Richard Rolke

Pedestrian safety enhanced

Potery Road shoulder widened from Vernon boundary to Hillview school

Power remains out for many BC Hydro customers

As of Thursday morning, B.C. Hydro is reporting ongoing power outages at several locations in Lake Country and along Westside Road

Power still out across North Okanagan

Tuesday's wind storm continues to cause havoc across the North Okanagan.

Pressure grows for Vernon park

Pressure continues to grow for a new park in a Vernon neighbourhood.

Enderby casts an eye to transit

On Monday, Enderby council received a letter from the City of Armstrong calling for a service review of regional transit

Music icon wows Vernon

Burton Cummings captivated the sold-out crowd at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Monday

Outdoor smoking allowed in Lumby

In a 3-2 vote, council decided Monday not to back a Canadian Cancer Society campaign to create outdoor smoke and vape-free public places

Greater Vernon chamber watching tax changes

A new federal tax strategy is getting cautious support in the North Okanagan.

More details on Fintry cliff rescue

The call came in at 11:31 a.m. along Westside Road near La Casa Sunday

UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall

Search and rescue teams rescue an injured hunter in the Fintry area

UPDATED: Vernon house shooting investigated

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday morning, officers received several reports of shots being fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue

Alleged threats under investigation

On Aug. 28, the police responded to an incident where a woman reported being threatened by a man with a firearm in the Salmon River area

Possible drowning investigated

Vernon Search and Rescue and the RCMP coverged on the 9600 block of Eastside Road, near Cameron Point, at 4:15 a.m. Saturday

Circus coming to Vernon despite controversy

Circus to perform despite concerns from Vancouver Humane Society

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: Trying to do it all

Scott Anderson wants to be B.C. Conservative interim leader and Vernon city councillor

Wilkinson brings leadership bid to Vernon

Andrew Wilkinson insists he's the person to renew the B.C. Liberal Party.

Economic development endorsed

Regional District of North Okanagan is approaching member municipalities and electoral areas to see if a rural economic development function

Trees chopped down

Three trees in Vernon's Kin Park were undermined by spring flooding.

Rail trail shut down

As of Tuesday, construction will close the trail from one kilometre south of Kickwillie Loop in Coldstream to Kekuli Bay Provincial Park

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: A community check-up

Most of us head to the doctor occasionally for a check-up. While there, they will take our blood pressure or ask for tests to be done. Ultimately, we may be healthy but there are always things we can work on to improve conditions, whether it's eating better or exercising more.