Vernon News

8/29/2014

Salmon Arm Man Charged in Death of Armstrong Woman

RCMP say a Salmon Arm man has been charged with the death of an Armstrong mother of two.Police say on November 27, 2013 Jillian McKinty was found dead in her home on Wolfenden Terrace in Armstrong. The circumstances surrounding ... Read More...
8/29/2014

Teachers and Government Meet Again with Ready

Teachers and government negotiators meet face-to-face again Friday afternoon, for a second day, as a mediator tries to determine if the two sides in the teachers' strike have enough common ground to make further talks worthwhile. Mediator Vince Ready met ... Read More...
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...