A promising industry Between the 1890s and 1930s, Kelowna had a flourishing tobacco industry, evidenced in the numerous tobacco barns…

  Nature’s champion On April 22, Earth Day will be commemorated in 192 countries around the world. Since its inception…

  This article is part of the Vernon Archives’ “Roots of Green: Unearthing Horticultural History” series. Thank you to Wray…

  A Ceremonial attire The Vernon Museum houses an ensemble steeped in ceremonial significance within its artifact collection. The outfit,…

  A historic performance On April 6 and 7, 2024, the AURA Chamber Choir will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passion…

  Through the Pages of time What was the experience like for a senior at Clarence Fulton Secondary School in…

  A most important event In the late 1940s, it was deemed the “most important Spring event in the Interior…

  This article is part of the Vernon Archives’ “Roots of Green: Unearthing Horticultural History” series. Thank you to Wray…

  64 Years of Pins The 2024 Vernon Winter Carnival has kicked off! While each year brings its own set…

  The Button Guy The 2024 Vernon Winter Carnival launches in less than two weeks, and this will be one…

  The ultimate comfort food Cold snowy weather calls for comfort food like pizza, and what would pizza be without…

  This article is part of the Vernon Archives’ “Roots of Green: Unearthing Horticultural History” series. Thank you to Wray…

  Climate History a century apart The El Niño conditions which made for a mild and green Christmas in Vernon…

  The Season of nostalgia Merry Christmas to those who celebrate! Christmas is the season of festively-decorated trees and gifts…

  From Sailor to Mine Manager The enigmatic Captain Albert Vidler arrived in Vernon in the 1890s, following a tenure…

  Boys’ Benevolent Society They went by the moniker of Vernon’s “Rink Rats,” yet they would have preferred to be…