Lisa VanderVelde

Lisa Brodland shows her support for her traffic control friends and the controller that was recently hit on the job. Close to 80 people lined both sides of the highway at the top of hospital hill Saturday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Flagger still in critical condition

Traffic control show their support for a colleague who was hit on the job

Lisa Brodland shows her support for her traffic control friends and the controller that was recently hit on the job. Close to 80 people lined both sides of the highway at the top of hospital hill Saturday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Shirley Malnis (left) receives a sample of wine from Alison McLennan of The Vibrant Vine at the Cheese It’s Natural celebration Saturday in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Things got cheesy in Armstrong this weekend

The annual cheese festival featured local cheese artisans, wineries and others

Shirley Malnis (left) receives a sample of wine from Alison McLennan of The Vibrant Vine at the Cheese It’s Natural celebration Saturday in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Vernon Viper Michael Young and Shannon Laser, of VantageOne, try to draw people into the Untied Way Drive-Thru Breakfast Thursday Morning at the Vernon Lodge. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

United Way Drive-Thru Breakfast

Down vests, touques and mitts kept the volunteers at the 17th annual…

Vernon Viper Michael Young and Shannon Laser, of VantageOne, try to draw people into the Untied Way Drive-Thru Breakfast Thursday Morning at the Vernon Lodge. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Career fair provides opportunities

Career fair provides opportunities

With more than 80 potential employers in one spot, the Black Press…

Career fair provides opportunities
Piggie in a roadway

Piggie in a roadway

Wandering pig slows down traffic on Glenmore Road Thursday

Piggie in a roadway
Daniella Vermeulen, of the Allan Brooks Nature Centre, helps Shay Lysyk, six, Makai Morrison, six, dip their nets in the pond at Allan Brooks Nature Centre Wednesday during the Wetlands and Wild Things camp. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Protecting our Water

Wetlands and Wild Things camp gives kids a lesson in water preservation

Daniella Vermeulen, of the Allan Brooks Nature Centre, helps Shay Lysyk, six, Makai Morrison, six, dip their nets in the pond at Allan Brooks Nature Centre Wednesday during the Wetlands and Wild Things camp. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Grade 3 students Kayne Onishenko (left), Ella Bevan and Pailey Hajek-Sentes of Anne McClymont Elementary School visit O’Keefe Ranch for their school program and got to take part in the ranch’s 150th birthday celebration on Thursday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

It’s a party at the O’Keefe Ranch

The O’Keefe Ranch celebrates 150 years.

Grade 3 students Kayne Onishenko (left), Ella Bevan and Pailey Hajek-Sentes of Anne McClymont Elementary School visit O’Keefe Ranch for their school program and got to take part in the ranch’s 150th birthday celebration on Thursday. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Photo of Russ Courtnall when he played for the Montreal Canadiens.

Russ Courtnall visits Vernon

Retired NHL star Russ Courtnall speaks with Lisa VanderVelde of The Morning Star at Vernon's Hometown Hockey event Saturday.

Photo of Russ Courtnall when he played for the Montreal Canadiens.
Singer/songwriter Andrew Allen sings carols with Kala Star students at the Upper Room Mission Wednesday during lunch.

Andrew Allen sings carols at the Mission

Musician Andrew Allen was joined by students from Kala Star.

Singer/songwriter Andrew Allen sings carols with Kala Star students at the Upper Room Mission Wednesday during lunch.
Cody Teichroeb of the Vancouver Stealth checks Andrew Arack

PHOTOS: Vancouver Stealth hold lacrosse clinic in Armstrong

Lacrosse team, the Vancouver Stealth, held a box lacrosse clinic at Hassen Arena in Armstrong

Cody Teichroeb of the Vancouver Stealth checks Andrew Arack
Milan Lucic and Connor McDavid chat at the Edmonton Oilers morning skate at Kal Tire Place.

Oilers and Kings practice in Vernon

The Edmonton Oilers and LA Kings have their Lumby Hockeyville morning skate at Kal Tire Place Sunday.

Milan Lucic and Connor McDavid chat at the Edmonton Oilers morning skate at Kal Tire Place.