Jennifer Smith

Elk herd crosses highway in B.C.’s Okanagan

Elk herd crosses highway in B.C.’s Okanagan

Rare sight caught on camera by local resident

Elk herd crosses highway in B.C.’s Okanagan
B.C.-wide appeal for missing Okanagan man

B.C.-wide appeal for missing Okanagan man

With family in Prince George and Victoria, North Okanagan RCMP are appealing to public B.C. wide

B.C.-wide appeal for missing Okanagan man
UPDATE: Missing Alberta snowmobilers reunited with family

UPDATE: Missing Alberta snowmobilers reunited with family

Wife issues plea after trio were last spotted Friday morning

UPDATE: Missing Alberta snowmobilers reunited with family
Kick up your boots to Tennessee Walker Saturday night at The Kal. (Tennessee Walker image)

Tennessee Walker plays Vernon Saturday

Canadian country trio at The Kal Dec. 22

Kick up your boots to Tennessee Walker Saturday night at The Kal. (Tennessee Walker image)
Vehicle fire on the Coquihalla

Vehicle fire on the Coquihalla

Heavy congestion in north bound lanes

Vehicle fire on the Coquihalla
Six-year-old ‘Princess’ Finnley Bennett shares her Blizzard with two-year-old sister Reylie Thursday during Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen. Visit vernonmorningstar.com for more photos and a video on the special day, raising funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Blizzards support B.C. kids

Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen today!

Six-year-old ‘Princess’ Finnley Bennett shares her Blizzard with two-year-old sister Reylie Thursday during Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen. Visit vernonmorningstar.com for more photos and a video on the special day, raising funds for B.C. Children’s Hospital. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Lauren McGee, Marina Jardine, Georgia Currie and Calvin Forbes sport some fun shades atop their horses at the Armstrong IPE grounds Wednesday during the 4H Okanagan Stock Show. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan hosts 4H clubs from across B.C.

Stock Show this weekend in Armstrong

Lauren McGee, Marina Jardine, Georgia Currie and Calvin Forbes sport some fun shades atop their horses at the Armstrong IPE grounds Wednesday during the 4H Okanagan Stock Show. (Submitted Photo)
A Vernon orchard has a unique way of keeping the birds away from its bumper cherry crop. (Submitted Photo)

Okanagan farm gets creative protecting cherries from birds

Vernon farmer brings in fun fruit protection measures

A Vernon orchard has a unique way of keeping the birds away from its bumper cherry crop. (Submitted Photo)
The Petro-Canada gas station on 25th Avenue is out of fuel. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Pockets of B.C. not yet impacted by gas shortage

Salmon Arm stations running out but Vernon still pumping

The Petro-Canada gas station on 25th Avenue is out of fuel. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Shirley Quinn, 91, with her daughter Kathryn MacDonald, her dog KK, and the rest of her family by her side, passed away with help from the Medical Assistance in Dying program in May. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

B.C. woman: Being in control of death a ‘civil right’

Medical Assistance in Dying program offers end to suffering for North Okanagan woman

Shirley Quinn, 91, with her daughter Kathryn MacDonald, her dog KK, and the rest of her family by her side, passed away with help from the Medical Assistance in Dying program in May. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Lorraine Rogers updates wait times at the North Okanagan Medical Clinic on the Medimap website, which alerts patients to how long they should expect to wait at various clinics. (Morning Star file photo)

Medimap draws award from B.C. doctors

Excellence in Health Promotion Award from Doctors of BC goes to Medimap

Lorraine Rogers updates wait times at the North Okanagan Medical Clinic on the Medimap website, which alerts patients to how long they should expect to wait at various clinics. (Morning Star file photo)
Lady and Ruth have been inducted into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame for their life-saving efforts last year to save their owner who crashed off Westside Road. (Darren Hull image)

Video: B.C. canines crowned for saving owner’s life

One-year-later Matthew Smith is still recovering, in Campbell River

Lady and Ruth have been inducted into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame for their life-saving efforts last year to save their owner who crashed off Westside Road. (Darren Hull image)
Drivers line up for $109.9 gas at the Super Save station at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street in Vernon Thursday afternoon. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Updated: Cars lined up around the block as gas hits 109.9 in B.C. city

The gas wars continue in Vernon, B.C. with prices as low as $109.9 in North Okanagan

Drivers line up for $109.9 gas at the Super Save station at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street in Vernon Thursday afternoon. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
A Go Fund Me page has been started for Kyle Petersmeyer and Kira Sawatsky who lost their Armstrong home to a fire Monday. (Submitted Photo)

Young B.C. couple expecting first baby lose home in ‘suspicious’ fire

Armstrong community rallies around couple following fire, which RCMP have deemed suspicious

A Go Fund Me page has been started for Kyle Petersmeyer and Kira Sawatsky who lost their Armstrong home to a fire Monday. (Submitted Photo)
The RCMP and coroner are investigating after fetal human remains were located in the 3900 block of 31A Street, near the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (Google Maps street view Image)

Fetal remains found in apartment parkade

Vernon RCMP and coroner investigating

The RCMP and coroner are investigating after fetal human remains were located in the 3900 block of 31A Street, near the Vernon Jubilee Hospital. (Google Maps street view Image)
Animals hopping for Easter

Animals hopping for Easter

Goat capers atop giant rodent at B.C. farm

Animals hopping for Easter
Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city

Vernon residents are upset with number of needles being found around town with spring melt

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city
Vancouver man dies in skiing accident

Vancouver man dies in skiing accident

Incident near Cherryville Monday afternoon

Vancouver man dies in skiing accident
A flag person was struck by a vehicle on Highway 6 in Lavington at 10 am Friday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Flag person struck by car in Okanagan dies

Female traffic control person succumbs to injuries from Lavington accident

A flag person was struck by a vehicle on Highway 6 in Lavington at 10 am Friday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown

B.C. residents rally for medication

Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown