Local News

Four people found dead in residence in Venables Valley

Ashcroft RCMP, doing a well-being check at the residence on March 24, found four deceased people inside

  • Mar 26th, 2017

Turn off the lights tonight

Celebrate Earth Hour by turning off the lights from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Abbott to head BC Safety Authority

George Abbott will succeed Richard Ballantyne as board chair on April 1, 2017

  • Mar 24th, 2017

Chris Hadfield shares way to accomplish dreams

The retired Canadian astronaut will be visiting Vernon on May 14 for his Canada 150 tour

Vernon financial officer retires

Kevin Bertles has been with the City of Vernon for 15 years

Proposed logging prompts call for moratorium

Protest being driven by memories of the landslides Swansea Point experienced in 1997 and 2012.

Ripped Snow Bike Tour


Do you know how to use a roundabout?


The demand for shoes increases


Paul Hergott talks distracted driving


Food banks receive boost

$10 million is being provided to Food Banks BC to help the organization’s 10 food banks

Council ponders tax rates

Public input invited at council’s afternoon meeting on Monday, March 27

Enderby mural remains

Council has decided the Not The Way I Hear It mural will stay on the side of Enderby city hall

Child dies in Enderby accident

Two-year-old hit by vehicle on rural property Monday

  • Mar 21st, 2017

VIDEO: Helicopter rescues teens from cliff

Two 16-year-old boys were stranded on a rock cliff along the Okanagan Rail Trail at about 3 p.m. Monday

What’s worked, what hasn’t?

Unique new Okanagan College program examines resistance and revolution

Hockey community remembers man who took fatal fall from downtown balcony

RCMP say a man died after a fall from the balcony of a downtown building in Kelowna overnight

Crash claims Falkland man

Falkland man identified in fatal crash near Revelstoke

  • Mar 17th, 2017

It’s a St. Patrick’s Day wrap

Top ‘o’ the morning from the Observer and Eagle Valley News

Don’t touch that phone even a little bit

Distracted driving is serious business and the RCMP are cracking down

Update: Busker ticket downgraded

A Kelowna busker has made a video circulating through social media, highlighting a busking bust

UPDATE: Missing dog found dead

Owners will have a post mortem examination performed.

Mudslide forces 25-hour closure of Highway 97A

The highway was closed around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, and not reopened until 11:30 a.m. the following day.

Bennett climbing back aboard Liberals election bus

Brad Bennett, head of BC Hydro, says he’ll advise Premier Christy Clark again during the election.