Vernon News

12/22/2014

YLW Holiday Travel

The folks at Kelowna International Airport are expecting a very busy Holiday Season with more than 100-thousand travellers expected to pass through from yesterday till early in the New Year. Spokesperson, Jenelle Hynes, says the most important tip is getting ... Read More...
12/22/2014

Best Work Cities

According to a new study by B-C Business Magazine,Vernon is the 30th best city in British Columbia to work. The study ranked 36 B-C cities based mainly on income growth, household income, population growth, unemployment, labour participation, people with degrees ... Read More...
12/22/2014

Fatal MVA

A head-on crash on Highway 97 near Duck Lake claimed the life of a Kelowna woman Saturday afternoon. Police say the SUV she was driving veered into the path of an oncoming semi.  The driver of the truck was not ... Read More...
12/19/2014

Silver Star Back Side Open

The back side of Silver Star Mountain is opening this morning. Skiers will hit the top of the Comet Express this morning to wait for ski patrol to open the area by dropping the rope and letting the snow lovers ... Read More...
12/19/2014

City Grit Hits the Streets

Vernon is the second city in BC to give the Yellow Grit Box program a try. The city is placing 10 yellow grit boxes at key locations designed for 'do-it-yourself' public use to asssit pedestrians in winter months. Each box ... Read More...
12/17/2014

Salvation Army Distribution

The Vernon Salvation Arm Christmas Hampers will be distributed Wednesday and Thursday December 17th & 18th. Spokesperson David MacBain reminds everyone it is at the new Christmas Depot in the former Far West building just a block off Hwy 6. ... Read More...