Community

Vernon Scouts earn prestigious award

The Chief Scout Award is the highest honour a scout can achieve.

What’s happening this weekend

Follow Social Squad memeber Matthew Abrey to find out what’s happeing this weekend

More space in BC parks and campsites to get away from it all

Province announces an additional 431 campsites throughout B.C. for the 2018 season

  • Jul 20th, 2018

On the street: Kelowna reacts to 2018 wildfires

BC Wildfire is working with local departments to battle multiple blazes near Kelowna.

Syrian refugees fear for lives at home

Former head of Salmon Arm Refugee Coalition says Canada should be doing more

Shuswap’s first Syrian refugee wants world to stop dictatorship

Six of nine refugee families remain in Salmon Arm, all settling well ‘in paradise’

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Queen Silver Star extends applications
2018 Vernon Dragon Boat Festival
Reporter skydives at the Great Canadian Freefall Festival
Vernon Beekeeper concerned over dying bees

Okanagan Rhythmic Gymnastics seeks support to conform to RDNO requirements

The final project requires more costly changes to the septic system.

‘Savour the Okanagan’ fundraiser in Vernon Saturday

All contributions and proceeds will go towards JoeAnna’s House

B.C. couple reunited with dog three years after disappearance

A purebred Pomeranian is back with his parents, likely after years in a puppy mill.

Local art brings light to feral cats living in the Okanagan

The Cool Cats Project is a partnership between the Cool Arts Society and the Okanagan Cat Coalition.

Photo Gallery: The moon through an Okanagan lens

Photos of Sunday’s moon from Okanagan-Shuswap residents

BC SPCA launches Wildlife-in-Focus Photography Contest

Enter the 10th annual photography contest by September

17 dogs set sail on Okanagan Lake

A celebrity dog trainer took 17 dogs and their owners on a boat ride experience in Kelowna

Morning Star honoured for Outstanding Community Service

Vernon newspaper earns Canadian Community Newspaper Award

SilverStar officially opens Gondola

The brand-new gondola is now offering scenic rides for visitors on SilverStar Mountain Resort.

  • Jul 14th, 2018

The annual Dragon Boat festival was in Vernon this weekend

Among the teams that competed was the Buoyant Buddies Breast Cancer Survivor Team from Vernon.

Injured humpback whale spotted near Comox

Fresh gash on juvenile possibly caused by boat prop

Armstrong hosts B.C. 4H riders

PHOTOS: Horse trails at the Okanagan Stock Show

Conservation investigating video of kids feeding bears in B.C.

The Vancouver-area family were allegedly seen handing out food though an open window of a home

Anti-smoking protest giving woman the creeps

Dead snake, motor oil, rotting seafood among items left on rock where woman takes cigarette break