Vernon News

4/23/2014

Hydro Lines Down - Outage Extended

Over 800 families spent the night without power.  BC Hydro says trees came down across the line on Silver Star Road about 11pm Tuesday night. Hydro says it impacted 811 customers off Silver Star Road.  Hydro originally said it should ... Read More...
4/23/2014

Teachers Job Action Phase 1

Limited job action by teachers begins today across B-C. Elementary and Middle school students in the North Okanagan Shuswap district have a long morning ahead.  The district has cancelled recess and reduced the school day by 15 minutes after teachers ... Read More...
4/22/2014

Wednesday's SD22's Cross Country Run Postponed

School District #22 Board has elected to postpone the cross country run at DND fields tomorrow because they have concerns about student safety.  Voluntary activities are not affected by the teachers' job action in Stage 1.  Teachers are still participating ... Read More...
4/22/2014

Teachers Job Action Starts Tomorrow

Phase 1 strike action is starting at BC schools tomorrow.The BC Principals' & Vice-Principals' Association (BCPVPA) wants teachers and the employer to reach a negotiated settlement soon as their members will begin to feel the pressure of job action ... Read More...
4/22/2014

National Organ Donor Awareness Week

It's national organ donor awareness week, a time to register your decision on organ donation. More than 85% of B.C. residents support organ donation, yet only 19% have registered their decision.BC Transplant Communications Manager Peggy John says there are ... Read More...
4/22/2014

Vernon Celebrates Earth Day

Today Vernon celebrates the 44th Earth Day. It's the 'Be the Change Earth Day Festival' at Ellison Elementary and the event will be hosted by the Ozone students. Activities are running from 9 am until 1pm today and include storytelling, wetland walks, ... Read More...