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Rats drive Okanagan city into top-20

Orkin Canada reveals 2018 list of rattiest cities in BC; Kelowna in at No. 7; Vernon falls off list

Okanagan-Shuswap extended care facility workers vote in favour of strike

HEU members at six Good Samaritan Society sites in B.C. vote 94 per cent in favour of job action

An Okanagan city council votes against open mic sessions

Vernon council agrees against allowing open questions from public at end of meetings

Okanagan city’s dog control rules somewhat muddy

Hired contractor explains to Vernon council what she can and can’t enforce when it comes to dogs

IHA pulls RFP for Okanagan overdose prevention site

Vernon council wants to be included, along with public, on consultation with health authority

Okanagan paddleboarder cleaning up Kalamalka Lake

Vernon’s Aaron Nasipayko, so far, has removed a pallet and two crates worth of debris while paddling

Okanagan players to feast on European hockey

Hudson Kibblewhite, 11, and Austin Seibel, 14, heading overseas for spring tournaments

Armstrong Shamrocks take TOJLL leave

League cites lack of players, commitment for one-year leave of absence from junior lacrosse loop

Stolen tools, drugs and weapon seized after search of Okanagan home

Property suspected obtained by crime and illicit drugs found after renters evicted, with RCMP’s help

‘Bee survival is too variable to predict’: Okanagan beekeeper hoping for minimal losses

Ed Nowek of Planet Bee reacts to story about Kootenay honey bee farm with 70 per cent losses

B.C. farmers to benefit from late participation program

Federal agriculture minister announces help for B.C. farmers who dealt with financial losses in 2018

Okanagan city potential backdrop for ‘big studio’ film

Two feature films could be shot in Vernon, thanks to Vernon Army Camp and the Towne Cinema

Lumber spill impacts Vernon’s hospital hill traffic

Highway 97 northbound will remain closed until further notice as crews work to clear the lumber.

Family with ties to B.C. warns of dog danger after child bitten

*WARNING*: This story contains graphic images of a dog bite

Justice system needs ‘major, major overhaul’: Okanagan city councillors

Mund, Fehr say that changes are needed to help with homeless, addictions and mental health problems

Okanagan city councillor calls for ‘zero tolerance’ for ‘trouble makers’

Vernon Coun. Scott Anderson looks to City of Penticton for example

Okanagan man seeks glory, beer, on frozen pond

Financial advisor Randy Wilson plays in one of world’s largest pond hockey tournaments

Visually-impaired Okanagan skier pumped for Canada Winter Games

Logan Leach, 16, visually impaired, will compete at Canada Winter Games in Para-Alpine Skiing

Issues with street-entrenched people increase for Vernon business

Fisher’s Hardware rep leaves meeting, feels like discussion “beating the same old bush”