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  • Facing fines for a different kind of murder

    KAMLOOPS – It all started with giving a few birds some peanuts on a morning walk. Now, Toby Jackson faces $300 in fines and a possible court case.

    Jackson started feeding some of the neighbourhood crows after doing some research on the birds’ intelligence. Beyond the ability to use tools, Jackson says the breed of bird is capable of recognizing individual faces and differentiate between friendly and harmful people
  • Vernon tax hike lower than expected

    VERNON - This year’s taxes will go up, but not as much as first expected.
  • Fire erupts at home in BX neighbourhood

    VERNON - Firefighters battled flames and thick smoke after a grease fire erupted in a Vernon kitchen Friday afternoon.
  • Transportation Minister moved to tears by letter from girl whose family died in car crash

    KAMLOOPS – Transportation Minister Todd Stone says his ministry is responding to the concerns of a seven-year-old girl who made highway improvement suggestions after her family died in a car crash near Lillooet earlier this month.

    Stone was reminded of the latest high priority section of Highway 12 earlier this week when he received a
  • New Predator Ridge firehall up and running

    VERNON - Construction of the new firehall at Predator Ridge is complete, it's staffed and its truck is ready to roll.
  • City will fund Sundays at the Vernon Library after near cancellation

    VERNON - Sundays at the Vernon Library are here to stay.
  • Man arrested for break and enter also wanted in Alberta

    VERNON - Mounties arrested one of two men a witness said broke into a new townhouse construction site overnight, Jan. 16, 2015.
  • More snow on the way this weekend

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - The temperatures are warming up but we are not out of the woods when it comes to snow just yet, Mother Nature may add another layer of the white stuff before the weekend is over.

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