Cara Brady

A dental program just for kids

Children's Program at Community Dental Access Centre in Vernon made possible thanks to grant from Kal Tire Tom Foord Foundation

School District 22 Golf Academy gets ready for tee-off

For the Vernon School District’s newest academy, it’s all about golf — there are a couple of spots left for the 2017 program

Angel dresses offer comfort to parents

An Evening Among the Angels June 16 is a benefit for Angel Dresses and grief counselling for bereaved parents

Conversation starts by Breaking Bread

The Interfaith Bridging Committee invites the community to gather May 28 for "Breaking Bread"

From wartime career to labour of love

Marjorie Goring has been sewing since her childhood in England and at 87 is still going strong, making dresses to be sold as a fundraiser

Reside honoured by her peers

Lynne Reside is a longtime early childhood educator who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Early Years Council

Spring welcome

The Vernon Japanese Cultural Society welcomes the community to Haru Matsuri, the annual spring festival, taking place April 17

It’s a way of life at Kyokushin karate

It's been 50 years since the Vernon Kyokushin Karate Club got its start and it continues to welcome new members anytime of the year

France pays tribute to local veterans

Canadian servicemen Ed Callas and Joe Monteyne were doing what they had to do in the spring and summer of 1944.

Veteran connects with students

Second World War veteran Hugh Rayment shares stories from when he was a young soldier and a hope that kids today never experience war

Bringing out the best in swimmers

Swim coach Renate Terpstra coaches young athletes through Okanagan Para Swimming at the Vernon Aquatic Centre

A garden grows at Okanagan Landing

Students at Okanagan Landing elementary school have created an oasis for butterflies, birds, insects and native plants

Surviving in a city under siege

Dr. Nicholas Rety remembers life in his hometown of Budapest, Hungary during the start of the Second World War

A life’s journey through music

Vernon musician Henry Piovesan has had a life-long love affair with music and believes in the power of a musical education for children

A room filled with music

The Music Room wants to make sure a music education is accessible to everyone

Kids get a Strong Start

Strong Start facilitator Anne McMeeking-Walsh loves working with children, who "find wonder and joy in each day and new experience."

Sharing a special connection

Endo "The Blind Horse" and his owner/handler Morgan Wagner share an amazing friendship or love and trust

Getting the news out on time

Newspaper carrier Roberta Draht has three routes, starts her day at 4 a.m. and is finished in time to head to her second job in Kelown

Friends rally for Randy

Randy Spinks has lived with diabetes since he was a young child but an insulin pump is now necessary for his continued health

Siblings share Canadian adventure

Two teens from Israel make their first trip to Canada and have fun trying everything from golfing to hiking in the mountains