Brieanna Charlebois

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‘It was brutal’: Vernon woman shocked after truck driver runs over duck

Woman expresses her shock after watching a duck be run over by a truck in downtown Vernon

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Help is available locally for those contemplating suicide. (contributed)

Dealing with suicidal thoughts? Okanagan professionals weigh in

All agencies emplore individuals struggling with suicidal thoughts to seek help within their community.

Help is available locally for those contemplating suicide. (contributed)
Vernon court house. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

More child pornography charges laid against Vernon Judo Club coach

Hearing rescheduled due to more serious charges being added to Bryan McLachlan’s file

Vernon court house. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Brianna Li brought home two medals for Canada. (Photo submitted)

Vernon Taekwon-do athlete earns two medals for Canada at World Championship

Brianna Li was one of three athletes, and the only female, from B.C. to qualify.

Brianna Li brought home two medals for Canada. (Photo submitted)
Darrell Moulsdales suffered a severe head injury from an incident Saturday, April 27. (Photo contributed)

Vernon man recovering from mysterious head injury hoping to find out what happened

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

Darrell Moulsdales suffered a severe head injury from an incident Saturday, April 27. (Photo contributed)
The western grebe is a fish specialist and opportunist that also eats salamanders, crustaceans, polychaete worms and insects. (Stock photo - Photo submitted by NIWRA)

Dancing birds caught on camera

Enderby resident Barb Tomlinson caught two Western Grebe birds performing a mating dance in Salmon Arm.

The western grebe is a fish specialist and opportunist that also eats salamanders, crustaceans, polychaete worms and insects. (Stock photo - Photo submitted by NIWRA)
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Anchored to the community: Vernon Yacht Club launches campaign for 5-year-old boy battling leukemia

The boats show is free to the public, so organizers are hosting a raffle to raise money for the costs associated with getting treatment.

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Earth Strike Vernon students strike for climate action. (Jennifer Blake - Morning Star)

Vernon students strike for climate action — again

This is the second Earth Strike Vernon protest in less than a week.

Earth Strike Vernon students strike for climate action. (Jennifer Blake - Morning Star)
A 7-Eleven in Vernon was briefly evacuated when a heater started smoking. (Brieanna Charlebois/Vernon Morning Star)

7-Eleven evacuated after smoke billows from bathroom

Heater in bathroom caused smoke, scene noe clear.

A 7-Eleven in Vernon was briefly evacuated when a heater started smoking. (Brieanna Charlebois/Vernon Morning Star)
Davison Orchard opens for spring season 2019. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Vernon’s Davison Orchards celebrates 86 years

The family-run farm officially opened for their spring season Wednesday, May 1.

Davison Orchard opens for spring season 2019. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Pseudoscorpion spotted in Vernon home. (Photo: Jaci Glazier)

‘Nasty looking little thing’ sparks discussion in Vernon Facebook group

Vernon resident finds Pseudoscorpion in her home

Pseudoscorpion spotted in Vernon home. (Photo: Jaci Glazier)
Vernon courthouse is reworking things inside the 105-year-old building following a weekend flood. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Flooding and mould close section of Vernon courthouse

The Sheriff’s office, courtrooms 101 and 201, a conference room and a waiting area remain closed and are closed off to the public.

Vernon courthouse is reworking things inside the 105-year-old building following a weekend flood. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
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Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Sun with a high of 15 C

Environment Canada is calling for rain throughout the Okanagan tomorrow.

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Earth Strike Vernon protest on the steps of Vernon court house. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Earth Strike Vernon gains momentum

Students and supporters of the call to action protested outside the Vernon court house Saturday.

Earth Strike Vernon protest on the steps of Vernon court house. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Minister of ‘Citizens’ services, Jinny Sims, presented the Okanagan Indian Band with a dividend cheque Saturday. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Okanagan Indian Band receive dividend cheque

“This program actually recognizes the contributions rural communities have made to B.C.’s economy and the unique challenges they face to diversify your natural resources.”

Minister of ‘Citizens’ services, Jinny Sims, presented the Okanagan Indian Band with a dividend cheque Saturday. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Sun-FM radio personalities Betty Selin and April Lynn. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Vernon Have a Heart Radiothon returned

The fundraiser received $57,060.70 Thursday for VJH maternity ward.

Sun-FM radio personalities Betty Selin and April Lynn. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Okanagan Landing Elementary students Olivia Huss and Kailei Yip aid in hillside restoration. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Vernon students plant a greener future

Okanagan Landing Elementary students planted over 100 indigenous shrubs Thursday, April 25 on the hillside behind the school

Okanagan Landing Elementary students Olivia Huss and Kailei Yip aid in hillside restoration. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Rise Golf Course. (Contributed)

New restaurant on The Rise in Okanagan

Multi-million dollar project plans for a 30,000 square foot multi-amenity building with the restaurant and bar

Rise Golf Course. (Contributed)
Enderby firefighter Andrew Haak. (Photo submitted)

Okanagan firefighter steps up to challenge

Andrew Haak will be one of hundreds of firefighters taking part in the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge in Calgary on May 5

Enderby firefighter Andrew Haak. (Photo submitted)
Newlyweds Don and Stefani Walper met at a pub in Vernon. (Photo from Extreme Love video)

An unconventional marriage: What’s age got to do with it?

An Armstrong couple that has 45-year age gap began turning heads after being featured on show Extreme Love.

Newlyweds Don and Stefani Walper met at a pub in Vernon. (Photo from Extreme Love video)