Vehicles

A man was caught on surveillance stealing a van from an Alexis Park area home early Monday, July 25. (Video still)

Van stolen in Vernon, ditched, then car allegedly taken from Salmon Arm

RCMP tell owner the thief took a salvage yard employees vehicle after his broke down

 

A video surfaced on social media this week of a vehicle driving down White Rock Pier. (File photo)

VIDEO: Police open investigation after vehicle spotted driving on White Rock Pier

Short video clip posted on social media this week

 

A car is charged at a charge station for electric vehicles on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Canada’s new electric-vehicle registrations soar in 2021 but still lag behind Europe

More EVs registered in first 9 months of 2021 than any previous full year

 

Leaving a spare set of car keys in your vehicle’s console is an invitation to thieves. (File photo)

Chase police say two men reportedly beat up another man attempting to steal truck

The two men wouldn’t cooperate as witnesses to theft, police say, but they may be charged in assault

Leaving a spare set of car keys in your vehicle’s console is an invitation to thieves. (File photo)
Kal Tire is holding its first annual Vernon Vehicle Giveaway to help out a person or family with a new set of wheels this holiday season. Nominations for who should receive the free vehicle are open until Dec. 11, 2021. (Pixabay)

Kal Tire giving free van to one lucky Vernonite

It’s Kal Tire’s first ever Vernon Vehicle Giveaway, and nominations are open until Dec. 11

Kal Tire is holding its first annual Vernon Vehicle Giveaway to help out a person or family with a new set of wheels this holiday season. Nominations for who should receive the free vehicle are open until Dec. 11, 2021. (Pixabay)
An RV is parked in front of a 25th Avenue business for weeks in the Okanagan Landing area. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon bylaw to put the brakes on RV roadside camping

25th Avenue has several recreational vehicles parked in front of businesses

An RV is parked in front of a 25th Avenue business for weeks in the Okanagan Landing area. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
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A woman who went missing from Chilliwack April 8 has been found by the RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Pedestrian battling life-threatening injuries after being hit by truck in Vernon

Emergency crews have blocked off the intersection of 30th Avenue and 30th Street

A woman who went missing from Chilliwack April 8 has been found by the RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Several Rotary Club flags placed throughout the community over the May long weekend were either damaged or stolen. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Thefts, property damage keep Salmon Arm RCMP busy over long weekend

Police responded to 20 calls for theft of property or property damage

Several Rotary Club flags placed throughout the community over the May long weekend were either damaged or stolen. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
Resident Kari Wilkinson said her ID and other cards were stolen when her vehicle was broken into while parked at the Salmon Arm Curling Club on May 20, 2021. (Kari Wilkinson photo)

Salmon Arm resident warning others after ID, cards stolen in vehicle break in

Several vehicle break ins, break-in attempts reported recently on social media

Resident Kari Wilkinson said her ID and other cards were stolen when her vehicle was broken into while parked at the Salmon Arm Curling Club on May 20, 2021. (Kari Wilkinson photo)
A trailer was driven up in the hills of the Westside and trashed sometime in late March. (Daryl Robertson photo)

Vehicles trashed on Westside amid annual cleanup

Residents tiring of pickup up after others

A trailer was driven up in the hills of the Westside and trashed sometime in late March. (Daryl Robertson photo)
The fine for changing lanes or merging over a solid line costs drivers $109 and two penalty points in B.C. (Screenshot via Google Street View)

B.C. drivers caught crossing, merging over solid white lines face hefty fine

Ticket for $109, two penalty points issued under Motor Vehicle Act for crossing solid lines

The fine for changing lanes or merging over a solid line costs drivers $109 and two penalty points in B.C. (Screenshot via Google Street View)
A piece of farming equipment caught fire on a farm along 30 Street SW in Salmon Arm Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Jim Elliot photo)

Equipment catches fire on Salmon Arm farm

Firefighters responded to the fire on 30 Street SW just after 4 p.m. Saturday

A piece of farming equipment caught fire on a farm along 30 Street SW in Salmon Arm Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. (Jim Elliot photo)
A car caught fire on Silver Star Road Monday, Aug. 24. (Submitted Photo)

Car fire closes North Okanagan road

Vehicle destroyed by flames en route to Silver Star

A car caught fire on Silver Star Road Monday, Aug. 24. (Submitted Photo)
Honda Canada recalls 53,770 Odyssey, Passport and Pilot vehicles

Honda Canada recalls 53,770 Odyssey, Passport and Pilot vehicles

Automaker says that depending on the vans or SUV, it may need one or more of four free repairs

Honda Canada recalls 53,770 Odyssey, Passport and Pilot vehicles
The family’s Jeep and boat vehicle was severely vandalized during the incident.

Family’s vehicle and boat trailer severely vandalized near Burton

Family was boating when someone smashed out vehicles’ windows, disconnected its brake lines

The family’s Jeep and boat vehicle was severely vandalized during the incident.
Jacob Wituik narrowly avoided an accident while travelling north on Highway 1 when a truck pulled out of a side road the evening of Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (Contributed)

Video: Shuswap man narrowly avoids accident on Highway 1

Dash camera video clearly records sounds of burning rubber during abrupt stop

Jacob Wituik narrowly avoided an accident while travelling north on Highway 1 when a truck pulled out of a side road the evening of Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. (Contributed)