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Hwy open, power restored

Jan 3, 2019 / 2:23 pm

Photo: Google Maps, BC Hydro UPDATE: 2:23 p.m. Highway 6 is open again following an earlier closure.  The Highway closure was caused by down power lines.  UPDATED: 10:24 a.m. Highway 6 EW is closed in both directions

Give your start-up a boost

Jan 3, 2019 / 11:30 am

Photo: Facebook Julia Allen and Kate Johnson of LOCALITY. Your start-up business has the chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes at the 2019 Enterprize Challenge in Vernon. Registration is now open for the business boot camp hosted

The year that was 2018

Jan 2, 2019 / 10:15 am

Photo: Contributed It was a busy year for the Castanet Vernon office and although we only highlighted the top ten biggest stories there were many others that stood out. Below is a list of honourable mentions for some of our most popular

2. Mysterious death

Dec 30, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon The No. 2 story on Castanet Vernon's 2018 top 10 list was the confusing death of a 37-year-old woman found in a home in an upscale Vernon neighbourhood. Little information was ever released after Heather Barker was found

8. Death of Jon James

Dec 24, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon The number eight story on Castanet Vernon's 2018 top 10 list was the tragic death of stunt-rapper, while filming a music video. It was a warm Saturday afternoon in October when Jon James McMurray died in a plane incident

A Xmas dinner for everyone

Dec 23, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay There is a place for everyone to enjoy Christmas dinner Tuesday. Enjoy the 10th annual Come Together for Christmas turkey dinner on Dec. 25 in Vernon. The St. James Parish Centre will host the event for the homeless, working

Kelowna teen found safe

Dec 23, 2018 / 5:24 pm

Photo: Facebook UPDATED: 5:25 p.m. Kelowna teen, Aislynn Hanson, 18, has been found safe and sound. Kelowna RCMP thanks the public for their assistance. Original: 3:27 p.m. A Kelowna teen has been missing for more than 24-hours. Kelowna

La Force to hit the stage

Dec 23, 2018 / 4:00 pm

Photo: La Force The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society presents La Force coming February 2019. La Force is the second show in the Spotlight On Stage Concert Series. With the audience seated cabaret style on stage, the

Treacherous hwy conditions

Dec 23, 2018 / 12:58 pm

Photo: Squamish RCMP If you are planning on heading to Whistler for the Christmas holidays be prepared for extremely dangerous driving conditions. The Sea to Sky Highway received a massive dump of snow this weekend making for terrible roads. More

Best in BC ready to arrive

Dec 23, 2018 / 12:30 pm

Photo: Pixabay Just two days after Christmas British Columbia’s top U21 curlers will arrive in Vernon for the 2019 BC Junior Curling Championships. The 2019 BC Juniors features eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams,



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