Kate Bouey
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3. Water everywhere

Dec 29, 2017 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon At times this past spring, storms on Okanagan Lake wreaked havoc, with waves bashing into property and sweeping docks away. But the worst damage was caused as Okanagan and Kalamalka lakes slowly and inexorably rose beyond

4. Summer of fire

Dec 28, 2017 / 5:00 am

Chantelle Deacon The worst of B.C.'s 2017 wildfires were hundreds of miles away from Vernon but choking smoke from the Cariboo drifted down from the north reducing air quality to 'high risk' some days. While the smoke kept

'Dead zone' on BX trail

Dec 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed One of many large cedars that has fallen into BX Creek. A Vernon area resident is wondering if, and when, the North Okanagan Regional District is going to deal with dangerous trees along the BX Creek trail. The woman,

New life after brain surgery

Dec 14, 2017 / 2:01 pm

Photo: University of Calgary Elias Pharaon, 85, of Vernon has undergone non invasive brain surgery. An elderly Vernon man's life has changed dramatically following a revolutionary new form of brain surgery that is non invasive. Elias

Sagmoen stays in jail

Dec 14, 2017 / 11:03 am

Photo: Kate Bouey A small protest over violence against women was held on the courthouse steps. A Shuswap man accused of threatening a prostitute with a gun will be held in custody for at least another two weeks after the case was put over

Mete(r)ing out kindness

Dec 13, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Kate Bouey Kindness meters are paying their way in Vernon. A local agency that helps the poor is to benefit from people's kindness, and their use of kindness meters in the downtown. Vernon's mayor is to hand over a cheque

Rocks or dock at rail trail?

Dec 13, 2017 / 3:14 pm

Photo: Myles McGovern This rockface looming over the Okanagan Rail Trail is privately owned. The owners of a private dock on Kalamalka Lake are confused by safety priorities on the Okanagan Rail Trail. The province has sent a letter to

Who set this thing off?

Dec 13, 2017 / 2:04 pm

Photo: Google Street View Police are looking for whoever set off an improvised explosive device near Monte Creek. Kamloops RCMP want to know who was responsible for an improvised explosive device that was detonated in

Sally Ann short of goal

Dec 13, 2017 / 12:22 pm

Photo: Castanet Staff Lt. Stefan Reid is urging people to sign up to ring kettle bells or donate to the Salvation Army-Vernon. Vernon area residents have been generous but the Salvation Army is asking people to dig a little deeper into

Stopping the flood

Dec 13, 2017 / 10:45 am

Photo: Danielle Nolan File photo of Armstrong flooding in June. The effort will be huge and the cost will be significant, but Armstrong's mayor is determined that work go ahead to stop further flooding in his city from Meighan Creek. Water



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