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Vernon's Sparkling Hill Resort bans children under 16, won't host weddings

By Pete McIntyre / Beach Radio Vernon
January 3, 2019 - 2:03pm

VERNON, B.C. — Vernon’s Sparkling Hill Resort is making news with two of its new policies.

As of January 1st, the world class facility is no longer permitting children under 16 at the resort in order to preserve what it calls a truly relaxing environment for its guests.

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Province issues air quality advisories for Vernon, Lavington

By Pete McIntyre / Beach Radio Vernon
November 9, 2018 - 2:04pm

VERNON, B.C. — Air quality advisories have been issued for Vernon and Lavington.

The Ministry of Environment says it’s due to high concentrations of fine particulates, caused by wood smoke (wood stoves and/or open burning), and emissions from industry and vehicles.