Tyler Lowey

Marty Stein (left)

Trio deserving of Stein scholarships

A pair of George Stein Memorial Scholarship winners are going coastal and one is staying close to home

Marty Stein (left)

New venue for Terry Fox Run

This year, the run will start at Marshall Field in Okanagan Landing Sept. 20

Margret Dowling has been making lamp shades for 27 years.

Lampshades a passion

Margaret Dowling has been lighting houses with her Unique Antique Lamp Shades and Bases company.

Margret Dowling has been making lamp shades for 27 years.
Joanne McQuay (left) enjoys a visit from her pen pal and best friend of 58 years

Friendship started by a pen

Joanne McQuay of Vernon met her best friend a lifetime ago in an unlikely place – Bermuda.

Joanne McQuay (left) enjoys a visit from her pen pal and best friend of 58 years
Goalie Jarrod Schamerhorn (centre) stretches at the start of Viper practice with Liam Finlay (from left)

Vets in Viper crease

The Vipers will be leaning on a pair of 20-year-old net minders as they entire their B.C. Hockey League exhibition season.

Goalie Jarrod Schamerhorn (centre) stretches at the start of Viper practice with Liam Finlay (from left)
Jan Durand of the Greater Vernon Pickleball Association sends a backhand return over the net at Sawicki Park.

Pickleball picks up steam

A sport on the rise with a funky sound is searching for a place to call home.

Jan Durand of the Greater Vernon Pickleball Association sends a backhand return over the net at Sawicki Park.
Pierre Cloutier stands beside one of the four Belgian horses that helped pull him from Saint- Barnabé-Sud

Cowboy rides out his travelling dream

Pierre Cloutier sets out on a nine month, 4,000-kilometre wagon trip across Canada

Pierre Cloutier stands beside one of the four Belgian horses that helped pull him from Saint- Barnabé-Sud
Evan Walls of Team Blue floats a saucer pass over sliding Team White defender Reece Soukoroff during the BCHL Vipers’ Blue versus White exhibition hockey game Sunday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vipers trim camp roster to 31

Hockey is back in Vernon as Kal Tire Place was cold, the boards and glass are puck-streak free and the parking lot was packed.

Evan Walls of Team Blue floats a saucer pass over sliding Team White defender Reece Soukoroff during the BCHL Vipers’ Blue versus White exhibition hockey game Sunday night at Kal Tire Place.
Conrad Lindblom of Rocky Ridge Vegetation Control holds up a kid while his herd of 300 goats eats weeds at the B.C. Hydro site in Vernon.

Goat herd munches away at weeds

There are some baaaaaaaad weed problems in the Thompson-Okanagan region

Conrad Lindblom of Rocky Ridge Vegetation Control holds up a kid while his herd of 300 goats eats weeds at the B.C. Hydro site in Vernon.
Shaun Wiebe sorts out some pills at Wiebe’s Pharmacy on 35th Street which opened in April.

Pharmacy opens doors

A new pharmacy has opened up on the edge of downtown in Vernon's Discovery Plaza

Shaun Wiebe sorts out some pills at Wiebe’s Pharmacy on 35th Street which opened in April.

Signs draw Spallumcheen discussion

The Log Barn was established more than two decades ago and is a recognizable structure in Spallumcheen.

Park site to expand

Spallumcheen's Twin Firs Manufactured Home Park is ready for expansion

Vipers grab Zandee from West Kelowna

The Vernon Vipers have acquired forward Hunter Zandee from the West Kelowna Warriors in exchange for future considerations.

Vest shows Pinehurst progress

Ryan Vest was cruising along in top-10 contention at the U.S. Kids World Golf Tournament at Pinehurst Coure No. 1 in North Carolina.

Vernon golfers Dexter Weiten (left) chips onto the green on hole No. 5 and Mackenzie Barrie

Barrie takes Ford title

Mackenzie Barrie tore up the back nine and captured the MJT Ford Series 15-19 girls division title Tuesday at Predator Ridge Golf Resort.

Vernon golfers Dexter Weiten (left) chips onto the green on hole No. 5 and Mackenzie Barrie

Welcome to Beautiful B.C.

This September marks the seventh anniversary of my move to from Calgary to B.C…...

Tigers deal out hardware

With the sting of losing the TOJLL championship diminishing, the Vernon Tigers handed out their team hardware Sunday night.

Vipers deal for veteran D-man

The Vipers have acquired 20-year-old defenceman Bo Pellah from the South Shore Lumberjacks of the Maritime Hockey League.

Landon Currie (from left)

Locals hitting baseball hotspot

A trio of Vernon baseball teens is heading into the baseball hotbed of the world for the Latin American Baseball Classic

Landon Currie (from left)
Vernon’s Kelsey Thompson (far right) helped Cranbrook’s College of the Rockies Avalanche reach the Pacific Western Athletic Association’s women’s volleyball provincial finals for the first time in school history.

Thompson a Rock in Cranbrook

Vernon’s Kelsey Thompson set the PacWest on fire with another stellar volleyball season with the College of the Rockies Avalanche.

Vernon’s Kelsey Thompson (far right) helped Cranbrook’s College of the Rockies Avalanche reach the Pacific Western Athletic Association’s women’s volleyball provincial finals for the first time in school history.