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Latest Articles from Tracey Prediger

White light for 'angel day'

Feb 2, 2023 / 4:00 am

Tracey Prediger A light snow fell against a grey backdrop of Okanagan Lake as Christy Gendron remembered her daughter Ashley Wadsworth, Wednesday. “On Feb. 1, Jesus held out his hand and brought her to heaven,” Gendron shared. Families,

Baking that's good for soul

Feb 2, 2023 / 4:00 am

Tracey Prediger Whether your tastebuds crave sweet or savoury, Heather Lastik can satisfy your hunger. “Our bakers come in at midnight, but our ovens are on until at least 2:30 in the afternoon, bringing out hot stuff,” Lastik says

Mom alleges teen grooming

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: The Canadian Press "She was like 12 literally a couple of months ago, playing with her Littlest Pet Shops, and now she's having sex," confides a Vernon mother who believes her now-teenage daughter was "raped"

A voice for veterans

Feb 1, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Vernon Veterans Society Finding homes for Vernon veterans is just one of the needs the newly formed Vernon Veterans Society plans to fulfill. The society has been five years in the making, and after a weekend meeting to establish

Inside the weather dome

Jan 31, 2023 / 12:00 pm

Photo: SilverStar Mountain Resort Wanna take a peek inside a radar weather dome? Environment Canada provided SilverStar Mountain Resort staff a tour of the newly installed tower near the top of the mountain's gondola. A video posted

Veterans' ombud to visit

Jan 31, 2023 / 4:00 am

Tracey Prediger As a female in the Service Battalion in the 1980s, Andrea Newton knew she would struggle to earn her Sgt. stripes. What she wasn’t prepared for was to leave the military with a lifelong disability. “Veterans Affairs

Police investigate break-in

Jan 30, 2023 / 4:47 pm

Photo: Contributed RCMP in Salmon Arm are asking the public to keep their eyes open for a suspect in a business break-in. The business is located on 10th Avenue, and according to RCMP, "a bald male forced entry into the business and

Feds fund cow clean up

Jan 29, 2023 / 4:00 am

Photo: Tracey Prediger It appears taxpayers will be footing the bill for the removal of 26 dead cows out of Okanagan Lake. Indigenous Services Canada will be handing over more than $50,000 to the Okanagan Indian Band. A spokesperson with

Open to pot growers

Jan 28, 2023 / 4:00 pm

Photo: Pixabay Pot growers are welcome to build in the rural Lumby area. “If someone wants to invest in my community, I wanted to make sure there was a level playing field,” explains Rick Fairbairn, RDNO Area D director, when

Land use hiccup

Jan 27, 2023 / 6:00 pm

Photo: File photo “It’s a bit of a fly in the ointment,” says RDNO area B director Bob Fleming of the proposed Mission Hill water filtration project. He explains that even though the new Greater Vernon Water facility is


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