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Armstrong man dies in crash

Jun 22, 2018 / 12:37 pm

Photo: Contributed A 59-year-old man has succumbed to injuries suffered during a single-vehicle rollover accident Monday afternoon.  Police say the Armstrong man was the passenger of a vehicle travelling in the 2800 block of Enderby

Fires now limited in size

Jun 21, 2018 / 4:13 pm

Photo: Contributed The province is heating up, and with the rising temperatures comes increased risk of wildfires.  The Kamloops Fire Centre is imposing a ban on open burns larger than a campfire starting this weekend.  The

No bail yet for accused

Jun 19, 2018 / 4:50 pm

Photo: Contributed One of the men accused of first-degree murder in the 1986 death of a Vernon woman was in court today for a bail hearing. A decision on bail for Paramjit Singh Bogarh has been adjourned to June 29. Paramjit and his brother,

Big film set for Okanagan

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:00 am

A big name in Hollywood is on his way back to the Okanagan.  "A Score to Settle" starring Nicolas Cage will begin filming in Kelowna and Vernon in early July.  Kevin Dewalt, president and CEO of Minds Eye Entertainment

Vernon woman mourned

Jun 15, 2018 / 1:18 pm

Photo: gofundme.com Kristina Meier is being remembered by her friends and family as the most vibrant, thoughtful and fun-loving person. Meier was killed in a car accident June 10 just outside 70 Mile House on Highway 97. She was on

Unaccounted for after crash

Jun 14, 2018 / 12:50 pm

Photo: Contributed Police are still looking for the driver of a motorhome after it crashed into a tree off road Tuesday night before catching fire. The single-vehicle collision happened near Hidden Lake in the Enderby area around 7 p.m. Police

Is there more roadwork?

Jun 12, 2018 / 5:00 am

Since 2013, $40 million has been invested in the City of Vernon for infrastructure improvements like city pipes, roads and buildings. The steady increase in spending comes after years of neglect. In a video posted to the city's website,

The raptors are back

Jun 8, 2018 / 3:30 pm

A truly thrilling experience has returned to the Allan Brooks Nature Centre in 2018 — the raptors are back.  These birds of prey will inspire and awe audiences of all ages.  Silent predators from the sky, swooping down with speed,

Bollywood makes it rain

Jun 8, 2018 / 5:00 am

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Protest spills into Vernon

Jun 5, 2018 / 5:00 am

The national pipeline discussion spilled over into Vernon last night with dozens of protesters rallying in front of Mel Arnold's downtown constituency office.  "Our federal government has been underhanded, said Gail Pifer who co-organized
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