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Policing office tagged

May 24, 2019 / 5:00 am

John K. White A tagger hit the Community Policing office on 31st Avenue Thursday in what can best be described as a brazen move. While the effort took chutzpah, the attempt at spelling would not get them out of the first round of an elementary

Arts group to host fundraiser

May 23, 2019 / 2:38 pm

Photo: Arts Council of the Okanagan The Arts Council of the North Okanagan (ACNO) wants to help you capture the perfect Okanagan summer moment on June 21 at the inaugural Summer Solstice for the Arts dinner and wine evening event.   "The

Market woes impact Tolko

May 23, 2019 / 2:08 pm

Photo: File Tolko Industries said Thursday that its Armstrong and Soda Creek lumber operations would take downtime during the weeks of May 27 and June 3. "High log costs and weak market conditions continue to impact our lumber operating

Silver Creek bike trail a go

May 23, 2019 / 1:58 pm

Photo: Contributed Plans for a 3.65-km bike trail linking the Silver Creek Community Hall, library and elementary school with the Silver Creek Park are gearing up for construction, the district announced in a press release on Thursday. At

Area NDP candidate named

May 23, 2019 / 1:54 pm

Photo: Contributed Gina Myhill-Jones Gina Myhill-Jones will be acclaimed Sunday as the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo NDP candidate in the federal election set for October 2019. President Bill Sundhu announced that the party will hold nomination

RCMP ready to patrol lakes

May 23, 2019 / 1:43 pm

Photo: Richard Harrington The Vernon North Okanagan RCMP boat and its officers are gearing up for a busy season on Okanagan waterways.  RCMP vessels will be on patrol throughout the summer and the RCMP is reminding the boating public

Joly touts tourism plan

May 23, 2019 / 12:46 pm

John K. White Federal Tourism Minister Melanie Joly told Vernon and area Chamber of Commerce members at a roundtable breakfast meeting in Armstrong Thursday morning that the recently unveiled tourism strategy will finally give the sector a

Cafe launches mug swap

May 23, 2019 / 5:00 am

John K. White A Vernon café has launched a reusable coffee mug program designed to vastly reduce the amount of waste of to-go drink orders. Ratio Coffee and Pastry drew inspiration from a program that has has successfully garnered high

Crash victim ID'd

May 22, 2019 / 4:40 pm

Photo: GoFundMe Darin Des Roches of Vernon was identified as the man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 6 on Sunday. The 52-year-old widower and single father died after his car collided head on with a truck on Hwy. 6 near Waddington

Chat/text with Crisis Line

May 22, 2019 / 3:52 pm

Photo: File The Interior Crisis Line Network (ICLN) launched a pilot chat and text service on May 17 "to do more to make life-saving and life-changing support accessible in the Interior," the organization announced in a release. The



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