Parker Crook

FILE - RCMP investigated a fatal motor vehicle incident which occurred at the end of Tronson Road. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Vernon car surfing death a ‘tragic incident’

Byron James Walterhouse, 42, awaits Judge Richard Hewson’s decision on sentencing

FILE - RCMP investigated a fatal motor vehicle incident which occurred at the end of Tronson Road. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Young children in Svay Chek, Cambodia gather around for Papa Brian Bell, a Falkland resident who has been at the forefront of supporting education in the small village. (Aaron Hannah photography)

Vernon students show support for Cambodian children

Mission Hill is now a sister school with an education program in Svay Chek, Cambodia

Young children in Svay Chek, Cambodia gather around for Papa Brian Bell, a Falkland resident who has been at the forefront of supporting education in the small village. (Aaron Hannah photography)
Regional District of North Okanagan looks at single-use plastic ban

Regional District of North Okanagan looks at single-use plastic ban

Service changes at RDNO recycling drop centres discussed

Regional District of North Okanagan looks at single-use plastic ban
Shuswap chiefs decry action against anti-pipeline protests

Shuswap chiefs decry action against anti-pipeline protests

A rally in support of the Gidimt’en checkpoint and Unist’ot’en camp was held in Enderby Jan. 8

Shuswap chiefs decry action against anti-pipeline protests
Vernon murder case pre-trial continues

Vernon murder case pre-trial continues

A publication ban covers all information discussed during the hearing

Vernon murder case pre-trial continues
A rally in support of the Gidimt’en checkpoint is slated for Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. (Facebook photo)

Splatsin members rally in support of anti-pipeline camp

Rallies are planned across Canada, U.S. Tuesday

A rally in support of the Gidimt’en checkpoint is slated for Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. (Facebook photo)
Sagmoen Vernon trials loom

Sagmoen Vernon trials loom

Pre-trial conferences have been fixed for both of Curtis Sagmoen’s Vernon matters

Sagmoen Vernon trials loom
Vernon abstract artist evokes memories through paintbrush

Vernon abstract artist evokes memories through paintbrush

Heidi Thompson’s The Light Within You is on display now at the Vernon Public Art Gallery

Vernon abstract artist evokes memories through paintbrush
Highway 97 is closed south of Vernon due to an accident. (Google Maps image)

UPDATE: One dead, others injured in crash on Highway 97 south of Vernon

The highway was closed from just after 3 p.m. until after 11 p.m. Jan. 6

Highway 97 is closed south of Vernon due to an accident. (Google Maps image)
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)

Sagmoen saga continues into new year

Curtis Sagmoen case one to watch in 2019

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)
Unity MMA head coach and owner Raja Kler embraces Will King, six, after his win in Kamloops Super Cup tournament action Dec. 15. (Photo submitted)

Vernon’s Unity MMA strikes gold

Vernon’s Unity MMA and Kickboxing fighters proved their mettle in Kamloops. Several…

Unity MMA head coach and owner Raja Kler embraces Will King, six, after his win in Kamloops Super Cup tournament action Dec. 15. (Photo submitted)
YEAR IN REVIEW: Cherryville mother writes to fight opioid crisis

YEAR IN REVIEW: Cherryville mother writes to fight opioid crisis

A look back at the most meaningful stories of 2018

YEAR IN REVIEW: Cherryville mother writes to fight opioid crisis
Robyn Wells and Kevin Michalko welcome their newborn daughter, Aspen Lynn Michalko, into the family at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Aspen was born at 10:07 a.m. (Photo submitted)

Vernon New Year’s baby a girl born into Armstrong family

Aspen Lynn Michalko was born at 10:07 a.m.

Robyn Wells and Kevin Michalko welcome their newborn daughter, Aspen Lynn Michalko, into the family at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Aspen was born at 10:07 a.m. (Photo submitted)
FILE - John La Greca launched his newest book of poetry, Homeless Memorial, at Gallery Vertigo Saturday, July 21. (Photo submitted)

YEAR IN REVIEW: Vernon poet shines bright light on struggle with homelessness

A look back at some of our favourite stories from 2018

FILE - John La Greca launched his newest book of poetry, Homeless Memorial, at Gallery Vertigo Saturday, July 21. (Photo submitted)
North Okanagan Valley Gleaners fill a sea can full of soup and various medical supplies for distribution by the Seeds to Harvest ministry in Guatemala. (Brad Egerton photo)

North Okanagan Valley Gleaners sends one million meals to Guatemala

Local gleaners hard at work to make more than seven million meals per year

North Okanagan Valley Gleaners fill a sea can full of soup and various medical supplies for distribution by the Seeds to Harvest ministry in Guatemala. (Brad Egerton photo)
Photo by @arnoldlimvisuals

Sunny skies close 2018 in the Okanagan

A glimpse into the forecast for end of 2018, start of 2019

Photo by @arnoldlimvisuals
Accidents near Enderby follow snowfall

Accidents near Enderby follow snowfall

No injuries reported in either minor accident

Accidents near Enderby follow snowfall
Serious crash slows Highway 97 traffic into Vernon

Serious crash slows Highway 97 traffic into Vernon

Vernon RCMP, BCAS and firefighters are on the scene of a serious crash on Highway 97.

Serious crash slows Highway 97 traffic into Vernon
Paramedics, firefighters and police attend the scene of an accident on Highway 97 north of Vernon that caused delays for southbound traffic Thursday, Dec. 27. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

UPDATE: Crash slows Highway 97 traffic into Vernon

Vernon RCMP, BCAS and firefighters are on the scene of a serious crash on Highway 97.

Paramedics, firefighters and police attend the scene of an accident on Highway 97 north of Vernon that caused delays for southbound traffic Thursday, Dec. 27. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Bail sought in Vernon vehicle theft, arson case

Bail sought in Vernon vehicle theft, arson case

Sheldon Veness’ file moved to the judicial case manager’s office to fix a date for a bail hearing

Bail sought in Vernon vehicle theft, arson case