Brieanna Charlebois

Royal York Golf Course to close fairways after 2019 season

Royal York Golf Course to close fairways after 2019 season

N&T Properties, an Okanagan-based company, has purchased the space.

Royal York Golf Course to close fairways after 2019 season
Jocelyn and Carlos Thomas pose with their children. (Photos by Stephanie Lauren Photography & Design)

Fundraisers help Okanagan family battling throat cancer

Jennifer Burton raised over $5,300 for her brother-in-law through massage fundraiser last weekend.

Jocelyn and Carlos Thomas pose with their children. (Photos by Stephanie Lauren Photography & Design)
Live mortar found in Vernon

Live mortar found in Vernon

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are on the scene for a live mortar that has been located.

Live mortar found in Vernon
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Pressure builds for B.C. to recognize physicians assistants

“We can make a difference and I think we’re being overlooked.”

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B.C. couple survives carbon monoxide scare

“We were extremely lucky. We’re still here because [the detector] worked.”

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Owner JD Batbatan takes his cat everywhere — including stand-up paddleboarding. (Photo contributed)

B.C. cat loves paddleboarding

Cat owner JD Batbatan hopes his videos inspire people to get outside and enjoy the beauty of the Okanagan.

Owner JD Batbatan takes his cat everywhere — including stand-up paddleboarding. (Photo contributed)
Roy Shopland and his prized 100-year-old Union Jack flag. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

97-year-old B.C. veteran proudly displays 100-year-old Union Jack

Roy Shopland inherited the flag his mom brought to Canada when she emigrated from England in 1918.

Roy Shopland and his prized 100-year-old Union Jack flag. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
Rudy Bergen poses with his garage mural at Desert Cove. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

Garage door mural sparks gated community debate in Vernon

Though the mural violates regulations, Bergen hopes the community support will sway management.

Rudy Bergen poses with his garage mural at Desert Cove. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization

B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization

“I think people are going to get a big surprise that it’s not going to change things much.”

B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization
James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China and Tibet. (Photo contributed)

B.C. adventurer takes two-wheels through Tibet

Ultimately, James Leigh said it’s not death he’s afraid of, it’s mediocrity.

James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China and Tibet. (Photo contributed)
Kristina Benson is based in Kamloops but services all of Canada through her website. (Photo contributed).

Okanagan woman creates yoga pants of positivity

Graphic designer Kristina Benson combines her two passions: yoga and art.

Kristina Benson is based in Kamloops but services all of Canada through her website. (Photo contributed).
(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

Okanagan students aid battle against yellow flag iris

Okanagan Landing Elementary School students planted over 100 native trees and shrubs along Okanagan Lake’s shoreline.

(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)
‘Tis the season for pumpkins and gourds. (Nicole Jennings/staff photo)

18th Annual Pumpkin Harvest at IPE grounds Saturday

Thanksgiving weekend continues Monday with the Thanksgiving Day Harvest Fest.

‘Tis the season for pumpkins and gourds. (Nicole Jennings/staff photo)
Vernon’s Annual Ski Swap set for Saturday

Vernon’s Annual Ski Swap set for Saturday

The “biggest swap in the interior B.C. ” will take place Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Vernon Recreation complex.

Vernon’s Annual Ski Swap set for Saturday
(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

Red Dress Walk strolls through North Okanagan

Deanna Wertz, Caitlin Potts, Ashley Simpson and Nicole Bell — missing, but not forgotten.

(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)
Odin is a four-year-old Bernese Mountain dog who now needs replacement surgery known as TPLO, Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy. (Photo contributed)

Plucky Vernon pooch on road to recovery

Life is looking up for Odin, a four-year-old Bernese Mountain dog from…

Odin is a four-year-old Bernese Mountain dog who now needs replacement surgery known as TPLO, Tibial plateau leveling osteotomy. (Photo contributed)
NOTRA hosts 27th annual ride-a-thon at Coldstream Ranch

NOTRA hosts 27th annual ride-a-thon at Coldstream Ranch

The event raised over $5,000 for the non-profit.

NOTRA hosts 27th annual ride-a-thon at Coldstream Ranch
B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

A week after leaving hospice to go to city hall to declare his candidacy, David Hesketh has died.

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies
B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

Fletcher is one of 24 who travelled to Shenzhen, China for the first official Olympic dev camp.

B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China
Hesketh left Hospice House Friday afternoon to officially declare his candidacy. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

B.C. candidate moves from hospice care to council race

He beat terminal cancer twice and entered hospice when he decided to run for council.

Hesketh left Hospice House Friday afternoon to officially declare his candidacy. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)