Lisa VanderVelde

United Way serves up breakfast of champions

The United Way Drive-Thru Breakfast raises $10,500.

Home for Dinner really cooks

Home For Dinner has been providing home-cooked meals for 10 years

Pink Spotted Goat urges local

Pam Taylor recently opened Pink Spotted Goat, which rents shelf space to local artisans

Harwood preschool opens doors

Stacey Robertson is director and owner of the Harwood Montessori Preschool and Daycare

Sensei Bedard shares passion for karate with Salvation Army

Bedard started teaching free karate classes at the Salvation Army’s House of Hope in February and is proud of how far his students have come

Soccer girls chasing medal

They won’t be staying at the Four Seasons Hotel, but rather crashing on foamies on a classroom floor.

Vernon Optometry looks to the future

Owners Meghan Ashton and Tanner Udenberg excitedly unveiled their new building

NHL stars step it up for charity at Predator Ridge

24th annual National Hockey League Players Association Golf Classic tees off at Predator Ridge

Outboard taps into lakeside fun

Anne Stewart grew up in restaurants and with a love of lakeside living

Support makes a splash with family

Children’s Wish Foundation Canada and businesses have reached out to Anastacia Chirkoff and her sister Zaria

Motorcycle accident leads to injuries in Lake Country

Motorcycle accident on Highway 97 had traffic stopped.

VSS Graduation

Class of 2016. Vernon Secondary School graduation

Mural plays out Powerhouse history

Powerhouse Theatre’s journey from past to present is being told by transforming a bare, grungy wall into an historic mural

Loria brings status to nightclub

With 30 years of night life experience, new owner Saverio Loria knows what makes a club successful.

New chapter unfolds for Cracked Pot

Ian Chen took over ownership of the Cracked Pot last spring and he is eager to make a few changes.

Video promotes improved health care

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation has launched a series of videos

Lumby wins Kraft Hockeyville

Lumby takes the Kraft Hockeyville title Saturday beating out Saint-Isidore, Que.

Paddler ready for adventure

Mike Ranta plans to travel from Vancouver to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Vernon boutique waves the flag

The owner of Birch Hill Studio is keeping things Canadian.

Shop earns certification

Affordable Auto Repairs is the first in Canada to earn platinum certification from NAPA Excellence Training.