Lisa VanderVelde

Lisa Brodland shows her support for her traffic control friends and the controller that was recently hit on the job. Close to 80 people lined both sides of the highway at the top of hospital hill Saturday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Flagger still in critical condition

Traffic control show their support for a colleague who was hit on the job

Lisa Brodland shows her support for her traffic control friends and the controller that was recently hit on the job. Close to 80 people lined both sides of the highway at the top of hospital hill Saturday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Vipers host first responders

Vipers host first responders

North Okanagan’s heroes for some off-duty fun Friday night. The third annual…

Vipers host first responders
Shirley Malnis (left) receives a sample of wine from Alison McLennan of The Vibrant Vine at the Cheese It’s Natural celebration Saturday in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Things got cheesy in Armstrong this weekend

The annual cheese festival featured local cheese artisans, wineries and others

Shirley Malnis (left) receives a sample of wine from Alison McLennan of The Vibrant Vine at the Cheese It’s Natural celebration Saturday in Armstrong. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Concentrated effort

Concentrated effort

Nature weaving

Concentrated effort
Vernon Viper Michael Young and Shannon Laser, of VantageOne, try to draw people into the Untied Way Drive-Thru Breakfast Thursday Morning at the Vernon Lodge. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

United Way Drive-Thru Breakfast

Down vests, touques and mitts kept the volunteers at the 17th annual…

Vernon Viper Michael Young and Shannon Laser, of VantageOne, try to draw people into the Untied Way Drive-Thru Breakfast Thursday Morning at the Vernon Lodge. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Career fair provides opportunities

Career fair provides opportunities

With more than 80 potential employers in one spot, the Black Press…

Career fair provides opportunities
Photo of Russ Courtnall when he played for the Montreal Canadiens.

Russ Courtnall visits Vernon

Retired NHL star Russ Courtnall speaks with Lisa VanderVelde of The Morning Star at Vernon's Hometown Hockey event Saturday.

Photo of Russ Courtnall when he played for the Montreal Canadiens.