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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) was called to a structure fire early Monday morning. At approximately 6:20 a.m., firefighters received reports that heavy smoke could be seen coming from a single storey home in the 6000 block of Cameo Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed there were no…
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The City would like to advise residents that a temporary closure will be required for the 39th Avenue railway crossing while CN Rail installs an upgraded warning system. This work is the final phase of construction for the new double roundabout and north-south travel corridor on 29th and 30th…
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The applications for new and returning permissive tax exemptions are now available for Vernon property owners. Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Permissive tax exemptions provide a reduction in property taxation…
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An impressive 550 Vernon and North Okanagan riders joined cyclists from across the province in taking to the streets for Spring GoByBike Week held from May 31 – June 6, 2021.   The City of Vernon would like to thank everyone who joined the challenge to get on your bikes and explore our community.…
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The City would like to advise residents that a partial road closure will be required for a portion of Bella Vista Road and Heritage Drive for the majority of next week, for the installation of a water service and sanitary sewer upgrades. Starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 22, the following…
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Greater Vernon Recreation Services would like to remind the public that the Aquatic Centre’s annual maintenance shutdown will begin Sunday, June 20. “Each year, the Aquatic Centre is closed for a few weeks so major maintenance projects can be completed with as little disruption to the public as…
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Citizens are invited to virtually attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on June 28, 2021. The meeting will begin at approximately 5:00 p.m. following the Regular Council Meeting. The purpose of the AGM is to present the 2020 Annual Report. This report includes a variety of information…
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Dear Chief Byron Louis: There are no words to fully express the collective grief shared in the wake of Tk ̓emlúps te Secwépemc Nation's confirmation of 215 children buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. Once again, we have come face to face with the reality and…
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City of Vernon contractors will be crack sealing City roads starting the week of June 7, 2021. The areas in this year’s program include parts of the Okanagan Landing, Bella Vista, and Predator Ridge. The program is expected to take approximately four weeks to complete. Please contact City…