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LETTER: Save your money

Now the City of Vernon is moving ahead with a plan to…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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LETTER: Thankful for COVID response

In light of all the coverage we have had lately (nationally and…

  • Feb 18, 2021
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The City of Vernon is sending a letter to the provincial government to request that church be deemed an essential service amid the pandemic. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

LETTER: Vernon church backs province’s in-person worship ban

City of Vernon writes letter to province urging church be deemed essential

  • Feb 17, 2021
The City of Vernon is sending a letter to the provincial government to request that church be deemed an essential service amid the pandemic. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
St. James Catholic Church in Vernon was empty on Christmas Eve Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in line with restrictions on religious gatherings amid COVID-19. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

LETTER: Worship ‘essential’ but not a ‘service’

Open letter to Vernon mayor: Re: Coun. Scott Anderson’s criticism of Mayor…

  • Feb 11, 2021
St. James Catholic Church in Vernon was empty on Christmas Eve Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in line with restrictions on religious gatherings amid COVID-19. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo

LETTER: City should suss out other options in lieu of goose cull

I am writing concerning the decision by the city of Vernon city…

  • Feb 11, 2021
Geese roam in Parksville Community Park. - File photo
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel

LETTER: It’s time for Canadian politicians to ‘level the digital playing field’ for news

‘Google and Facebook… control the onramp to the internet highway in Canada’

  • Feb 4, 2021
John Hinds, CEO of News Media Canada (formerly Newspapers Canada) reads an email from PayPal at his office in Toronto on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Hinds called it “scary” after PayPal froze his organization’s payments account over a weekly newspaper story about a Syrian refugee family in Manitoba. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel
A temporary Urgent and Primary Care Centre has been opened in Vernon, and a permanent centre will be opened next spring, B.C. Ministry of Health announced. (Black Press files)

LETTER: Thank you, Vernon

Coldstream man praises care providers after accident

  • Feb 4, 2021
A temporary Urgent and Primary Care Centre has been opened in Vernon, and a permanent centre will be opened next spring, B.C. Ministry of Health announced. (Black Press files)
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
File photo

LETTER: Winnipegger asks Vernon council to reconsider cull

I read with dismay the proposed killing of 150 geese in your…

  • Feb 4, 2021
City contractors will continue to target eggs to try to contain the city's large goose population.
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Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)

LETTER: Former YVR wildlife control officer backs Vernon’s goose cull

Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull

  • Feb 2, 2021
Frank Latchford says he wants to help with Vernon’s goose cull. (Contributed)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. commercial fishers argue Canada’s oceans can play an important role in a new and revitalized economy, but only if the first step is to restore their natural productivity. (Black Press file photo)

LETTER: Something to celebrate

The Trump presidency is over and there is much to celebrate. One…

  • Jan 28, 2021
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LETTER: No confidence in government

I’m not sure if I would be better off not reading the…

  • Jan 28, 2021
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National Guard troops backed by state troopers guard a fenced-off Washington State Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 10. (Richard Read/Los Angeles Times photo)

LETTER: Reflection on riots

We fought global wars, and millions of people died to defend and…

  • Jan 28, 2021
National Guard troops backed by state troopers guard a fenced-off Washington State Capitol in Olympia on Jan. 10. (Richard Read/Los Angeles Times photo)
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)

COLUMN: Overcoming unimaginable odds in health care

Interior Health CEO Susan Brown reflects on 2020, expresses hope for 2021

  • Jan 14, 2021
Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown. (Contributed)
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)

LETTER: Public Fishery Alliance clarifies stance on ways to restore B.C.’s salmon population

‘Fishing is enjoyable, but that’s not why the public fishery supports adipose fin clipping all chinook production’

  • Jan 14, 2021
Citizen science on a small Vancouver island Coho stream. (Public Fishery Alliance)
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)

LETTER: Compulsory trades training for B.C. apprentices makes sense

B.C. Building Trades women’s group endorses NDP’s move

  • Jan 7, 2021
Pattullo Bridge replacement is one of a group of major construction projects due to begin in B.C. with union-only labour. (Black Press Media)
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LETTER: Diversity in movies has been mandated

Dear Editor: Re: COLUMN: Adding diversity to light holiday movies (Summerland Review,…

  • Dec 29, 2020
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The Morning Star’s former editor Glenn Mitchell published more than 100 of a local photographer’s nature photos. (Carla Hunt Photography)

Okanagan photographer remembers Glenn Mitchell

Longtime newspaper editor published more than 100 of nature photographers images

The Morning Star’s former editor Glenn Mitchell published more than 100 of a local photographer’s nature photos. (Carla Hunt Photography)
Linear Park’s wide, paved walkway is used by many, including bicyclists, dogs, walkers and runners. (Morning Star file photo)

North Okanagan park pup approved

Letter from Lexxi the Labradoodle

Linear Park’s wide, paved walkway is used by many, including bicyclists, dogs, walkers and runners. (Morning Star file photo)
The Peach is looking ready for its COVID Christmas. (Monique Tamminga/Black Press)

T’was the night before Christmas in the Okanagan

It’s true that this year has had sadness aplenty, we’ll never forget the year 2020

The Peach is looking ready for its COVID Christmas. (Monique Tamminga/Black Press)