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B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

Fletcher is one of 24 who travelled to Shenzhen, China for the first official Olympic dev camp.

B.C. candidate moves from hospice care to council race

He beat terminal cancer twice and entered hospice when he decided to run for council.

Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle

The 10,000 bike ride raised over $10,000 for victims of the war in Ukraine.

Vernon club hosts BMX Nationals

Pros and Amateurs, ages 2-79, are taking part at the three-day event at Ranger Park.

HVAC system filters choked by smoke

Local experts said health risks associated haven’t disappeared now that the smoke has.

Fundraiser succeeds in bringing wagons to Vernon’s homeless

‘I basically just started the gofundme off of a whim and thought, well let’s just see what happens.’

Unlucky Vernon pooch needs surgery help

Life is pretty “ruff” for Odin, a four-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog from Vernon.

B.C. writer, former undercover officer, pens novel based on experiences

Lawrence Ricketts released his debut novel The Third Law in June.

B.C. mayoral candidate takes heat for old ‘nazi’ comment

Vernon mayoral candidate Darrin Taylor took some heat of his own this week.

B.C. woman praises helmet after truck runs over her head

“Wearing a helmet saved my life.”

Needle buy-back initiative launched by Vernon citizen

Hoping to aid in the ongoing problem, Lyle O’Sullivan decided to take action after noticing an increase in used needles throughout the community.

Wildfires converge near Mabel Lake in Lumby

Area restrictions expanded in Lumby and Cherryville

Okanagan woman wins titles, advocates against bullying

Vernon woman wins International pageant title and uses platform to raise awareness for anti-bullying

Spectacular meteor show expected

This Saturday and Sunday, more than 100 meteors can be seen per hour.

Okanagan Crisis Hotline calls for volunteers

The program is hoping for 12 new volunteers for October training program.

B.C. adventurer takes two wheels through Vietnam, China

B.C.’s James Leigh spent six weeks travelling on some of the most dangerous roads in the world.

North Okanagan fitness specialist ranked top five in Canada

Sareena Sharma-Nickoli runs Soul Studio in Vernon.

UPDATE: Monte Lake fire grows to 60 hectares

It is one of seven fires of note in the area.

UPDATE: Sugar Mountain fire grown

BC Wildfire said this fire has since grown to about 170 hectares in size and is now considered a “fire of note”

Hiroshima survivor living in B.C. recounts bombing, 73 years later

Baek Byung Soon was just eight when the bomb hit Japan and is one of the only known survivors living in Canada today.