Richard Rolke

Chief takes stand against violence

Okanagan Indian Band's Byron Louis says all levels of government need to enter into a discussion about violence against women

Election reform endorsed

Enderby and Vernon mayors back provincial legislation for civic elections

Homeless awareness

I want to thank The Morning Star and its staff for its diligence and good reporting on the issues of homelessness in our city.

Lumby traffic impacted

Preparation and paving of the Vernon Street and Shuswap Avenue intersection, along with south Shuswap Avenue, will commence at 8 a.m. Wednesday

Family of missing Vernon woman provides DNA

Police have not connected disappearance to discovery of human remains at Silver Creek, says mother of Traci Genereaux

Silver Star plan sparks debate

On Wednesday, RDNO will hold a public hearing to consider establishment of a resort association at Silver Star

Downtown Vernon celebrates Halloween

Hundreds of little goblins, ghosts and ghouls will be roaming the sidewalks throughout downtown Vernon on Halloween between 3 and 5 p.m. for the annual Treat Trail presented by Tolko.

Crash sends motorist to hospital

Emergency personnel respond to a motor vehicle accident on Bella Vista Road, at Lakeview Drive, Wednesday morning

Molotov cocktail may be fire cause

Vernon firefighters were called to reports of a blaze in the 2900 block of 29th Avenue just before 6 a.m. Thursday

Development strong in Vernon

So far in 2017, the city has issued 118 single-family residential building permits issued accounting for $49.5 million in value

Development strong in Vernon

So far in 2017, the city has issued 118 single-family residential building permits issued accounting for $49.5 million in value

Equipment, staffing top Vernon fire plan

Council has ratified an eight-year strategic plan for fire rescue services to meet increasing demand

North Westside residents not satisfied with district

The final report of a services and community issues review has been filed

Not all shopping carts may be stolen

Fingers pointed at homeless as culprits, but Social Planning Council says that may not be the case

Vernon homeless are considered local

The concept that many of Vernon's homeless are transient is being contested.

Vernon looks to close cannabis shops

Pot shops will have to close in Vernon but it's not known for how long.

Sustainable agriculture promoted

Kwantlen Polytechnic University wants to conduct a bioregion food system design, study and plan in the Okanagan

City defended over homelessness

Vernon business launches petition

Enderby issues tax exemptions

Enderby taxpayers are providing annual assistance to community organizations.

Pedestrian safety enhanced

Potery Road shoulder widened from Vernon boundary to Hillview school