Vernon News

10/31/2014

Pool Closed Friday - Re-opens for 20th Anniversary

The pool at Vernon Recreation Centre will be closed all day for repairs on Friday, October 31, and will reopen on Saturday, November 1. All classes and public swim times are cancelled until the pool reopens. The Vernon Recreation Centre ... Read More...
10/31/2014

Poppy Campaign Underway

The Royal Canadian Legion's annual Poppy Campaign kicks off today (31st) and runs to November 11th.  Poppies are available by donation at various locations throughout the North Okanagan. Earlier this month the Vernon Legion donated $11,000  for a piece of ... Read More...
10/31/2014

Report into Fatal Plane Crash

A report into an Alberta plane crash that killed a Vernon man and his brother on their way to a wedding says pilot error was the cause.  39-year-old Lee Sorken of Vernon and 44 year old Dean Sorken of Abbotsford ... Read More...
10/31/2014

Safety tips for Trick-or-Treaters

City of Vernon Safe Communities Unit wants to remind trick-or-treaters that a few tips can make your Halloween safe as well as spooktacular. Remember: Always trick-or-treat with a friend. Younger children should be with an adult. Always have a flashlight ... Read More...
10/31/2014

IPE Awards

The Interior Provincial Exhibition attended the BC Fairs convention in Abbotsford. In the category of Volunteer of the Year, our very own Past President, Shirley Fowler took away the honours.  As a long time volunteer of the fair, she has ... Read More...
10/31/2014

Spring Arena Referendum?

We could be going to referendum on a second sheet of ice at Kal Tire Place in the spring. An appeal of the provincial decision regarding the borrowing of money for a city owned facility is being filed, but if ... Read More...