Vernon News

9/29/2014

Cell Phones More Deadly Than Impaired Drivers

ICBC says you're four times more likely to crash if you're on your phone will driving. Vernon Citizens Patrol volunteers and Safe Communities Unit had volunteers, the media and RCMP go through the ICBC's Distracted Driving Campaign obstacle course to ... Read More...
9/29/2014

Over $10,000 in Tickets

A lot of Vernon residents aren't buckling up. On Saturday four roving cell phone and seatbelt checks from 10:00AM to 6:00 PM resulted in a total of 83 tickets being issued. 14 were for cell phones, but 58 were for ... Read More...
9/29/2014

RCMP Officer Injured in Rollover

An investigation is underway after an RCMP Officer rolled a police truck down an embankment near Lumby.  Spokesperson Gord Molendyk says the Lumby officer was investigating a possible impaired driver Sunday night about 10:30 when he failed to negotiate a ... Read More...
9/29/2014

Gun Stolen From Vehicle

Hunters are being reminded to keep their guns out of sight in their vehicles while hunting. RCMP Spokesperson, Gord Molendyk says sometime overnight Saturday a truck in Enderby, ( the area of George Street and Regent Avenue)  was broken into ... Read More...
9/29/2014

Accident and Near Miss

Vernon RCMP are investigating after a near accident and a crash. Police say just after midnight Sunday they got a call about a car speeding through the intersection of 32nd Street and 32nd Avenue.  The silver car with two people ... Read More...
9/29/2014

Liberals Select Candidate

The North Okanagan Shuswap Electoral District Association has nominated Cindy Derkaz as the Liberal Federal candidate for the  2015 election. Salmon Arm's Cindy Derkaz of Salmon Arm was selected by Liberal party members and supporters September 27th in Vernon and ... Read More...