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People to blame, not bears

Dec 12, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: flickr creative commons File photo. Residents in the Vernon area are to blame for conflicts with bears and not the other way around, city council was informed Monday. “Incidences of bear conflicts related to residential

Sharing the 'pot'

Dec 12, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Google Coun. Bob Spiers expects the city to get a share of the tax from legalized marijuana sales. News that the federal government would be sharing the cash pot from cannabis sales, once the drug is legalized, made for a little joy

Election sign 'free for all'

Dec 11, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Paul Cousins File photo of past Vernon election signs. There should be plenty of election signs up during Vernon's municipal election next year. In a 4-2 decision Monday, city council approved a motion put forward by Coun.

Crash case resumes in 2018

Dec 8, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: gofundme.com Kiel Stewart was seriously injured in a crash last year and is due back in court next year. The court case against a Lumby man, charged in a double-fatal vehicle crash in Saskatchewan last year, won't resume until

Pickleball asks for cash

Dec 8, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Vernon Pickleball Association Volunteers from the VPA are seen hard at work at Marshall Field. The Vernon Pickleball Association has been hard at work on its $1.4 million, 12-court facility at Marshall Field which, it's hoped,

Should we keep ranchland?

Dec 7, 2017 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Contributed File photo of BX ranchland. Local politicians will review a request to keep a huge chunk of BX ranchland for public use, but the idea already has some support. The BX Ranchland Task Force and BX/Swan Lake Community

3 years for gun stockpile

Dec 5, 2017 / 12:34 pm

Photo: RCMP Police found a number of powerful weapons during their search of a storage locker in Vernon last April. A man who was found by Vernon RCMP officers hiding in a storage locker full of powerful guns, drugs and stolen property last

100s of tubers warned

Dec 5, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Enderby Chamber of Commerce File photo. Hundreds of people tubing on the Shuswap River this past summer received warnings from conservation officers involved in enhanced boat patrols throughout the North Okanagan. Figures tallied

Medal for trail legend

Dec 4, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Shuswap Trail Alliance. Connie Harris Crowley (2nd from left) receiving the Shuswap Trails award in 2010. (Also shown are fellow trail stewards, Jim Beckner, Jim Hoskins, and Ed Hinman) Known as a local legend, Connie Harris Crowley

Fond salute for club owner

Dec 4, 2017 / 7:35 am

Photo: Facebook Mo Halat (right) with former business partner and friend, Saverio Loria. A man who was a key part of Vernon's nightlife scene for many years has passed away. Mo Halat, who was in his eighties, died in hospital



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