Vernon News

7/23/2014

Accident Victims Identified

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identities of three persons who died following a motor vehicle incident near Kelowna on July 15, 2014.  They were Harold Reinhardt Miller, aged 82, from Vernon; his wife Violet Juline Miller, aged 79; ... Read More...
7/23/2014

Special Weather Statement

The majority of the Southern BC Interior is expected to receive some heavy rain and thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday.A low pressure system crossing the BC Interior and will create heavy rain and thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday. The thunderstorms may ... Read More...
7/23/2014

Foisey Retires

A fixture in regional politics is retiring. Eugene Foisy has announced he won’t seek another term in November.  He has represented Cherryville for 20 years.  Foisy told the Morning Star “It’s time for some new blood. Times are changing,” The ... Read More...
7/23/2014

Gingras Declares for Federal NDP

The first person has stepped forward to represent the NDP in the next Federal Election. Jacqui Gingras wants to be the next federal NDP candidate. "It is now more important than ever to become engaged in the democratic process," is ... Read More...
7/22/2014

Suspicious Fire Destroys Apple Bins

The latest suspicious fire in Vernon has caused an estimated 100-thousand dollars in damage.A blaze about 11:15 Monday night at the Growers Supply on Waddington Drive destroyed as many as one-thousand empty apple bins,  each worth about one-hundred dollars.... Read More...
7/21/2014

New Water Restriction Bylaw

The Regional District of North Okanagan Board of Directors has adopted the Greater Vernon Water Use and Regulation Bylaw No. 2545, 2014. This bylaw combines regulations from several older bylaws and also introduces updated water use restrictions. The new “Normal” ... Read More...