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Posted August 31, 2016
Traffic signal technicians will begin a traffic signal controller change-out beginning Tuesday, September 6 at 7:30 a.m., at the intersection of 53 Avenue and 27 Street. The process will take approximately four hours. Drivers are asked to please be patient, slow down and use care when approaching...
UXO found near Vernon BC
Posted August 29, 2016
Vernon residents are being reminded of the danger of unexploded ordinances (UXOs) in the area after firefighters from Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) and Wildfire Management Branch made an unexpected discovery while battling the Kokanee Road/Predator Ridge fire this weekend. Firefighters that...
Civic Arena Vernon BC
Posted August 29, 2016
City of Vernon Council approved the implementation of paid parking at the Civic Arena starting September 1, 2016.  When is paid parking in effect? Paid parking will be in effect Monday to Friday 7:30am– 3:30pm. Parking after 3:30pm Monday to Friday, weekends and on event days will continue to be...
Posted August 28, 2016
Firefighters from Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) and BC Wildfire Service report that the Kokanee Road fire near Predator Ridge has been contained and have rescinded the evacuation order for residents of the Sunset properties, approximately 45 residences, in the area. There are still some...
Vernon Fire Rescue Services monitor hot spots near Predator Ridge
Posted August 28, 2016
16:20: Fire crews from Wildfire Management Branch and Vernon Fire Rescue Services are continuing to action hot spots this afternoon following the wildfire near Kokanee Road and Predator Ridge. Crews will stay on scene until dark to ensure there are no flare-ups.
Posted August 24, 2016
Repairs to a water main that ruptured on 32 Avenue yesterday have been completed and water service restored as of 1:30 a.m. City crews will continue to repair the road and expect paving to be completed by end of day on Wednesday.  Single-lane traffic will remain in effect. Please be patient or...
Posted August 23, 2016
Crews from Fletcher Paine Associates Ltd. Will be drilling boreholes on Kalamalka Lake Road between Pottery Road and the City of Vernon boundary on Wednesday, August 24, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lane closures are expected during this time. Please be patient and obey all signage or choose alternate...
Posted August 23, 2016
Following a large water main break, 32 Street is closed to northbound traffic. Water service to businesses along 32 Street from 39 Avenue to 41 Avenue has been cut off until repairs to the water main have been completed. Drivers are asked to be patient or choose alternate routes of travel. At this...
Posted August 23, 2016
Water to businesses and residents along 32 Street is expected to be restored by 11 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, following a water main break that disrupted traffic and water service.  City crews will continue to repair the damage to the main and the road. Single lane traffic will be in effect while...
Posted August 19, 2016
Vernon Recreation Services is offering several recreation activities this fall. The early-bird deadline for two local recreational hockey leagues is approaching and both leagues are looking for teams. The deadline for the new 45+ recreational hockey league and the co-ed 30+ fun league is Friday,...

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