

IHB Energy Conservation

Mar 23, 2005 / 6:40 am

The Interior Health Board has approved $7.6 million for energy conservation projects in 15 facilities, subject to receiving 40% funding from Regional Hospital...

Vernon Parole Jumper

Mar 23, 2005 / 5:00 am

Vernon Crime Stoppers is asking the public""s assistance in locating Paul Bernard Jakubczyk (born 1960-Sept-09) on a Canada wide warrant for suspension of full...

Regional District Highlights

Mar 23, 2005 / 5:00 am

Regional Board Remuneration The Regional Board has adopted a bylaw and approved a policy regarding the remuneration of Directors. Effective January 1, 2006, the...

Stay Out Of Closed Parks

Mar 22, 2005 / 6:58 am

BC Parks is reminding the public to refrain from entering two closed Okanagan parks as a result of park rehabilitation work that began yesterday. Crews are...

Yard Waste Collection

Mar 22, 2005 / 5:00 am

First Week of Collection A reminder that this is the first week of this year’s spring Yard Waste Collection. Residents from Kelowna “A” and the Westside...

West Kelowna Sidewalk

Mar 21, 2005 / 7:04 am

Construction workers will be busy during the two-week school spring break along West Kelowna Road, out front of Rose Valley Elementary School in West Kelowna....

Shooter Took Own Life

Mar 20, 2005 / 11:34 am

Nothing official has been released but there are reports that the Enderby man involved in a shootout with RCMP last Wednesday died of a single self inflicted...

Drug Plan Cost Analysis

Mar 20, 2005 / 7:04 am

The Kelowna office of Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) has been awarded a contract to provide a cost analysis of the “Central Okanagan Framework for...

Five-Year Plan Approved

Mar 19, 2005 / 7:32 am

The Regional Board has adopted the Five-Year Financial Plan for 2005 – 2009. Revenue and spending during 2005 totals more than $40.1 million, up from the...