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

Wednesday | The Free Press

Canada apologizes for internment camps

The city of Fernie commemorated the 100th anniversary of Canada's first national internment camps, unveiling a dedication plaque at Dogwood Park.

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Wednesday Aug 27 | Vernon Morning Star

Historic Ormsby property sold

The District of Coldstream had hoped to purchase historian Margaret Ormsby's home and property on Coldstream Creek Road.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Vernon Morning Star

Suspect arrested after stolen vehicle located in the BX

On Saturday at about 12:31 p.m., the police received a report of a stolen truck being seen on 25th Avenue and heading towards Francis Street in Vernon.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Vernon Morning Star

Private school opens doors

The Kala Star Academics and Outdoor School is set to open the doors Sept. 2 for its inaugural school year.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Castanet.net

Plaques mark troubled time

Several plaques unveiled in the Okanagan today are among 100 across Canada. The plaques are part of the Ukrainian Canadian Restitution Act, brought about by a private member's bill in the House of Commons.

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Castanet.net

Terrorist acts in the 1950s

The Okanagan Valley has seen its fair share of crime over the years, but one of the more violent chapters in its history was in the late 1950s.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Vernon's new Folk-Roots Music Society lines up some greats

Even if you missed the first concerts hosted by the Vernon Folk -Roots Music Society , there is no time like now to get in on some of the best musical acts to hit Vernon.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, New York, The Dixie Chicks, Country, Folk

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Castanet.net

Smash grab & run

It all started Thursday just after 1 a.m. when an officer was dispatched to a report of an accident in the 3700 block of Welker Rd. in Vernon.

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Edmonton Journal

Opinion: Remember the past so we don't repeat it

Ukrainians and other Europeans were held in internment camps like this one at Spirit Lake, Que., during the First World War.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Vernon Morning Star

Driver not guilty in fatal MVA

A not guilty verdict has been delivered in the case of a fatal motor vehicle accident on Highway 6 in 2011.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cross-border partnership drives Route 97 site

A cross-border tourism partnership launched an eyecatching website giving visitors to North Central Washington state and British Columbia's Thompson Okanagan region a rich new source of information and online links to learn about and explore travel destinations up and down the Highway 97 corridor.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vernon Morning Star

Village life revealed through numbers

The majority of respondents have lived in Lumby for less than one to 10 years while one quarter have lived in the village for more than 20 years.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Castanet.net

Open house on park changes

The Ministry is applying to adjust the boundary of the park to exclude a 30-metre-wide right-of-way where Cosens Bay Road crosses the park.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Assessment van rolls into town

Coldstream and Lake Country homes are the target as BC Assessment rolls through town updating residential pictures using a mobile photo van.

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Lake Cowichan Gazette

Stork Report: New arrivals

Marie, Ont. A great-granddaughter for June Polson Aug. 1: Born to Ben and Jessica Tanner of Vernon, B.C., a girl, 8 lbs.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Vernon Morning Star

Coldstream cyclist suffers minor injuries after struck by car

Emergency Health Services personnel requested Vernon RCMP attend an accident between a cyclist and a 2012 blue Hyundai Sonata at 4:30 p.m. on Highway 6 at Pottery Road.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

WireNews+Co

IRW-Press: Ximen Commences IP Survey On The Brett Gold Property, Vernon, BC

Ximen Mining Corp. is pleased to announce the IP survey on the Brett property has commenced.

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Castanet.net

A dark past unearthed

A dark part of Canadian history, and Vernon's history, is hiding in a forgotten corner of the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

CBC News

Fire burns through Coldstream Lumber mill, east of Vernon

Black smoke billows out as fire rips through the Coldstream Lumber mill near Vernon Tuesday morning.

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Castanet.net

Manhunt on after shots fired

A manhunt is still ongoing in the area in and around Polson Park in Vernon this morning after police received a report of shots fired shortly before 8 a.m. RCMP spokesman, Gord Molendyk, says police received the report of shots fired near the Fruit Union Plaza and the Green Valley Motel by Highway 97 and Highway 6. "There was a report it started at ... (more)

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