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Okanagan killer denied absolute discharge by B.C. Court of Appeal

Okanagan killer denied absolute discharge by B.C. Court of Appeal

Vernon’s Kenneth Scott Barter remains “significant threat to public”: decision

Okanagan killer denied absolute discharge by B.C. Court of Appeal
White Spot records B.C. Pirate Pak record day

White Spot records B.C. Pirate Pak record day

Popular B.C.-Alberta event raises more than $116,000 to send kids and adults to Zajac Ranch

White Spot records B.C. Pirate Pak record day
B.C. gangster charged after man allegedly beaten with a golf club

B.C. gangster charged after man allegedly beaten with a golf club

Langley man facing aggravated assault charge after incident allegedly involved golf club and machete

B.C. gangster charged after man allegedly beaten with a golf club
B.C. Conservatives want a full overhaul of ICBC

B.C. Conservatives want a full overhaul of ICBC

Their goal is to reduce insurance rates for B.C. drivers.

B.C. Conservatives want a full overhaul of ICBC
Man falls 150 feet while reaching for his dropped phone at B.C. waterfall

Man falls 150 feet while reaching for his dropped phone at B.C. waterfall

Man fell reaching for dropped phone, but luckily sustained only minor injuries

Man falls 150 feet while reaching for his dropped phone at B.C. waterfall
Graham Turnbull, play-by-play voice of the Vernon Vipers, has been named the B.C. Hockey League’s Broadcaster of the Year. (Morning Star file photo)

BC Hockey League names Vernon Vipers voice top broadcaster

Graham Turnbull selected BCHL broadcaster of the year

Graham Turnbull, play-by-play voice of the Vernon Vipers, has been named the B.C. Hockey League’s Broadcaster of the Year. (Morning Star file photo)
For-profit ridesharing legislation long overdue: BC Conservatives

For-profit ridesharing legislation long overdue: BC Conservatives

Interim party leader Scott Anderson said the provincial government should step out of the way

For-profit ridesharing legislation long overdue: BC Conservatives
Man takes off with eggs, meat out B.C. family farm’s fridge run on honour system

Man takes off with eggs, meat out B.C. family farm’s fridge run on honour system

Honour system fridge dishonoured and now RCMP are on the hunt for suspect

Man takes off with eggs, meat out B.C. family farm’s fridge run on honour system
B.C. Conservatives urge constructive solutions in wake of Greyhound pullout

B.C. Conservatives urge constructive solutions in wake of Greyhound pullout

Scott Anderson blasts NDP and Liberals for not doing enough to address bus cuts

B.C. Conservatives urge constructive solutions in wake of Greyhound pullout
Nicolas Cage was in Vernon Thursday filming A Score to Settle at All Saints’ Anglican Church, which drew a large crowd of fans watching from across the street at Beairsto Elementay. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)

Nicolas Cage films in B.C. town

Hollywood actor filming A Score to Settle in North Okanagan

Nicolas Cage was in Vernon Thursday filming A Score to Settle at All Saints’ Anglican Church, which drew a large crowd of fans watching from across the street at Beairsto Elementay. (Tobias Frederiksen/Morning Star)
Abby McLuskey and Noble-T-Remington take part in the BC 4HOkanagan Stock Show at the Armstrong IPE fairgrounds last weekend which saw 48 kids from five 4H horse clubs wrap up their week with a horse show followed by an awards banquet and dance. Youth competed in jumping, reining, trail, equitation and pleasure. (Submitted Photo)

Armstrong hosts B.C. 4H riders

PHOTOS: Horse trails at the Okanagan Stock Show

Abby McLuskey and Noble-T-Remington take part in the BC 4HOkanagan Stock Show at the Armstrong IPE fairgrounds last weekend which saw 48 kids from five 4H horse clubs wrap up their week with a horse show followed by an awards banquet and dance. Youth competed in jumping, reining, trail, equitation and pleasure. (Submitted Photo)
A&W’s Free Root Beer Day is back on July 14. (CNW Group/A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.)

Free A&W Root Beer on tap in B.C.

A&W Canada Free Root Beer Day back July 14 across the country

A&W’s Free Root Beer Day is back on July 14. (CNW Group/A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.)
B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan

B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan

Vernon incident under investation

B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Jessica Gallagher and Joshua Hartnell play king and queen for a day in the BCLC office as they pick up their $1 million prize. (BCLC photo)

B.C. couple reeling after Lotto Max win

Winning $1 million ticket purchased in Armstrong, B.C.

Jessica Gallagher and Joshua Hartnell play king and queen for a day in the BCLC office as they pick up their $1 million prize. (BCLC photo)
Legion Week celebrated across B.C.

Legion Week celebrated across B.C.

Starting today, BC/Yukon Command of Royal Canadian Legion is hosting events in 65 communities

Legion Week celebrated across B.C.
This baby fawn was rescued from a human by B.C. Conservation Officer Service. (BCCOS photo)

B.C. man charged after possessing fawn

B.C. Conservation Officer Service says leave newborn deer alone

This baby fawn was rescued from a human by B.C. Conservation Officer Service. (BCCOS photo)
Vernon’s Lake City Casino workers were among the Gateway Casinos employees who voted 93.1 per cent in favour of striking last week. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Vernon’s Lake City Casino workers were among the Gateway Casinos employees who voted 93.1 per cent in favour of striking last week. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Silverbacks, Mick part ways

Silverbacks, Mick part ways

B.C. Hockey League team searching for new president

Silverbacks, Mick part ways
North Westside Fire Rescue. —Image: Vernon Morningstar

Two bodies found in B.C. home destroyed by fire

RCMP say two people died in a house fire on May 21 in the Okanagan Valley.

North Westside Fire Rescue. —Image: Vernon Morningstar