Parker Crook

An interactive map pinpoints accidents that have occurred in Vernon between 2013 and 2017. (OpenStreetMap - contributor)

Vernon’s worst intersection saw 179 crashes in four years: ICBC

According to ICBC data, 25th Ave and 32 Street saw the highest number of accidents from 2013-2017

An interactive map pinpoints accidents that have occurred in Vernon between 2013 and 2017. (OpenStreetMap - contributor)
Adele Kuyek, John Lomas, Matt Brown and Heather Boyd play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike in the Powerhouse Theatre production Feb. 20-March 2. (Kristine Larsen image)

Theatre Review: Vernon’s Powerhouse play a hilarious romp

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike runs until March 2

Adele Kuyek, John Lomas, Matt Brown and Heather Boyd play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike in the Powerhouse Theatre production Feb. 20-March 2. (Kristine Larsen image)
Vernon Viper Jesse Lansdell attempts to sneak one past Langley Riverman Shayne Battler at Kal Tire Place Sunday. The Rivermen took the game 4-2. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)                                Vernon Viper Jesse Lansdell attempts to sneak one past Langley Riverman Shayne Battler at Kal Tire Place Sunday. The Rivermen took the game 4-2. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

Home loss ends Vernon Vipers’ long weekend win streak

The Vernon Vipers ended the three games in three nights weekend with two wins, one loss

Vernon Viper Jesse Lansdell attempts to sneak one past Langley Riverman Shayne Battler at Kal Tire Place Sunday. The Rivermen took the game 4-2. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)                                Vernon Viper Jesse Lansdell attempts to sneak one past Langley Riverman Shayne Battler at Kal Tire Place Sunday. The Rivermen took the game 4-2. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)
Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)
Aiden Heinrichs, nine, tries to take the horse through the obstacle course during the Family Day in the Park event Feb. 10, 2018 at Polson Park in Vernon. (Morning Star file photo)

Family Day move a welcome change: poll

Okanagan readers voted that the new date for Family Day in B.C. is a positive change

Aiden Heinrichs, nine, tries to take the horse through the obstacle course during the Family Day in the Park event Feb. 10, 2018 at Polson Park in Vernon. (Morning Star file photo)
Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for long weekend ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)

Poll: What do you think of Family Day weekend’s move?

Until this year, Family Day has fallen on the second Monday in February

Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for long weekend ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)
Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)

Vernon to see sunny skies for Family Day

Sunny but cool as Environment Canada calls for wind chill of -9 C Sunday, -13 C Monday

Fishers take to the frozen waters of Monte Lake for ice fishing Sunday, Feb. 17. (Niña Monica Lim photo)
Stranger allegedly grabs girl by arm near Vernon school

Stranger allegedly grabs girl by arm near Vernon school

Witnesses sought as girls, aged 11, claim unknown man grabbed one of their arms near school

Stranger allegedly grabs girl by arm near Vernon school
A southbound vehicle crossed Highway 97 and ended up in the northbound ditch near Crystal Waters Road Tuesday, Feb. 12. (Photo submitted)

Snow plagues Vernon roadways

Police say that they have responded to more than a dozen accidents due to poor conditions

A southbound vehicle crossed Highway 97 and ended up in the northbound ditch near Crystal Waters Road Tuesday, Feb. 12. (Photo submitted)
Human waste cleanup closes Vernon pool

Human waste cleanup closes Vernon pool

The Vernon Recreation Complex pool was closed Saturday, Feb. 9

Human waste cleanup closes Vernon pool
Aleksanna (last name not given) fixes her hat after going through the bouncy castle maze Saturday during the Vernon Winter Carnival family day at Polson Park. (Katherine Peters/Morning Star)

Vernon Winter Carnival LVIII one for the books

Carnival staff looking ahead to 60th anniversary

Aleksanna (last name not given) fixes her hat after going through the bouncy castle maze Saturday during the Vernon Winter Carnival family day at Polson Park. (Katherine Peters/Morning Star)
A southbound vehicle crossed Highway 97 and ended up in the northbound ditch near Crystal Waters Road Tuesday, Feb. 12. (Photo submitted)

UPDATE: Car slides through oncoming traffic on Highway 97 south of Vernon

Minor injuries sustained in single-vehicle crash

A southbound vehicle crossed Highway 97 and ended up in the northbound ditch near Crystal Waters Road Tuesday, Feb. 12. (Photo submitted)
Vernon murder suspect awaits bail hearing

Vernon murder suspect awaits bail hearing

Richard William Fairgrieve will be in Vernon Law Courts next on March 4

Vernon murder suspect awaits bail hearing
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

UPDATE: Date set for Sagmoen assault trial in Vernon

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen to stand trial on counts of assault and assault causing bodily harm in December

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
UPDATE: Man in custody after fatal shooting in Vernon

UPDATE: Man in custody after fatal shooting in Vernon

Police are holding a media briefing at 10:30 a.m.

UPDATE: Man in custody after fatal shooting in Vernon
Thanks to the support of local businesses, all students at Harwood elementary school in Vernon will be wearing their pink shirts Feb. 28, 2018. (File photo)

Vernon School District poster contest puts anti-bullying in the spotlight

Poster campaign looks to make anti-bullying a year-round topic

Thanks to the support of local businesses, all students at Harwood elementary school in Vernon will be wearing their pink shirts Feb. 28, 2018. (File photo)
Camille Martens shows off her new brass next to the Mission Hill Elementary Hall of Fame, into which she was inducted Monday, Feb. 4. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Vernon Olympian recognized by former school

Camille Martens has been inducted into the Mission Hill Elementary Hall of Fame

Camille Martens shows off her new brass next to the Mission Hill Elementary Hall of Fame, into which she was inducted Monday, Feb. 4. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
The SilverStar Fire Department shows off the summit chairlift on auction Feb. 16. (Photo submitted)

Iconic SilverStar chairlift up for auction

The SIlverStar Fire Department is taking bids Feb. 16

The SilverStar Fire Department shows off the summit chairlift on auction Feb. 16. (Photo submitted)
Elena Gaskell hits the rails at SilverStar Mountain Resort’s terrain park. (SilverStar Photo)

Vernon’s Elena Gaskell to shred World Championships

Gaskell will be in Utah Feb. 5 and 6

Elena Gaskell hits the rails at SilverStar Mountain Resort’s terrain park. (SilverStar Photo)
Vernon’s Davison Orchards gets project funding

Vernon’s Davison Orchards gets project funding

The government has provided funding for a project at Davison Orchards

Vernon’s Davison Orchards gets project funding