Brendan Shykora

Okanagan Indian Band to build $900K cultural arbor

OKIB received a government grant covering 75 per cent of the project, to be completed in October

Morning Start: Is this the world’s toughest tongue twister?

Your morning start for Thursday, April 16, 2020

Okanagan Spirits donates 20K hand sanitizer bottles, more on the way

The distillery’s ‘Harness Your Superhero’ campaign offers a chance for the public to help

UPDATE: Testing continues at two COVID-19 outbreaks in Okanagan

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides updates on Okanagan’s two outbreaks

Falkland Stampede postponed due to COVID-19

The annual stampede attended by thousands each year is now scheduled for late August

WATCH: car goes up in flames north of Vernon

First-hand witness believes driver was involved in a hit and run prior to the incident

Okanagan drive-in movie theatre plans to open amid COVID-19

Enderby theatre making a number of operational changes to further enable social distancing

Okanagan Indian Band asks visitors to ‘stay away’ during COVID-19

Chief and council asks non-residents not to visit OKIB reserve lands during the pandemic

COVID-19 cancels Funtastic 2020

The sports and music festival in Vernon, Enderby and Port Alberni was scheduled for late June

Visitor to Kamloops army club tests positive for COVID-19: Interior Health

The individual visited Anavets 290 Army and Navy Club between March 13 and March 17

Vernon family shares story of son’s cancer recovery to encourage blood donation

Finlay Ritson’s parents can’t donate blood, but hope his story will encourage others to do so

COVID-19: Upcoming season a question mark for Enderby drive-in movie theatre

Starlight Drive In Movie Theatre says it’s working on limiting capacity among other safeguards

COVID-19: Online tool helps vulnerable people in North Okanagan receive aid

United Way’s tool connects those in need with pre-screened volunteers in the local area

Morning Start: How much for the world’s most expensive musical instrument?

Your morning start for Friday, April 3, 2020

Autism Awareness Day highlights challenges amid COVID-19

AutismBC regional coordinator in Kelowna discusses living with autism amid a pandemic

Vernon nurse shares fears for frontline workers

VJH nurse explains the mental and physical stress health-care workers currently face

WATCH: Coldstream producer treats neighbours to live music from safe distance

Neighbours practiced social distancing as Jeff Johnson played songs from his front steps

Okanagan woman baking for those in need amid COVID-19

Vernon’s Crystal Hedlund launched a GoFundMe page to generate funds for baking materials

Okanagan distillery hands out thousands of sanitizer bottles, needs help in COVID-19 fight

Okanagan Spirits is donating hand sanitizer to help fill COVID-induced shortages

‘Corona Busters’: Vernon man drives vintage ambulance in appreciation of health-care workers

Rob Newport says he aims to make people smile during the COVID-19 pandemic with Ghostbusters-themed ride