Vernon News

8/28/2014

Accident Hwy 6

RCMP are currently investigating a single-vehicle accident that  happened just after midnight Wednesday at Highway 6 and Waddington Drive. Police say a 20 year old crashed his vehicle.  They believe he was very impaired.  The accident caused a lane closure ... Read More...
8/28/2014

IPE

A Busy first day at Armstrong's IPE.  Global Okanagan says a man was taken to hospital after being injured on the Tilt-a-Whirl ride. The man says he fell through the catwalk hurting his leg. IPE General Manager Bryan Burns says ... Read More...
8/28/2014

Community Garden

Two people are rolling up their sleeves and getting valuable work experience as the B.C. government partners with the Kindale Developmental Association, contributing more than $27,000 to start a volunteer community gardening program. As part of the Job Creation Partnership, ... Read More...
8/27/2014

School Board Meeting

Parents and students in B.C. should have a better idea by the end of Wednesday about the chance of public schools resuming, as scheduled, next Tuesday.     For the first time in weeks, senior negotiators for the B.C. Teachers' Federation ... Read More...
8/27/2014

Kal Park Meeting

A big turnout is expected Wednesday night for the meeting about the future of Kal Lake Provincial Park. Almost 1200 people have now signed the Friends of Kal Park petition against removing land from the Park The Ministry of Transport ... Read More...
8/27/2014

115th Interior Provincial Exhibition

It's a 115 year North Okanagan tradition.  The IPE in Armstrong runs today through Sunday.  GM Bryan Burns says they're expecting similar crowds to last year, when attendance at just under 150-thousand. Burns says with 1,949 exhibitors with over 7,000 ... Read More...