Vernon

Vernon police investigate robbery at Eastside Liquor store

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 | 2:30 pm

Submitted by Vernon RCMP

At about 10:00 PM last evening the Vernon RCMP were called to the Eastside Liquor store in the 4200 block of 27th St for a report of a robbery. The suspect demanded money the clerk complied with…

Browns Creek title issue ‘between the province and the Okanagan Indian Band,’ Minister says

Browns Creek title issue ‘between the province and the Okanagan Indian Band,’ Minister says

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 | 3:37 pm

George Abbott tells Kelowna.com that Tolko is simply doing what the province allowed it to do.

Brown’s Creek logging dispute in discussion for “peaceful resolution”

Brown’s Creek logging dispute in discussion for “peaceful resolution”

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010 | 12:59 pm

First Nations express some optimism that the province is going to help resolve the dispute.

Another day, another giant marijuana drug bust in the Okanagan

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 | 3:06 pm

On March 17th around 4 p.m. officers from the Vernon/North Okanagan detachment armed with a search warrant entered a residence in the 7200 block of Dunwaters Dr in the Fintry area off Westside Rd.

A 24-year-old male resident was arrested when…

Two suspects face drug charges

Friday, March 12th, 2010 | 4:11 pm

RCMP Media release

The two suspects were arrested last evening by members of our Community Response Unit that were conducting drug enforcement investigations around the parking lots near the Boxing Club and Recreation Center in Vernon. A vehicle with two people…

Police dismantle a grow operation in Lavington

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 | 3:34 pm

Vernon RCMP media release

Members of the Vernon/North Okanagan detachment dismantled a grow operation at a residence in the 5600 block of Highway 6 today. Several members executed a search warrant on the home this morning and located 393 marihuana plants…

Two suspects face drug charges in Vernon today

Friday, March 5th, 2010 | 11:37 am

Submitted by Vernon RCMP

The two suspects were arrested last evening by members of our Community Response Unit that were conducting drug enforcement investigations around the parking lots near the Boxing Club and Recreation Center in Vernon.

A vehicle with two people…

Concerned citzen assists in catching impaired driver in Vernon

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 | 11:13 am

Contributed

A concerned Vernon citizen was travelling into Vernon on Highway 6 when she observed a black Dodge SUV swerving all over the road,  driving in an erratic manner almost causing several head-on traffic accidents at around 9:20 a.m. March 1…

Sustainability in the Wine Industry focus at UBC Okanagan Feb. 25

Friday, February 19th, 2010 | 12:31 pm

UBC media release

Event: Public evening of education and wine-tasting Topic: Sustainability in the Wine Industry Date: Thursday, Feb. 25 Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Location: Fipke Centre atrium at UBC Okanagan

The public is invited to attend UBC Okanagan’s next “Faculty…

Police and by-laws concerned about a scam

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 | 3:38 pm

Vernon RCMP media release On SaturdayFeb-13th an elderly woman was the victim of a possible scam in the downtown core. The victim was parked in front of the Shoppers Drug Mart downtown when she was approached by a man with…