Vernon Morning Star

COVID-19 claims another life at Vernon’s Heritage Square

Eight residents of the assisted living facility have died due to the virus to date

  • Jan 22, 2021

Fraud alert issued by Vernon police

Busy start to year with more than 30 frauds reported already

Lumby curling club needs $17K to continue season amid COVID-19

The village agreed to provide half of the requested funds, RDNO may provide the other half

  • Jan 22, 2021

Mysterious group serves notice to Okanagan mayors, demanding end to ‘unlawful’ COVID rules

26-page letter sent by 'Sovereign Republic of British Columbia'

  • Jan 22, 2021

Two cannabis shops vie for last downtown Vernon spots

Applications for stores within 240m of each other and a third retailer up for consideration

  • Jan 22, 2021

Wanted Vernon man believed to be in Kamloops: RCMP

Kayne Pasco, 27, is wanted in the province for several offences

  • Jan 22, 2021

Wild gopher snakes aren’t pets: Vernon conservation officer

After resident kept two gopher snakes in home, conservation reminds it's illegal to domesticate wildlife

  • Jan 22, 2021

95 new COVID-19 cases in Interior Health, two deaths

Another member of Vernon's Noric House has passed

Central Okanagan weekly COVID-19 numbers increase slightly

Region recorded 139 cases of COVID-19 Jan. 10–16, more than the 110 identified the previous week

  • Jan 21, 2021

COVID-19 case confirmed at Vernon seniors home

An employee at Carrington Place has tested positive; Interior Health is not declaring an outbreak

  • Jan 21, 2021

Kelowna RCMP warn of ‘sextortion’ scams

RCMP say social media users should be cautious of unsolicited friend requests

  • Jan 21, 2021

New COVID-19 cases down 40% in Vernon area: BC CDC

BC Centre of Disease Control reports 59 new cases for local health area; Armstrong sees slight rise

  • Jan 21, 2021

Relief funds keep Okanagan in the game

Clubs at risk of closure due to inability to offer programs and fundraise

UPDATE: Five Vernon-area schools report positive COVID-19 cases

Schools in Armstrong, Enderby and Vernon have issued letters

  • Jan 21, 2021

VantageOne staff urged to take tentative deal in Vernon

It's been more than one month since union workers went on strike

Vernon COVID-19 care home deaths now up to 13

Another member of Noric House has passed

Vernon pro to join elite women’s golf coaching program

Kyla Inaba of Predator Ridge was selected for the PGA of Canada's inaugural Women in Coaching program

  • Jan 21, 2021

City of Enderby to purchase new Zamboni

The ice resurfacer at the Enderby Memorial Arena is reaching the end of its useful life

  • Jan 20, 2021

Controversial logging will cut 4% of ‘sensitive’ Armstrong forest area: Ministry

A petition to spare the Rose Swanson area from logging has eclipsed 21,000 signatures

  • Jan 20, 2021

COVID-19’s financial hit on Enderby recreation summarized: CFO

Revenue losses, savings on services define 2020 for Enderby parks and recreation

  • Jan 20, 2021