Province funds 2,600 more teachers

$330 million is ‘bridge’ to contract talks in 2019

New one-stop shop for seniors health opens in Kelowna

New Seniors Health and Wellness Clinic brings a collaborative approach to helping seniors.

Fate of Orchard House on agenda

City council will discuss the building at its March 27 afternoon meeting.

Abbott to head BC Safety Authority

George Abbott will succeed Richard Ballantyne as board chair on April 1, 2017

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Local chef student cooking up success

Okanagan College culinary arts student Carson Bibby lands a spot at prestigious Ottawa restaurant.

That’s an end-of-week wrap

It’s a wet one, with a mixed bag of rain, flurries and sunshine in today’s forecast.

Centenoka Park Mall goes to the dogs


High school wrestling provincials day one


Do you know how to use a roundabout?


The demand for shoes increases


Chris Hadfield shares way to accomplish dreams

The retired Canadian astronaut will be visiting Vernon on May 14 for his Canada 150 tour

Vernon financial officer retires

Kevin Bertles has been with the City of Vernon for 15 years

Parents mourning death of toddler call on province for $10-a-day childcare

With B.C. election looming, daycare support is being urged by parents and advocates.

New spaces part of BC Parks overhaul

Campground reservations tightened up, park rangers added

Okanagan getting more provincial campsites

Government announces 55 more campsites in the Okanagan and hundreds more across B.C.

It’s a wrap for a Thursday

The sky is clear, but there are foggy patches and slippery sections on Highway 1 east of Sicamous

Moose body parts cause concern

Melting snow has revealed several moose carcasses near a popular road

Forestry training offered in Shuswap

Project to provide training in areas such as tree falling, machine work and forestry technology.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Crew works to stabilize hillside

Rocks falls above Trans-Canada Highway east of Chase

MP rejects deficit budget

  • Mar 22nd, 2017

Proposed logging prompts call for moratorium

Protest being driven by memories of the landslides Swansea Point experienced in 1997 and 2012.

Ottawa’s housing strategy offers $1 billion a year

Finance Minister Bill Morneau promises ‘new partnership’ with provinces

Kin racetrack case back in the gates

Dates have been set for court case between Okanagan Equestrian Society and City of Vernon

Budget 2017: Liberals try to ease anxiety and get Canada ready for the future

Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017