Vernon News Staff

Preparation key for backcountry outings

Snowpack levels “complex” in many B.C. backcountry recreation areas

Armed incident ends peacefully

Distraught man armed in Vernon home

Arts and leadership conference set to rock Kelowna

Hundreds of musicians and artists are expected at the fifth annual Levite Summit March 2-3

United Way seeks to raise winter spirits

Complete with more than 25 vendors, United Way’s Raising Spirits event is set for March 8 in Vernon

Sheep honoured at 119th IPE

Armstrong Interior Provincial Exhibition gearing up for its 119th year with the theme Sheep Thrills

Working class blues, jazz, swings through Vernon

No Nap Records presents Blue Moon Marquee Feb. 12 at Elks Lodge No. 45

Great Big Sea fame raises funds for CMHA

Former Great Big Sea member Séan McCann shares his story for an upcoming show with CMHA March 4

Hypnotism seminar seeks to help stop smoking

The Stop Smoking Guy brings his stop smoking seminar to Vernon Feb. 17 and Kelowna Feb. 18

Armstrong Metalfest gears up for 10th anniversary

People’s Choice Award submissions open until Feb. 9

Canadian comedy tour hits snowy Okanagan

Snowed In Comedy Tour is back with stops in Kelowna, Penticton, Big White, SilverStar and Vernon

UBCO hosts portfolio workshop

Portfolio days at UBCO help prospective students cultivate a submittable body of work

Gallery rings in the new year with exhibition

Melany Nugent and Trent Noble’s exhibition runs at the Lake Country Art Gallery Jan. 13 to Feb. 25

Update: Air quality advisory lifted

Weather conditions improve air quality for Vernon and area

Outdoor theatre sees record attendance

Caravan Farm Theatre set new records with The Gift of the Magi, which ran throughout December

VIDEO: Soaring into the new year

North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society takes to the skies New Year’s Day

Mini golf hits the road in Vernon

It’s like mini golf, only portable

Cyclist struck in morning crash

Scene cleared at Highway 6 and 27th Street

B.C. Conservatives applaud Site C decision

B.C. Conservatives happy with government decision to proceed

O’Keefe Ranch Christmas takes a trip through nostalgia

O’Keefe Ranch offers Victorian Christmas as a weekend to celebrate the holidays Dec. 9 and 10

Strong winds to hit southern Interior

Environment Canada says winds of up to 80 km/h will occur in regions across the south Interior today