Polson Park
  • Vernon council supports allowing propane fires in Polson Park
    The proposal was put forward by councillor Scott Anderson, who suggested the portable fire pits could help brighten a dreary pandemic winter.
    Dec 15, 2020
  • Woman fends off assault in Vernon park; police issue public warning
    RCMP say the woman suffered minor injuries, but commended her fighting spirit.
    Nov 27, 2020
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  • Parts of Vernon’s Polson Park still closed because of flooding
    Polson Park playground in Vernon is surrounded by orange fencing because the land is still saturated with water.
    Jul 24, 2020
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  • Parts of Vernon dealing with flood waters following heavy rain
    “The whole block was basically under a foot of water or more.”
    Jun 12, 2020
  • More rain in the Okanagan; localized flooding in Vernon
    Polson Park is now gated off, as the Vernon Creek has spilled it's banks.
    Jun 11, 2020
  • Vernon council rejects proposal to allow homeless camps at city hall
    Councillor Scott Anderson wanted city hall to be seen sharing the burden of Vernon's challenges.
    Nov 25, 2019
  • Vernon councillor proposes homeless campers use city hall grounds
    Councillor Scott Anderson would rather see overnight camping on city hall grounds than at Polson Park.
    Nov 13, 2019
  • ‘Hope, healing and remembrance’: Vernon marks World Suicide Prevention Day
    Vernon's Polson Park was lit up with lanterns on Tuesday night as part of the Canadian Mental Health Association's third annual Be the Light event.
    Sep 10, 2019
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  • Vernon father advocates for suicide prevention: ‘You’re not alone out there’
    Interior Health had the highest rate of youth suicide in B.C.
    Sep 6, 2019
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  • Vernon fundraiser for guide dogs brings in thousands of dollars
    More than $15,000 was raised for B.C. and Alberta guide dogs during a weekend fundraiser hosted by Vernon's Lions Club.
    Jul 8, 2019