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No gas in Dougall Road fire

Mar 30, 2023 / 10:21 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 10:21 p.m. Gas was not involved in the Dougall Road fire, according to Fortis BC. At the request of the fire department, Fortis crews arrived just after 9 p.m. and have since left the scene. UPDATE 9:05

Drug alert in Vernon

Mar 30, 2023 / 5:34 pm

Photo: Interior Health Interior Health has issued a toxic drug alert for Vernon. A drug sold in the community was found to have 30-35% Fentanyl, 5-10% Bromazolam (Benzodiazepine) and Xylazine. The sample was sold as crack but contained

Armstrong wants feedback

Mar 30, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Armstrong is asking for residents' help – it wants to know how you walk, roll, or wheel around the city. People are being invited to give feedback on the city's Active Transportation Plan. The city has

Hwy bridge work in Chase

Mar 30, 2023 / 3:37 pm

Photo: DriveBC Major bridge construction will be taking place on the Trans-Canada Highway in Chase, starting Friday. Construction will begin at 7 a.m., and is expected to continue until June 2. The roadwork will take place between Coburn

Bees back buzzing

Mar 30, 2023 / 4:00 am

Chelsey Mutter Bees are beginning to buzz and come out of their hives for the season. “They’re desperate to get outside, you can imagine, some of them haven’t been to the bathroom all winter,” says Edwin Nowek, owner

Kal renos taking longer

Mar 30, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Chelsey Mutter The Kal is celebrating its 130th anniversary in downtown Vernon this year – and it’s now looking like the building's renovations will be following it into its 131st. Project manager Mike Ullyot says

Team's perfect season

Mar 28, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Tracy Berrecloth Armstrong-Enderby's U-15 Knights had a perfect season, going unbeaten from first to last game in North Okanagan Minor Hockey Association competition. The Knights won on all of their regular season and playoff

EV chargers spark debate

Mar 28, 2023 / 5:00 pm

Photo: Contributed The safety of electric vehicle charging stations in homes sparked debate around City Hall in Vernon, Monday. Mayor Victor Cumming suggested council pass a motion requiring all new developments be ready to accept a charging

4 new firefighters approved

Mar 28, 2023 / 11:10 am

Photo: Jon Manchester Vernon will soon be getting four new firefighters. Declassified documents release by city council Monday show the city will follow a Vernon Fire Rescue Services recommendation to hire the additional help. Funding

Youth targeted in strategy

Mar 28, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Jon Manchester Vernon will move ahead with a gun and gang violence prevention strategy following council's endorsement on Monday. A Zoom presentation on the strategy was given by Felix Munger of the Canadian Municipal Network


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