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Kindness and generosity shown by residents, City staff and a local business have helped promote water safety in a unique and fun way. Recently, children from the Okanagan Indian Band - nk̓maplqs iʔ snm̓am̓áyaʔtn iʔ k̓l sqilxʷtət | Cultural Immersion School and the children from the OKIB daycare,…
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The City of Vernon is seeking legal action through a Statutory Injunction to address an ongoing ‘party house’ that has caused significant issues for neighbouring residents since 2019. The residence in question is being used as a Short-Term Rental (STR) property and the owners of the home do not…
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The City would like to advise residents that a partial road closure will be required for a portion of 43rd Street to repair a portion of storm infrastructure. Starting at 7:30 a.m. on July 27, 43rd Street will be closed to through traffic between 24th Avenue and 25th Avenue. The work is expected to…
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The City of Vernon and the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are reminding residents to take care of each other on our roadways this summer.  During the summer, more people are riding bikes and enjoying other activities such as skateboarding and scootering. People can be seriously hurt if they are struck…
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The City would like to advise motorists that a portion of 39th Avenue will be closed for two weeks as work continues on the reconstruction of 31st Street. The closure will begin tomorrow evening (July 22) between the new 30th Street roundabout and Highway 97. In addition, the closure will include…
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Motorists travelling west on Silver Star Rd will want to be aware of a temporary detour Wednesday and Thursday this week, while crews install and upgrade underground utilities in the 5100-block of Silver Star Road. The detour may increase travel times for residents and visitors. Westbound traffic…
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Vernon Fire Rescue Services (VFRS) is currently responding to a structure fire in the East Hill area. At approximately 9:00 am, firefighters were dispatched to a fire at a residential property in the 1500-block of 37th Avenue. Upon arrival, firefighters confirmed all occupants were outside of the…
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The City of Vernon is pleased to announce the acquisition of 1.3 acres of land to add to Girouard Park in the Harwood neighbourhood.  The acquisition was based on the unique opportunity to purchase undeveloped land in an urban environment, which will add park space in an area of Vernon that has…
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The City of Vernon is pleased to announce it has been selected as a Finalist for Best Learning & Development Strategy in the 8th annual Canadian HR Awards, the leading independent awards event for the HR profession in Canada. Presented by HRD Canada and Canadian HR Reporter magazine, the…
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The City of Vernon would like to advise the public that the Public Hearing scheduled to take place on July 19, 2021, will be held in Vernon Council Chambers (3400 30th Street), starting at 5:45 p.m. Originally, the Public Hearing was scheduled to take place at the Dogwood Gymnasium. For those who…