Vernon News

9/19/2014

School Starts Monday

Teachers will be in classrooms Friday preparing for students to start on Monday.  86 per cent of teachers who turned out  - voted in favour of accepting the 6 year deal Heather Malcolm, President of the Vernon Teachers’ Association says, ... Read More...
9/18/2014

Back To School Next Week?

    B-C teachers are participating in study sessions today as they look over the tentative agreement that was reached earlier this week before voting on it.    Teachers' union president Jim Iker has urged his members to vote Yes, and ... Read More...
9/18/2014

Federal Hopefuls Target Students

Federal hopefuls in the North Okanagan Shuswap riding will set aside their differences today in an effort at getting more Okanagan College students out to vote. General Manager of Okanagan College Vernon Students' Association Eric Reist, says the number of ... Read More...
9/18/2014

Body of Missing Man Found Near Dock at Kal Beach

Police say it was a tragic accident that took the life of a 61-year-old man this week. Heinz Schwarz was reported missing after leaving his home in Coldstream to go for a walk on Monday. An RCMP dive team recovered his ... Read More...
9/17/2014

North OK Prescribed Burns

B.C's Wildfire Management Branch will be kept busy in the North Okanagan, over the next month, as their staff carry out a prescribed burn. The Okanagan Shuswap Natural Resource District will assist with the job, which will  burn off  32 ... Read More...
9/17/2014

Enderby Arena and Curling Rink Closed for Repairs

The Enderby Memorial Arena and Curling Rink will be delayed in opening due to a problem with its chiller. When the chiller was being prepared for start-up earlier in the week, it was discovered that ammonia had leaked into the ... Read More...