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The Okanagan Valley Goose Management Program (OVGMP) is conducting its 16th annual egg-addling program this year. The valley communities – between Vernon and Osoyoos – continue their commitment to maintain this comprehensive and cooperative approach to finding balance and reducing conflict between…
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The City of Vernon is inviting health and wellness businesses to participate as exhibitors or sponsors for the City’s Employee Health & Wellness Fair, taking place on May 3, 2022 at the Vernon Recreation Centre. The City of Vernon’s Employee Health & Wellness Fair will be host to local…
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UPDATE as of 8:45 p.m. on April 6:  City crews have completed repairs on the water main lines along Okanagan Landing Road and Lakeshore Road. Crews are now working on returning the distribution system back into service. Given the size of the area impacted by the water service interruption, it could…
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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) would like to advise residents that wildland fuel management work is scheduled to take place in the Foothills area this week as part of an ongoing effort to reduce wildfire risks in the community. Residents may see smoke from a prescribed burn tomorrow (Thursday,…
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Two small kitchen fires this week have prompted Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) to remind residents to take care and be aware when cooking. Firefighters responded to calls on both Sunday and Monday, in different areas of town, involving cooking pots that caught fire on the stove. In both…
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UPDATE as of April 6 at 4:00 p.m. Due to unforeseen circumstances, this week's scheduled sanitary manhole work along Bella Vista Road will be postponed to a later date. The City appreciates everyone's patience and apologizes for any inconvenience. …
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City crews have finished replacing a water main line valve in the Okanagan Landing area and water service has been restored to nearby properties. Residents that experienced the water service interruption today may notice turbidity (cloudiness) or air in their tap water. If you experience either of…
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Vernon is one step closer to launching its new residential curbside organics collection program. Earlier today, Mayor Victor Cumming helped kick off the delivery campaign of the organics collection carts. This marks the start of a four-week period, during which the new carts with green lids will be…
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The City would like to advise the public that the parking lot at Lakers Clubhouse will be closed for two days next week, while crews connect utilities for the child care facility that is being constructed nearby. The parking lot will be closed to the public on Monday, April 4 and Tuesday, April 5.…
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The City of Vernon supports the enhancement and preservation of a positive quality of life for all its residents. One means of achieving this goal is through the provision of grants to organizations that contribute to the general interest and advantage of the City. The City is accepting…