Tyler Lowey

Liam Coughlin jokes around with assistant coach Eric Godard at practice Wednesday.

Coughlin cues comeback

The Vipers’ most recognizable Bostonian has returned to Vernon for a victory lap with the defending BCHL Interior Division champions.

Liam Coughlin jokes around with assistant coach Eric Godard at practice Wednesday.
Vernon high school football stars Tye Kitzman (left) and Carson Labrecque were named to the Gridiron Elite Club at the Sports International Football Camp in Seattle.

Duo earns Elite status

A pair of Super Bowl champions selected a pair of Vernon football players at the Sports International Football Camp in Seattle.

Vernon high school football stars Tye Kitzman (left) and Carson Labrecque were named to the Gridiron Elite Club at the Sports International Football Camp in Seattle.
Two hundred and forty participants from the North Okanagan begin the 34th annual Terry Fox Run Sunday at Coldstream Park once Queen Silver Star Cheyenne Krog sounds the horn.

Terry Fox Run raises $5,600

Thirty-four white doves were released into the air to recognize the 34th annual Terry Fox Run Sunday morning at Coldstream Park.

Two hundred and forty participants from the North Okanagan begin the 34th annual Terry Fox Run Sunday at Coldstream Park once Queen Silver Star Cheyenne Krog sounds the horn.
Ironman participant Tim Johnson stands in front of his race-bib wall in his garage. He says that 20-40 weeks of sweat and work went into each bib. He and his wife

Johnson rates Kona Ironman

There aren’t too many chances for athletes to earn bragging rights for life, but completing the Ironman World Championship is one of them.

Ironman participant Tim Johnson stands in front of his race-bib wall in his garage. He says that 20-40 weeks of sweat and work went into each bib. He and his wife
North Okanagan Knights' forward Tyler Mork dances in between Nick McCabe (left) and James Gaume of the Golden Rockets Sunday afternoon at Nor-Val Sports Centre.

Profeit-able performance

The North Okanagan Knights’ start to their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season has resembled a yin yang.

North Okanagan Knights' forward Tyler Mork dances in between Nick McCabe (left) and James Gaume of the Golden Rockets Sunday afternoon at Nor-Val Sports Centre.
Barbra Moore has launched Vernon’s Best Business Showcase at the Watson House on Highway 97 south.

Watson House showcases region

Vernon’s Best Business Showcase opens its doors to local businesses Saturday

Barbra Moore has launched Vernon’s Best Business Showcase at the Watson House on Highway 97 south.
Wrestling legend Mick Foley will be at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Thursday to perform his one-man show

Wrestler Mick Foley to perform in Vernon

Also known as Mankind, Cactus Jack and a variety of other aliases, the WWE champ brings his one-man show to town

Wrestling legend Mick Foley will be at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Thursday to perform his one-man show
T.J Dumonceaux (centre) drives to the net with Jordan Low draped all over him as the puck bounces over Prince George Spruce Kings’ netminder Jesse Jenks.

Vipers win short overtime

The two coaches looked at each other, shrugged their shoulders and said, “Game on.”

T.J Dumonceaux (centre) drives to the net with Jordan Low draped all over him as the puck bounces over Prince George Spruce Kings’ netminder Jesse Jenks.
Harold Sellers

Gleaners get a boost

The North Okanagan Valley Gleaners Society is is teaming up with Back to Earth Enviro Products

Harold Sellers
Trever Fider (left) of the Vipers finishes his check on Andy Chugg of the Salmon Arm SilverBacks Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Aldworth chains up SilverBacks

Texan Thomas Aldworth was bearing a bike chain necklace and celebrating a win with his new teammates.

Trever Fider (left) of the Vipers finishes his check on Andy Chugg of the Salmon Arm SilverBacks Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Knights ready for opener

The North Okanagan Knights are ready for their Kootenay International Junior Hockey League opener.

New Vipers’ assistant coaches Kevin Kraus (left) and Eric Godard skate around during practice Wednesday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.

Game on for Godard

The Vernon Vipers have added a Stanley Cup ring to their coaching staff.

New Vipers’ assistant coaches Kevin Kraus (left) and Eric Godard skate around during practice Wednesday afternoon at Kal Tire Place.
Ben Brock rides his bike through the Columbia Icefield on his Parkinson’s Disease Freedom Ride from Canmore to Jasper

Ride raises $11,580

Ben Brock rode his bike 400 kilometres in Alberta to help raise money for Parkinson’s disease research

Ben Brock rides his bike through the Columbia Icefield on his Parkinson’s Disease Freedom Ride from Canmore to Jasper
Vernon Viper prospects Jordan Passmore (left) and Braden Saretsky battle Penticton Vee prospect Griffin James in a B.C. Hockey League exhibition game Saturday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.

Vipers cut numbers

The first weekend of Viper hockey is in the books and after four days of practices, scrimmages and one exhibition game.

Vernon Viper prospects Jordan Passmore (left) and Braden Saretsky battle Penticton Vee prospect Griffin James in a B.C. Hockey League exhibition game Saturday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 5-3.
The North Okanagan Knights fell 4-0 to the hometown Kelowna Chiefs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League pre-season action Thursday in Rutland. The Knights host Revelstoke Saturday.

North Okanagan Knights open KIJHL pre-season

The North Okanagan Knights have dropped the puck on their exhibition season as they speed towards their home opener

The North Okanagan Knights fell 4-0 to the hometown Kelowna Chiefs in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League pre-season action Thursday in Rutland. The Knights host Revelstoke Saturday.
Vernon resident John Knapp has written The Leader’s Practice Guide.  It is based on his experiences in administration positions.

Author provides leadership tips

Now retired and living in Vernon for the past year, John Knapp released his book, The Leader’s Practice Guide

Vernon resident John Knapp has written The Leader’s Practice Guide.  It is based on his experiences in administration positions.
Dr. John Wheeldon (left) stands with a pair of local sisters

Event backs health care

The Lumby and District Health Services Society invites families out Sept. 20 for their inaugural walk, roll and run

Dr. John Wheeldon (left) stands with a pair of local sisters
Connie Kapak stands with her father Pete out front of Monashee’s Bar & Grill Wednesday afternoon after a fundraiser to help support Connie’s training.

Kapaks take inside edge to Calgary

Connie Kapak is packing up her life and heading east to follow her passion of speed skating.

Connie Kapak stands with her father Pete out front of Monashee’s Bar & Grill Wednesday afternoon after a fundraiser to help support Connie’s training.
Shelly Ouellette (left) stands with slo-pitch teammates Jen Doyle and Pam Betton of the Whitehouse Mortage  Gators as they prepare for the Women’s C Provincials.

Gators geared for slo-pitch provincials

The Whitehouse Mortgage Gators are ready to take a chomp out of the Women’s Slo-Pitch C Provincials this weekend.

Shelly Ouellette (left) stands with slo-pitch teammates Jen Doyle and Pam Betton of the Whitehouse Mortage  Gators as they prepare for the Women’s C Provincials.

Spots up for grabs as Vipers open camp

The excitement returns as the Vernon Vipers open the doors on training camp.