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Kootenays author Pauline Daniel will be at the Vernon Public Library and Vernon’s Bookland Oct. 20 for the launch of her book, Tuesdays with Jack – a grandmother’s love and a little boy’s brilliance. (Nelson Star photo)

Baby boomer buba shares heartfelt novel with Okanagan audience

Pauline Daniel will be at Vernon’s Bookland and library Oct. 20

Kootenays author Pauline Daniel will be at the Vernon Public Library and Vernon’s Bookland Oct. 20 for the launch of her book, Tuesdays with Jack – a grandmother’s love and a little boy’s brilliance. (Nelson Star photo)
Resolution found in Vernon car-surfing death case: defence

Resolution found in Vernon car-surfing death case: defence

Byron James Walterhouse will appear to fix a date for disposition Oct. 18

Resolution found in Vernon car-surfing death case: defence
Ghostly figures haunt O’Keefe Ranch throughout October as the Ranch hosts the sixth annual Field of Screams Oct. 12-13, 17-20, 23-27 and 29-30. This year’s event features three mazes complete with creepy clowns, ghouls, goblins and all manner of things that go bump in the night. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Ghosts and ghouls haunt Vernon’s O’Keefe Ranch

Annual Field of Screams runs throughout October

Ghostly figures haunt O’Keefe Ranch throughout October as the Ranch hosts the sixth annual Field of Screams Oct. 12-13, 17-20, 23-27 and 29-30. This year’s event features three mazes complete with creepy clowns, ghouls, goblins and all manner of things that go bump in the night. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Kelsey Brassard (left) and Cindy Brassard (right) of the North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society meet Peter Kaz, marketing manager of the Village Green Hotel, in preparation for the Society’s fundraiser and balloon glow Oct. 19. The night will begin with training balloon ground crew volunteers in the hotel’s parking lot before transitioning into the party at The Green Pub. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Fundraiser keeps North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society in the air

Event kicks off at 5 p.m. in Village Green Hotel parking lot

Kelsey Brassard (left) and Cindy Brassard (right) of the North Okanagan Hot Air Balloon Society meet Peter Kaz, marketing manager of the Village Green Hotel, in preparation for the Society’s fundraiser and balloon glow Oct. 19. The night will begin with training balloon ground crew volunteers in the hotel’s parking lot before transitioning into the party at The Green Pub. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Tanya Tagaq will perform with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in Kelowna Oct, 13 and Vernon Oct. 14. (Katrin Braga Photography)

OSO steps into contemporary light with Tanya Tagaq

Performances in Kelowna Oct. 13, Vernon Oct. 14

Tanya Tagaq will perform with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in Kelowna Oct, 13 and Vernon Oct. 14. (Katrin Braga Photography)
Defence obtained in Vernon attempted murder case

Defence obtained in Vernon attempted murder case

Tyson Darryl Cole will appear in Vernon Law Courts next Oct. 25

Defence obtained in Vernon attempted murder case
A DriveBC highway webcam shows snow on the Coquihalla Highway approximately 20 kilometres south of Kamloops. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snowfall expected on B.C. highway mountain passes

Environment Canada says approaching low pressure system will give snow

A DriveBC highway webcam shows snow on the Coquihalla Highway approximately 20 kilometres south of Kamloops. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)
Okanagan College seeks to build student housing in Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kelowna

Okanagan College seeks to build student housing in Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kelowna

Residence Project in early stages, business case to be submitted to Ministry in October

Okanagan College seeks to build student housing in Vernon, Salmon Arm, Kelowna
The Shiamak Dance Team headlines the multicultural showcase that closes off Diwali in Vernon Festival Oct. 13. (Photo submitted)

Vernon Diwali festival to shine

Inaugural festival is Oct. 9-13

The Shiamak Dance Team headlines the multicultural showcase that closes off Diwali in Vernon Festival Oct. 13. (Photo submitted)
Phone scam uses false RCMP ID on call display

Phone scam uses false RCMP ID on call display

North Okanagan RCMP say there are applications that allow people to change, hide call display info

Phone scam uses false RCMP ID on call display
Tyson Cole. (File photo)

Vernon attempted murder suspect denies legal aid

Tyson Cole said he will seek representation on his own

Tyson Cole. (File photo)
Vernon murder case set back, again

Vernon murder case set back, again

Paramjit Singh Bogarh will appear in court Oct. 4

Vernon murder case set back, again
Man facing charges for Vernon car surfing death to stand trial

Man facing charges for Vernon car surfing death to stand trial

Byron James Walterhouse, born 1976, appeared in Vernon Law Courts for a preliminary inquiry Sept. 17

Man facing charges for Vernon car surfing death to stand trial
West Kelowna man dead following scuba accident in Fintry

West Kelowna man dead following scuba accident in Fintry

A 56-year-old man died as a result of a scuba diving incident Sunday, Sept. 16

West Kelowna man dead following scuba accident in Fintry
Veteran School District 22 trustee won’t seek re-election

Veteran School District 22 trustee won’t seek re-election

Mitzi Fortin served four terms as a School District 22 trustee

Veteran School District 22 trustee won’t seek re-election
Hayley Dibski of Chilliwack hydrates as she races the final stretch in Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon action at Vernon’s Kin Beah Sunday, Sept. 9. Dibski took 11th place in the 12-13 category race with an overall time of 56 minutes 53 seconds. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

VIDEO: Provincial kids triathlon sees record attendance in Vernon

More than 200 athletes dove into Vernon for the sixth annual Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon

Hayley Dibski of Chilliwack hydrates as she races the final stretch in Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon action at Vernon’s Kin Beah Sunday, Sept. 9. Dibski took 11th place in the 12-13 category race with an overall time of 56 minutes 53 seconds. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Armstrong arson suspect’s matter moves into New Year

Armstrong arson suspect’s matter moves into New Year

Colette Leneveu will appear next in Vernon Law Courts April 17, 2019 for a pre-trial conference

Armstrong arson suspect’s matter moves into New Year
Okanagan College arts student Karolina Beganova (above) shows her college pride at the school’s orientation day Sept. 4. Classes at the college begin Sept. 5. Okanagan College business student Harman Dhillon (below) tests his hand-eye coordination as he catches the pencil box he won in a draw. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Okanagan College campus orientation kicks off

School officially starts Sept. 5

Okanagan College arts student Karolina Beganova (above) shows her college pride at the school’s orientation day Sept. 4. Classes at the college begin Sept. 5. Okanagan College business student Harman Dhillon (below) tests his hand-eye coordination as he catches the pencil box he won in a draw. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’

Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’

Cooling temps and the declining risk of dry lightning have lead to reduced fire activity.

Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’
Emergency personnel are on the scene of a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 97 near 10th Avenue. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)

UPDATE: Crash at Highway 97B near Salmon Arm sends occupants to hospital

At least three vehicles involved at accident near 10 Avenue

Emergency personnel are on the scene of a multiple vehicle accident on Highway 97 near 10th Avenue. (Jodi Brak/Salmon Arm Observer)
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