John White

POLL QUESTION: Do you agree with the plan to ban shopping carts from public places?

POLL QUESTION: Do you agree with the plan to ban shopping carts from public places?

Vernon City Council put forward a plan to ban on commercial shopping carts on public property.

POLL QUESTION: Do you agree with the plan to ban shopping carts from public places?
New Vernon Morning Star print format launches Aug. 1

New Vernon Morning Star print format launches Aug. 1

Things are about to look a little different around here.

New Vernon Morning Star print format launches Aug. 1
Small blaze reported east of Vernon

Small blaze reported east of Vernon

A new wildfire was reported by BC Wildfire Service near Sugar Lake Road

Small blaze reported east of Vernon
Police track stolen vehicle to Silver Star Resort

Police track stolen vehicle to Silver Star Resort

The RCMP Air Services unit was called in Wednesday to track suspected car thieves.

Police track stolen vehicle to Silver Star Resort
UPDATE: New fire spotted at Whip Creek

UPDATE: New fire spotted at Whip Creek

A small fire has sparked in the Whip Creek area approximately 12 km east of Kingfisher.

UPDATE: New fire spotted at Whip Creek
POLL: Are you worried about wildfires near Vernon?

POLL: Are you worried about wildfires near Vernon?

Wildfire season is upon us. How concerned are you at this point?…

POLL: Are you worried about wildfires near Vernon?
VIDEO: Dancing bear a must-see

VIDEO: Dancing bear a must-see

You will not be able to resist this bear cub’s moves on the pole.

VIDEO: Dancing bear a must-see
VIDEO: The sights and sounds of the farmers’ market

VIDEO: The sights and sounds of the farmers’ market

The clouds did not keep the crowds away from the Canada Day weekend edition of the Farmers’ Market.

VIDEO: The sights and sounds of the farmers’ market
The rain held off long enough for a spectacular show Sunday night on Kin Beach. (Alan D. Wilson/Special to Vernon Morning Star)

Fireworks were a sight to behold

The Canada Day fireworks show went off as scheduled with spectacular results.

The rain held off long enough for a spectacular show Sunday night on Kin Beach. (Alan D. Wilson/Special to Vernon Morning Star)
Letter: Bikes and right of way

Letter: Bikes and right of way

Was he referring to the bike lane or the roadway?

Letter: Bikes and right of way
Letter: Noisy plane annoys

Letter: Noisy plane annoys

Am I the only one that has to listen to the noisy…

Letter: Noisy plane annoys
FILE — Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

John White: Ready to build on solid foundations

I’m thrilled to be taking over as editor here in Vernon.

FILE — Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

VIDEO: Castlegar hosts emotional vigil for Humboldt Broncos

More than 600 people came out to show support for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident.

Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound
Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)

STARS could work in B.C. in time

Experts say it would take a significant political push and a hybrid approach to launch STARS in B.C.

Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)
LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding