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The Township of Spallumcheen has extended the entry deadline for a pair of FireSmart contests for its youth and property owners to June 30. (Carly Gare photo)

Spallumcheen extends FireSmart contest deadlines

Property owners and township youth aged five-to-18 have until June 30 to submit entries for chance at prizes

 

People take part the 2019 Spirit of the People Powwow at Chilliwack Secondary on Feb. 16, 2019. Youth are being asked “What does being Indigenous mean to you?” as the topic of the National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 Writing and/or Art Contest. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Fraser Valley writing, art contest open to all Indigenous youth in B.C.

Youth asked ‘What does being Indigenous mean to you?’ as the topic contest

 

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Painted rocks keep the flocks away

AB Farm in Oyama is hosting a contest to get people painting strawberry rocks

  • May 11, 2022

 

Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)

Coldstream chef to test chops against world’s best

Simon Dufresne is member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at international event in Europe

Coldstream’s Simon Dufresne, 20, is a member of Junior Culinary Team Canada that will compete at an international event in Europe in November. To help get there, the team is hosting a fundraiser with three-course meal and hors d’oeuvres on Monday, May 30, at 50th Parallel Winery in Lake Country, where Dufresne works as chef de partie. (Contributed)
Jessica Wesman of Enderby has entered the Ikned Magazine covergirl contest. (Contributed)

UPDATE: Lumby and Enderby women compete to be Inked Magazine’s next cover girl

Phoebe Suttling currently has the most votes in her group, Jessica Wesman is in third in her group

Jessica Wesman of Enderby has entered the Ikned Magazine covergirl contest. (Contributed)
Armstrong Car Giveaway organizer Tim Miller (left) presents winner Heather Wells with a fully restored 2001 Chevy Impala and autographed Rust Valley Restorers shirts. (Facebook photo)

Wildfire evacuee given keys to restored car in Armstrong giveaway

Heather Wells of Lytton found out Thanksgiving weekend she had been nominated by North Okanagan pal

Armstrong Car Giveaway organizer Tim Miller (left) presents winner Heather Wells with a fully restored 2001 Chevy Impala and autographed Rust Valley Restorers shirts. (Facebook photo)
Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. has again partnered with the Orange Shirt Society for an annual art contest. (Tolko photo)

Vernon company draws up Orange Shirt Day contest

Tolko Industries renews partnership for art contest with Orange Shirt Society

Vernon-based Tolko Industries Ltd. has again partnered with the Orange Shirt Society for an annual art contest. (Tolko photo)
Former Vancouver Canucks and Vernon Vipers hockey player Aaron Volpatti (left), joins the Golden Burger Challenge in support of the North Okanagan Community Life Society at The Roster. The challenge is underway at 10 local restaurants until Oct. 24. (Roster photo)

Search for best burger in Vernon begins

Golden Burger challenge is also a fundraiser for event organizer North Okanagan Community Life Society

Former Vancouver Canucks and Vernon Vipers hockey player Aaron Volpatti (left), joins the Golden Burger Challenge in support of the North Okanagan Community Life Society at The Roster. The challenge is underway at 10 local restaurants until Oct. 24. (Roster photo)
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

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

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)
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

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)
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)
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