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Jon James McMurray. (Instragram photo)

Transport Canada to investigate B.C. plane stunt death

Canadian hip-hop artist killed allegedly filming video on wing of plane when things went wrong

Jon James McMurray. (Instragram photo)
Andrew Wilkinson discusses proportional representation in Okanagan

Andrew Wilkinson discusses proportional representation in Okanagan

B.C. Liberal leader addresses Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Predator Ridge

Andrew Wilkinson discusses proportional representation in Okanagan
New political party holds an informational session in Vernon

New political party holds an informational session in Vernon

Maxime Bernier’s The People’s Party of Canada draws about 2o interested patrons to Vernon pub.

New political party holds an informational session in Vernon
Dave Merklinger, manager and ice maker for the Vernon Curling Club, lays the centre line as the club works to put in the ice Tuesday, Sept. 11. Merklinger said the Club will have the ice ready for the weekend and the first curling match. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

B.C. curling cashspiel features world-class squads

Headlining the women’s field is 2018 Olympic bronze medalist Satsuki Fujisawa of Japan.

Dave Merklinger, manager and ice maker for the Vernon Curling Club, lays the centre line as the club works to put in the ice Tuesday, Sept. 11. Merklinger said the Club will have the ice ready for the weekend and the first curling match. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
A delivery truck stalled and rolled down a hill an into this Vernon house Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)

VIDEO: Truck stalls on hill, rolls into Vernon house

A Lower Mainland delivery truck failed to negotiate Suicide Hill in Vernon Wednesday morning.

A delivery truck stalled and rolled down a hill an into this Vernon house Wednesday, July 4, 2018. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)
A North Okanagan-Shuswap School District bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 97A in Spallumcheen, at Mcleery Road, Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Reports indicate nobody on the bus was hurt, but several others were injured, including one person who was taken to hospital by air ambulance. (Black Press file photo)

North Okanagan-Shuswap school bus involved in highway collision

Multi-vehicle collision injures several, though nobody on bus was hurt;

A North Okanagan-Shuswap School District bus was involved in a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 97A in Spallumcheen, at Mcleery Road, Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. Reports indicate nobody on the bus was hurt, but several others were injured, including one person who was taken to hospital by air ambulance. (Black Press file photo)
Ashley Bourgeault and Dominic Neron, whose plane went missing in November. It’s now believed the couple may have vanished near Mabel Lake. (File photo)

Family members resume North Okanagan search for missing Alberta plane

Couple were en route from Penticton to Edmonton in November when it disappeared

Ashley Bourgeault and Dominic Neron, whose plane went missing in November. It’s now believed the couple may have vanished near Mabel Lake. (File photo)
The painting Sketch for Lake In Algonquin Park that Edmonton’s Glenna Gardiner gave to her best friend, Marit Main of Vernon, for a 70th birthday present, fetched more than $425,000 at auction. (Morning Star file photo)

Painting given to B.C. woman as gag goes for $481,000

Painting done by Group of Seven contemporary Tom Thomson fetches more than anticipated at auction

The painting Sketch for Lake In Algonquin Park that Edmonton’s Glenna Gardiner gave to her best friend, Marit Main of Vernon, for a 70th birthday present, fetched more than $425,000 at auction. (Morning Star file photo)
An unexploded explosive ordnance found by hikers in Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park May 26 was live; military called in to dispose of it. (File photo)

Military swoops in after B.C. hikers find live mortar

CFB Esquimault team comes in and disposes of live ordnance found in North Okanagan provincial park

An unexploded explosive ordnance found by hikers in Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park May 26 was live; military called in to dispose of it. (File photo)
B.C. kennel owner ties elastic hair band around visiting dog’s testicles

B.C. kennel owner ties elastic hair band around visiting dog’s testicles

The operator of an Enderby kennel has pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge.

B.C. kennel owner ties elastic hair band around visiting dog’s testicles
Former Social Credit MLA dies at 88

Former Social Credit MLA dies at 88

Lyall Hanson was mayor of Vernon in 1981 and moved to provincial politics from 1986-96

Former Social Credit MLA dies at 88
B.C. paramedics focus of PTSD documentary

B.C. paramedics focus of PTSD documentary

Three paramedics, including former Vernon man, share horrors of dealing with PTSD

B.C. paramedics focus of PTSD documentary
B.C. girl wins dream vacation to review resort

B.C. girl wins dream vacation to review resort

Vernon’s Jayda Davis won trip for her and her family to Mexican resort; reviewed on YouTube

B.C. girl wins dream vacation to review resort
The Vernon Vipers of the B.C. Hockey League immortalized Vernon’s Larry Kwong with his own Hockey Hero card. Kwong, the first Chinese-Canadian to play in the NHL in 1948, breaking the league’s colour barrier, died in Calgary on March 15 at age 94. (Morning Star photos)

Hockey pioneer Kwong dies at 94

Vernon’s Larry Kwong was the first player to break NHL colour barrier in 1948

The Vernon Vipers of the B.C. Hockey League immortalized Vernon’s Larry Kwong with his own Hockey Hero card. Kwong, the first Chinese-Canadian to play in the NHL in 1948, breaking the league’s colour barrier, died in Calgary on March 15 at age 94. (Morning Star photos)
Germany celebrates one of its four goals Friday against Canada in a stunning 4-3 Olympic men’s hockey semifinal win. (Canadian Press photo)

Germany upsets Canada in Olympic men’s hockey

Germany 4 Canada 3; Germans play OAR for gold; Canada and Czechs go for bronze

Germany celebrates one of its four goals Friday against Canada in a stunning 4-3 Olympic men’s hockey semifinal win. (Canadian Press photo)
Gloria Anne Miller, wife of DCT Chambers Trucking founder David Chambers, is missing following a dive near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Facebook photo)

Wife of trucking company owner missing in Mexico

Gloria Anne Miller was last seen Thursday diving near Puerto Vallarta

Gloria Anne Miller, wife of DCT Chambers Trucking founder David Chambers, is missing following a dive near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. (Facebook photo)
Switzerland goaltender Leonardo Genoni makes a save on Canadian forward Maxim Lapierre, centre, during Canada’s 5-1 win Thursday at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Nathan Denette/Canadian Press

Canada dumps Swiss in men’s hockey opener

Rene Bourque and Wojtek Wolski each score twice in 5-1 win in PyeongChang

Switzerland goaltender Leonardo Genoni makes a save on Canadian forward Maxim Lapierre, centre, during Canada’s 5-1 win Thursday at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Nathan Denette/Canadian Press
Kelowna’s Julia Ransom was the top Canadian, 40th overall, in Saturday’s Winter Olympics women’s biathlon individual sprint race. (olympic.ca photo)

Canadian foursome qualifies for Olympic pursuit

Quartet crack top-60 in women’s biathlon individual sprint race Saturday

Kelowna’s Julia Ransom was the top Canadian, 40th overall, in Saturday’s Winter Olympics women’s biathlon individual sprint race. (olympic.ca photo)
Vernon cross-country skier Justin Sigal shares the story of his first medal won the Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops in 2015. Sigal was on hand to hear that the 2019 Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games have been awarded to Greater Vernon. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

Vernon to host largest Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in 2019

Games to be held Feb. 21-23, with more than 800 athletes expected to take part

Vernon cross-country skier Justin Sigal shares the story of his first medal won the Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops in 2015. Sigal was on hand to hear that the 2019 Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games have been awarded to Greater Vernon. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
BCHL to hold moment of silence for team owner

BCHL to hold moment of silence for team owner

Vernon Vipers owner Duncan Wray died suddenly Thursday on his 68th birthday

BCHL to hold moment of silence for team owner