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WATCH: Manhole gushes water on Vernon highway

Tuesday’s downpour saw streets, parks and highways affected by pooling water

Flooding closes Polson Park in Vernon

Pedestrians, cyclists asked to stay off turf as rain forecasted

Water shut off for some in Vernon’s BX area

24-hour shutoff required for some in the BX to allow for emergency water main repairs

House fire in Hedley
Fire at Captain's Cove Marina, west of Canoe Beach
Cougar spotted wandering Lake Country
Peachland Farmers' and Crafters' Market sees success

Armstrong arsonist sentenced to 3 years probation

Arsonist must pay $500 to each party affected, no access to drugs, alcohol or fire starters

Rockets select defenceman Michael Krutil in CHL Import Draft

Krutil, 18, has been limited to 70 games over the last two seasons due to injuries

Fireworks, not firearms in Vernon community: RCMP

Group of men issued stern warning for possession of airsoft gun, setting off fireworks

Horse hit by truck on Westside Road

Area residents asking for motorists to slow down and watch for animals

Westside motorists advised of overnight road closure tonight

Maintenance closing road between Traders Cove and Pine Point near Kelowna July 8

‘Gradual return to service’ as passengers adjust after COVID-19: Kelowna International Airport

Airport director Sam Samaddar said they’re projecting passenger numbers similar to 1996-1997

Major water main under repair affects Vernon water use

Emergency repair on major main sees voluntary water restriction, no irrigation

Highway 97A crash north of Enderby ‘quickly cleared’

Busy highway reopened moments after DriveBC announced road closure

Traffic moving again on Silver Star Road

A portion of road up to resort closed as excavator stuck in utility line

Armstrong arsonist to face sentencing

Woman pleaded guilty for series of fires set in Armstrong area in 2018 to be sentenced Tuesday

Mama bear and cubs spotted on rail trail in Lake Country

District of Lake Country reminds trail users and residents we reside, play in bear habitat

Surrey trio arrested after 4-day crime spree in Vernon

Bear spray, attempted robbery and vehicle thefts linked to three men arrested Sunday

Bears hike Rail Trail near Vernon

Bears spotted throughout Greater Vernon Area reminder to be bear aware

More rain, more wind for Okanagan-Shuswap

Environment Canada calling for rain and wind Sunday, but a nice looking week lies ahead

North Westside residents can drop off household hazardous waste

Goods will be collected at North Westside Transfer Station Saturday, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

GALLERY: Beaver, deer spotted around Vernon

Morning Star readers submit urban wildlife photographs