Vernon News

11/21/2014

No School in Lumby After Lavington Gas Leak

It's officially a long weekend for students and teachers in Lumby. Superintendent Joe Rogers from School District 22 has confirmed J.W. Ingles Elementary and Charles Bloom Secondary are closed today (Friday). A chaotic day out in Lavington yesterday after an ... Read More...
11/21/2014

Sovereign Lake Delays Opening Day

Despite a week of hard work to prepare trails for the weekend, Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre announced last night that they would be unable to open today as planned. Manager of Silver Star Nordic facilities Guy Paulsen says it was ... Read More...
11/21/2014

Flood Protection Work Starting at Marshall Fields

The City will begin flood protection work in Okanagan Landing starting over the weekend. The majority of construction will take place on the west side of the Marshall Fields site causing a detour of the multi-use path.  Upgrades are expected ... Read More...
11/20/2014

Single Vehicle Accident Causes Major Gas Leak

At about 9:10AM  today RCMP officers responded to a report of a single vehicle accident, that involves a gas line in the area of Park Lane and Hwy #6.  Traffic is not being permitted on Hwy #6 in the area and ... Read More...
11/20/2014

Salvation Army Kettles Ringing

The annual Salvation Army Christmas Kettle campaign is now underway. Volunteers will be ringing bells throughout the city at twelve locations starting Thursday until the 24th of December. Community Ministries Director David MacBain says 778 Christmas hampers were given out last ... Read More...
11/20/2014

Large Burn Planned After Snow

Vernon Fire-Rescue Services (VFRS) is alerting Vernon residents that, in consultation with the Ministry of Forests, there will be a large-scale burn starting in November following the first major snowfall. The burn is part of the Community Wildfire Protection Plan,  ... Read More...