Lisa VanderVelde

Festive gift for shelter

It all started with a crafting project and ended with 10 year-old Kiana Casanova fulfilling over 50 Christmas wishes for the Gateway Shelter

Community drives in with support

United Way’s Drive-Thru Breakfast raises $11,400 for community agencies

Vernon student sends a message

One girl holding a simple statement can make quite an impression

A lot of variety at fair

Many people have specific reasons for attending the 115th Interior Provincial Exhibition, which wraps up today.

Fair celebrates 4-H

A walk through the barns at the IPE is all it takes to find out how a program like 4-H has been successful in B.C. for 100 years

Ready to make ‘A Splash of Red’

After a one-year hiatus, A Splash of Red returns with an evening of Italian food, wine and art under the stars

Food bank ready to harvest generosity

The Salvation Army’s Vernon food bank is making sure everyone has access to a healthy meal.

Grads cherish memories

The tight-knit A.L. Fortune grad students sit together writing messages in each other’s yearbooks

Grads share lasting memories

Second VSS grad class of the new school was captured on the front steps before their graduation ceremony Friday at Kal Tire Place

Vernon home destroyed by fire

Vernon fire crews responded to a a fully engulfed house fire on 35th Street around 10 a.m. Saturday.

Powerful Message

Kevin Brooks, ICBC's road safety speaker, speaks to Grade 11 and 12 students at WL Seaton Secondary

Spring cleaning

Cleaning up after people has become an unwanted spring tradition for Rick Siemens and his neighbours

New royalty crowned

The new royalty was crowned at the Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Proclamation and Coronation.

Fweddy makes his debut

North Okanagan librarian Wilf Pauls launches his third book for children

Cancer centre doubles in size

the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation raised $500,000 to complete the expansion and renovations.

Tradition continues at new VSS

First class to graduate from new Vernon Secondary uphold courthouse photo tradition

Golf Classic tees up support for NOCLS

NOCLS Charity Golf Classic raises $112,414 on behalf of developmentally disabled adults.

It’s back to the music

The Vernon Community Music School begins phase one of its upgrades

Project builds on family values

Latter Day Saints Venture Scouting group gets youth involved in hands-on project

Funtastic festival brews up a new sponsor

Okanagan Spring Brewery is the new official beer sponsor of the Funtastic Summer Festival.