Jennifer Smith

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

Cookie monsters rejoice as B.C. stores sell Girl Guide sweets

With door-to-door sales cancelled, a few big chains have stepped up to distribute

Okanagan business delivers to truckers unable to get food

Freshii owners also delivering and offering deal to first responders and health care workers

Okanagan museum prepares to isolate and create

New program being launched amid closure

COVID-19 closes North Okanagan convenience store

Co-Op stations still pumping fuel, but doors closed in store

Increased coronavirus cases spark B.C.-wide burning restrictions

Centre for Disease Control recommends measure to reduce excess air pollution

COVID fails to curb creativity at Okanagan art gallery

Virtual art lesson and live-streamed tours in store as gallery shuts its doors

Sanitization spread to North Okanagan’s most vulnerable

Local business donates natural hand sanitizer to care homes, transition house, Mission

North Okanagan cyclist allegedly struck by Jeep and assaulted

RCMP are looking for two male suspects in their 30s

Okanagan restaurant serves up unique option amid pandemic

‘The coronavirus situation has essentially decimated the service industry,’ owner said

Air clears in North Okanagan, dust advisory lifted

Levels in Vernon still well above those in neighbouring Kelowna

Digital learning likely for Okanagan students

District looking at new learning model, largely by email

Donations not accepted by many Okanagan thrift shops/bins

Thrift stores closed amid COVID-19, therefore no one available to take donations

Vernon air quality nearly twice as bad as Kelowna

Air quality advisory remains in effect despite clear air in neighbouring jurisdiction

COVID-19 closes North Okanagan playgrounds

Extra protections sought for first responders

Okanagan Spirits named world’s best, earns nod from Premier

Distillery in Kelowna and Vernon take top honour at spirits awards

North Okanagan teachers back to school after spring break

Plans to continue education on track for district’s 8,500 students

Vernon mom with presumptive COVID-19 case shares inside look into self-quarantining

‘At this point, just stay home,’ urges parent as family is in full quarantine

‘Hi Baba’: Okanagan man finds creative way to maintain visits with grandma amid COVID-19

Despite the care facility being closed to the public, Jamie Gilowski saw power in the pen to send his love