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The Hutchinsons portrayed three roles of actor Jim Carrey as they walked along the Downtown Vernon Association’s Halloween Treat Trail.
(Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Trail a Halloween treat for Vernon families

More than 1,500 people enjoyed the return of the Downtown Vernon Association’s Halloween Treat Trail

Armstrong Demolition Derby organizer - and driver - Lyle Williamson (Car 88) had an ongoing battle with Mission’s George Dover (left) in the opening heat Sunday, Oct. 9, at the IPE Grounds. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

PHOTOS: Derby’s return an Armstrong Thanksgiving smash

Sold-out crowd enjoys cars, mini-cars and trucks crashing and banging

Elizabeth Dennehy (left) and Kathleen Dennehy (right) pose with a fan in front of the newly unveiled Sheriff Will Teasle carving (played by actor Brian Dennehy) during the Rambo First Blood 40th Anniversary celebrations in Hope on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. The Dennehys are the daughters of Brian Dennehy who starred in the 1982 film alongside Sylvester Stallone. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

PHOTOS: Rambo-themed carving unveiled at 40th anniversary celebration in Hope

Carving of Sheriff Will Teasle, Rambo First Blood actor, movie props all part of 4-day celebrations

Vernon White Magnums ball carrier Bennett Parsons (27) tries to break away from Vernon Blue Magnums rival Jonah Marion during the all-Vernon Southern Interior Football Conference Pee Wee Division battle Sunday, Sept. 25, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (Jenna Fochler Photo)

PHOTOS: Vernon scores fantastic Football Day

Two close games, plenty of bonding on and off the field Sept. 25 at Greater Vernon Athletic Park

Vernon White Magnums ball carrier Bennett Parsons (27) tries to break away from Vernon Blue Magnums rival Jonah Marion during the all-Vernon Southern Interior Football Conference Pee Wee Division battle Sunday, Sept. 25, at Greater Vernon Athletic Park. (Jenna Fochler Photo)
Spallumcheen Golf Club played host to the 48th annual E Division RCMP Charity Golf Touranment Sept. 21-23. The event raises money for Honour House in New Westminster. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Cops raise funds, seek birdies and eagles in Vernon

48th annual E Division RCMP Charity Golf Tournament played at Spallumcheen Golf Club

Spallumcheen Golf Club played host to the 48th annual E Division RCMP Charity Golf Touranment Sept. 21-23. The event raises money for Honour House in New Westminster. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Glenda Downey from the Lake Country Jumping Agility Mutts Club guides Link, a three-year-old Australian shepherd, up and over a teeter-totter during a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Lumby campground loaded with agile dogs

Dog’O’Pogo agility group hosts sanctioned trial event Sept. 16-18 at Lumby Lions Campground

Glenda Downey from the Lake Country Jumping Agility Mutts Club guides Link, a three-year-old Australian shepherd, up and over a teeter-totter during a game of Gamble at the Dog’O’Pogo Dog Agility Trials Sunday, Sept. 18, at the Lumby Lions Campground. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Santa Claus (Rod Mallett, at rear) led more than 100 bikes and riders on the 34th annual Santas Anonymous Society North Okanagan Motorcycle Toy Run Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Kal Lake Lookout. The event this year was held in memory of Mallett’s wife, Judy, a founding society member who died in 2020. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Vernon toy run hit among riders

34th annual Santas Anonymous Society North Okanagan Motorcycle Toy Runs raises $6K, toys, books

Santa Claus (Rod Mallett, at rear) led more than 100 bikes and riders on the 34th annual Santas Anonymous Society North Okanagan Motorcycle Toy Run Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Kal Lake Lookout. The event this year was held in memory of Mallett’s wife, Judy, a founding society member who died in 2020. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Okanagan College’s Vernon campus hosted an Orientation Day for first-year students Tuesday, Sept. 6. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Vernon campus welcomes first-year students with fun event

Okanagan College hosts Orientation Day with sponsors, food, fun, games, prizes Tuesday, Sept. 6

Okanagan College’s Vernon campus hosted an Orientation Day for first-year students Tuesday, Sept. 6. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: $6.3 million raised as Tour de Cure cycling fundraiser for cancer rolls through B.C. cities

More than 1,100 cyclists rode through Eastern Fraser Valley to raise money for BC Cancer Foundation

More than 1,100 cyclists leave Chilliwack Heritage Park for the annual Tour de Cure fundraiser for BC Cancer Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Kal Tire’s Ryan Paulson (left) presents the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl to UBC Thunderbirds captains Manu Giovanni (from left), Kyle Samson, Gavin Coakes and Ryan Baker after the T-Birds defeated the Calgary Dinos 28-10 in the first Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game played in the North Okanagan at Greater Vernon Athletic Park Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Darren Hove photo)

PHOTOS: UBC Thunderbirds win historic football game in Vernon

UBC defeats Calgary Dinos 28-7 in first Canadian U-Sports exhibition game played in North Okanagan

