Kate Bouey
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Latest Articles from Kate Bouey

Hoping to reduce the noise

Oct 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Randy Mills File photo of helicopters over an orchard. Residents in Lavington are hoping changes to a proposed noise bylaw will help them get a good night's sleep. The bylaw was up for three readings before Coldstream

Metal Stiletto

Oct 18, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Okanagan-based band will rock Vernon next week. A tribute to female rockers is happening in Vernon next week. A group of Okanagan-based musicians will perform the hits of Janis Joplin, Tina Turner, Alanis Morissette

Fernie deaths probe

Oct 18, 2017 / 7:38 pm

Photo: CTV UPDATE: 7:38 p.m. Emergency crews gained access to part of an arena in Fernie, B.C., on Wednesday more than 24 hours after three workers died following an ammonia leak while emergency maintenance was being done on refrigeration

More downtown work

Oct 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Kate Bouey Much of 30th Street in the downtown will close for paving Oct. 18 and 19. 30th Street, which cuts through downtown Vernon, will be closed from Highway 6 to 31st Avenue October 18-19 to finish paving. A City

Going batty over bats

Oct 17, 2017 / 6:29 pm

Photo: Contributed Bats need help to survive, say B.C. experts. While creatures of the night are usually avoided, experts say the ones living in the Okanagan need some help. “The conservation of bats in B.C. has always been important,

Our health vs development

Oct 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed File photo of tractor at work on large dairy farm in Spallumcheen. Industrial orchards in Coldstream and factory farming in Spallumcheen are two reasons why North Okanagan residents must be proactive about health,

Tolko helps out

Oct 16, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Photo: Contributed Tolko has donated $7,000 to the Boys and Girls Club. Tolko Industries has donated $7,000 to the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs. A cheque was handed over to Diane Entwistle, chief executive officer of the Okanagan Boys

Small biz supports tax drop

Oct 16, 2017 / 7:15 pm

Photo: Contributed (LtoR) Tory MP Dan Albas, Dione Chambers, Chamber G.M., Tory MP Mel Arnold, Markus Schrott, Chamber president Local businesses are pleased to see a drop in small business tax rates, according to the Greater Vernon Chamber

Hunter fell 30 ft

Oct 15, 2017 / 7:19 pm

Photo: David Ogilvie An Air Rescue helicopter choppers out injured man after cliff fall. UPDATE: 7:20 p.m. A hunter sustained serious head injuries after falling 30 feet from a cliff in the Fintry area.  West Kelowna

Ramble in the Foothills

Oct 13, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Foothills Community Association Local politicians have been invited to take part in a ramble Saturday morning, on land above the Foothills neighbourhood in north Vernon. Invitations have been sent out to Vernon and Coldstream



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