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Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy and board member Kyle Britton accept a $43,400 grant from the BC Arts Council one-time StrongerBC fund amid the COVID-19 pandemic April 9, 2021. (VPAG)

$43K boost for Vernon gallery

Province backs local art gallery with one-time pandemic grant

Vernon Public Art Gallery executive director Dauna Kennedy and board member Kyle Britton accept a $43,400 grant from the BC Arts Council one-time StrongerBC fund amid the COVID-19 pandemic April 9, 2021. (VPAG)
A 46-year-old man from Armstrong died in Revelstoke hospital after being injured in the Lumby area. (File photo)

Armstrong snowmobiler dies in Revelstoke hospital

46-year-old man injured in Tsuius Mountain area of Monashees around Lumby area

A 46-year-old man from Armstrong died in Revelstoke hospital after being injured in the Lumby area. (File photo)
Interior Health improves access to mental health supports amid COVID-19 pandemic. (Stock)

Interior Health connects people to mental health resources amid COVID

310-MHSU line receives positive feedback in early months of rollout

Interior Health improves access to mental health supports amid COVID-19 pandemic. (Stock)
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

No criminality suspected in sudden death in Vernon

Police responded to reports of a body near an Anderson Way business Sunday

RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Activist Gladys Radek places posters on the Vernon courthouse grass ahead of Curtis Wayne Sagmoen’s police assault charge comes before a judge via teleconference April 8, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)

UPDATE: Warrant for Sagmoen’s arrest rescinded

High-profile North Okanagan man charged with assaulting police officer in October

Activist Gladys Radek places posters on the Vernon courthouse grass ahead of Curtis Wayne Sagmoen’s police assault charge comes before a judge via teleconference April 8, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)
Margaret Prince says she was mind blown upon realizing she matched 5/6+ numbers to land $75,000 from the BC/49 draw on Feb. 24, 2021. (Contributed)

Prince scores $75K prize in Vernon

Coffee stop with pal leads to cash for new car

Margaret Prince says she was mind blown upon realizing she matched 5/6+ numbers to land $75,000 from the BC/49 draw on Feb. 24, 2021. (Contributed)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (File photo)

One death linked to Vernon hospital outbreak

13 test positive for virus in Vernon Jubilee Hospital Level 3 outbreak: IH

Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (File photo)
A two-vehicle crash involving a semi has slowed northbound traffic on Highway 97A, April 1, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)

Highway crash involving semi and boat gnarls Vernon traffic

Traffic backed up to weigh scales on Hwy. 97 northbound lanes

A two-vehicle crash involving a semi has slowed northbound traffic on Highway 97A, April 1, 2021. (Brendan Shykora - Vernon Morning Star)
The Lake Country Fire Department was first on scene to the iconic boat on Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road. The boat is a sign for Holiday Park RV and Condo Resort. (District of Lake Country - Contributed)

Loss of iconic Highway 97 boat tragic: resort president

Holiday Park boat ‘reignited my connection to my dad’

The Lake Country Fire Department was first on scene to the iconic boat on Highway 97 and Commonwealth Road. The boat is a sign for Holiday Park RV and Condo Resort. (District of Lake Country - Contributed)
Dr. Meghan Ashton and Dr. Tanner Udenberg show the difference between Vernon Optometry's Clear AF anti-fog coating, left, to a regular anti-glare coating, right. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon optometrists ‘fight the fog’ with unique coating

Vernon Optometry first in Canada to use anti-fog lens coating, made in-house

Dr. Meghan Ashton and Dr. Tanner Udenberg show the difference between Vernon Optometry's Clear AF anti-fog coating, left, to a regular anti-glare coating, right. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Vernon hospital

Three patients test positive; appointments, emergency care unaffected

Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (File photo)
SilverStar Mountain Resort is still slated to close for the season April 5, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)

SilverStar pivots amid new COVID-19 orders

With one week to go, dining options shift under new public health orders

SilverStar Mountain Resort is still slated to close for the season April 5, 2021. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star)
The weather worked in favour of the 120th annual Armstrong Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2019. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)

COVID-19 postpones Armstrong IPE for 2nd year

Fair to make 2022 comeback

The weather worked in favour of the 120th annual Armstrong Interior Provincial Exhibition and Stampede Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2019. (Katherine Peters - Morning Star)
RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)

Vernon man points weapon in road rage incident

25-year-old man arrested, BB gun seized; charges pending

RCMP. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News)
Cody New spotted a white pickup driving erratically, swerving in and out of lanes on Hwy. 97 heading north into Vernon around 8:30 a.m. March 24, 2021. (Cody New - Facebook)

Erratic elderly driver showed no sign of alcohol impairment: Vernon police

Cody New caught the whole thing on dashcam and shared it to social media

Cody New spotted a white pickup driving erratically, swerving in and out of lanes on Hwy. 97 heading north into Vernon around 8:30 a.m. March 24, 2021. (Cody New - Facebook)
Only a few RCMP vehicles could be seen on the Sagmoen property on Nov. 8, 2017, just before police announced they were leaving the farm but not ending their investigation. (File photo)

Sagmoen cop assault matter postponed again

North Okanagan man to enter plea April 8

Only a few RCMP vehicles could be seen on the Sagmoen property on Nov. 8, 2017, just before police announced they were leaving the farm but not ending their investigation. (File photo)
Cody New spotted a white pickup driving erratically, swerving in and out of lanes on Hwy. 97 heading north into Vernon around 8:30 a.m. March 24, 2021. (Cody New - Facebook)

WATCH: ‘Bad karma’ for early-morning erratic driver stopped in Vernon

Witness saw the white pickup swerving in and out of lanes on Hwy. 97 south of town

Cody New spotted a white pickup driving erratically, swerving in and out of lanes on Hwy. 97 heading north into Vernon around 8:30 a.m. March 24, 2021. (Cody New - Facebook)
Armstrong MetalFest co-founder Jesse Valstar performs with Odinfist during the annual event at the Hassen Arena and IPE Grounds in 2019. (Jennifer Blake - File)

Province backs Armstrong MetalFest

Metal festival organizers announce support from BC Arts Council will keep them ‘on their feet’

Armstrong MetalFest co-founder Jesse Valstar performs with Odinfist during the annual event at the Hassen Arena and IPE Grounds in 2019. (Jennifer Blake - File)
Polson Park skatepark. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star file)

Vernon police probe skatepark theft

Vernon-area parent warns others after son’s bag nabbed by allegedly armed teens

Polson Park skatepark. (Caitlin Clow - Vernon Morning Star file)
Ogopogo statue at Paul's Tomb in Kelowna photo: Youtube screenshot from colintube1

Vernon relinquishes Ogopogo rights to Syilx Nation

City of Vernon had held the copyright since 1956

Ogopogo statue at Paul's Tomb in Kelowna photo: Youtube screenshot from colintube1