Kal Tire’s Ryan Paulson (left) presents the first Kal Tire Kalamalka Bowl to UBC Thunderbirds captains Manu Giovanni (from left), Kyle Samson, Gavin Coakes and Ryan Baker after the T-Birds defeated the Calgary Dinos 28-10 in the first Canadian U-Sports exhibition football game played in the North Okanagan at Greater Vernon Athletic Park Wednesday, Aug. 24. (Darren Hove photo)
Kelowna Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club fighter Landon Onkel takes a breather between rounds while listening to trainer Geoff Lawrence during the Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Vernon Recreation Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Okanagan-Shuswap fighters show moxy at Vernon boxing card

12-bout Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show at Vernon Rec Centre draws near-capacity crowd

Kelowna Los Gatos Locos Boxing Club fighter Landon Onkel takes a breather between rounds while listening to trainer Geoff Lawrence during the Ian Gibson Tribute Boxing Show Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Vernon Recreation Centre. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Armstrong’s Ken Henczel has created a combination hot-rod/hockey bench to be raffled as a fundraiser for the Ukrainian Refugee Fund and Armstrong Food Bank. (Contributed)

PHOTOS: Armstrong hockey/hot-rod bench raises funds for Ukraine, food bank

Piece by local retired construction worker Ken Henczel to be raffled off

Armstrong’s Ken Henczel has created a combination hot-rod/hockey bench to be raffled as a fundraiser for the Ukrainian Refugee Fund and Armstrong Food Bank. (Contributed)
The cast ofthe 2022 Okanagan Military Tattoo gathers at Kal Tire Place in Vernon for the show’s finale Sunday, July 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Okanagan Military Tattoo returns in style

Two solid performances draw big crowds to Vernon’s Kal Tire Place

The cast ofthe 2022 Okanagan Military Tattoo gathers at Kal Tire Place in Vernon for the show’s finale Sunday, July 24. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Deb Heale from the host Spallumcheen Golf and Country gets out of sand trouble on the 10th hole during the 2022 Spallumcheen Ladies Open Golf Tournament Wednesday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Countback determines Spallumcheen ladies golf event champ

Three golfers finish at 76 during the 2022 Ladies Open Wednesday, July 20

Deb Heale from the host Spallumcheen Golf and Country gets out of sand trouble on the 10th hole during the 2022 Spallumcheen Ladies Open Golf Tournament Wednesday, July 20. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Canoes dot the western shore of the Shuswap River at Belvidere Park in Enderby Tuesday, July 12, for the start of the Pulling Together Canoe Journey. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Canoe journey paddlers pull it together in Enderby

The 20th Pulling Together Canoe Journey began Tuesday morning, July 12, on the Shuswap River

Canoes dot the western shore of the Shuswap River at Belvidere Park in Enderby Tuesday, July 12, for the start of the Pulling Together Canoe Journey. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
This 1930 Model A Ford from Armstrong was among the hundreds of cars on display Sunday, July 10, at Vernon’s Polson Park for the final day of the three-day Sun Valley Cruise-in Car Show. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Vernon car show draws large weekend crowds

Three-day Sun Valley Cruise-In makes triumphant return after two-year COVID break

This 1930 Model A Ford from Armstrong was among the hundreds of cars on display Sunday, July 10, at Vernon’s Polson Park for the final day of the three-day Sun Valley Cruise-in Car Show. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Trent Jolliffe of Boss Hog’s is behind that magical barbecue smoke preparing another order at the Vernon Ribfest Revival Sunday, July 10, at Swan Lake Market and Garden. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Rack ‘em. A look at Vernon Ribfest Revival

Event pulled together at last minute at Swan Lake Market and Garden attracts good weekend crowds

Trent Jolliffe of Boss Hog’s is behind that magical barbecue smoke preparing another order at the Vernon Ribfest Revival Sunday, July 10, at Swan Lake Market and Garden. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The Vernon Jackals celebrate their latest Okanagan Rugby Union championships, a 44-5 romp over the Salmon Arm Yeti in the playoff championship Saturday, July 9, at Grahame Park in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

PHOTOS: Seventh heaven for Vernon Jackals over Salmon Arm

Club wins Okanagan Rugby Union again, dismantling the visiting Yeti 44-5 at Grahame Park Saturday, July 9

The Vernon Jackals celebrate their latest Okanagan Rugby Union championships, a 44-5 romp over the Salmon Arm Yeti in the playoff championship Saturday, July 9, at Grahame Park in Vernon. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Giant Elon Musk head by B.C. metal artist now complete, ready to be shipped

Kevin Stone has finished head of half-Elon, half-goat monument for cryptocurrency creators

Kevin Stone works on a gigantic Elon Musk head on May 27, 2022. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Vernon’s Olive Us Oil and Vinegar Tasting Room coming on board as a sponsor of the North Okanagan Good Food Box program is celebrated by program members Patrick Vance (from left), Jayme McKillop, Olive Us owner Janet Cody, university food student Bailey Morin and program member Donna Antonishak. (Contributed)

North Okanagan Good Food Box continues to produce

Health food initiative for North Okanagan families and individuals supported well by community

Vernon’s Olive Us Oil and Vinegar Tasting Room coming on board as a sponsor of the North Okanagan Good Food Box program is celebrated by program members Patrick Vance (from left), Jayme McKillop, Olive Us owner Janet Cody, university food student Bailey Morin and program member Donna Antonishak. (Contributed)