Graeme Corbett

Dean Joanisse of the Royal City Curling Club coaxes a rock into position in B.C. men’s provincial curling championship action Friday morning at the Vernon Curling Club.

Vernon puts two in Page playoff

Cotter and Longworth reach Page playoffs of Canadian Direct Insurance B.C. Men's Curling Championships Saturday at Vernon Curling Club.

Dean Joanisse of the Royal City Curling Club coaxes a rock into position in B.C. men’s provincial curling championship action Friday morning at the Vernon Curling Club.

AT RANDOM: A fond farewell

Time spent at The Morning Star nothing short of a big deal for sports reporter Graeme Corbett, as he says goodbye

Jaron Chasca

New-look chamber plans for future

Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce implementing three-year strategy focused on value for membership.

Jaron Chasca
Vernon’s Kevin Hill is all smiles after claiming snowboard cross gold at Winter X Games in Aspen

Hill grabs Winter X Games gold

Kevin Hill collects gold medal in men's snowboard cross at Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo.

Vernon’s Kevin Hill is all smiles after claiming snowboard cross gold at Winter X Games in Aspen
Vernon’s Kevin Hill is all smiles after claiming snowboard cross gold at Winter X Games in Aspen

Hill wins Winter X Games Snowboard Cross

Vernon's Kevin Hill uncovers snowboard cross gold at Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo.

Vernon’s Kevin Hill is all smiles after claiming snowboard cross gold at Winter X Games in Aspen
Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Aldworth snipes three in Viper comeback

Aldworth snipes three as Vernon Vipers double West Kelowna Warriors 6-3 in BCHL play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers double West Kelowna Warriors 6-3

Aldworth snipes three as Vernon Vipers double West Kelowna Warriors 6-3 in BCHL action Friday at Kal Tire Place.

Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Aldworth leads Vipers’ comback

Thomas Aldworth collects hat trick as Vernon Vipers earn 6-3 comeback win over West Kelowna Warriors Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Linden Hora of the Vernon Vipers checks Rylan Yaremko of the West Kelowna Warriors as Mitch Oliver of the Vipers skates away with the puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Rosanna Brost (left) and Emelia McMahon

Valhalla returns to Vernon roots

Vernon’s Richard Harley knows a thing or two about launching a business.

Rosanna Brost (left) and Emelia McMahon
Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as they battle over a loose puck in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.

Snakes slide past Sprucies

Vernon Vipers brush back Prince George Spruce Kings 5-3 in BCHL play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as they battle over a loose puck in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.
Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as they battle over a loose puck in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.

Vernon Vipers slide past Spruce Kings

Vernon Vipers ground Prince George Spruce Kings 5-3 in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as they battle over a loose puck in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.
Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as the battle over a loose puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers outlast Prince George Spruce Kings

Vernon Vipers ground Prince George Spruce Kings 5-3 in B.C. Hockey League play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Thomas Aldworth of the Vernon Vipers and Viktor Dombrovskiy of the Prince George Spruce Kings collide as the battle over a loose puck Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Luke Voltin of the Vernon Vipers is checked by Scott Davidson of the Trail Smoke Eaters in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers held off the Smokies 6-4.

Vipers hold off pesky Smokies

For nearly 40 minutes, the Trail Smoke Eaters had no answer for the free-wheeling Vernon Vipers.

Luke Voltin of the Vernon Vipers is checked by Scott Davidson of the Trail Smoke Eaters in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vipers held off the Smokies 6-4.
Luke Voltin of the Vernon Vipers skates past Scott Davidson of the Trail Smoke Eaters as leans into his check Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers outlast Trail Smoke Eaters 6-4

Vernon Vipers outlast Trail Smoke Eaters 6-4 in BCHL play Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

Luke Voltin of the Vernon Vipers skates past Scott Davidson of the Trail Smoke Eaters as leans into his check Saturday at Kal Tire Place.

More than a job

AT RANDOM: It’s a toss-up as to what has been the better investment for my life – my journalism diploma or my yoga teaching certificate

Fulton grads Broden Romanovitch (from left)

Fulton five fuel Broncos’ success

The Kamloops Broncos tasted success for the first time in the B.C. Football Conference last season, and now they are hungry for more.

Fulton grads Broden Romanovitch (from left)
Vernon’s Emma Lunder competes on the IBU Cup biathlon circuit. Lunder trains with the national team in Canmore.

Lunder targets World Cup circuit

Whether it’s out on a biathlon course, or in everyday life, Vernon’s Emma Lunder doesn’t like to waste time.

Vernon’s Emma Lunder competes on the IBU Cup biathlon circuit. Lunder trains with the national team in Canmore.
Justin Dorey

Dorey refocused after Sochi ride

Vernon's Justin Dorey relishes Sochi Winter Games experience.

Justin Dorey
Vipers' forward Riley Brandt (left) collides with Kings' d-man Tony DeVito in B.C. Hockey League play Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Life’s beachy for holidaying Vipers

Of all the Vernon Vipers heading home for the holidays, T.J. Dumonceaux probably had the most to look forward to.

Vipers' forward Riley Brandt (left) collides with Kings' d-man Tony DeVito in B.C. Hockey League play Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon’s Britt Page (No. 3) and Team Canada teammate Lucy Charuk go up for a block against Brazil at the FIVB World Championships in Italy. Canada placed 17th.

Page guides Canada up rankings

Vernon's Brittney Page captains Team Canada to No. 16 world ranking in women's volleyball.

Vernon’s Britt Page (No. 3) and Team Canada teammate Lucy Charuk go up for a block against Brazil at the FIVB World Championships in Italy. Canada placed 17th.