Jordy Cunningham

(Photo - @sportsnet/Twitter)

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil hits the court in Vancouver

His first round match is at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 16

(Photo - @sportsnet/Twitter)
Shanda Hill had to cut the race in Switzerland short after breathing problems. (Shanda Hill Ultra Athlete/Facebook)

Vernon’s Hill forced to end ultra race early

Shanda was taking part in a ‘deca’ ultratriathlon

Shanda Hill had to cut the race in Switzerland short after breathing problems. (Shanda Hill Ultra Athlete/Facebook)
Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)

Kelowna man slashed with box cutter, RCMP search for second suspect

The altercation happened just before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning (Aug. 16)

Kelowna RCMP investigated 24 police-reported hate files in 2021, compared to six in 2020. (File photo)
(Facebook)

Morning Start: The loudest recorded noise

Your morning start for Tuesday, August 16

(Facebook)
Black Press File photo

Child finds dead buck in yard; Okanagan man fined for not reporting shot and injured deer

The event happened in Feb. 2021, during the hunting offseason

Black Press File photo
(BC Wildfire Services)

Two wildfires on the go east of Vernon

Both were caused by lightning

(BC Wildfire Services)
(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)

Off-duty lifeguard saves woman ejected from boat in West Kelowna

Kelowna RCMP rewarded the man on Aug. 11 for saving the woman’s life

(Photo - Kelowna RCMP/Contributed)
(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)

Lightning starts wildfire east of Vernon

The blaze is 0.80 hectares in Cherryville

(B.C. Wildfire Services Dashboard)
(BC Wildfire)

Special air quality statement in place for the Okanagan

Smoky conditions are expected to last for 24-48 hours

(BC Wildfire)
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Morning Start: Owning Guinea Pigs in Switzerland

Your morning start for Friday, August 12

(Pixabay)
Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)

Cariboo Lou: Rapper Tech N9ne coming to Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery

Tickets are still available for the September 24th show

Rapper Tech N9ne is performing at Kelowna’s Red Bird Brewery (Photo - E-volution Media Studio/Facebook)
Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)

‘Y’ in the Okanagan gets a name change

“The Y is always evolving”

Queens Park Child Care Centre in Penticton on July 27 (Photo - YMCA of Okanagan/Facebook)
(Photo - Rosie Ann Peters/Facebook)

Highway 1 remains closed due to mudslide outside Lytton

The highway is closed until further notice; an assessment is taking place

(Photo - Rosie Ann Peters/Facebook)
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Morning Start: Snails sleep for a long time

Your morning start for Thursday, August 11

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(Kelowna RCMP - Contributed)

Man wanted B.C. wide allegedly steals vehicle from Golden, arrested in Kelowna

The man was arrested on several charges

(Kelowna RCMP - Contributed)
(Photo - The Amazing Race Canada)

Lawn bowling, apple pies, and cherry trees: Amazing Race comes to Okanagan

The contestants went through three tasks on their way to the finish line

(Photo - The Amazing Race Canada)
(Pixabay)

Morning Start: Ketchup as medicine

Your morning start for Wednesday, August 10

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RCMP detachment (Black press file photo)

Man allegedly exposes himself near Vernon bus stop

Man arrested but witnesses sought in exposure

RCMP detachment (Black press file photo)
(File Photo - Vernon Morning Star)

Vernon-Monashee MLA Sandhu responds to recall petition

Genevieve Ring’s application was approved and the petition will begin on Aug. 12

(File Photo - Vernon Morning Star)
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Morning Start: House dust

Your morning start for Tuesday, August 9

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