Caitlin Clow

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP stopped a 2008 Kia Sportage that looks like this Monday, Sept. 20, believed to be involved in a shooting. (RCMP)

One dead in Vernon shooting

Man arrested in Armstrong after police scour for suspect vehicle

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP stopped a 2008 Kia Sportage that looks like this Monday, Sept. 20, believed to be involved in a shooting. (RCMP)
Around 100 supporters of the People’s Party of Canada watched the results roll in in Armstrong alongside North Okanagan-Shuswap candidate Kyle Delfing. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Party marks end to ‘good campaign’ for North Okanagan-Shuswap PPC candidate

More than 100 party supporters join in to celebrate Kyle Delfing

Around 100 supporters of the People’s Party of Canada watched the results roll in in Armstrong alongside North Okanagan-Shuswap candidate Kyle Delfing. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have found a blue 2008 Kia Sportage allegedly linked to an incident in Enderby. (RCMP)

Police find vehicle linked to Enderby incident

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP released image of suspect Kia Sportage

Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP have found a blue 2008 Kia Sportage allegedly linked to an incident in Enderby. (RCMP)
Col. Chris Hadfield, decorated Canadian astronaut, made a surprise stop at Falkland School Sept. 17, 2021, on his way to pick up his new puppy, Henry, from the community. (Falkland School)

VIDEO: Astronaut Chris Hadfield surprises rural North Okanagan students with visit

Decorated Canadian speaks to students in Falkland about space travels

Col. Chris Hadfield, decorated Canadian astronaut, made a surprise stop at Falkland School Sept. 17, 2021, on his way to pick up his new puppy, Henry, from the community. (Falkland School)
Several of North Okanagan-Shuswap PPC candidate Kyle Delfing’s campaign signs have been targeted by vandals spraying ‘fascist’ or drawing toothbrush moustaches on. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon, Salmon Arm signs hit by vandals not surprising: PPC candidate

‘Hate isn’t just directed at skin colour,’ North Okanagan-Shuswap candidate Kyle Delfing says

Several of North Okanagan-Shuswap PPC candidate Kyle Delfing’s campaign signs have been targeted by vandals spraying ‘fascist’ or drawing toothbrush moustaches on. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
The District of Sicamous is helping with spring cleaning by collecting yard waste and scrap metal in early May. (Pixabay photo)

Dump Runz rids Vernon neighbourhood of flammable materials after wildfire season

Business owner, councillor hopes City of Vernon will turn to local companies more in times of need

The District of Sicamous is helping with spring cleaning by collecting yard waste and scrap metal in early May. (Pixabay photo)
Curtis Sagmoen can be seen leaving the courthouse in Vernon following Day 2 of his trial on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Okanagan offender Curtis Sagmoen allegedly terminated from LNG site in Kitimat

Kitimat’s City Centre Mall was vandalized with spray paint saying, ‘LNG Canada hires serial killers’

Curtis Sagmoen can be seen leaving the courthouse in Vernon following Day 2 of his trial on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon Police Dog Services K9 Hawkes turned six Sept. 15, 2021. (RCMP)

Vernon police dog turns 6

PDS Hawkes celebrates birthday in style Wednesday

Vernon Police Dog Services K9 Hawkes turned six Sept. 15, 2021. (RCMP)
A damaged car sits on a Westside Road property impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

North Okanagan gas bars raise $8K for B.C. wildfire relief fund

Armstrong Regional Co-op donates big to Canadian Red Cross

A damaged car sits on a Westside Road property impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
BC Wildfire Services logistics section chief Cian Carroll shows media the dining area at the Vernon fire camp on the Kin Race Track grounds Aug. 12, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Fire camp in Vernon set for takedown

White Rock Lake wildfire camp at Kin Race Track housed more than 500 firefighters at its peak

BC Wildfire Services logistics section chief Cian Carroll shows media the dining area at the Vernon fire camp on the Kin Race Track grounds Aug. 12, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida are Moon vs Sun. (Courtesy Warner Music)

Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida to play Lake Country

Tickets go on sale this Friday for OLP frontman and singer, songwriter wife

Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida are Moon vs Sun. (Courtesy Warner Music)
Vernon Mounties offered a stranded mobility scooter rider a push after the unit’s batteries died Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (RCMP)

Vernon Mounties give stranded scooter rider a push

Officers lend a helping hand after batteries die

Vernon Mounties offered a stranded mobility scooter rider a push after the unit’s batteries died Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. (RCMP)
VSAR dispatched 22 search and rescue members to locate the couple. Teams from Kelowna, Penticton and Kamloops also helped with the search. (Contributed)

Missing hikers’ campfire snuffed north of Vernon

Couple lost near Silver Star found by Search and Rescue crews next day

VSAR dispatched 22 search and rescue members to locate the couple. Teams from Kelowna, Penticton and Kamloops also helped with the search. (Contributed)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Kate McBrearty, executive director, and Bree Cawley, communications officer, with the white hearts put up around the hospital April 3, 2020. (Submitted Photo)

Vernon restaurants give healthcare workers a boost after ‘heartbreaking’ protest

Free coffees at Ratio and food credit at The Roster

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Kate McBrearty, executive director, and Bree Cawley, communications officer, with the white hearts put up around the hospital April 3, 2020. (Submitted Photo)
Four of the five North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates discussed environmental issues at the Sustainable Environment Network Society on Sept. 2, 2021, at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. Participating, from left, Andrea Gunner of the Greens, Kyle Delfing of the People’s Party of Canada, Conservative and incumbent MP Mel Arnold and NDP’s Ron Johnston. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates talk about the region’s greatest environmental threat

Four candidates running for the MP seat in the riding meet to discuss green questions in forum

Four of the five North Okanagan-Shuswap candidates discussed environmental issues at the Sustainable Environment Network Society on Sept. 2, 2021, at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre. Participating, from left, Andrea Gunner of the Greens, Kyle Delfing of the People’s Party of Canada, Conservative and incumbent MP Mel Arnold and NDP’s Ron Johnston. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Andrew McWilliam, co-owner and manager of Ratio Café, was quick to adapt amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Carole Fawcett - Contributed)

Vernon coffee shop gives health-care heroes a boost after ‘heartbreaking’ protest

Ratio Coffee & Pastry stands up for COVID-19 heroes with free beverages Thursday

Andrew McWilliam, co-owner and manager of Ratio Café, was quick to adapt amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Carole Fawcett - Contributed)
Brandon Simpson, 27, was last seen July 24 walking along the Okanagan Rail Trail in Coldstream. (RCMP)

Missing man last seen on Coldstream’s Okanagan Rail Trail in July

Vernon police looking for tips on missing 27-year-old man

Brandon Simpson, 27, was last seen July 24 walking along the Okanagan Rail Trail in Coldstream. (RCMP)
A 3,000-hectare control burn on the White Rock Lake wildfire was a success Aug. 30, 2021. (Dyan DeVine - Facebook)

UPDATE: White Rock Lake wildfire evac order downgraded for some on Westside Road

No growth on White Rock Lake wildfire prompts Vernon to rescind evacuation alert

A 3,000-hectare control burn on the White Rock Lake wildfire was a success Aug. 30, 2021. (Dyan DeVine - Facebook)
Two new fires were reported Aug. 30, 2021, near the north end of the White Rock Lake wildfire’s evacuation alert area. One already is deemed under control. (Black Press Media photo)

2 new fires sparked on White Rock Lake wildfire’s edge

BC Wildfire Services reported two new fires; one already deemed under control

Two new fires were reported Aug. 30, 2021, near the north end of the White Rock Lake wildfire’s evacuation alert area. One already is deemed under control. (Black Press Media photo)
Six Vernon immigrants share who they miss most in Vernon and District Immigrant and Community Services Society’s new video campaign. (VDISS)

Vernon non-profit up for $100K prize with latest COVID-19 vaccine campaign

Local immigrants ask the question ‘Who do you miss?’ in vaccine awareness videos

Six Vernon immigrants share who they miss most in Vernon and District Immigrant and Community Services Society’s new video campaign. (VDISS)