Brieanna Charlebois

The good, the bad, the ugly: SilverStar recaps ski season

Watch some of the best clips from winter on the hill — and some of the bloopers.

The Smokanagan, Part three: Mental health effects

“So every time we can take that step and reduce isolation and increase social connectedness, we’re going to be helping to improve the overall health of our community.”

One of Okanagan’s largest hiring event draws hundreds

The 4th annual Nexus Job Fair took place at the Vernon Lodge Tuesday, April 9.

Residents and cat escape North Okanagan home fire

BREAKING NEWS: House and two vehicles ablaze in field off Highway 97

Vernon Vipers surprised with welcome home

Cheers, cowbells, horns, whistles and even a trumpet rang out when the team bus arrive home after securing their spot to play in the Fred Page Cup championship.

Vernon boxing club caters to Parkinson’s patients

CounterPunch Boxing Club takes place Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:30 p.m. at IRON HEART GYM.

Snake den startles Okanagan woman

“They start denning up in the fall and they habitually go to one den site and they appear again in the spring.”

Vernon armed robbery suspect arrested in Enderby

South East District Emergency Response Team assisted in arrest of suspect in the armed robbery of a Vernon business Tuesday, April 2.

Okanagan man honoured with ALS Award

“I am delighted to have been able to help raise awareness for ALS as well as the ALS Society.”

Okanagan teen builds motorized bike

All the parts used to build the motor obtained at the local landfill and carefully assembled by the 17-year-old

Vernon Abbeyfield House recieves donation after flooding

Armstrong Regional Cooperative donated $1,500 last month to help with the BX Creek Bank Stabilization project.

The Smokanagan, Part two: Physical health effects

“Smoke is much more dangerous than dust, no question.”

Want a chicken? Kamloops farm offers egg-citing opportunity

Rent chickens for farm fresh eggs without the commitment; free delivery offered for Kelowna and Vernon.

The Smokanagan, Part One: How wildfire smoke affects children

Vernon woman’s call for action: “We need to adapt to the environment.”

Safari Jeff visits Okanagan

The reptile show embarked on its North America tour earlier this month.

Vernon road reopened again after landslide

A geotechnical engineer was on site Friday and has advised that the roadway is now safe to travel.

POLL: Does crime increase as temperatures rise?

Recent posts to Okangan Facebook forums may suggest a spike in crime now that warmer weather has returned

Cycling as an Okanagan community in focus for Vernon Tourism

“Now, Tourism Vernon is, not only looking at our partners, but with our neighbouring cities to get people to make a multi-destination visit around the Okanagan.”

Urban backyard beekeeping creating a buzz in Okanagan

The proposed bylaw updates would allow for small scale hobby beekeeping of up to two or four beehives on most properties.

New, permanent shelter replaces aging Okanagan building

Our Place will be open 24 hours a day in Vernon