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Deer with huge warts

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Brenda Comeau A Vernon deer has made it's way to Facebook chats on multiple occasions. The deer clearly has big bumps covering much of its body and for many Vernonites this has raised concerns. "It's a very typical

Stepped on dirty needle

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon "I was shocked, for sure and  I was a little bit nervous," said a Vernon mother. "I didn't really know how to deal with it, and where to go from there." Ashley Irving was headed to Kin Beach with

Learning about butterflies

Jul 16, 2018 / 4:50 pm

Chantelle Deacon The Okanagan Science Centre in Vernon is hosting educational events throughout the summer. On Monday kids and their parents learned about the cycle of life for a butterfly. "First it starts off as the egg or larva,"

Street hockey for a cause

Jul 12, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Get outside and play street hockey at the Village Green Hotel in Vernon, all for a great cause. The event on Saturday, July 28, will feature a beer garden, games, music and a barbecue. Rumour has it that some NHL players

Revved up for hot rods

Jul 12, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Cars from every era will make their way to the streets of Vernon next weekend. The annual ‘Sun Valley Cruise-In’ on July 21 and 22 features over 400 classic cars, hot rods, customs, old trucks and sports cars. To

Vernon's first dispensary

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A local marijuana dispensary is taking a look back at their five-year journey in an industry that has caused a lot of discussions, disagreements and rejoice over the past few years throughout Canada. The Herbal Health

Hits cop car and escapes

Jul 10, 2018 / 12:52 pm

Photo: Google Maps An RCMP vehicle was rammed by a man escaping police in Vernon early Sunday morning. The suspect has yet to be found. Just before 2 a.m., police arrived on scene after reports of a distraught male causing problems

Printing company expands

Jul 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A local printing and marketing firm continues to grow. Wayside, the North Okanagan’s oldest printing and marketing firm, has acquired Lakeside Printing and will now provide its services directly to both companies’

Throw on your cowboy hat

Jul 6, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Now is your chance to throw on your cowboy boots and hat, all for a great cause. The annual Country Cowboy Dance & Camping Fundraiser takes place this Saturday in Lumby. Darline Wolney at Timber Ridge Trails is

Do you feel safe?

Jul 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

Do you feel safe walking in the downtown Vernon area? There has been a lot of chatter from local Vernonites saying they don't feel safe or vice versa when walking the streets of downtown Vernon. So, Castanet decided to hit the streets and


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