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The most magical night

Sep 19, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed There are only a couple of days left until the 21st annual Father Daughter Ball in Vernon. The event brings together fathers along with their daughters to enjoy a magical evening, all in support of a great cause. The

Healthy lifestyle for seniors

Sep 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Pixabay Learn about the benefits exercise and socializing can have on seniors at an information seminar coming up next month. The UBC-Interior Health research study looks into the many health benefits that walking and socializing

Don't dump that oil

Sep 18, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Salmon Arm Landfill facility has recently undergone improvements made by the BC Used Oil Management Association. The not-for-profit group dedicated to the collection and recycling of lubricating oil, oil filters, oil

Slow down and move over

Sep 17, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Kamloops RCMP Drivers must slow down when approaching an official vehicle that has its lights flashing. It's the law. Kamloops RCMP ticketed 15 drivers on Sept. 13 over a 2.5-hour period who failed to slow down and move over for

Women who wine

Sep 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Salmon Arm's Women Who Wine will be hosting their first community giving event later this month. The event, which is open to the public, will be at Hapur Family Farm. Each attendee is required to bring a $100 donation

Horses walk the Rail Trail

Sep 7, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Allowing horses on the Lake Country section of the Okanagan's new Rail Trail has no doubt caused controversy, but for one local horseback rider, she feels it's their right to use it. As of now, on-leash dogs

Sweet baby yoga

Sep 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon It's a place where new mothers or mothers-to-be can release some stress and get in a workout, while enjoying time with other ladies and their babies. MOGA Moms is new to Vernon and on Wednesday many women came out to enjoy

Fill your tank for a cause

Sep 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Support a good cause by filling up your tank with gas or diesel later this month in the North Okanagan. As part of Fuel Good Day on Sept. 18, 10 cents from every litre of fuel sold at Armstrong Regional Cooperative Gas

IPE in full swing

Aug 29, 2018 / 6:00 pm

Chantelle Deacon Things are heating up at Armstrong's annual Interior Provincial Exhibition. The five days of fun kicked off Wednesday, and despite some rain, thousands came out to enjoy the animals, vendors, food and rides. The IPE is

'I knew they were trouble'

Aug 29, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed "As soon as they came in the store, I knew they were trouble." A downtown Vernon business owner is short $5,400 after two strangers robbed her inside her own store.   After arriving at her business, Casa



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