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South Surrey’s Jacek Kaim got an honourable mention in last year’s contest for this photo of a skunk family. (Jacek Kaim photo)

BC SPCA invites amateur photographers to ‘go wild’ for annual competition

Deadline for Wildlife-In-Focus contest, open to anyone 14 and over, is July 26

 

Vernon photographer Tyler Martin snapped this photo of a chunk of ice on the rocks at Alberta’s Abraham Lake as a sign of climate change. <ins>The photo is one of eight chosen from Canada that will be featured in an exhibition at a world climate summit in Scotland in </ins><ins>November</ins>. (Tyler Martin photo)

Vernon photographer snaps way to climate summit

Tyler Martin one of four B.C. photographers whose work will hang during UK global climate summit in November

 

The North Okanagan Optimist Club is hosting its first photography contest for kids aged five to 18 with three themes: Play; Learn; Nature. (File photo)

North Okanagan Optimist Club hosts youth photo contest

Kids aged five to 18 can enter in three themes: Play; Learn; Nature

 

A student from Dawson Creek is the winner of Tolko’s Orange Shirt Day design contest for 2021. (Tolko photo)

Vernon-based Tolko contest features northern winner

Student from Dawson Creek beats out entries Canada-wide for Orange Shirt Day design contest win

A student from Dawson Creek is the winner of Tolko’s Orange Shirt Day design contest for 2021. (Tolko photo)
Kat Peters, of Revelstoke, is competing to be the next cover girl for Inked Magazine. (Submitted)

‘I am a fighter’: Revelstoke woman striving to win tattoo competition

Two local women are in the Inked magazine cover-model contest: Kat Peters and Jennifer Bowden

Kat Peters, of Revelstoke, is competing to be the next cover girl for Inked Magazine. (Submitted)
Vernon Winter Carnival Cop John Fawcett (left) and Carnival director Paul Cousins are at Vernon’s Real Canadian Superstore on Anderson Way until 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, selling raffle tickets for a 2019 Polaris Snowmobile plus $1,000 worth of gear from BDM Motorsports. Tickets are $20. Only 5,000 tickets are being sold. The draw will be made Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Vernon Winter Carnival prize sled on display

Grand prize in Carnival raffle draw is 2019 Polaris snowmobile and $1,000 in gear; tickets $20

Vernon Winter Carnival Cop John Fawcett (left) and Carnival director Paul Cousins are at Vernon’s Real Canadian Superstore on Anderson Way until 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, selling raffle tickets for a 2019 Polaris Snowmobile plus $1,000 worth of gear from BDM Motorsports. Tickets are $20. Only 5,000 tickets are being sold. The draw will be made Wednesday, Feb. 17. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Kayley Letendre of Sugarbee’s Ice Cream makes her final pitch to the judges at the 2019 Enterprize Challenge showcase at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. The 2021 Challenge is going ahead as a virtual event. (Kristin Froneman photo)

Vernon business challenge goes virtual for 2021

The Enterprize Challenge will be conducted in a virtual format

Kayley Letendre of Sugarbee’s Ice Cream makes her final pitch to the judges at the 2019 Enterprize Challenge showcase at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. The 2021 Challenge is going ahead as a virtual event. (Kristin Froneman photo)
A Grade 6/7 class from Vernon’s BX Elementary School is among the nationwide winners of CBC Music’s Canadian Music Playlist Challenge. (File photo)

WATCH: Timeless music list makes winner of Vernon elementary school class

BX Elementary Grade 6/7 class among 10 nationwide winners of CBC contest

A Grade 6/7 class from Vernon’s BX Elementary School is among the nationwide winners of CBC Music’s Canadian Music Playlist Challenge. (File photo)
Melaney Campbell of Country Bakery, located inside Armstrong’s Askew’s Foods, had the pleasure of serving judges the bakery’s German Kase Pretzel Grilled Cheese sandwich, which won both the judges and People’s Choice award at the Armstrong Professional Grilled Cheese Sandwich event. The contest is part of Armstrong’s annual Cheese! – It’s a Natural celebrations. (File photo)

People love Armstrong bakery’s grilled cheese

Country Bakery wins Peoples Choice award for its entry in Professional Grilled Cheese Sandwich event

Melaney Campbell of Country Bakery, located inside Armstrong’s Askew’s Foods, had the pleasure of serving judges the bakery’s German Kase Pretzel Grilled Cheese sandwich, which won both the judges and People’s Choice award at the Armstrong Professional Grilled Cheese Sandwich event. The contest is part of Armstrong’s annual Cheese! – It’s a Natural celebrations. (File photo)
If one lucky North Okanagan teen can guess where Stephanie Thoreson the Okanagan Regional Library is reading, they could win a new Nintendo Switch Lite.The library will hold a weekly contest on its Facebook page. (ORL photo)

Vernon library offers up Nintendo Switch Lite

Branch starts photo contest on Facebook where teens guess where staff member is reading in Vernon

If one lucky North Okanagan teen can guess where Stephanie Thoreson the Okanagan Regional Library is reading, they could win a new Nintendo Switch Lite.The library will hold a weekly contest on its Facebook page. (ORL photo)
Tim Hortons has changed the rules of its much-loved Roll Up the Rim game. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Tim Hortons minimizes Roll Up the Rim contest, adopts digital play

Significant changes have been made to the national game

Tim Hortons has changed the rules of its much-loved Roll Up the Rim game. (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The Okanagan Indian Band is holding a short video contest as part of its push for a new school on Westside Road, Vernon. Deadline for submissions is March 6 at 3 p.m. (Stock photo)

Okanagan Indian Band holding short video contest

Videos to communicate band’s need for a new school on Westside Road in Vernon

The Okanagan Indian Band is holding a short video contest as part of its push for a new school on Westside Road, Vernon. Deadline for submissions is March 6 at 3 p.m. (Stock photo)