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Injured hiker rescued

Injured hiker rescued

A hiker had to be airliftef from the Enderby Cliffs. Vernon Search…

Injured hiker rescued
Semi strikes house

Semi strikes house

A semi truck driver was slightly injured after hitting a house in…

Semi strikes house
UPDATED: Raw sewage, algae reported in Okanagan Lake

UPDATED: Raw sewage, algae reported in Okanagan Lake

The Okanagan Indian Band is asking all residents and visitors to refrain from entering into the north arm of Okanagan Lake until further notice

UPDATED: Raw sewage, algae reported in Okanagan Lake
Film crew embraces Vernon

Film crew embraces Vernon

Vernon is garnering rave reviews as it hosts the filming of Distorted, featuring Christina Ricci and John Cusack

Film crew embraces Vernon
District of Coldstream crews put additional barricades at Kal dock after it was damaged during the wind storm Thursday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Councillor defends need for pier

There is vocal opposition to possibly ripping out Kal Beach’s pier. It…

District of Coldstream crews put additional barricades at Kal dock after it was damaged during the wind storm Thursday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Armed robbery suspect sought

Armed robbery suspect sought

Shortly after 6:20 a.m. Sunday, officers received a report of an armed robbery at the Mac’s convenience store at 2147 Richter St.

Armed robbery suspect sought
Students join the flood fight

Students join the flood fight

Students from Kalamalka and Vernon secondary schools filled and stacked sandbags Thursday

Students join the flood fight
Flood cancels Oyama event

Flood cancels Oyama event

The Oyama Community Club has cancelled Oyama Fun Day June 4 because of flooding

Flood cancels Oyama event
Forest fire burning near Lumby

Forest fire burning near Lumby

The blaze on Coopers Mountain was about eight hectares in size at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday

Forest fire burning near Lumby
Okanagan Lake warning issued

Okanagan Lake warning issued

Emergency Management B.C. asks that residents in the area take precautions to ensure personal safety

Okanagan Lake warning issued
Flooding leads to fishing fun

Flooding leads to fishing fun

Oyama family goes fishing while sandbagging their Kal Lake yard

Flooding leads to fishing fun
Weather statement issued for Okanagan

Weather statement issued for Okanagan

Warm temperatures and thunder storms in the forecast

Weather statement issued for Okanagan
Rainbow ready for Vernon

Rainbow ready for Vernon

The community’s first rainbow crosswalk will be installed Wednesday on 30th Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets

Rainbow ready for Vernon
There is growing concern that Okanagan Lake could flood, impacting adjacent properties. (photo submitted)

All eyes on Okanagan Lake

At last report early Sunday afternoon, Okanagan Lake was at 342.6 metres, or 40 centimetres below the flood mark

There is growing concern that Okanagan Lake could flood, impacting adjacent properties. (photo submitted)
Anxiety flows with floods

Anxiety flows with floods

20th Street resident among those impacted by flood waters

Anxiety flows with floods
Whiteman’s Creek has been running high because of rain and snowmelt. (Dwayne Lawrence photo)

Okanagan band monitors flooding

High water a concern at Duck Lake and along Westside Road

Whiteman’s Creek has been running high because of rain and snowmelt. (Dwayne Lawrence photo)
More than 600 Lake Country students walk to raise $18, 425 for the Okanagan Rail Trail. Their contribution will be matched by George Galbraith. (photo submitted)

Rail trail garners support

Residents matching donation from George Galbraith

More than 600 Lake Country students walk to raise $18, 425 for the Okanagan Rail Trail. Their contribution will be matched by George Galbraith. (photo submitted)
Fire chief Clayton Cassidy is missing in Cache Creek. (Photo submitted)

Search crews head to Cache Creek

Vernon Search and Rescue joins efforts to find missing fire chief

Fire chief Clayton Cassidy is missing in Cache Creek. (Photo submitted)
Flooding is widespread throughout Armstrong. (Kelly Cooper/Facebook)

UPDATE: Armstrong declares flood emergency

The City of Armstrong has declared a state of local emergency due to flooding which is occurring throughout the community

Flooding is widespread throughout Armstrong. (Kelly Cooper/Facebook)
Youth mental health a focus

Youth mental health a focus

JCI Vernon is hosting a keynote lunch May 13 on youth mental health

Youth mental health a focus