Vernon Morning Star

COVID case confirmed at Vernon elementary school

Member of Silver Star Elementary community self-isolating at home; letter sent to parents Nov. 28


Vernon cowboy hoping to defend world title

Jaret Cooper has qualified in saddle bronc for the Junior World Finals rodeo in Texas


‘We need to be empathetic’; Kelowna support worker speaks out after disabled individual denied haircut

Individual with severe autism denied service at a Kelowna hair salon for not wearing mask

  • Nov 28, 2020


Armstrong group calls on council to spare local golf course from housing development

The Armstrong Green Space Society was formed in 2019 after word of the development surfaced

  • Nov 28, 2020

Grants awarded for North Okanagan waste reduction projects

The RDNO announced the six recipients of its 2021 ReTHINK Waste Project Grant

  • Nov 28, 2020

Possible child abduction attempt at Armstrong Elementary School prompts warning

A letter from the school's principal urges parents to be on high alert

  • Nov 28, 2020

RCMP issue warning after woman assaulted while walking in Kelowna

On Saturday, the unknown man ran up and grabbed her in an inappropriate manner before fleeing

  • Nov 28, 2020

Vernon budget opens for public input

Draft financial plan includes 4.47% tax increase for 2021

West Kelowna cab driver under investigation after altercation over his lack of mask

Passenger alleges cab driver became confrontational when asked about wearing mask

  • Nov 28, 2020

Accused Kelowna hamster killer has trial date set for 2021

Leighton Labute's three day trial is scheduled for Aug. 16, 2021

Benefits of storytelling boost quality of life for Armstrong seniors

Heaton Place resident relations coordinator looks at the benefits sharing seniors' stories has

  • Nov 27, 2020

City of Vernon pushes back 2021 monthly parking pass sales

Due to a scheduling conflict and the need for physical distancing, passes will go on sale starting Dec. 4

  • Nov 27, 2020

Gas going up in Vernon

Prices jumping more than 10 cents at some stations

Mysterious, loud ‘boom’ shakes Lumby residents

Village staff, Earthquakes Canada aren't sure what caused the explosion-like sound

  • Nov 27, 2020

Thieves break into, steal items from Armstrong mailbox

Police investigating after items were taken from a community mailbox on Van Kleeck Avenue Thursday

  • Nov 27, 2020

Tourism Vernon could see 40% cut to budget due to COVID-19

New approach to help residents and visitors activate their adventures

Vehicle over embankment slows Highway 97 traffic in Vernon

Emergency crews responded to a vehicle that went over an embankment Friday night

  • Nov 27, 2020

Vernon sports club dishes out kindness

Upper Room Mission and Starfish Backpack Program will benefit from The Roster sales

Armstrong city staff threatened in snow removal complaint

Community services manager says 'veiled threat' is believed to have been flippant, but is being taken seriously

  • Nov 26, 2020

City-run fitness classes paused in Vernon

Greater Vernon Recreation Services pauses play in wake of province's new health orders

  • Nov 26, 2020