News Archive

Posted April 24, 2017
Vernon residents are invited to join with the City of Vernon in observing the National Day of Mourning at City Hall from 10:30 – 11 a.m. on Friday, April 28. The day honours the memory of workers who have been killed, injured, or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. The Canadian...
Sod turning Kal Tire Place
Posted April 24, 2017
Members of Vernon City Council, Greater Vernon Advisory Committee (GVAC), MQN Architects, Kal Tire and VVI Construction Ltd. of Kelowna broke ground at the site of the new twinned arena facility at Kal Tire Place on Monday morning. “It’s great to see the official beginning of construction for this...
Posted April 24, 2017
Crews will be working on Kalamalka Lake Road April 24 – 25 with single lane alternating traffic.  Please be patient and obey all signs and flaggers.    
2017 Capital Projects Consultation Meeting
Posted April 24, 2017
Vernon Council approved the use of an additional $560,000 from Development Cost Charge (DCC) funds to allow the Kalamalka Lake Road/Okanagan Rail Trail Connector project to move forward this year. The tender is awarded to LB Chapman Construction Ltd. with work scheduled to start on site in two...
Posted April 20, 2017
The City of Vernon is inviting health and wellness businesses to participate as exhibitors or sponsors in the City’s Employee Health & Wellness Fair taking place on May 11 at the Schubert Centre. The City of Vernon Employee Health & Wellness Fair will be host to local guests and vendors...
Posted April 20, 2017
All ball and soccer playing fields in Vernon are closed for the remainder of Thursday, April 20, due to saturation from the heavy rainfall. Soft playing surfaces are easily damaged under these conditions, so the City requests that user groups wait until conditions improve.
airport emergency scenario
Posted April 20, 2017
Staff from several departments with the City of Vernon—including Operations, Vernon Fire Rescue Services, Bylaw, RCMP and Communications—took part in an emergency simulation at the Vernon Regional Airport on Thursday morning. Members of Vernon Search and Rescue and the Vernon Flying Club also...
Posted April 20, 2017
Geese follow their own clock, so despite the long winter weather, this week marks the beginning of the annual Canada goose egg addling program—an important part of the Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program. The addling program is in its 11th year and continues to prevent explosive growth of the...
30 Street Capital Project
Posted April 19, 2017
Construction along 30 Street between 29 and 30 Avenue is continuing as part of the City’s investment in Vernon’s capital infrastructure. The street will be closed to through-traffic starting the week of May 1 until mid-June to complete the project. All businesses in the area will remain open and...
sink hole sinkhole 42 avenue
Posted April 19, 2017
The City of Vernon has determined that the sink hole on 42 Avenue was likely due to a small section of damage on a concrete sanitary sewer main. Crews are continuing repairs to the sink hole that appeared over the long weekend. The road along 42 Avenue from 33 Street to Highway 97 will remain...

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