Andre Lodder

Posse lasso Knights 5-3

The North Okanagan Knights were looking to beat a last-place team and gain ground on their quest for home-ice advantage in the playoffs.

Daniel Sheremeto paddles out to meet Rob Roseberry on Swan Lake during a day outing for the Spinal Cord Injury B.C. group from Vernon and Kelowna.

Group provides support

Spinal Cord Injury B.C. has created a peer group in Vernon.

Daniel Sheremeto paddles out to meet Rob Roseberry on Swan Lake during a day outing for the Spinal Cord Injury B.C. group from Vernon and Kelowna.
Silver Star Rotary president Monty Hughes (left)

Restaurant earns top recognition

McDonald's working with Vernon and District Association for Community Living

Silver Star Rotary president Monty Hughes (left)
Kathy Crandlemire

IPE a family favourite

Longtime residents, as well as newcomers and tourists, are checking out the fair

Kathy Crandlemire
Jeff Anderson

Trials Stars captivate crowd

Tricks proving popular during the Interior Provincial Exhibition

Jeff Anderson

AT RANDOM: A dream come true

Intern survives a summer in the newsroom and it reinforces his interest in journalism

Aaron Volpatti of the Vancouver Canucks lines up his tee shot in the Vernon Vipers charity golf tournament for KidSport Sunday at The Rise.

Hockey stars tee it up for KidSport

NHLers tee up on The Rise for Vernon Vipers inaugural charity golf tournament for KidSport.

Aaron Volpatti of the Vancouver Canucks lines up his tee shot in the Vernon Vipers charity golf tournament for KidSport Sunday at The Rise.
Phuong Sam (above) of Who Ate All the Pies? lays it out for the ball in beach volleyball action at Paddlewheel Park.

Photo: Diggin’ in the sand

Action for Vernon beach volleyball league at Paddlewheel Park.

Phuong Sam (above) of Who Ate All the Pies? lays it out for the ball in beach volleyball action at Paddlewheel Park.
The Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede gets buzzing in Armstrong Wednesday through Sunday.

Flavourful fair on tap

Armstrong will be buzzing with Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede Wednesday through Sunday

The Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede gets buzzing in Armstrong Wednesday through Sunday.
Vintage cars can be found at this year's Customs and Classics Car Show in Lake Country Saturday.

Car show cruises into Winfield

Event at Swalwell Park will raise funds for charities in Lake Country

Vintage cars can be found at this year's Customs and Classics Car Show in Lake Country Saturday.
Okanagan College students Saori Tsuge (left)

Paddlers make a splash against cancer

Dragon boat festival raises more than $8,000 to support breast cancer awareness and care

Okanagan College students Saori Tsuge (left)
Dustin O’Ferrall is in the finals of Rip Curl’s The Judgement video competition and is looking for local support.

Athlete making waves

O’Ferrall is a finalist for Rip Curl’s The Judgement contest, presented by SBC Wakeboard.

Dustin O’Ferrall is in the finals of Rip Curl’s The Judgement video competition and is looking for local support.
Log Barn employee Charlene Lindenbach (left) presents a donation to KidSport representative Ann Holmes (right). Spallumcheen Mayor Janice Brown (second from left) and Vernon Mayor Rob Sawatzky join the celebrations to support the KidSport charity.

Log Barn gives kids a sporting chance

With a successful London Olympics behind us, if ever there was a time for kids to be inspired by athletics, it would be now.

Log Barn employee Charlene Lindenbach (left) presents a donation to KidSport representative Ann Holmes (right). Spallumcheen Mayor Janice Brown (second from left) and Vernon Mayor Rob Sawatzky join the celebrations to support the KidSport charity.
Members of Poseidon’s Fury paddle at a dragon boat festival. The rec mixed team is always looking for new paddlers and will be participating in the Vernon Dragon Boat Festival Aug. 18.

Paddlers splash into Prospera Vernon Dragon Boat Festival

At first glance, watching a dragon boat glide through the water might look as easy and as fluid as a couple in a canoe.

Members of Poseidon’s Fury paddle at a dragon boat festival. The rec mixed team is always looking for new paddlers and will be participating in the Vernon Dragon Boat Festival Aug. 18.
Dylan Johnston (left) with Canadian Olympic fencing athlete Philippe Beaudry at the Olympics in London

Vernon resident lends a hand at Olympics

He may not be competing in the Olympics, but Dylan Johnston is currently experiencing a golden opportunity in London.

Dylan Johnston (left) with Canadian Olympic fencing athlete Philippe Beaudry at the Olympics in London
Kevin Pidduck (from left)

Nationwide cart push on tap

Being homeless and pushing a shopping cart up and down East Hastings in Vancouver is never easy.

Kevin Pidduck (from left)
The 2012 Grindrod Days are almost upon us

Grindrod Days centred around family fun

Plenty of entertainment for all ages at Grindrod Days Aug. 11-12

The 2012 Grindrod Days are almost upon us
Mike Fazio (left) and Rafal Banas (middle) give a demonstration on a hospital staff member at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Fazio and Banas are set to finish a clerkship in Vernon as part of their third year studies with UBC.

Med students make Vernon rounds

In August, Rafal Banas and Mike Fazio of UBC’s Southern Medical Program will complete an Integrated Community Clerkship in Vernon.

Mike Fazio (left) and Rafal Banas (middle) give a demonstration on a hospital staff member at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Fazio and Banas are set to finish a clerkship in Vernon as part of their third year studies with UBC.
Vancouver-based metal band

West of Hell revives that classic metal sound

Band got its start in New Zealand, moved to Vancouver and is now taking their heavy metal sound on the road in western Canada

Vancouver-based metal band
Lumby’s Dayton Ricketts recently travelled to L.A. as part of the Acuvue 1-Day Contest to have his musical dream come true.

Musical dream starts to take shape

Lumby's Dayton Ricketts has travelled to Los Angeles after winning a contest and moves closer to fulfilling his dream

Lumby’s Dayton Ricketts recently travelled to L.A. as part of the Acuvue 1-Day Contest to have his musical dream come true.