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leaf exchange aside
Posted November 18, 2019
Please be advised that Waste Connections of Canada has completed the fall clear bag pick-up program which ran the week of November 5 to November 8, 2019. Residents may drop off their remaining bags of leaves free of charge at the Regional District’s Diversion and Disposal Facility or residents may...
Vernon bike cyclists safe riding
Posted November 18, 2019
A new multi-use pathway along 15th Street and Middleton Way has been designed to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists. The pathway, currently under construction, will be located between Kosmina Road and 21st Avenue. It will be shared by both pedestrians and cyclists and will be physically...
Posted November 13, 2019
We may have only seen a brief appearance of snow in the North Okanagan yesterday, but with rain in the forecast and cooler temperatures overnight, it’s time to adjust our habits to meet winter conditions. The City of Vernon reminds motorists to slow down and have patience as you navigate wet roads...
VFRS apparatus aside
Posted November 13, 2019
Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) invites the community to join the City of Vernon in celebrating two new fire trucks being put into service. On November 16th, a traditional push-in ceremony and public open house will be held at Fire Station #1. Everyone is welcome. Date:          Saturday,...
Financial Award aside
Posted November 12, 2019
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is pleased to announce that the City of Vernon has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2019 budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the City. It reflects the commitment of management and staff to...
Residential Garbage Pick Up
Posted November 12, 2019
There will be a small change of pace for residents and businesses on Silver Star Road and in the Foothills area of Vernon, starting later this month. Garbage collection for these parts of the city will be changing from Friday to Monday, beginning November 18, 2019. This shift does not impact...
Single lane traffic
Posted November 12, 2019
Motorists traveling on Silver Star Road this Thursday (November 14) may experience some minor delays. There will be single lane alternating traffic in front of 5224 Silver Star Road between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm, due to the installation of a sanitary service. Traffic control personnel will be on site...
active living centre survey
Posted November 12, 2019
Only a few days remain to provide feedback online for the first phase of public engagement for the proposed Active Living Centre. Greater Vernon Recreation Services (GVRS) is hoping to collect more public input for its Feasibility Study prior to an open house later this month. An online survey will...
Heat safety reminders_aside
Posted November 12, 2019
With the return of cooler temperatures and snow in the North Okanagan, community members are reminded to be aware of fire hazards in their homes and pay close attention to heat sources. On Sunday, November 10th, Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a home in the south end of the city...
heads up aside
Posted November 5, 2019
The City of Vernon, Vernon North Okanagan RCMP and ICBC are working together to promote pedestrian and cyclist safety. As the days get shorter and the sun sets earlier, the risk of a pedestrian or cyclist being struck by a vehicle increases. “43 per cent of all crashes where a pedestrian gets...

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