Brieanna Charlebois

Elkhart - W Highway 97C (Okanagan Connector) Wednesday, June 19. (DriveBC image)

Unexpected snow on Okanagan Connector, Pennask Summit

As of 6:50 a.m. DriveBC cameras displayed surprise snowfall on highway

Elkhart - W Highway 97C (Okanagan Connector) Wednesday, June 19. (DriveBC image)
Julia Kubow, B.A. MSW student and Bernadette O’Donnel, executive director FASD Assessment Society at the Okanagan Valley Support Society. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Vernon seeks additional fetal alcohol syndrome support B.C.-wide

“We are making a difference but we could make even more of a difference”

Julia Kubow, B.A. MSW student and Bernadette O’Donnel, executive director FASD Assessment Society at the Okanagan Valley Support Society. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Sample home of the lottery house to be built in Lake Country. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Buy a lotto ticket and be a hero to B.C. burn survivors

The Hometown Heroes Lottery is offering up nine grand prizes including a home in Lake Country

Sample home of the lottery house to be built in Lake Country. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Discarded needle. (Stock photo)

School responds after needle and knife allegedly found during field trip

“The students were closely supervised and when sharp objects were found, the children did not pick them up”

Discarded needle. (Stock photo)
Ryan Phillips is cycling the globe for mental health awareness. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan man biking across Canada for mental health awareness

“I figured I’d turn the ride into something meaningful”

Ryan Phillips is cycling the globe for mental health awareness. (Submitted Photo)
Melissa Jacobs (right) will also be featured in the documentary; she lost her husband Travis (right), four years ago. (Contributed)

Okanagan teacher aims to “inspire kindness” through documentary

If successful in their quest for funding, the documentary will showcase four Vernon widows; voting ends Friday, May 31

Melissa Jacobs (right) will also be featured in the documentary; she lost her husband Travis (right), four years ago. (Contributed)
Lina Augaitis competed at the London Sup Open in England May 2019. (Contributed)

Okanagan paddleboarder starts season strong

Lina Augaitis earned 4th place overall at the London Sup Open in England earlier this month

Lina Augaitis competed at the London Sup Open in England May 2019. (Contributed)
Community Acupuncture clinic comes to Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Community Acupuncture clinic launched in North Okanagan

The purpose of the weekly clinic is to provide services to the community at an affordable price

Community Acupuncture clinic comes to Vernon. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Two vehicle MVI closes lanes on highway 97 near Stickle Road. (Jennifer Blake - Morning Star)

Two vehicle accident on highway 97 near Vernon closes lanes

Ambulance is currently on scene, medics are treating patients

Two vehicle MVI closes lanes on highway 97 near Stickle Road. (Jennifer Blake - Morning Star)
Ashley Gregerson is using her experience with skin cancer as a way to spread awareness about the dangers of sun damage. (Contributed)

Young Vernon melanoma survivor speaks out about sun danger

World Melanoma Day is recognized every May to highlight the growing prevalence of malignant melanoma.

Ashley Gregerson is using her experience with skin cancer as a way to spread awareness about the dangers of sun damage. (Contributed)
Couple gets engaged at Starlight drive-in. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Marriage proposal on the big screen at Enderby drive-in

Kelowna man gets engaged in front of hundreds to Vernon sweetheart

Couple gets engaged at Starlight drive-in. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Marriage proposal on the big screen at Enderby drive-in

Marriage proposal on the big screen at Enderby drive-in

Kelowna man gets engaged in front of hundreds to Vernon sweetheart

Marriage proposal on the big screen at Enderby drive-in
“Step Up your Game” Equestrian clinic at the Vernon Riding Club. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Riders “step up” their game at Coldstream Equestrian Clinic

Riders from across the Okanagan travelled to Coldstream to train for the 2019 55+ Senior Games, which take place in Kelowna this fall.

“Step Up your Game” Equestrian clinic at the Vernon Riding Club. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Lamberts plan SOS for VSAR annual fundraiser. (Contributed)

Okanagan family gives back to Search and Rescue with fundraiser

Jody and Cheryl Lambert are organizing an annual golf tournament and a GoFundMe page to fundraiser for Vernon Search and Rescue.

Lamberts plan SOS for VSAR annual fundraiser. (Contributed)
Seavey, an emotional support ferret, has been missing since Monday, May 13. (Contributed)

Okanagan teen seeks help in finding missing emotional support ferret

The ferret has been missing since midnight on Monday, May 13

Seavey, an emotional support ferret, has been missing since Monday, May 13. (Contributed)
The Greater Vernon Museum Association has been an active participant in Museum Week, with events conducted on social media. (File photo)

Museum Week celebrates North Okanagan history

Vernon museum is showcasing historic women from Vernon

The Greater Vernon Museum Association has been an active participant in Museum Week, with events conducted on social media. (File photo)
Vernon RCMP respond to reports of shots fired near residence

Vernon RCMP respond to reports of shots fired near residence

Despite arrests, the investigation continues and police remain on scene

Vernon RCMP respond to reports of shots fired near residence
Mike Gerard, 66, sent in some baby photos in the hopes his birth mother may recognize him. (Photo contributed)

Man seeks birth mother, believes she lives in Oyama

“I thought I would be satisfied, but there is a part of me that wants more.”

Mike Gerard, 66, sent in some baby photos in the hopes his birth mother may recognize him. (Photo contributed)
Mascots battle it out in Vernon

Mascots battle it out in Vernon

Proceeds from the event go to B.C. Children’s Hospital and JoeAnna’s House.

Mascots battle it out in Vernon
Darrell Moulsdale suffered a severe head injury from an incident Saturday, April 27. (Contributed)

Foul play ruled out for Vernon man recovering from head injury, witnesses still sought

A Go Fund Me has been set up to aid Darrell Moulsdale with expenses related to his recovery.

Darrell Moulsdale suffered a severe head injury from an incident Saturday, April 27. (Contributed)