Vernon newspaper marks 31 years

Glenn Mitchell’s parents, Marion and Lloyd Mitchell, and sister-in-law Coralee at a retirement party for the long-time former Vernon Morning Star editor.
Roger Knox enjoys the treats.
Andrew, Glenn Mitchell’s nephew, and Justin Mitchell, his son.
Sports editor Kevin Mitchell, his son Max and Glenn’s son Luke enjoy a bite to eat at the retirement party for Mitchell’s brother Glenn, the former editor of the Vernon Morning Star. (See more page Z30)
Kevin Mitchell and Dave Bissell.
Brian Osachoff congratulates Glenn Mitchell.
Barb Rae chats with Trent Dansereau.
Janice Collier and Carol Williment.
Tammy Seagris and Tammy Stelmachowich reunite.
Glenn Mitchell chats with fellow former Salmon Arm Observer editor Tracy Hughes.
Deb Moore and Jennifer Smith share a laugh.
Keith Rae enjoys Glenn Mitchell’s speech.
The man of the hour, or three, Glenn Mitchell makes a toast to all he has worked with over the last 31 years at the newspaper at his recent retirement party.
Kathy Rooke and Jeff Vivian take in Mitchell’s musings.
Circulation co-ordinator Kimm Mitchell records her cousin’s speech at Glenn Mitchell’s retirement party.
Peter Armstrong, a former Morning Star publisher, takes in Mitchell’s musings.
Jazz hands, Lisa VanderVelde, applauds the words of wisdom from her former boss, Glenn Mitchell. (See more page Z30)

The Morning Star is celebrating 31 years this month!

To mark the anniversary, the community newspaper is putting out a special edition Wednesday, June 12. Be sure to grab a copy of the paper and check out the special supplement celebrating staff and the community.

See: Don’t stop the presses: report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

But here is a sneak peak of some of the photos included in the print product.

The snapshots are from a special goodbye party The Morning Star staff held for Glenn Mitchell.

Mitchell was the editor of The Morning Star for the last 31 years. He continues to write a weekly column for the paper.

See his latest column here: The North Pole is in play

Photos courtesy of Murray Mitchell.


@VernonNews
newsroom@vernonmorningstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Power out in large part of Vernon

Power went down around 4:30 p.m. in the middle of the city

Vernon pageant participant heads stateside

Samantha Sewell will represent North America at Miss Royalty International in Milwaukee

Vernon summer mural tours start with new guides

The mural tours started on June 28 and will run until Sept. 27

PHOTOS: Armstrong MetalFest rocks Hassen

Big crowds gather for popular two-day annual heavy metal music festival

UPDATED: Lane closed after fatal collision on Highway 97 east of Falkland

A man in his 60s is dead after a single vehicle crash on July 15

VIDEO: Okanagan Valley weekday weather update

Environment Canada says it’s going to be a rainy week

UPDATE: Youth seen with gun at Nanaimo mall, suspect now in custody

Woodgrove Centre shut down during police incident

B.C. man dies from rabies after contact with Vancouver Island bat

Last known case of human rabies in B.C. was 16 years ago

Crown recommends up to two-year jail term for former Bountiful leader

Crown says sentence range should be 18 months to two years for Bountiful child removal case

B.C.-wide police efforts identify Vancouver Island robbery suspect

Warrant issued for arrest of North Vancouver man for TD Bank robbery

VIDEO: Wolf spotted swimming ashore on northern Vancouver Island

Island wolf population estimated at under 150 in 2008, says VI-Wilds

B.C. couple bring son home from Nigeria after long adoption delay

Kim and Clark Moran of Abbotsford spent almost a year waiting to finalize adoption of Ayo, 3

UPDATE: special council meeting set for Wednesday, Basran in talks with province

Opponents of McCurdy house says she won’t ‘relinquish possession’ of more than 14,000 names

Private viewing for Elijah-lain Beauregard to be held in Penticton

Afterwards, there will be a celebration of life next to the Okanagan Lake,

Most Read