Vernon News

8/17/2015

Monday Morning Wildfire Update

The wildfire burning near Rock Creek is still growing and still burning out of control. It's almost 4000 hectares in size and is still zero-percent contained. The local regional district confirmed over the weekend the flames have claimed 29 homes and ... Read More...
1/26/2015

Vernon RCMP Request Help to Identifying Woman at ATM

The Vernon RCMP are investigating a theft of money at an ATM at the Bank of Montreal located at 2806-32nd St, in Vernon. The theft occurred back on October 5th, 2014, the owner of the card advised the investigating officer ... Read More...
1/19/2015

Wokathon Breaks Records

Another successful Wokathan at the Rice Box in Vernon yesterday. Over $10,160.46 was raised for the Sun Fm Have a Heart Radiothon and the Cambodia Support Group. Owner On Ouch says despite a few hiccups over the event, the fundraiser ... Read More...
1/19/2015

Blue Monday

Today is Blue Monday. The combination of cold grey weather, shorter days, debt incurred through the holidays, and failed new years resolutions apparently converge in depressing ways on the third Monday of January each year. But there is no need ... Read More...
1/16/2015

Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association Leaves Legacy for VJH Foundation's ‘Tower of Care Campaign’

Continuing their longstanding tradition of community service, the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association is leaving a legacy in the North Okanagan with a $25,000 donation to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s ‘Tower of Care Campaign.’  “We are very thankful for ... Read More...
1/16/2015

Break and Enter Suspect Apprehended

At about 3:30am Vernon RCMP were called to a report of a break and enter in progress to a construction site of a new townhouse complex in the 4000 block of 28th Street in Vernon.  The caller reported seeing two males ... Read More...