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Vernon man killed working on vehicle

Vernon man killed working on vehicle

RCMP investigating death of a man at a business Friday morning on 34th Street

Vernon man killed working on vehicle
Water utilities in the North Westside area will not be impacted by a power outage Wednesday.

North Westside power outage cancelled because of frigid weather

The work to upgrade the electrical distribution system is now postponed to an undetermined date.

Water utilities in the North Westside area will not be impacted by a power outage Wednesday.
The Killiney Beach water system

North Westside power outage impacts water utilities

B.C. Hydro upgrades require a planned outage Wednesday from 6 a.m. to about 6 p.m.

The Killiney Beach water system
Alpine skiing gets underway at Silver Star Mountain Resort Wednesday.

Silver Star opens for alpine skiing

Silver Star Mountain Resort will be open for alpine skiing and boarding starting Wednesday.

Alpine skiing gets underway at Silver Star Mountain Resort Wednesday.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is doing upgrades to the Killiney Beach water system.

Major upgrade starts for Killiney Beach water system

Residents along Winchester Road will be the first affected as construction takes place weekdays

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is doing upgrades to the Killiney Beach water system.
Okanagan Studios has opened in the former Far West building on Highway 6.

Lights, camera, action for Okanagan film studio

Okanagan Studios has officially opened its doors in the old Far West building on Highway 6 in Vernon

Okanagan Studios has opened in the former Far West building on Highway 6.
Smoking in public spaces will be banned in Lake Country starting in January.

Smoking banned in Lake Country public spaces

As of Jan. 5, a prohibition on smoking in public places will come into force.

Smoking in public spaces will be banned in Lake Country starting in January.
Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall

Dreaming of visiting China? Win a trip of a lifetime!

You could win an all-inclusive tour through Beijing, Xi’an, Shanghai and Suzhou next spring valued at $2500!

Enter the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce contest and win an all inclusive trip to China to see the Great Wall
Numerous emergency vehicles were on scene at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Tuesday afternoon after two students were stabbed.

UPDATE: Teen girl dies after double stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Police arrest male suspect in the school; second victim in stable condition in hospital

Numerous emergency vehicles were on scene at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Tuesday afternoon after two students were stabbed.
Patricia Soderquist checks over some of her great finds at the Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market for Okanagan Rail Trail held Saturday at the Kal Tire corporate office building on Kal Lake Road.

Kal Tire provides major boost for rail trail

Garage sale brings in significant funds for recreational corridor

Patricia Soderquist checks over some of her great finds at the Kal Tire Community Garage Sale and Market for Okanagan Rail Trail held Saturday at the Kal Tire corporate office building on Kal Lake Road.
Conservation officers Dave Cox and Ken Owens check on three bears being relocated from Cherryville.

Grizzly bears relocated from Cherryville

Conservation officers urged residents to take action on livestock, fruit and garbage

Conservation officers Dave Cox and Ken Owens check on three bears being relocated from Cherryville.
A volunteer was injured by some patrons at the O'Keefe Ranch haunted corn maze Saturday night.

O’Keefe Ranch working with RCMP after actors attacked

One corn maze volunteer sustained serious injuries to their hand

A volunteer was injured by some patrons at the O'Keefe Ranch haunted corn maze Saturday night.
The Okabagan Indian Band is investigating solar power.

Okanagan Indian Band pursues solar power

The band will receive $18,000 through the B.C. First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund

The Okabagan Indian Band is investigating solar power.
Vernon resident Maurice Strong is looking forward to development of the Okanagan Rail Trail.

Clock ticking on rail trail matching funds

Since Oct. 1, when a matching campaign began, $126,000 has been raised.

Vernon resident Maurice Strong is looking forward to development of the Okanagan Rail Trail.
A recreational corridor is planned between Coldstream and Kelowna.

End of the line for railway track removal

Construction of the trail between Coldstream and Kelowna could begin in the spring

A recreational corridor is planned between Coldstream and Kelowna.
Al Tire's mining branch has established a relationship with the University of B.C.

Vernon’s Kal Tire inks relationship with UBC

Kal Tire’s mining tire group and the University of B.C. have formed a research partnership

Al Tire's mining branch has established a relationship with the University of B.C.
Mayor James Baker is pleased with Lake Country’s attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Lake Country reducing greenhouse gas emissions

A level two award recognizes the district’s completion of a corporate carbon inventory

Mayor James Baker is pleased with Lake Country’s attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Then Okanagan Indian Band is seeking legal action over military explosives.

Okanagan band pursues legal action over explosives

The band has filed a civil claim in the Supreme Court of B.C. against the attorney general of Canada

Then Okanagan Indian Band is seeking legal action over military explosives.
Goodbye

‘Happy memories, incredibly grateful’: Prince William’s parting words to Canada

Heartfelt thank you, touching farewell as Royal tour ends for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Goodbye
Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams performs for a full house at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tuesday evening on his Bare Bones Tour in 2014.

Bryan Adams brings The Get Up Tour to Penticton

Multi-platinum recording artist Bryan Adams is performing in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Canadian rock legend Bryan Adams performs for a full house at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Tuesday evening on his Bare Bones Tour in 2014.
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