Graeme Corbett

Liam Board of the Vipers fights it out against Sam Mellor of the Penticton Vees Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Vernon Vipers ground Penticton Vees

Colton Sparrow nets winner as Vernon Vipers outlast Penticton Vees 3-2 in BCHL action Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Liam Board of the Vipers fights it out against Sam Mellor of the Penticton Vees Friday night at Wesbild Centre.
Joe Sigalet

Boxers swing for Bronze Gloves

Vernon hosting Bronze Gloves boxing tournament, starting tonight at Recreation Complex.

Joe Sigalet

AT RANDOM: Mission accomplished

Coldest Night of the Year walk exceeds expectations for Upper Room Mission

TJ Dumonceaux of the Vernon Vipers takes a shot on Langley Rivermen goalie James Barr as defenceman Tanner Johnson tries to shut him down in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Wesbild Centre. Langley won 3-2 in overtime.

Vernon Vipers’ playoff push stalls

Vernon Vipers salvage single point in B.C. Hockey League weekend games.

TJ Dumonceaux of the Vernon Vipers takes a shot on Langley Rivermen goalie James Barr as defenceman Tanner Johnson tries to shut him down in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Wesbild Centre. Langley won 3-2 in overtime.
Vernon Viper Dexter Dancs tries to get the puck past Langley RIvermen goalie James Barr Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.

Langley Rivermen swamp Vernon Vipers in OT

Langley Rivermen surprise Vernon Vipers 3-2 in overtime in BCHL action Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.

Vernon Viper Dexter Dancs tries to get the puck past Langley RIvermen goalie James Barr Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.
Dane Gibson of the Cowichan Valley Capitals protects the puck from Logan Mick of the Vipers Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.

Vernon Vipers gain ground on SilverBacks

Vernon Vipers closing gap on Salmon Arm SilverBacks for final B.C. Hockey League playoff berth.

Dane Gibson of the Cowichan Valley Capitals protects the puck from Logan Mick of the Vipers Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.
Dane Gibson of the Cowichan Valley Capitals protects the puck from Logan Mick of the Vipers Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.

Blacklock deuce boosts Vernon Vipers

Vernon Vipers upend Cowichan Valley Capitals 3-2 in B.C Hockey League overtime thriller Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.

Dane Gibson of the Cowichan Valley Capitals protects the puck from Logan Mick of the Vipers Saturday night at Wesbild Centre.
Vernon Viper captain Brett Corkey cuts to the net around defenceman Brad Ryan in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. Vernon pulled a 4-3 comeback win.

Vernon Vipers keep the faith in comeback

Vernon Vipers upend Coquitlam Express 4-3 in B.C. Hockey League play Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Vernon Viper captain Brett Corkey cuts to the net around defenceman Brad Ryan in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. Vernon pulled a 4-3 comeback win.
Winney Chow

Export experts talk shop in Vernon

Vernon imported some top authorities on exporting to discuss the process of reaching foreign markets Thursday.

Winney Chow
The Reichwald Health Sciences Centre

UBC Okanagan making the grade

Deborah Buszard discusses impact of UBC Okanagan on the region.

The Reichwald Health Sciences Centre

AT RANDOM: Game on

Columnist Graeme Corbett touches on farming, the lack of cable TV and hockey

Vernon Viper power forward Aaron Hadley is tangled up by a pair of Trail Smoke Eater defenders in B.C. Hockey  League action.

Vipers unload top three scorers

Vernon Vipers deal top three scorers to BCHL playoff contenders; restock for 2013-14.

Vernon Viper power forward Aaron Hadley is tangled up by a pair of Trail Smoke Eater defenders in B.C. Hockey  League action.

Vernon Vipers deal at deadline

Vernon Vipers offload top three scorers at BCHL carding deadline; restock for next season.

Defenceman Bryce Eviston (middle) ties up forward Adam Tambellini (right) while Ryan Renz clears a loose puck during a drill at Vernon Viper practice Wednesday afternoon at Wesbild Centre.

Vernon Vipers regroup for playoff push

Vernon Vipers enter 2013 hoping to climb out of BCHL Interior Division cellar and into a playoff spot.

Defenceman Bryce Eviston (middle) ties up forward Adam Tambellini (right) while Ryan Renz clears a loose puck during a drill at Vernon Viper practice Wednesday afternoon at Wesbild Centre.
Barb Munro of Fieldstone Organics grinds fresh flour for a customer at the in-store mill at Swan Lake Nurseryland.

Fieldstone Organics grinds up flour power

Armstrong's Fieldstone Organics introduces in-store mill at Swan Lake Nurseryland.

Barb Munro of Fieldstone Organics grinds fresh flour for a customer at the in-store mill at Swan Lake Nurseryland.
Adam Tambellini

Cents slam Snakes

Merritt Centennials open BCHL home-and-home series against host Vernon Vipers with 6-1 win Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Adam Tambellini

AT RANDOM: Puppy pranks

A new family member leads to some interesting moments

A crowd of 50 Teddy bear hunters brave the cold outside of The Morning Star office Saturday morning. The  newspaper was hosting its annual Gund Teddy bear contest.

Bears a popular tradition

The Morning Star hosted the annual Gund Teddy bear contest Saturday morning

A crowd of 50 Teddy bear hunters brave the cold outside of The Morning Star office Saturday morning. The  newspaper was hosting its annual Gund Teddy bear contest.
Brendan Persley of the Vernon Vipers is pushed on top of Penticton goalie Chad Katunar as he smothers the puck in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. Penticton grounded Vernon 3-1.

Vees show up struggling Snakes

Penticton Vees ground Vernon Vipers 3-1 in B.C. Hockey League play Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Brendan Persley of the Vernon Vipers is pushed on top of Penticton goalie Chad Katunar as he smothers the puck in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. Penticton grounded Vernon 3-1.
Brothers Pearce (left) and Bryce Eviston and the Vernon Vipers host the Penticton Vees tonight at Wesbild Centre.

Brotherly bond in Vernon Vipers den

Eviston brothers, Pearce and Bryce, bring sibling spirit to Vernon Viper den.

Brothers Pearce (left) and Bryce Eviston and the Vernon Vipers host the Penticton Vees tonight at Wesbild Centre.