Cara Brady

Winning the war against diabetes

Gerda Blokker, now 79, has led a long and healthy life since first being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in her early 20s.

Volunteers offer community support

Community Support Volunteers take their training to heart to support clients of Vernon's Family Resource Centre.

IPE pays homage to 4-H centennial

Armstrong is about to pay tribute to a provincial institution Wednesday through Sunday

Three brothers enlist in 1914

Coldstream resident Lenore Streicker tells story of her father Ed Kivell and uncles Clarence and Bert Kivell who served in First World War.

Wheels turn for Armstrong grad

Pleasant Valley Secondary graduate Carson Tucker receives $7,000 scholarship to become heavy duty transport mechanic.

Royal Canadian Legion honours veteran

It’s been 70 years of continuous membership for Second World War vet Earl Borman, who served in elite force, the Royal Canadian Regiment

A family’s history comes home

A soldier's medal is returned to his family just as the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War is commemorated

Little Free Library shares a love of reading

Vernon is now home to two Little Free Libraries, where those who love to read can pick up a book or drop one off

Sharing the good stuff in life

The At This Age group has encouraged Heidi Ritter to try several new things, including writing poetry

The gift of a Father’s Day smile

With help from Vernon dentist Dr. Ryan Kilistoff, On Ouch surprises his dad for Father's Day with new dentures

It’s fun, friendship and great hats

The Crown Jewels of Canada Society welcomes women to get together for fun activities, sharing laughter and friendship

Writer explores syncretism

The Rev. Dr. William Harrison explains why religions matters in the lives of individuals, societies and the world

AA hosts 42nd Roundup

AA gives support to those who want to quit drinking and has helped millions of people in their sobriety

Walking the Relay for Life

Cancer survivor Patty Klinghorn is supported by her colleagues at Baron Insurance, many of whom will remember loved ones lost to the disease

Raves for X Block

Len Wood Middle School students get the chance to check out a variety of courses to explore their many interests

Bringing the children ‘Home’

Writer Sean Arthur Joyce draws on his grandfather's story as one of thousands of children who came to Canada to work as indentured servants

Restholm celebrates 50 years

Guy Bagnall's vision lives on at Vernon Restholm, more than 100 years ago after he first arrived in Vernon in 1906

Kineshanko earns honour

Joanne Kineshanko smiled through her tears as she accepted the 2014 Woman of the Year Award Thursday

Needlework is a shared heritage

A teacher in Israel honours her heritage with traditional needlework

A place to begin the healing

The Born to Win Miracle Campaign is a project of the Living Faith Miracle Church, which has just opened in its new space in downtown Vernon