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Latest Articles from Mitchell Martin

Towne reopening soon

Mar 21, 2022 / 8:48 am

Photo: Facebook Vernon's Towne Theatre is getting ready to reopen after a basement fire closed its doors. The historic downtown theatre has been closed since Feb. 10, after the fire in a shared basement caused smoke damage and glass

Movie at the Museum

Mar 21, 2022 / 4:00 am

Photo: Contributed A docuseries being screened by the Vernon Museum explores the history of Grey Canal and how it affected the growth of the North Okanagan. Registration for The Ways of Water is full, which will be shown Saturday, April

Accessibility a priority

Mar 20, 2022 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed School District 22 is committing to improved accessibility for students. According to the district, improvements include specialized equipment to provide modifications to school washrooms such as adjustable change tables,

Free tutor lessons

Mar 20, 2022 / 11:40 am

Photo: Tutor Doctor Okanagan Are you looking to keep your kids occupied over March break? You can sign them up for free workshops throughout the week with classes on reading, coding, first aid basics, drawing, origami, storytelling and fractions

$250k for FireSmart program

Mar 19, 2022 / 4:00 pm

Contributed The Columbia Shuswap Regional District's FireSmart program received a sizeable grant to fight wildfires. The province's Community Resiliency Investment Program awarded the CSRD $250,000 to continue educating residents on

Police help man in crisis

Mar 17, 2022 / 3:37 pm

Photo: Contributed Vernon RCMP averted a potentially life-threatening situation Wednesday. Const. Chris Terleski said at approximately 1:45 p.m., police received a call that a man at the edge of a rock outcropping was threatening

Paint eggs to help Ukraine

Mar 16, 2022 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Vernon residents will have the chance to paint one-of-a-kind eggs for a good cause. Stephanie Lawton will be leading workshops in Pysanky Ukrainian Egg Decorating at the Vernon Community Arts Centre April 2-3. During

Water advisory rescinded

Mar 16, 2022 / 5:03 pm

Photo: Contributed Grindrod residents can drink up. In conjunction with Interior Health, Grindrod Water advises customers supplied by Grindrod Water the precautionary water quality advisory is now over. All bacterial testing results

Time travel in Vernon?

Mar 16, 2022 / 3:03 pm

Mitchell Martin Spirit week at W.L. Seaton Secondary school in Vernon leaked out into downtown Wednesday afternoon. Two students from the school were walking down 30th ave dressed in garments from days gone by one of the student's mom's

No more mosquito control

Mar 16, 2022 / 1:15 pm

Photo: CSRD There will be no mosquito control in Scotch Creek area for 2022. The newly-elected chief and council of the Little Shuswap Band have decided not to allow treatment on their lands and in areas of significant mosquito breeding. The
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