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UPDATED: Vernon attempted murder case moves to preliminary inquiry

UPDATED: Vernon attempted murder case moves to preliminary inquiry

Tyson Darryl Cole will face a preliminary inquiry before a trial by Supreme Court judge alone

UPDATED: Vernon attempted murder case moves to preliminary inquiry
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and many B.C. roadways are under snowfall warnings. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snowfall, winter storm warnings plague B.C. highways

Environment Canada has issued warnings for many B.C. highways

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and many B.C. roadways are under snowfall warnings. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)
Torin Andrews carves his way to a first place finish in the Skate Race at the NorAm Race in Canmore. (Photo submitted)

Sovereign Lake skiers podium

Seven skiers were in Canmore for the week-long NorAm Race

Torin Andrews carves his way to a first place finish in the Skate Race at the NorAm Race in Canmore. (Photo submitted)
Enderby gives green light to pot shop

Enderby gives green light to pot shop

Non-medicinal pot shop now seeking licence from province

Enderby gives green light to pot shop
Sunday a ‘gong show’ for Vernon Search and Rescue

Sunday a ‘gong show’ for Vernon Search and Rescue

Four calls for Search and Rescue on Sunday, Dec. 16

Sunday a ‘gong show’ for Vernon Search and Rescue
Vernon’s own Hannah Mehain keeps it cool as BC Team coach Chris Manhard cheers her on in 15 kilometre Classic Mass Start U23 World Championship trials action in Canmore Sunday, Dec. 16. (Photo submitted)

Vernon’s Mehain is Finland bound

Vernon cross-country skier Hannah Mehain will compete in World Championships in Finland this January

Vernon’s own Hannah Mehain keeps it cool as BC Team coach Chris Manhard cheers her on in 15 kilometre Classic Mass Start U23 World Championship trials action in Canmore Sunday, Dec. 16. (Photo submitted)
RCMP officers attend the scene of a break and enter at Vernon’s The Boardwalk Sunday, Dec. 16. (Chad Dietz photo)

Break in doesn’t halt holiday hopes at Vernon store

Owners hope to reopen by Tuesday, Dec. 18

RCMP officers attend the scene of a break and enter at Vernon’s The Boardwalk Sunday, Dec. 16. (Chad Dietz photo)
Bail delayed for Vernon murder suspects

Bail delayed for Vernon murder suspects

Two Vernonites will spend the holidays in custody

Bail delayed for Vernon murder suspects
A holiday pop-up market put local work in the spotlight in Vernon Sunday, Dec. 16. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Vernon holiday pop-up highlights local work

Seven local artisans were on hand for a holiday pop up market Sunday

A holiday pop-up market put local work in the spotlight in Vernon Sunday, Dec. 16. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Warm weather ahead for Okanagan-Shuswap

Warm weather ahead for Okanagan-Shuswap

Environment Canada says no snow at lower altitudes until Wednesday night

Warm weather ahead for Okanagan-Shuswap
Bill Dick of Murphy Battista LLP has been appointed to Queen’s Counsel, a designation awarded to only seven per cent of practising B.C. lawyers. (Photo submitted)

Okanagan lawyer honoured by appointment to Queen’s Counsel

Only seven per cent of practising B.C. lawyers are appointed

Bill Dick of Murphy Battista LLP has been appointed to Queen’s Counsel, a designation awarded to only seven per cent of practising B.C. lawyers. (Photo submitted)
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)

UPDATED: Absolute discharge for mischief charge against Sagmoen

Trial starts at 9:30 a.m. in Vernon Law Courts

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)
Rylie “Coyote” Marchand locks up Damon “Omen” Marlow and jukes a knee in training at Vernon’s Unity MMA Monday, Dec. 10. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Vernon’s Unity MMA fighters show heart

Young Unity MMA competitors bring home W’s

Rylie “Coyote” Marchand locks up Damon “Omen” Marlow and jukes a knee in training at Vernon’s Unity MMA Monday, Dec. 10. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Vernon teachers look to support charity

Vernon teachers look to support charity

Requests sought for child, education-based charities

Vernon teachers look to support charity
Lumby politicians see pay hike

Lumby politicians see pay hike

Remuneration increase long overdue, Mayor says

Lumby politicians see pay hike
Village of Lumby council gave first reading to a zoning amendment bylaw that seeks to allow for 32 two-family dwelling residential lots at 1700 Mountain View Avenue. (Village of Lumby image)

Proposed housing project ‘huge’ for Lumby

Council gave first reading to a zoning amendment that seeks to allow for 32 two-family dwellings

Village of Lumby council gave first reading to a zoning amendment bylaw that seeks to allow for 32 two-family dwelling residential lots at 1700 Mountain View Avenue. (Village of Lumby image)
Just as the snow begins to fall, traffic is routed past a vehicle that hit the median strip on Highway 97 about four kilometres south of Vernon Sunday, Dec. 9. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Accidents follow Vernon snowfall

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP urge safe driving practices, checking winter tires

Just as the snow begins to fall, traffic is routed past a vehicle that hit the median strip on Highway 97 about four kilometres south of Vernon Sunday, Dec. 9. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Kelly Rose leads The Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Candle Lighting at Paddlewheel Park Hall Sunday, Dec. 9. At 7 p.m., candles are lit across the globe to remember children who have been lost. The Compassionate Friends meet the last Thursday of the month at The People Place in support of bereaved parents. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Vernon candle lighting honours lost children

Worldwide Candle Lighting was Dec. 9

Kelly Rose leads The Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Candle Lighting at Paddlewheel Park Hall Sunday, Dec. 9. At 7 p.m., candles are lit across the globe to remember children who have been lost. The Compassionate Friends meet the last Thursday of the month at The People Place in support of bereaved parents. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Vernon’s Stickle Road safety upgrades complete

Vernon’s Stickle Road safety upgrades complete

Work to extend 20th Street won’t impact Highway 97 traffic: Ministry

Vernon’s Stickle Road safety upgrades complete
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” outside Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

UPDATE: Sagmoen to stand trial

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen will appear on all three Vernon matters this week

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” outside Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)