• North Okanagan residents invited to coffee with a local cop
    Coffee with a Cop events planned for Armstrong and Vernon will serve as a platform where community members can engage with local officers in a casual, relaxed setting.
    May 8
  • North Okanagan senior reported missing safely found: Vernon RCMP
    A North Okanagan man who was reported missing has been safely located, say police.
    May 3
  • North Okanagan Valley Orchestra prepare for spring concert
    The newest orchestra in the valley, the North Okanagan Valley Orchestra has collected 35 members since forming last fall. 
    May 5
  • Rail trail neighbours in North Okanagan call on easements to access their land
    When CP rail owned the land, statutory laws guaranteed access, something property owners are now uneasy about as they don't feel the permits are as set in stone.
    May 11
  • Ritz Carlton Residences set to build in Okanagan resort community
    A brand synonymous with luxury in cities around the world will soon make its mark on the North Okanagan.
    May 9
  • Controversial part of Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail gets rezoned to parkland
    With that bylaw now in the books, the regional district says the 1.5-kilometre stretch of land could see construction work this year.
    Apr 18
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  • Vernon Mounties look for Home Depot theft suspect
    Anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is asked to contact the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 and quote file #2024-6482.
    May 7
  • Junior hockey: North Okanagan Knights sold, relocating to Cariboo
    The franchise will now be known as the Quesnel River Rush, with the KIJHL’s board of governors unanimously approving the sale.
    Apr 4
  • Family of slain Lumby woman now in hiding, community rallying support
    Tatjana Stefanski's body was found in a wooded, North Okanagan area a week ago. Since then, her children and partner have gone into hiding, a family friend says.
    Apr 23
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  • Lumby, B.C. rallies support for family of woman killed in ‘foul play’ incident
    A small North Okanagan community is starting to rally support for the family of Tatjana Stefanski, who died earlier this week in an incident described by RCMP as foul play.
    Apr 17
  • Annual construction underway on Shuswap North Okanagan Rail Trail
    Last year, a two-kilometre section of the rail trail was completed in Enderby. This year, work will take place at a handful of locations.
    Mar 30
  • New diagnostic equipment to improve patient care in North Okanagan
    A new multi-million dollar CT scanner at Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) is expected to increase access to timely diagnoses and treatments for patients in the North Okanagan.
    Mar 18
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  • Controversial stretch of North Okanagan – Shuswap rail trail will go to public hearing
    A Southern Interior rail trail project heralded for connecting the Shuswap to the North Okanagan is moving ahead, with one key part missing.
    Mar 12
  • Wildfire near Lumby, B.C. being held
    Fire crews in the North Okanagan are dealing with an early start to the wildfire season, fighting a blaze in the Creighton Valley area, near Lumby.
    Mar 17
  • North Okanagan man’s death ‘not self defence, or result of provocation’: Crown counsel
    An Armstrong woman accused of fatally shooting her common-law partner three times pleaded not guilty as her long-awaited murder trial got underway Monday morning. 
    Mar 5
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  • North Okanagan man ends jury trial, pleads guilty to manslaughter
    A North Okanagan man with a lengthy criminal history has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting a man he'd been hanging out with one night in September 2021.
    Mar 4
  • Ducklings trapped in storm drain rescued by Vernon firefighters
    Vernon Firefighters Local 1517 said a crew on Saturday responded to a public service call after some ducklings were spotted in a storm drain.
    May 19
  • Body discovered in vehicle, Vernon RCMP call death suspicious
    Vernon RCMP say the body was discovered on Sunday evening, with the vehicle parked along Eastside Road near Ellison Provincial Park.
    May 7
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  • Pro-Palestinian protesters mark quiet night on UBC Okanagan campus
    The UBC Okanagan protesters join a growing number of encampments on North American campuses, though the Kelowna version has been more peaceful than many of its counterparts.
    May 15
  • Trial set to begin for North Okanagan murder case
    Smith, born in 1975, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Dakota Samoleksi in Spallumcheen on Sept. 20, 2021.
    Feb 26
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