Tobacco Industry in Vernon

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

Silver Star Mining Company

International Mountain Day Today is International Mountain Day! Did you know that Vernon’s own mountain,…

Long Lake Reserve #5

  Ancestral Territory It comes as a surprise to many that one of Vernon’s most…

Frank Marchand

Happy Father’s day! Traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture emphasizes the importance of learning from one’s…

Marie Houghton Brent

  Okanagan Women’s Voices A recent publication, edited by Jeannette Armstrong, Lally Grauer, and Janet…

Alapetsa O’Keefe

Alapetsa O’Keefe July 21, 2021   For July and August, the Vernon Museum will share…

Grand Chief N’Kwala

Grand Chief N’Kwala June 20, 2021 Hwistesmexe’qen, known more commonly as N’Kwala or Nicola, was…

Traditional Syilx Culture

strength & resilience through syilx culture June 11, 2021 Content warning: The following story contains…

Vernon Then & Now

Vernon then & now April 26, 2021 As part of the GVMA Earth Day, Every…