Morning Star Staff

Grads receive BC Transit passes

Grads receive BC Transit passes

BC Transit provides passes to graduating students in more than 50 communities

Grads receive BC Transit passes
Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors

Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors

Ottawa, Victoria contribute $14 million over five years to help develop new products, processes

Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors
Police were on the scene after a daytime shooting in Vernon Monday. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)

UPDATE: Vernon shooting victim linked to B.C. crime spree in serious condition

Car sought in connection with three B.C. incidents now recovered

Police were on the scene after a daytime shooting in Vernon Monday. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)
Province issues funds to combat invasive plants

Province issues funds to combat invasive plants

Victoria doles out nearly $8 million to 34 provincial municipalities, groups, regional districts

Province issues funds to combat invasive plants
B.C. hot in lottery game

B.C. hot in lottery game

Winning tickets in Lotto 6/49 sold in eight provincial communities; big winner from Dawson Creek

B.C. hot in lottery game
Aislynn Hanson

B.C. woman known to hitchhike around province missing

Aislynn Hanson, 18, last seen April 13; known to travel throughout B.C. by hitchhiking

Aislynn Hanson
Flood funding assistance available

Flood funding assistance available

Disaster financial assistance applications being accepted until July

Flood funding assistance available
Flair Air starts its Kelowna-Vancouver flights today.—Image: Flair Air

B.C.-based airline expands route network

Flair Air announces more routes effective June 15

Flair Air starts its Kelowna-Vancouver flights today.—Image: Flair Air
Sierra Harris, founder of Birch Hill Studio and recipient of RCC’s 2018 Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award. (CNW Group/Retail Council of Canada)

Vernon business wins national honour

Birch Hill Studios named Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year by national group

Sierra Harris, founder of Birch Hill Studio and recipient of RCC’s 2018 Independent Retail Ambassador of the Year Award. (CNW Group/Retail Council of Canada)
Cheapest gas in B.C. $1.14.9 in Vernon

Cheapest gas in B.C. $1.14.9 in Vernon

Prices at Vernon outlets range from $1.14.9 to $1.16.9

Cheapest gas in B.C. $1.14.9 in Vernon
ICBC encourages smart driving for holiday weekend

ICBC encourages smart driving for holiday weekend

Easter long weekend approaching

ICBC encourages smart driving for holiday weekend
Support for the proposed site of the Ajax mine, south of Aberdeen, near Kamloops, is one reason the BC Conservatives believe their popularity has increased with voters. (Kamloops This Week file photo)

BC Conservatives pumped by poll results

Surge in popularity has BC party picturing elected representatives in Victoria

Support for the proposed site of the Ajax mine, south of Aberdeen, near Kamloops, is one reason the BC Conservatives believe their popularity has increased with voters. (Kamloops This Week file photo)
B.C. gang members, The Greeks, lose conviction appeals

B.C. gang members, The Greeks, lose conviction appeals

Trio of organization known as The Greeks unsuccessfully appeal murder convictions

B.C. gang members, The Greeks, lose conviction appeals
Top-eight Paralympics debut for Minard

Top-eight Paralympics debut for Minard

Vernon snowboarder reaches quarterfinals in PyeongChang; wheelchair curlers suffer first losses

Top-eight Paralympics debut for Minard
Vernon’s Andrew Ebbett (right) celebrates his first-period goal with teammates Cody Goloubef (left) and Brandon Kozun as Canada beat the Czech Republic 6-4 to win Olympic bronze in men’s hockey in PyeongChang. (Canadian Press photo)

Czechmate: Canada wins men’s Olympic hockey bronze

Vernon’s Andrew Ebbett scores twice as Canada beats Czech Republic 6-4

Vernon’s Andrew Ebbett (right) celebrates his first-period goal with teammates Cody Goloubef (left) and Brandon Kozun as Canada beat the Czech Republic 6-4 to win Olympic bronze in men’s hockey in PyeongChang. (Canadian Press photo)
Goalie Mikko Koskinen (19), of Finland, deflects a shot by Brandon Kozun (15), of Canada, during the second period of the quarterfinal round of the men’s hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Canada advances to men’s hockey semis

Canada beats Finland 1-0

Goalie Mikko Koskinen (19), of Finland, deflects a shot by Brandon Kozun (15), of Canada, during the second period of the quarterfinal round of the men’s hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Enter the Choices Family Lottery in support of BC Children’s Hospital for a chance to win the grand prize show home located at Predator Ridge, 211 Grange Drive. (Erin Christie/Black Press)

Lottery will help save children’s lives

Each ticket gets you a chance to win a lot of money, while helping a lot of kids

Enter the Choices Family Lottery in support of BC Children’s Hospital for a chance to win the grand prize show home located at Predator Ridge, 211 Grange Drive. (Erin Christie/Black Press)
Backcountry recreation enthusiasts are reminded to be prepared heading out, especially with the potential for more snow and cold temperatures for the southern Interior this weekend. (Black Press file photo)

Preparation key for backcountry outings

Snowpack levels “complex” in many B.C. backcountry recreation areas

Backcountry recreation enthusiasts are reminded to be prepared heading out, especially with the potential for more snow and cold temperatures for the southern Interior this weekend. (Black Press file photo)
B.C. Conservatives applaud Site C decision

B.C. Conservatives applaud Site C decision

B.C. Conservatives happy with government decision to proceed

B.C. Conservatives applaud Site C decision
B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class

B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class

A teacher from Vernon Secondary School has been suspended for using foul language in class with his students

B.C. teacher suspended for swearing in class