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FYI - For Your Information

  • Four-day closure of Old Vernon, Rutland and Acland roads intersection

    Beginning Monday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. until Friday, Nov. 24 at 7 a.m., the Old Vernon, Rutland and Acland roads intersection will be closed for roundabout construction and detours will be in effect.

    A transit detour on route #8 University will be in effect with stop closures on Rutland Road, Acland Rd, Edwards Rd. Temporary stops will be located at Commercial Drive near the Old Rutland Rd North alignment
  • Winners of Photo Contest Announced

    The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) is pleased to announce the winners of its 50th Anniversary Photo Contest. 
  • Heads-Up Pedestrians, Cyclists and Drivers

    The City of Vernon is reminding pedestrians, cyclists, and drivers to keep their heads up as the days get shorter and reduced daylight hours increase the risk of collisions.
  • Manager to Assess Wildfire Impact on Businesses

    The Thompson-Nicola Regional District (TNRD) has engaged Colin O’Leary as a Community Recovery Manager to assess the impact on businesses in the Regional District due to this summer’s devastating wildfire season.
  • Vernon Students and Families Choose Active Transportation to School

    During the month of October the City of Vernon partnered with four elementary schools to celebrate International Walk and Wheel to School Month (iWalk/iWheel), an annual global event that promotes the benefits of active travel to school. Students who walked, biked, or scootered to school won prizes at celebration stations hosted at Ellison Elementary, Harwood Elementary, Okanagan Landing Elementary, and Ecole Beairsto Elementary
  • New Unified Transit Fares and Passes Approved for 2018

    The City of Vernon, the District of Coldstream and the Regional District of North Okanagan jointly approved changes to transit fares to coincide with planned service expansion and changes coming in spring 2018 in Vernon and on the Route #90 – UBCO. The simplified fare structure will encourage ridership and be less costly to administer. The existing single zone and multi zone fares will be unified into one, reducing the number of tickets and pass categories from fourteen (14) to five (5).
  • November is CPR Month: Do You Know Where to Find an AED?

    Kamloops, BC - The City of Kamloops urges citizens to learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) skills and to know where the AED devices are located around the city. This fall, two new AED units were installed at the West Highlands Community Centre and the BC Wildlife Park
  • Council Meeting

    Water Rates
    Council gave first three readings to bylaws which intend to lead to Council’s desire for one water system, one water rate, one quality of water for all West Kelowna residents
  • Remembrance Day hours of operation at civic properties

    To mark Remembrance Day, which falls on a Saturday this year, City Hall will be closed for the statutory holiday on Monday, Nov. 13.

    The Glenmore Landfill will be open its regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.

    Parkinson Recreation Centre will be open Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Monday, Nov. 13 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    The Kelowna Memorial Cemetery grounds will be open daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • The Board Reports

    2017-2018 Regional Board
    At the Inaugural Statutory meeting of the Regional District Board, Kelowna Councillor Gail Given was acclaimed as Chair and will serve for a fourth year. West Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater was also acclaimed as Vice-Chair. Kelowna Councillor Charlie Hodge was recently appointed by the City of Kelowna as its seventh Director

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