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B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules

The party is demanding the BC NDP government include education on the dangers of cannabis

B.C. Conservatives demand pot rules
Genereaux focus of awareness campaign

Genereaux focus of awareness campaign

A group of women are distributing posters to gather information about Traci Genereaux, whose remains were found at a Silver Creek farm

Genereaux focus of awareness campaign
Traci Genereaux made a positive impression on her friends and teachers. (Facebook photo)

Genereaux remembered fondly

Human remains found on a farm in Silver Creek are those of 18-year-old Traci Genereaux

Traci Genereaux made a positive impression on her friends and teachers. (Facebook photo)
Josh Bird, of Swan Lake Motors, gets to work Friday morning shovelling off the vehicles in their lot. Last year the first time they had to shovel snow was Dec. 2. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Okanagan digs out after a snowstorm

Residents woke up Friday to snow blanketing the region and ice coating the roads

Josh Bird, of Swan Lake Motors, gets to work Friday morning shovelling off the vehicles in their lot. Last year the first time they had to shovel snow was Dec. 2. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways

Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways

Snow expected to slow throughout Friday across the region

Lots of snow on Southern Interior highways
Still unknowns over rail trail

Still unknowns over rail trail

No cohesive structure yet for governing the Coldstream to Kelowna route

Still unknowns over rail trail
Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap

Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap

There is a snowfall warning in effect for all parts of the Okanagan and Shuswap

Winter hits Southern Interior highways and Okanagan-Shuswap
Chief takes stand against violence

Chief takes stand against violence

Okanagan Indian Band’s Byron Louis says all levels of government need to enter into a discussion about violence against women

Chief takes stand against violence
Traci Genereaux was last heard from May 29 in Vernon. (photo submitted)

Family of missing Vernon woman provides DNA

Police have not connected disappearance to discovery of human remains at Silver Creek, says mother of Traci Genereaux

Traci Genereaux was last heard from May 29 in Vernon. (photo submitted)
Flood victims push for action

Flood victims push for action

Four families in the Upper Fintry area had their bridge and road washed out by flooding in the spring

Flood victims push for action
There has been opposition to where the Regional District of Central Okanagan located a pole at Killiney Beach Park. (photo submitted)

North Westside residents not satisfied with district

The final report of a services and community issues review has been filed

There has been opposition to where the Regional District of Central Okanagan located a pole at Killiney Beach Park. (photo submitted)
North Westside advisories over

North Westside advisories over

RDCO has removed precautionary water quality advisories for residents served by the Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates water systems

North Westside advisories over
Black Crow Herbal Solutions is one of the several marijuana dispensaries in Vernon facing potential closure due to new City of Vernon regulations. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Vernon looks to close cannabis shops

Pot shops will have to close in Vernon but it’s not known…

Black Crow Herbal Solutions is one of the several marijuana dispensaries in Vernon facing potential closure due to new City of Vernon regulations. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Sustainable agriculture promoted

Sustainable agriculture promoted

Kwantlen Polytechnic University wants to conduct a bioregion food system design, study and plan in the Okanagan

Sustainable agriculture promoted
Divisions occur over rail trail

Divisions occur over rail trail

Greater Vernon officials look at amenity options for 2018

Divisions occur over rail trail
Power remains out for many BC Hydro customers

Power remains out for many BC Hydro customers

As of Thursday morning, B.C. Hydro is reporting ongoing power outages at several locations in Lake Country and along Westside Road

Power remains out for many BC Hydro customers
Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings delights a sold-out crowd at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Monday as he brought his Up Close and Alone tour to the North Okanagan. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)

Music icon wows Vernon

Burton Cummings captivated the sold-out crowd at the Vernon Performing Arts Centre Monday

Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings delights a sold-out crowd at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Monday as he brought his Up Close and Alone tour to the North Okanagan. (Roger Knox/Morning Star)
Emergency personnel wait for the Search and Rescue helicopter to land on Westside Road. (David Ogilvie photo)

More details on Fintry cliff rescue

The call came in at 11:31 a.m. along Westside Road near La Casa Sunday

Emergency personnel wait for the Search and Rescue helicopter to land on Westside Road. (David Ogilvie photo)
Police investigate a shooting at 21st Avenue and 15th Crescent in Vernon’s Mission Hill area Sunday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)

UPDATED: Vernon house shooting investigated

At 2:21 a.m. Sunday morning, officers received several reports of shots being fired in the 3800 block of 21st Avenue

Police investigate a shooting at 21st Avenue and 15th Crescent in Vernon’s Mission Hill area Sunday. (Lisa Mazurek/Morning Star)
UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall

UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall

Search and rescue teams rescue an injured hunter in the Fintry area

UPDATED: Hunter taken to hospital after Fintry fall