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Local news for Vernon, BC continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Yesterday | Vernon Morning Star

Parachutist strikes home

At about 4:15 p.m. Monday, a student with Okanagan Skydive was soaring above the Vernon Airport when he began to descend and struck a residence in the 2400 block of Myriad Road.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBC News

Pilot walks away after plane crash in B.C.'s North Okanagan

The pilot of a small plane that went down in B.C.'s North Okanagan is in hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries, officials say.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Canada, Fire

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBC News

Plane crashes northwest of Vernon, B.C.

Two local fire departments have confirmed that they received reports of an aircraft going down in a heavily-wooded area in B.C.'s North Okanagan at around 6:45 p.m. PT.

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CBC News

Cow attack at B.C. farm kills N.W.T. man

Attacks by cattle are more common than we think, says Gord Molendyk of Vernon RCMP.

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Canada.com

Search and rescue crews look for plane crash reported west of Vernon

There's no question that the hodgepodge of gardens along CP Rail's Arbutus corridor are charming and no doubt that homeowners prefer gardens and a leafy walkway to trains.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stork Report: New arrivals

June 13: Born to Scott and Emily Lindsay of Coldstream, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs. 2 oz., named Elle Kennedy .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Storm knocks out power to Sicamous

B.C. Hydro is reporting the Shuswap has seen the most outages, 3,900 in Sicamous without power and approximately 3,000 properties in Salmon Arm affected.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Artist returns with a gift from China

Chak Man Lei is showing his paintings done in ink at Vernon's Headbones Gallery for the month of August.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Travel, China Travel, Canada, World News, China, Life, Lughnasadh, Holidays, North America, Painting, Arts

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stork Report: New arrivals

July 5: Born to Katlan and Alesha Remfert of Vernon, B.C., a boy, 8 lbs., named Kade Skyler .

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Grey Power 51 - June 26, 2014

Did you read last week's Part One? Maybe you should remind yourself -- free rides on city buses after you reach 65 if you are a municipal taxpayer! No not yet in Prince Albert, but in many other places around the world.

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Related Topix: Canada, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Ridgefield, CT, North America, World News

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WireNews+Co

IRW-Press: Ximen Doubles Land Position By Aqcuiring All Contiguous...

Ximen Mining Corp. is pleased to announce that it has signed an option agreement with North Bay Resources Inc. to acquire the Bouleau property which is adjacent to the Company's Brett property located near Vernon, BC.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

GlobalNews

Vernon teen dies in longboarding accident

Police say it was shortly after 11p.m. on Sunday night when the teen was struck by a vehicle in the area of 39th Street and Okanagan Avenue.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The St Paul Journal

Canadians Schiffner, Grant, and Flundra impress at Calgary Stampede

Scott Schiffner of Strathmore, Alta., capped things off at the 10-day event by posting an 89.5-point ride atop Mr. Buddy to win the bull-riding competition in front of an appreciative crowd of approximately 25,000 rodeo fans.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vernon gets ready for the Okanagan Military Tattoo

Vernon's Kal Tire Place is about to transform into a ceremonial battlefield, without the gunfire, when the inaugural Okanagan Military Tattoo takes over the arena Aug. 1 and 2. Those unfamiliar with a military tattoo, it is not an inked design embedded on the fleshy arm of a soldier, but a performance based on an ancient military tradition of ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

CBC News

Vernon arson attacks worry residents

The 120-year-old grandstand at Vernon's Kin Race Track was destroyed in massive fire overnight Wednesday.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stork Report: New arrivals

April 27: Born to Kevin Michalko and Robyn Wells of Armstrong, a boy, 8 lbs. 7 oz., named Ethan Curtis Raymond Michalko .

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Prince George Citizen

Retired B.C. Mountie dies in motorcycle crash in northern California

A retired RCMP corporal from B.C.'s north Okanagan region has been killed in a motorcycle crash in northern California.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Salmon Arm Observer

Powering up on campus

Free fill: This Tesla is one of the few electric cars that have been powered up for free at Okanagan College's Salmon Arm campus.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Resource Investing News

CSE Top 5: Prescient Mining Grants Further Loan to Potential Marijuana Producer

Last week, the Canadian Stock Exchange saw several familiar faces return to the list of top companies as ranked by trading volume.

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Sys-Con Media

British Columbia Securities Commission: Securities Regulator Alleges...

The notice alleges that Robert Bruce Rush told the investor that she could use her locked pension funds to purchase a bond and then borrow money to invest using the bond as collateral.

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