News Archive

Kal Tire Place Expansion
Posted May 27, 2016
The City of Vernon and MQN Architects invite the public to consultation sessions to provide input on the Kal Tire Place expansion on the following dates: 1:00 – 2:30 pm Wednesday, June 1 at Lakers Club House 1:00 – 2:30 pm Thursday, June 2 at the Coldstream Women’s Institute Hall 1:00 – 2:30...
Posted May 26, 2016
Drivers on 27 Street are advised to expect traffic interruptions as one lane will be closed north bound on 27th Street between 39 Avenue and 40 Avenue in order to repair storm underground piping. Please obey detour signage and traffic control who will be on site starting May 27, or consider a...
Posted May 24, 2016
The City of Vernon will proceed with turf grass repairs at the Vernon Cemetery. The estimated cost to restore the grass at the Cemetery is $70,000 and will be funded from the 2015 unexpended and uncommitted year-end balance. City staff will issue a Request for Proposals for the development of a...
Posted May 24, 2016
Council directed staff at the Council Meeting on Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to create a comprehensive plan with a rapid implementation component regarding panhandling in Vernon. Staff will work with a subcommittee of Vernon City Council—Councillors Catherine Lord, Juliette Cunningham and Scott Anderson...
Kayak Kalamalka Lake
Posted May 19, 2016
Tourism Vernon is joining dozens of communities, cities and regions around B.C. to recognize National Tourism Week from May 29 to June 4. B.C.’s visitor economy has been one of the province’s top performing business sectors over the past two years, expanding faster than the economy at large and...
Posted May 19, 2016
Following the Vernon Recreation Centre’s celebration of 50 years of service, which took place on Thursday, May 19, Vernon Recreation Services are planning the next steps for the delivery of services to Vernon residents. Upgrades to the Vernon Recreation Centre continue. The new healthy food bistro...
Posted May 18, 2016
Line painting program Phase one of the City of Vernon line painting program is near completion. Contactors will be finishing curbs and symbols and long-line painting (which includes centre lines and fog lines) is scheduled to begin May 24 between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. 3100 Block of 32 Avenue paving...
Posted May 17, 2016
The City of Vernon is reminding residents that this year’s Bike to Work and School Week is May 30 to June 5 and several events are planned to get Vernon residents rethinking their daily commute to work and school. May 25-26: The campaign in Vernon begins with four secondary schools—Clarence Fulton...
Vernon Recreation Centre anniversary
Posted May 16, 2016
The City of Vernon and Greater Vernon Recreation Services are inviting the community to join in celebrating 50 years of community fun and recreation at the Vernon Recreation Centre on Thursday, May 19. Ceremonies including cake cutting will take place from 2-3 p.m. followed by activities for the...
Posted May 13, 2016
Effective at noon on May 15, 2016, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, including Vernon and surrounding area, to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public. From April 1 to May 11, 2016, BC Wildfire Service crews responded to...

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