News Archive

Posted September 19, 2017
The City of Vernon is moving forward with changes to Polson Park. At its Regular meeting on September 18, 2017, Council supported allowing on leash dogs in the park for two years, on a trial basis, starting this fall. As part of this two year trial, additional garbage cans, dog bag dispensers and...
Posted September 18, 2017
Crews will be re-paving 27 Street, between 39 and 44 Avenue beginning Wednesday, September 26 with the paving expected to take 4-5 days to complete.  27 Street may be reduced to single lane traffic with some cross roads temporarily effected and detoured. The majority of works will be done overnight...
Downtown Market in Vernon BC
Posted September 12, 2017
Residents and businesses are advised that 30 Avenue between 29 Street and 34 Street will be closed on Thursday, September 14, from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a BC 55+ Games artisan market. Highway 97 will remain open.  
Posted September 11, 2017
City of Vernon crews will be repairing 27 Street at the intersection of 43 Avenue starting September 16. Crews will be onsite Saturday evening and working through to Sunday morning. The base repairs are necessary before repaving to increase the lifespan of the road. Repairs are expected to take...
Posted September 5, 2017
Sewer construction in several areas of the Okanagan Landing will be starting the week of September 18 and continuing through October. The first phase of work includes installation of approximately 1.3 kilometers of sewer collector pipe. The majority of work will be completed off the travelled...
Posted September 5, 2017
The City of Vernon Sustainability Grants program website, which was launched in August, provides applicants an opportunity to learn about the program, review guidelines, explore example projects and start their applications. The Sustainability Grants program encourages community participation in...
Posted August 31, 2017
The City of Vernon is resuming work along 27 Street between 39 and 43 Avenues. Crews will be finishing base failures and raising manholes in preparation for paving. Construction is expected to be complete by the end of September. Every reasonable effort will be made to minimize the disruption to...
Posted August 30, 2017
The Kids of Steel Triathlon will be taking place along Lakeshore Road and Tronson Road on September 10 from 7:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tronson Road will be closed between Lakeshore Road to Okanagan Landing Road. Lakeshore Road will have single lane alternating traffic. For more information on the event,...
Virginia Lange ESS Reception Vernon
Posted August 30, 2017
The Vernon Emergency Social Services (ESS) reception centre located at the Dogwood Gym in the Vernon Recreation Centre has been demobilized at the request of Emergency Management British Columbia.  In addition, the group lodging facilities at the Vernon Curling Rink and the Civic Arena have also...
Posted August 28, 2017
Construction on 30 Street will continue between 32 Avenue and 34 Avenue beginning the week of September 5 and continuing until late October.  The project is part of the City’s investment in Vernon’s infrastructure and includes road reconstruction, a new multi-use path, new street lights and...

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