Brieanna Charlebois

Photo contributed. (Fiona Hook Photography - Image Studios)

Cuteness overload: duckling thinks dog is its mom

Vernon photographer Fiona Hook shot a cute video after noticing one of her ducklings had taken a special liking to her dog.

Photo contributed. (Fiona Hook Photography - Image Studios)
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Home Hardware to give away free Reusable Shopping Bags in honour of Earth Day

“We feel we have a responsibility to keep our ecological footprint as small as possible”

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Two-year-old Ivory Rose Bouvette takes part in the Schnare’s annual egg hunt Saturday. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Egg hunts take over Vernon

Among the hunts include the 14 annual Schnare’s Massive Egg Hunt.

Two-year-old Ivory Rose Bouvette takes part in the Schnare’s annual egg hunt Saturday. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
15th annual Nk’maplqs Hockey Challenge Cup. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Annual Nk’maplqs Challenge Cup returns easter weekend

The goal of the Vernon-based event is to revitalize the game and the tradition of an all-native hockey tournament in the Interior.

15th annual Nk’maplqs Hockey Challenge Cup. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
BC was awesome shoot. (Horse Drawn Okanagan - Facebook photo)

Vernon-raised BC Was Awesome producer returns home for filming of episode

The topic of this Vernon-featured episode has not yet been revealed.

BC was awesome shoot. (Horse Drawn Okanagan - Facebook photo)
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Armstrong arson case pre-trial cancelled

Pre-trial is now scheduled for November 26 and the trial is set for January 6, 2020.

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Co-owners of Training House Vernon, Rhonda Catt and Carla Rayner. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)

Hockey Training House scored for Okanagan

Training House Vernon is located inside Kal Tire Place

Co-owners of Training House Vernon, Rhonda Catt and Carla Rayner. (Brieanna Charlebois - Morning Star)
Jude Clarke and the ExoSym brace (left photo) that has enabled her to walk again pain-free. (Contributed)

Okanagan woman walking for awareness

Jude Clarke aims to spread awareness about Lupus and Osteoarthritis and the success she has seen ExoSym™ brace .

Jude Clarke and the ExoSym brace (left photo) that has enabled her to walk again pain-free. (Contributed)
Armstrong Extreme Rodeo, 2019. (Brieanna Charlebois)

Bull-riders battle it out in Okanagan

The Armstrong Extreme Rodeo took place Saturday, April 16 at the IPE Stampede Grounds in Armstrong.

Armstrong Extreme Rodeo, 2019. (Brieanna Charlebois)
ROYAL (aka Jodi Pederson) is a successful recording artist who grew up in Vernon. (Photo submitted)

Okanagan-raised songstress ROYAL releases video featuring Riverdale cast

“Vessel” is the lead track from Heart of Shadows, and the single recently crossed over 100,000 streams on Spotify.

ROYAL (aka Jodi Pederson) is a successful recording artist who grew up in Vernon. (Photo submitted)
Bosley’s and Total Pet stores are raising funds for the month of April for assistance dogs. (Photo contributed — Scott Monuik)

Okanagan pet stores raise paws for assistance dogs

On Saturday, April 27, volunteers and pets from Paw Prints Rescue will be on site at Vernon Total Pet to meet anyone interested in adopting a pet

Bosley’s and Total Pet stores are raising funds for the month of April for assistance dogs. (Photo contributed — Scott Monuik)
Vernon RCMP seek car break-in stories

Vernon RCMP seek car break-in stories

Police took to twitter April 11 hoping to hear from locals about their experiences and remind them how to keep vehicles safe.

Vernon RCMP seek car break-in stories
Emily Dahl, Sky Volleyball. (Photo contributed)

Volleyball fundraiser in memory of passionate Okanagan player

Sky Volleyball Club will be hosting their 5th annual fundraiser at Wings Vernon on April 25.

Emily Dahl, Sky Volleyball. (Photo contributed)
Corporal Dewhirst (back row), Warrant Officer Barkhouse, Cadet Nelson, Cadet Master Warrant Officer Cusveller (front row), Sergeant Maric, Captain Devine, Sergeant Low, Master Corporal Folland, Sergeant Cusveller, Lance Corporal Schiewe. (Photo contributed: Sylvia Maric)

Vernon Cadets to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day in Normandy

Organizers are hosting a final fundraiser for the trip at the Kalamalka Hotel on Wednesday, April 24.

Corporal Dewhirst (back row), Warrant Officer Barkhouse, Cadet Nelson, Cadet Master Warrant Officer Cusveller (front row), Sergeant Maric, Captain Devine, Sergeant Low, Master Corporal Folland, Sergeant Cusveller, Lance Corporal Schiewe. (Photo contributed: Sylvia Maric)
Prosthetic leg found in Vernon. (Photo submitted)

Prosthetic leg found in downtown Vernon

Employees of Creative Mobility Products in Vernon found the leg on the store’s steps early Thursday morning.

Prosthetic leg found in Vernon. (Photo submitted)
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Okanagan Paralympian leads national run

Josh Dueck is one of nine men affected by spinal cord injuries leading a mission to run across Canada.

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Jocelyn and Carlos Thomas pose with their children. (Photos by Stephanie Lauren Photography & Design)

Massage fundraiser to help Vernon man battling cancer

This is the second fundraiser Jennifer Burton has organized in support of her brother-in-law, Carlos Thomas.

Jocelyn and Carlos Thomas pose with their children. (Photos by Stephanie Lauren Photography & Design)
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The good, the bad, the ugly: SilverStar recaps ski season

Watch some of the best clips from winter on the hill — and some of the bloopers.

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Attention is being drawn to the mental health impacts of air quality. (file photo)

The Smokanagan, Part three: Mental health effects

“So every time we can take that step and reduce isolation and increase social connectedness, we’re going to be helping to improve the overall health of our community.”

Attention is being drawn to the mental health impacts of air quality. (file photo)
The fourth annual Nexus Job Fair attracted upwards of 500 people Tuesday. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

One of Okanagan’s largest hiring event draws hundreds

The 4th annual Nexus Job Fair took place at the Vernon Lodge Tuesday, April 9.

The fourth annual Nexus Job Fair attracted upwards of 500 people Tuesday. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)