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The City is pleased to bring back a familiar program to gain valuable feedback from local business owners in a simple and interactive way. In recognition of Small Business Month, the City of Vernon is excited to partner with Community Futures North Okanagan, the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce…
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A major reconstruction project continues to advance on 31st Street and 37th Avenue. The project includes the replacement of underground utilities, improved streetlighting, safety improvements at rail crossings, and upgraded road and sidewalk. The City had anticipated being able to open the…
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The City of Vernon will be completing baseline habitat assessments in both Vernon Creek and BX Creek next week. The assessments will be conducted in Polson Park and BX Dog Park, and are a requirement from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to better assess impacts and improvements from adjacent…
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Temporary closure for portion of Tronson Road next week The City would like to advise motorists that a portion of Tronson Road will be closed to through traffic next week while crews excavate and locate existing underground utilities in the area. Starting Monday, October 25, Tronson Road will be…
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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a structure fire in a residential area late Tuesday night (October 19). At approximately 11:45 p.m., firefighters received reports that smoke could be seen coming from a mobile home in the 6900-block of Okanagan Landing Road, just a few blocks east…
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The City of Vernon supports the enhancement and preservation of a positive quality of life for all its residents. One means of achieving this goal is through the provision of grants to organizations that contribute to the general interest and advantage of the City. The City is accepting…
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The City of Vernon’s temporary RV sani-dump station will close for the season on Wednesday, October 20. The station is located at 3501 43rd Avenue, behind Kal Tire Place on the former Kin Race Track lands. For those who need to access the station before next week, they’re reminded it includes two…
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Quick action by a resident with a fire extinguisher helped prevent major damage to their home during a deck fire Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on October 12, Vernon firefighters were dispatched to a report of a deck fire in the 6400-block of Agassiz Road. Upon arrival, firefighters…
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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that access to the Recreation Complex will be changed slightly for the construction of a new facility on the south end of the property. The drive way on 35th Avenue (near 33rd Street) will be closed to vehicle traffic as of Friday, October 15, for…
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A major reconstruction project continues on 31st Street. The work includes replacement of road, sidewalk, water main, storm sewer, and sanitary sewers. Improved streetlighting, safety improvements at the rail crossing, and new sidewalk, are also part of the planned upgrades. Starting Monday (…