Vernon News

10/24/2014

Update on Fatal Crash in Downtown Vernon

The Vernon RCMP continues to investigate the fatal motor vehicle accident at happened at 30th Ave and 32nd St during the early morning hours of Oct 23rd.   Police have identified the driver of the car who died ... Read More...
10/24/2014

Coroner's Report into Firefighter Death

It's taken almost 3 years for the coroner's report into the death of a volunteer firefighter in Enderby. Twenty-fire-year-old Dan Botkin died in December 2011 when an explosion inside a shipping container blew off the doors of the container.  Coroner ... Read More...
10/24/2014

Inquest into Mill Death Wrapping Up

The inquest into the death of an 18-year-old at the Tolko Mill in Lavington last summer is wrapping up.  Lumby's Bradley Haslam died in June last year after getting caught in a conveyor belt. The jury has heard from 21 ... Read More...
10/23/2014

Fatal Crash in Downtown Vernon

An accident in downtown Vernon at 1:17am has claimed the life of a 33 year old  Kelowna woman. Vernon RCMP say an eastbound mini van collided with a northbound car at 30th Avenue and 32nd Street.  The driver of the ... Read More...
10/23/2014

New Website to Assist Immigrants

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce Social Planning Council for the North Okanagan have launched a new website aimed at assisting new immigrants who have moved to the North Okanagan.    Entitled "WelcomeVernon.ca", the website has been designed to be a ... Read More...
10/22/2014

Ottawa Shooting - MP in Centre Block

A gunman opened fire at the National War Memorial, wounding a soldier, then moved to nearby Parliament Hill and wounded a security guard before he was shot, reportedly by Parliament's sergeant-at-arms. The Hill remains under lockdown amid reports there may ... Read More...