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Andrew Wilkinson brought his bid for the B.C. Liberal leadership to Vernon Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)

Wilkinson brings leadership bid to Vernon

Andrew Wilkinson insists he’s the person to renew the B.C. Liberal Party.…

Andrew Wilkinson brought his bid for the B.C. Liberal leadership to Vernon Wednesday. (Black Press file photo)
Rail trail shut down

Rail trail shut down

As of Tuesday, construction will close the trail from one kilometre south of Kickwillie Loop in Coldstream to Kekuli Bay Provincial Park

Rail trail shut down
Vernon resident flees Vegas massacre

Vernon resident flees Vegas massacre

Chelse Sparrow was at the Route 91 country music festival when a gunman started firing into the crowd

Vernon resident flees Vegas massacre
Lake Country man grazed by gunman’s bullet

Lake Country man grazed by gunman’s bullet

Braden Matejka, who was raised in Enderby, is recovering in hospital after the mass shooting in Las Vegas

Lake Country man grazed by gunman’s bullet
The Oyama Fall Fair will be held Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community hall. (photo submitted)

Oyama celebrates fall

The Oyama Fall Fair will be held Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community hall

The Oyama Fall Fair will be held Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community hall. (photo submitted)
Research looks at apple rot

Research looks at apple rot

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold…

Research looks at apple rot
B.C. Games officially underway

B.C. Games officially underway

On Wednesday, 3,600 athletes marched into the 55+ BC Games opening ceremony at Kal Tire Plac

B.C. Games officially underway
Smoky skies bulletin rescinded

Smoky skies bulletin rescinded

Blue skies have returned across the Southern Interior. As of Sunday afternoon,…

Smoky skies bulletin rescinded
Rail trail fuels debate

Rail trail fuels debate

Politicians want to expedite development of corridor from Coldstream to Kelowna

Rail trail fuels debate
New technology director for college

New technology director for college

There’s a new director of information technology services at Okanagan College. Jordan…

New technology director for college
Vernon’s George Galbraith donates $375,000 for the Okanagan Rail Trail to Leanne Hammond, with the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan. (Richard Rolke/Morning Star)

Rail trail donation wrapped up

George Galbraith’s vision has remained on track. The Vernon philanthropist has officially…

Vernon’s George Galbraith donates $375,000 for the Okanagan Rail Trail to Leanne Hammond, with the Community Foundation of the North Okanagan. (Richard Rolke/Morning Star)
North Westside firefighters responded to a garage fire Monday night on Shorts Road. (North Westside fire photo)

Fintry fire doused

The quick action of North Westside firefighters and residents kept a garage…

North Westside firefighters responded to a garage fire Monday night on Shorts Road. (North Westside fire photo)
Residents urged to consider drought

Residents urged to consider drought

Residents from one end of the Okanagan to the other are being…

Residents urged to consider drought
Smoke advisory continues

Smoke advisory continues

Interior residents will experience wildfire-related smoke Saturday. A special air quality statement…

Smoke advisory continues
Grants fuel active living

Grants fuel active living

The federal government announced more $700,000 in grants in Vernon on Thursday.

Grants fuel active living
Evacuation alert being assessed

Evacuation alert being assessed

Some Spallumcheen residents should know Friday morning if they can stand down…

Evacuation alert being assessed
A helicopter buckets water to the Patterson Creek fire in Spallumcheen Thursday. For a video from the blaze visit vernonmorningstar.com (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Dedicated crew tackles wildfire

It was a call Ian Cummings dreaded, but that didn’t stop him…

A helicopter buckets water to the Patterson Creek fire in Spallumcheen Thursday. For a video from the blaze visit vernonmorningstar.com (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
UPDATED: Evacuation alert issued in Spallumcheen

UPDATED: Evacuation alert issued in Spallumcheen

Two fire departments and BC Wildfire Service fight a blaze off Highway 97A.

UPDATED: Evacuation alert issued in Spallumcheen
UPDATE: Monte Lake fire continues to burn

UPDATE: Monte Lake fire continues to burn

Highway fully reopened Friday

UPDATE: Monte Lake fire continues to burn
Family struggles after electrocution

Family struggles after electrocution

April Brooks is fully aware that she almost lost her husband. On…

Family struggles after electrocution