Richard Rolke

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: Trying to do it all

Scott Anderson wants to be B.C. Conservative interim leader and Vernon city councillor

Wilkinson brings leadership bid to Vernon

Andrew Wilkinson insists he's the person to renew the B.C. Liberal Party.

Economic development endorsed

Regional District of North Okanagan is approaching member municipalities and electoral areas to see if a rural economic development function

Trees chopped down

Three trees in Vernon's Kin Park were undermined by spring flooding.

Rail trail shut down

As of Tuesday, construction will close the trail from one kilometre south of Kickwillie Loop in Coldstream to Kekuli Bay Provincial Park

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: A community check-up

Most of us head to the doctor occasionally for a check-up. While there, they will take our blood pressure or ask for tests to be done. Ultimately, we may be healthy but there are always things we can work on to improve conditions, whether it's eating better or exercising more.

Lumby pursues housing

Lumby officials are turning to Victoria to ease the housing crunch.

Blaze impacts mill jobs

Fire roared through the main production facility at Valley Wood in rural Lumby Tuesday afternoon.

MP wants law to protect firefighting equipment

North Okanagan-Shuswap MP wants offences mentioned in Criminal Code

Pet restrictions possible

Lumby may tighten the reins on how many pets residents can have

Vernon officials seek business input

Civic leaders are lacing up to hear from Vernon's business community.

Vernon transit may expand

Have your say today and tomorrow

Housing option is required

I have seen a lot in The Morning Star this year about the homeless in Vernon.

Oyama celebrates fall

The Oyama Fall Fair will be held Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the community hall

Lumby parks under review

It's not known if Lumby and Cherryville taxes will climb for parks and recreation.

Research looks at apple rot

An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but the mold on it could make you sick.

BEYOND THE HEADLINES: Liberals embrace new job

Transition isn't always easy, especially when you've been doing the same thing for years. All of a sudden you are faced with new experiences and you're not always sure how to react.

Vernon teacher reprimanded

A Vernon teacher has been reprimanded for classroom activities.

NDP budget panned

The NDP's financial strategy is drawing heavy fire from the opposition.

Smoky skies bulletin rescinded

Blue skies have returned across the Southern Interior.