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B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

The party is demanding the BC NDP government include education on the dangers of cannabis

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules
Enderby is considering ways to expand economic opportunities. (photo submitted)

Economic vision unfolds

Enderby council has received a report from a consulting firm putting together an economic development plan

Enderby is considering ways to expand economic opportunities. (photo submitted)
MP reacts to Silver Creek case

MP reacts to Silver Creek case

Like other residents of the region, the North Okanagan-Shuswap MP is watching…

MP reacts to Silver Creek case
UPDATED: Snowfall warning cancelled

UPDATED: Snowfall warning cancelled

As of Friday morning, there had been a snowfall warning in effect for the North Okanagan and Shuswap regions

UPDATED: Snowfall warning cancelled
Traci Genereaux made an impression on her family and teachers. (photo submitted)

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: No judgment calls

I was in my teens when word came that a 27-year-old relative…

Traci Genereaux made an impression on her family and teachers. (photo submitted)
Enderby council wants ride-sharing services in small communities. (Wikimedia Commons)

Enderby urges ride-sharing

Council is writing to the government as part of the stakeholder consultation on modernizing passenger directed vehicle services

Enderby council wants ride-sharing services in small communities. (Wikimedia Commons)
Genereaux focus of awareness campaign

Genereaux focus of awareness campaign

A group of women are distributing posters to gather information about Traci Genereaux, whose remains were found at a Silver Creek farm

Genereaux focus of awareness campaign
School board input sought

School board input sought

The North Okanagan-Shuswap School District wants to know how many trustees it should have

School board input sought
Traci Genereaux made a positive impression on her friends and teachers. (Facebook photo)

Genereaux remembered fondly

Human remains found on a farm in Silver Creek are those of 18-year-old Traci Genereaux

Traci Genereaux made a positive impression on her friends and teachers. (Facebook photo)
Josh Bird, of Swan Lake Motors, gets to work Friday morning shovelling off the vehicles in their lot. Last year the first time they had to shovel snow was Dec. 2. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Okanagan digs out after a snowstorm

Residents woke up Friday to snow blanketing the region and ice coating the roads

Josh Bird, of Swan Lake Motors, gets to work Friday morning shovelling off the vehicles in their lot. Last year the first time they had to shovel snow was Dec. 2. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways

Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways

Snow expected to slow throughout Friday across the region

Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways
Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap

Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap

There is a snowfall warning in effect for all parts of the Okanagan and Shuswap

Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap
Chief takes stand against violence

Chief takes stand against violence

Okanagan Indian Band’s Byron Louis says all levels of government need to enter into a discussion about violence against women

Chief takes stand against violence
Traci Genereaux was last heard from May 29 in Vernon. (photo submitted)

Family of missing Vernon woman provides DNA

Police have not connected disappearance to discovery of human remains at Silver Creek, says mother of Traci Genereaux

Traci Genereaux was last heard from May 29 in Vernon. (photo submitted)
Black Crow Herbal Solutions is one of the several marijuana dispensaries in Vernon facing potential closure due to new City of Vernon regulations. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Vernon looks to close cannabis shops

Pot shops will have to close in Vernon but it’s not known…

Black Crow Herbal Solutions is one of the several marijuana dispensaries in Vernon facing potential closure due to new City of Vernon regulations. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings delights a sold-out crowd at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Monday as he brought his Up Close and Alone tour to the North Okanagan. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

Music icon wows Vernon

Burton Cummings captivated the sold-out crowd at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Monday

Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings delights a sold-out crowd at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Monday as he brought his Up Close and Alone tour to the North Okanagan. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
Police investigate a shooting at 21st Avenue and 15th Crescent in Vernon’s Mission Hill area Sunday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

UPDATED: Vernon house shooting investigated

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday morning, officers received several reports of shots being fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue

Police investigate a shooting at 21st Avenue and 15th Crescent in Vernon’s Mission Hill area Sunday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall

UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall

Search and rescue teams rescue an injured hunter in the Fintry area

UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall
Alleged threats under investigation

Alleged threats under investigation

On Aug. 28, the police responded to an incident where a woman reported being threatened by a man with a firearm in the Salmon River area

Alleged threats under investigation
Flu season is here

Flu season is here

Residents are encouraged to stay healthy and get their flu shot

Flu season is here