Graeme Corbett

Brendan Persley of the Vernon Vipers is pushed over the top of Penticton goalie Chad Katunar as he smothers the puck Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Penticton Vees sink Snakes

Penticton Vees brush back Vernon Vipers 3-1 in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Brendan Persley of the Vernon Vipers is pushed over the top of Penticton goalie Chad Katunar as he smothers the puck Friday night at Wesbild Centre.
Keith Johnston

Okanagan referral group boosts business connection

Business Okanagan Referral Group boosts local network connections.

Keith Johnston
Ken Knott (bottom left)

Vernon Nissan revs up support for Habitat for Humanity

Nissan Canada backs Habitat for Humanity with nationwide test drive campaign.

Ken Knott (bottom left)
Dexter Dancs (left)

Snakes swap Soleway for Dancs

Vernon Vipers trade forward Jedd Soleway to Penticton Vees for forward Dexter Dancs.

Dexter Dancs (left)
Tanner Nordstrom-Young (right) of the Calgary Dinos closes in on a UBC Okanagan Heat player in Hindson Cup university rugby action.

Nordstrom-Young digs Dinos

Vernon's Tanner Nordstrom-Young helps Calgary Dinos collect Hindson Cup.

Tanner Nordstrom-Young (right) of the Calgary Dinos closes in on a UBC Okanagan Heat player in Hindson Cup university rugby action.
Investment consultant Michael Graham talks to a crowd at the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday night.

Graham optimistic for Canadian market

Michael Graham offers investment insight for clientele of Vernon's Cooper Boyd Patterson Team at RBC Dominion Securities.

Investment consultant Michael Graham talks to a crowd at the Performing Arts Centre Wednesday night.
Attractions like Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort could play a major role in determining whether a tourist adds the Thompson Okanagan to their bucket list.

TOTA adopts regional strategy

Glenn Mandziuk discusses Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association's regional strategy at the Village Green Hotel.

Attractions like Vernon’s Predator Ridge Resort could play a major role in determining whether a tourist adds the Thompson Okanagan to their bucket list.
Coldstream’s Peter Tassie (left) receives the Community Service Award from Jeff Holm

Tassie earns civic honour

Peter Tassie honoured with the Community Service Award by the B.C. Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists.

Coldstream’s Peter Tassie (left) receives the Community Service Award from Jeff Holm

AT RANDOM: All hands on deck

Carpenter, plumber, electrician, all-around handyman – I am none of these things, at least not yet.

Kristen Trovato

Vernon juice company presses for value added

Vernon's Mobile Juicing takes the press straight to the orchard.

Kristen Trovato
Mitch McAllister of the Vernon Vipers slams into Marley Keca of the Trail Smoke Eaters as Viper Mike Roberts digs for the puck Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Trail Smoke Eaters stun Vernon Vipers in OT

Trail Smoke Eaters ground Vernon Vipers 2-1 in double OT Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Mitch McAllister of the Vernon Vipers slams into Marley Keca of the Trail Smoke Eaters as Viper Mike Roberts digs for the puck Friday night at Wesbild Centre.
Jerred Smithson

Vipers move into Movember

Vernon Vipers ride three-game win streak into B.C. Hockey League action against Trail Smoke Eaters tonight and Surrey Eagles Saturday.

Jerred Smithson
Mike Roberts of the Vernon Vipers (left) protects the puck against Salmon Arm SilverBacks’ defenceman Sean Flanagan in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. The SilverBacks pulled off their third straight overtime decision against Vernon

SilverBacks slip by Snakes

Salmon Arm SilverBacks ground Vernon Vipers 2-1 in double-overtime in BCHL action Friday night at Wesbild Centre.

Mike Roberts of the Vernon Vipers (left) protects the puck against Salmon Arm SilverBacks’ defenceman Sean Flanagan in B.C. Hockey League action Friday night at Wesbild Centre. The SilverBacks pulled off their third straight overtime decision against Vernon
Glenn Anderson

Skevik storms Vernon ski scene

Brothers Glenn and Gregg Anderson create Vernon's first ski company – Skevik Skis.

Glenn Anderson
Eric Foster (from left)

Community Futures North Okanagan opens doors

Community Futures North Okanagan celebrates grand opening of WorkBC Employment Services Centre.

Eric Foster (from left)
Vernon’s Tyler Steel

Steel bound for Brown Bear den

Merritt Centennials' netminder Tyler Steel, a Vernon native, signs with the NCAA Division 1 Brown Bears.

Vernon’s Tyler Steel
Mitch Van Teeling of the Vernon Vipers tries to shake Dylan Chanter of the Merritt Centennials in B.C. Hockey League play Wednesday night at Wesbild Centre. Chanter had a goal and an assist as Merritt shaded Vernon 4-3.

Cents survive Viper comeback

Merritt Centennials outlast Vernon Vipers 4-3 in B.C. Hockey League play Wednesday night at Wesbild Centre.

Mitch Van Teeling of the Vernon Vipers tries to shake Dylan Chanter of the Merritt Centennials in B.C. Hockey League play Wednesday night at Wesbild Centre. Chanter had a goal and an assist as Merritt shaded Vernon 4-3.
Jenna Hauck/Black Press Vernon Viper d-man Kevin Guiltinan (right) tangles with Chilliwack Chiefs’ blueliner Cooper Rush in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Prospera Centre. The Chiefs won 4-1 to extend their unbeaten streak to six games.

Vipers bring back Todosychuk

The Vernon Vipers welcomed back-up goaltender Danny Todosychuk as they resumed a shake-up.

Jenna Hauck/Black Press Vernon Viper d-man Kevin Guiltinan (right) tangles with Chilliwack Chiefs’ blueliner Cooper Rush in B.C. Hockey League action Saturday night at Prospera Centre. The Chiefs won 4-1 to extend their unbeaten streak to six games.
Kal Tire president Robert Foord shows off the company’s new headquarters on Kalamalka Lake Road.

Kal Tire rolls into new era

Company moves international and national operations to office on Kal Lake Road

Kal Tire president Robert Foord shows off the company’s new headquarters on Kalamalka Lake Road.
John Winter

Winter calls for innovation

B.C. chamber president Winter proposes an initiative he refers to as the B.C. agenda for shared prosperity

John Winter