Brendan Shykora

Morning Start: The Mississippi River once ran backwards

Your morning start for Thursday, April 23, 2020

Okanagan outreach workers highlight opioid epidemic amid COVID-19

Free naloxone kits and information were provided outside the Vernon library Wednesday

Okanagan quilter makes headbands for nurses amid COVID-19

Masks can be hooked to buttons on the headbands to release pressure around the ears

Okanagan musicians share ‘special quarantine edition’ of Take On Me

Scott Cyr and Cole Davis produced the cover remotely while in self-isolation

Vernon Pride Prom in the works, date uncertain due to pandemic

Second annual event for LGBTQ+ youth is tentatively set for June 27.

Okanagan Indian Band to build $900K cultural arbor

OKIB received a government grant covering 75 per cent of the project, to be completed in October

Morning Start: Is this the world’s toughest tongue twister?

Your morning start for Thursday, April 16, 2020

Okanagan Spirits donates 20K hand sanitizer bottles, more on the way

The distillery’s ‘Harness Your Superhero’ campaign offers a chance for the public to help

Water quality advisory issued in Peachland

District says a “fair” rating on the turbidity index may require some to boil before consuming

UPDATE: Testing continues at two COVID-19 outbreaks in Okanagan

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides updates on Okanagan’s two outbreaks

Falkland Stampede postponed due to COVID-19

The annual stampede attended by thousands each year is now scheduled for late August

WATCH: car goes up in flames north of Vernon

First-hand witness believes driver was involved in a hit and run prior to the incident

Okanagan drive-in movie theatre plans to open amid COVID-19

Enderby theatre making a number of operational changes to further enable social distancing

Okanagan Indian Band asks visitors to ‘stay away’ during COVID-19

Chief and council asks non-residents not to visit OKIB reserve lands during the pandemic

COVID-19 cancels Funtastic 2020

The sports and music festival in Vernon, Enderby and Port Alberni was scheduled for late June

Visitor to Kamloops army club tests positive for COVID-19: Interior Health

The individual visited Anavets 290 Army and Navy Club between March 13 and March 17

Okanagan family shares story of son’s cancer recovery to encourage blood donation

Finlay Ritson’s parents can’t donate blood, but hope his story will encourage others to do so

COVID-19: Upcoming season a question mark for Okanagan drive-in movie theatre

Enderby’s Starlight Drive In Theatre says it’s working on limiting capacity, among other safeguards

COVID-19: Online tool helps vulnerable people in North Okanagan receive aid

United Way’s tool connects those in need with pre-screened volunteers in the local area

Morning Start: How much for the world’s most expensive musical instrument?

Your morning start for Friday, April 3, 2020