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Brush fire in Vernon, B.C.

Vernon Fire Rescue quickly responded to a brush fire on Saturday, with crews extinguishing it shortly after arriving.

Parking lot in Vernon to become Cultural Centre

The Vernon Cultural Centre is closer to becoming a reality. The downtown building will be the new home of the Vernon Public Art Gallery, the Greater Vernon Museum and archives as well as a community space. Sydney Morton met with one of the directors of the project to find out what it will take to bring the project to life.

AHS acute care and emergency capacity addressed in wake of recent bed closures

From six emergency room beds at the Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton to the temporary closure of a seniors centre in Galahad, Albertans have heard about bed closures in health-care facilities across the province for weeks now. On Friday, Alberta Health Services addressed the situation. Tom Vernon reports.

Alberta economy gets another tech sector boost

The Royal Bank of Canada has announced plans to create hundreds of jobs in Calgary with a new technology hub. As Tom Vernon explains, it's another big boost to an area of Alberta's economy seeing tremendous growth.
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Election upset in Vernon-Monashee

The final count from the provincial election is in and there's been an upset in the North Okanagan riding of Vernon-Monashee. The BC NDP have won the former Liberal stronghold. The race was too close to call on election night. Now that officials have counted the mail-in ballots, it's clear voters have chosen change.
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Surveillance camera captures Vernon vehicle vandalism

Who keeps vandalizing vehicles in Vernon's Foothills Drive area and is the culprit motivated by anger over parking? Those are the questions plaguing some Vernon residents after their cars were repeatedly damaged. However, a recent incident captured on camera may provide some clues.

Vernon city councillors targeted with death threats

A Vernon, B.C. city councillor is speaking out about a death threat mailed to her family’s home in November. Dalvir Nahal is not alone in facing such abuse and is now using her platform to call for kindness.

Nicolas Cage filming in Vernon

Nicolas Cage is in Vernon filming a movie called A Score to Settle. Watch an extended interview with the film's assistant location manager on why Vernon was picked for the production.
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Vernon defends discharge of treated effluent into Okanagan Lake

With its usual water reservoir almost at capacity, the City of Vernon is planning to discharge treated waste water directly into Okanagan Lake. While it’s not an uncommon practice, the announcement has generated controversy. Now as environmentalists call for it to change course, the city is defending the move.
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