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Curtis Zutz’s photo of a Cedar waxwing chewing on a berry was enough for him to win the top spot in the backyard habitats category. (Curtis Zutz)

PHOTOS: BC SPCA announces winners of Wildlife-In-Focus contest

Six pictures were selected from 640 submitted photographs

Curtis Zutz’s photo of a Cedar waxwing chewing on a berry was enough for him to win the top spot in the backyard habitats category. (Curtis Zutz)
Students of School District 27 hold up signs during Orange Shirt Day outside of the South Cariboo Recreation Centre in 100 Mile House. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.

Orange Shirt Day sheds light on dark history of Canada’s residential schools

Sept. 30 aims to remember the suffering of thousands of First Nations, Métis and Inuit children

Students of School District 27 hold up signs during Orange Shirt Day outside of the South Cariboo Recreation Centre in 100 Mile House. Brendan Kyle Jure photo.
Resident Erna Wiebe (left) shakes a leg with hairdresser Sheila Mandreck during Good Samaritan Canada Heron Grove’s 50s-diner theme party Wednesday to help the Good Samaritan Society celebrate its 70th anniversary. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Photos: 1950s fever hits Vernon care facility

Good Samaritan Canada Heron Grove celebrates Good Sam Society’s 70th anniversary with free party

Resident Erna Wiebe (left) shakes a leg with hairdresser Sheila Mandreck during Good Samaritan Canada Heron Grove’s 50s-diner theme party Wednesday to help the Good Samaritan Society celebrate its 70th anniversary. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
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Helicopter training at Kin Beach in Vernon
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Speed is of the essence, but other factors come into play during dog agility trials. Dog’O’Pogo, an Okanagan agility group hosted sanctioned agility trials on the weekend at Lumby’s Royals Stadium. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

Photos: Dog agility on full display in Lumby

Village’s Royals Stadium site of two days of sanctioned trials, hosted by Dog’O’Pogo agility group

Speed is of the essence, but other factors come into play during dog agility trials. Dog’O’Pogo, an Okanagan agility group hosted sanctioned agility trials on the weekend at Lumby’s Royals Stadium. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
Members of the Armstrong Shamrocks and Team Slovakia gather for a group photo after an international friendly match between the two sides at the Hassen Memorial Arena. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Nitchie)

Photos: Armstrong Shamrocks, Team Slovakia unite through lacrosse

Final score irrelevant - Armstrong won handily - as sports and sportsmanship take front seat

Members of the Armstrong Shamrocks and Team Slovakia gather for a group photo after an international friendly match between the two sides at the Hassen Memorial Arena. (Photo courtesy of Ryan Nitchie)
Young boy holds sign in Chilliwack, B.C. for Sept. 20, 2019 demonstration, demanding more action on climate change. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)

PHOTOS: Young protesters in B.C. and beyond demand climate change action

Many demonstrators were kids and teens who skipped school to take part

Young boy holds sign in Chilliwack, B.C. for Sept. 20, 2019 demonstration, demanding more action on climate change. (Paul Henderson/Chilliwack Progress)
A New York Police Department officer wipes away a tear during the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony at Peace Arch Park on Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photos)

PHOTOS: Canada, U.S. first responders remember 9/11 victims at Peace Arch Park

American and Canadian first responders shared grief at annual event

A New York Police Department officer wipes away a tear during the Sept. 11 memorial ceremony at Peace Arch Park on Wednesday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
BC Ferries volunteers collected about 1,725 kg of trash from B.C.’s beaches in the summer of 2019. (BC Ferries)

PHOTOS: BC Ferries’ beach-cleanup team finds baby stroller, canned ham

About 330 employees volunteered to clean up about 50 kilometres of shoreline

BC Ferries volunteers collected about 1,725 kg of trash from B.C.’s beaches in the summer of 2019. (BC Ferries)
Bassist Ricky Phillips (top) and drummer Todd Sucherman of iconic American band Styx put the work into Blue Collar Man, one of 14 songs played by the legendary group over 90 minutes Wednesday before an enthusiastic, appreciative crowd at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre. (Roger Knox - Black Press)

