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Support youth through 4-H

Nov 16, 2018 / 7:00 pm

Photo: 4-H BC 4-H BC is hosting it's first ever online auction, which supports the positive growth of youth development. The auction started on Nov. 7, but don't worry the public still has more time to participate until the closing

Cannabis and pets

Nov 16, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon In Canada, cannabis has come a long way. Many people have been taking it medicinally for years. People from all across the country believe in the positive effects of cannabis so strongly they are now giving it to their pets. "We

1000s of lives lost to crisis

Nov 14, 2018 / 2:11 pm

Photo: Twitter Lethal doses UPDATED: 2:11 p.m. Since 2008, almost 100 people have died in Vernon due to an Illicit drug overdose, according to a recent release from the BC Coroners Service. Fifty-five of those deaths have taken place

Rising from the ashes

Nov 14, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon Not much is left after a fire engulfed three structures west of Armstrong early Sunday morning. At about 5 a.m. the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP assisted the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Fire Department with a structure fire located

Market heads indoors

Nov 13, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon The Vernon Farmers Market will move inside Kal Tire Place for the winter months. On Monday a customer appreciation day was held at the Vernon Recreation Centre as a kick off to the winter market season. "This is sort

Fire engulfs 3 structures

Nov 12, 2018 / 4:41 pm

Photo: Google Maps A fire consumed three structures in Spallumcheen on Sunday morning. On Nov. 11 just after 5 a.m., the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP assisted the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Fire Department with a structure fire located in the

Remembering Cdn soldiers

Nov 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

Photo: Castanet Staff Remember Canadian soldiers killed in combat at Kal Tire Place in Vernon on Sunday. The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25, in partnership with the City of Vernon, will host a Remembrance Day ceremony on Nov. 11. In

Winter weather has arrived

Nov 9, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon Winter-like conditions have arrived across the Okanagan. With temperatures dipping well below 0 C overnight, Okanagan residents can expect periods of snow throughout the day Friday. "The valley bottoms will stay more

2 weeks until opening day

Nov 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon It's cold and it's snowy up at Vernon's SilverStar Mountain Resort and the weather seems to be right on track for their Nov. 22 anticipated opening day. Big White Ski Resort is also set to open on Nov. 22, while

Snow-covered ski hills

Nov 6, 2018 / 11:01 am

Photo: SilverStar Mountain Resort Wet weather across the Okanagan has translated to more snowfall at higher elevations. It's looking like a winter wonderland at SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon and Big White Ski Resort near Kelowna. According



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