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Smile of the Week – July 30

Our Smile of the Week is BC Lions #81 Geroy Simon - inducted into the BC Lion's Ring of Honour on July 25. Congratulations Superman!

  • Jul 29th, 2014

Smile of the Week – July 23

This crew of firefighters are in the area currently fighting the Jura Fire. They are our smiles for the week.

  • Jul 22nd, 2014

Naturalists enjoy butterfly expedition

Sixteen naturalists set off to find and identify butterflies.

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Teaching the Feldenkrais method in Vernon

     

    Artist describs cyanotype

       

      Pirate loppet at Larch Hills

         

        The tale of two homes

           

          Naturalists down by the Riverside

          Our latest field trip found us down by the riverside, as we traversed the steep slope of Frank and Jean Turner’s property.

          Energy savings offered to lower-income families

          BC Hydro and FortisBC are expanding their low-income energy conservation programs to reduce the impact of rising electricity costs

          Smile of the Week – July 9

          Grandma brought her grandson out to enjoy the Canada Day Festivities at the museum. They make a great smile of the week! Happy Canada Day!

          • Jul 10th, 2014

          Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

          The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

          Smile of the Week – July 2

          Our friends Ernie and Marilyn Lawrence took a trip to Bosnia and took us with them! We just had to make this photo our Smile!

          • Jul 1st, 2014

          Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

          This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

          Not all happy with B.C. happy hour

          "Happy hour" discounts for alcoholic drinks impose new minimum drink prices that force some outlets to raise their prices

          B.C. happy hour laws may raise beer prices

          Some bar owners not so happy new liquor laws in B.C. may raise prices for beer

          • Jun 22nd, 2014

          Booze can now be sold at B.C. farmers markets

          New B.C. liquor laws allow booze at farmers markets and minors in pubs

          • Jun 21st, 2014

          Smile of the Week – June 18

          Little Adrielle Rytkonen and her mom were full of smiles and cheers during the Kokanee swim meet.

          • Jun 17th, 2014

          Smile of the Week – June 11

          Larissa Simon is helping to find foster and forever homes for pups like Buddy and Bella. We thought they'd make a great Smile of the Week!

          • Jun 10th, 2014

          VFFN visit Allison Lake

          Vermilion Forks Field Naturalists enjoyed a record turnout for our field trip to Allison Lake on May 31.

          Smile of the Week – June 4

          Roger McDougall plans to ride across Canada in 2014, going west to east. www.crazyguyonabike.com/directory/?o=1&user=rogermcd&v=b

          • Jun 5th, 2014

          Smile of the Week – May 28

          Kaydence and Kenya are our chosen smiles for this week.

          • May 29th, 2014

          Cycling fifty towns in fifty days

          On a mission to motivate and inspire the country to get fit, eat right and just 'keep moving'.

          Talking defibrillator program expands

          Funding doubled to put life-saving machines in arenas, recreation centres and libraries around B.C.

          Smile of the Week – May 21

          A family travelling through to Castlegar is our chosen Smile of the Week

          • May 20th, 2014