Styx, Loverboy rock Okanagan

Iconic Canadian, American bands treat thousands to rock and roll memories

Bassist Ricky Phillips (top) and drummer Todd Sucherman of iconic American band Styx put the work into Blue Collar Man, one of 14 songs played by the legendary group over 90 minutes Wednesday before an enthusiastic, appreciative crowd at Penticton’s South Okanagan Events Centre. (Roger Knox - Black Press)
Vernon MMA fighter captures middleweight belt at home

Vernon MMA fighter captures middleweight belt at home

Jordan Cabrejos scores victory at XFC Unbanned, the return of mixed martial arts to Vernon

Vernon MMA fighter captures middleweight belt at home
Grindrod Garlic Festival delights fans

Grindrod Garlic Festival delights fans

Hundreds pack Grindrod Park for annual event with heavenly aroma

Grindrod Garlic Festival delights fans
The Dharma Dolls (Judy Rose, from left, Melina Schein and Tanya Lipscomb) were one of the acts to entertain the big crowd at Caetani Cultural Centre in Vernon Saturday during the Summer Music Festival. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Vernon’s Summer Music Festival a hit at Caetani Centre

Acts from Argentina to Vernon gathered in the back yard of the Pleasant Valley home Saturday

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The Dharma Dolls (Judy Rose, from left, Melina Schein and Tanya Lipscomb) were one of the acts to entertain the big crowd at Caetani Cultural Centre in Vernon Saturday during the Summer Music Festival. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
The Antique Tractor Parade was part of the fun and frivolity Saturday at the annual Grindrod Days celebrations at Grindrod Park. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Grindrod Days brings smiles

Day-long celebration features antique tractor parade, old-fashioned games, animals and fun

The Antique Tractor Parade was part of the fun and frivolity Saturday at the annual Grindrod Days celebrations at Grindrod Park. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
Among the performers at Armstrong MetalFest 2019 was Death Machine at the Hassen Arena. The event also included happenings at the IPE Grounds. (Jennifer Blake - photo)

PHOTOS: Armstrong MetalFest rocks Hassen

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

Among the performers at Armstrong MetalFest 2019 was Death Machine at the Hassen Arena. The event also included happenings at the IPE Grounds. (Jennifer Blake - photo)
The Vernon and District Kennel Club hosted its annual Dog Show, featuring more than 300 dogs, on the weekend at Lavington Community Park. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

PHOTOS: Dogs on display in Lavington

Vernon and District Kennel Club hosts Dog Show featuring more than 300 entries

The Vernon and District Kennel Club hosted its annual Dog Show, featuring more than 300 dogs, on the weekend at Lavington Community Park. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
PHOTOS: Final day for Vernon Elks Lodge Ribfest

PHOTOS: Final day for Vernon Elks Lodge Ribfest

Popular event on until 9 p.m. at Vernon Curling Club

PHOTOS: Final day for Vernon Elks Lodge Ribfest
Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Canadians with dementia, their caregivers, and their U.S. counterparts met at the Peace Arch Park Wednesday to exchange pleasantries and gifts. (Aaron Hinks photo)
People arrive to attend the Stonewall 50 Pride Rally, Friday, June 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

PHOTOS: 50 years of LGBTQ pride showcased in protests, parades

More than 2,000 people gathered outside the bar where patrons resisted the famous June 28, 1969, police raid

People arrive to attend the Stonewall 50 Pride Rally, Friday, June 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
St. Louis Blues defenseman and captain Alex Pietrangelo carries the Stanley Cup during the Blues’ NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory celebration in St. Louis on Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

PHOTOS: Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues

Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of downtown St. Louis and braved the rain

St. Louis Blues defenseman and captain Alex Pietrangelo carries the Stanley Cup during the Blues’ NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory celebration in St. Louis on Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Creston, BC Photo by Jeff Banman

PHOTOS: These photos will have you visiting a festival in no time

Enter your best festival and events photos to win a Yukon trip or $6,000 in London Drugs gift cards

Creston, BC Photo by Jeff Banman