Editorials

EDITORIAL: Pay raise well earned

Next Vernon council will get a salary increase

EDITORIAL: Vandalism shows need for rainbow crosswalk

Hateful graffiti shows Salmon Arm’s need for a symbol of inclusion

EDITORIAL: Band-Aid on an open wound

The idea to ban shopping carts in public places is a prime example of missing the point entirely

  • Jul 27th, 2018

EDITORIAL: It’s time for action

It has become clear that we need forceful action, and now.

  • Jul 20th, 2018

EDITORIAL: People are people, no matter the desperation

Unfortunately, this turn of phrase pops up frequently.

  • Jul 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Maryland journalists killed in pursuit of truth

Five people were gunned down in the Capital Gazette newsroom

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Smoky scenery
Campers hit the courts
FestiKAL Fundraiser: Vernon Dancing With the Stars
Minor house fire

Editorial: What’s all the fuss about pot?

Don’t worry, be happy about pot legalization

  • Jun 26th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Blood donation a gift, but more so in summer

Canadian Blood Services calling for donors during traditionally quieter vacation season

  • Jun 16th, 2018

No place like home

Community at the heart of The Morning Star

EDITORIAL: Minority rules in our colourful culture

Quibbles over symbolic rainbow crossings belie critics’ genuine concerns

  • Jun 6th, 2018

Kids these days

EDITORIAL: Youth need safe supports in an increasingly hectic world

  • May 11th, 2018

Calling all readers

Morning Star opens doors of transparency with new Facebook group

EDITORIAL: Fueling our fear with higher gas prices

Higher gas prices are said to drive us to take public transit. Are we there yet?

  • May 10th, 2018

EDITORIAL: Food fight breaks out in B.C. Legislature

Private members bill would eliminate $61-a-day per diem for local MLAs in Greater Victoria

  • May 10th, 2018

AT RANDOM: Searching for the right process

RDNO directors want to help Vernon Search and Rescue find new home. But do some of their colleagues?

Flying with hope

BOOMER TALK: Vernon resident writes about being a benefactor of Hope Air

North Okanagan mourns

Somber event planned Saturday in Armstrong to remember workplace tragedy

Tragedy hits home

AT RANDOM: Humboldt crash prompts sports editor Kevin Mitchell to reflect on his time on the road

Editorial: Fulfilling our basic needs

Carrot and stick are both needed in developing housing

  • Mar 30th, 2018

Celebrating Your Vernon

Special supplement and new online addition share the stories that make this community great