Vernon News

7/28/2014

Fire Danger Rating High in Vernon Area

It has been a quick turnaround for the fire danger rating in the Kamloops Fire Centre. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-thirties today and throughout the week with little to no precipitation. Fire Information Officer Kayla Pepper says, "The ... Read More...
7/25/2014

Public Coroner's Inquest to be Held in the Death of Bradley Michael Thomas Haslam

The BC Coroners Service has announced new dates for the public inquest into the death of Bradley Michael Thomas Haslam.   The inquest now will commence at 9:30am on Oct. 20, 2014, at the Vernon Courthouse.   Mr. Haslam, aged ... Read More...
7/25/2014

Wildfire Risk Improves

Recent torrential rain has cut B-C's wildfire risk -- at least for now -- but it isn't  wet enough to drop a campfire ban in our region. The Wildfire Management Branch confirms downpours earlier this week have reduced the fire ... Read More...
7/25/2014

Power Still Out for Some in Shuswap

BC Hydro crews were very busy Thursday working to restore power to thousands of customers after Wednesday's wicked storm. Hydro is still dealing with  about 14 outages, most in Salmon Arm and Sicamous.  Hydro hopes to have power restored by ... Read More...
7/25/2014

Parade to Mark Half Way at VACSTC

On Friday morning, Lieutenant Colonel Kevin Tyler, Commanding Officer of the Rocky Mountain Rangers, will inspect eight platoons of cadets who have finished five different three-week basic courses at Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre. Lt.-Col Tyler joined the Canadian ... Read More...
7/24/2014

Prolific Offender Arrested

On Tuesday just before noon members of the Vernon Detachment were able to arrest a Prolific Offender they had been looking for on a number of outstanding charges, but not before he caused damage to several cars.  This offender was ... Read More...