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The hometown Osoyoos Coyotes rallied to edge the North Okanagan Knights 6-5 in KIJHL action Sunday, Nov. 27. (Jen Jensen Photography)

Osoyoos Coyotes take bite out of North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL - Hometown Coyotes rally in third period for 6-5 decision

The hometown Osoyoos Coyotes rallied to edge the North Okanagan Knights 6-5 in KIJHL action Sunday, Nov. 27. (Jen Jensen Photography)
The North Okanagan Knights (dark jersey) had their five-game KIJHL win streak snapped by the team with the league’s most victoriess, the Princeton Posse (light jersey), Saturday, Nov. 26, in Princeton. (Black Press - file photo)

Princeton Posse round-up victory over North Okanagan Knights

KIJHL - Posse score last five goals to post 7-2 victory

The North Okanagan Knights (dark jersey) had their five-game KIJHL win streak snapped by the team with the league’s most victoriess, the Princeton Posse (light jersey), Saturday, Nov. 26, in Princeton. (Black Press - file photo)
Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)

Vernon mural artist thrilled with beautification commitment

City agrees to spend $100,000 on downtown mural upkeeps to the delight of Michelle Loughery

Vernon artist Michelle Loughery, who had a hand creating 27 out of 28 of Vernon’s historic downtown murals, is pleased the city will spend up to $100,000 to upgrade the works. (File photo)
Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil won the ATP Challenger Tour’s National Bank Challenger Sunday, Nov. 20, in Drummondville, Que., beating American Michael Mmoh in three sets in the final.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson file photo)

Vernon tennis player up to Quebec Challenge

Vasek Pospisil wins ATP Challenger Tour’s National Bank final Sunday, Nov. 20, outside Montreal

Vernon’s Vasek Pospisil won the ATP Challenger Tour’s National Bank Challenger Sunday, Nov. 20, in Drummondville, Que., beating American Michael Mmoh in three sets in the final.(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson file photo)
The two-time defending champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers (bottom, right) meet the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL’s Grey Cup championship for the first time since 1950 today, Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. Pacific in Regina. (Black Press)

Bombers favoured by six on Grey Cup Sunday

Winnipeg seeks third straight CFL title, taking on Toronto Argonauts, who last won Cup in 2017

The two-time defending champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers (bottom, right) meet the Toronto Argonauts in the CFL’s Grey Cup championship for the first time since 1950 today, Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. Pacific in Regina. (Black Press)
Eve Munro and Makena Martin (15), celebrate a win alongside their VSS B teammates in the Grade 8 girls volleyball finals Nov. 14. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Vernon squads advance in Grade 8 girls volleyball playdowns in Shuswap

VSS A defeats VSS B in three-set final thriller; both teams advance to North Zone finals

Eve Munro and Makena Martin (15), celebrate a win alongside their VSS B teammates in the Grade 8 girls volleyball finals Nov. 14. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A memorial bench for late Vernon Morning Star editor Glenn Mitchell will be placed at Lakeview Park in 2023. (Mitchell family photo)

Bench dedicated to late Vernon newspaper editor

Memorial bench for Glenn Mitchell to be placed at Lakeview Park in 2023

A memorial bench for late Vernon Morning Star editor Glenn Mitchell will be placed at Lakeview Park in 2023. (Mitchell family photo)
Retired Vernon B.C. Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole has died at the age of 79. (Morning Star - file photo)

Retired Vernon Justice remembered for work ethic, laughter

Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole (retired) dies at age 79

Retired Vernon B.C. Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole has died at the age of 79. (Morning Star - file photo)
Coldstream’s first-ever woman mayor, Ruth Hoyte, takes her seat between chief administrative officer Trevor Seibel (left) and corporate officer Keri-Ann Austin after being officially sworn in Monday, Nov. 7. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Historic moment: Coldstream’s first female mayor sworn in

Vernon and Coldstream councils officially sworn in to office Monday, Nov. 7

Coldstream’s first-ever woman mayor, Ruth Hoyte, takes her seat between chief administrative officer Trevor Seibel (left) and corporate officer Keri-Ann Austin after being officially sworn in Monday, Nov. 7. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
We are now on Standard Time for the next four months. If you haven’t done so already, you should turn your clocks BACK one hour. (Black Press file photo)

Did you remember to fall back?

Clocks should be turned back one hour if you haven’t already done it

We are now on Standard Time for the next four months. If you haven’t done so already, you should turn your clocks BACK one hour. (Black Press file photo)
Armstrong cowboy Jaret Cooper, shown competing at the 2022 Falkland Stampede, begins his quest for a novice saddle bronc championship buckle as the 48th annual Canadian Finals Rodeo begins tonight (Wednesday, Nov. 2), in Red Deer. (Facebook photo)

Armstrong cowboy in hunt for Canadian title

Jaret Cooper aims for championship buckle in novice saddle bronc at Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer

Armstrong cowboy Jaret Cooper, shown competing at the 2022 Falkland Stampede, begins his quest for a novice saddle bronc championship buckle as the 48th annual Canadian Finals Rodeo begins tonight (Wednesday, Nov. 2), in Red Deer. (Facebook photo)
A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)

Sicamous Eagles rally, treat fans to win over Princeton

Eagles down 2-0 to Posse in KIJHL play at Sicamous Rec Centre, charge back for 3-2 victory

A KIJHL franchise could begin playing in Quesnel in fall of 2022. (File Photo)
Kees Tae Kwon Do white belt student Oliver Nicholson, eight, left, gets his picture taken with Arnis master and actor Shishir Inocalla, who has played the role of Michaelangelo in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series on TV and movies since 1992. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

VIDEO: ‘Michaelangelo’ brings martial artistry to North Okanagan

Kids go cowabunga over Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle character

Kees Tae Kwon Do white belt student Oliver Nicholson, eight, left, gets his picture taken with Arnis master and actor Shishir Inocalla, who has played the role of Michaelangelo in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series on TV and movies since 1992. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort posted new snowfall pictures to its social media pages Monday, Oct. 25. (Facebook photo)

More snow for Vernon ski resort

SilverStar shares pictures of snow in its village; more white stuff in weather forecast

Vernon’s SilverStar Mountain Resort posted new snowfall pictures to its social media pages Monday, Oct. 25. (Facebook photo)
Vernon’s Nina Steyn with Doc, the black lab, at Camp GDB – Guide Dogs for the Blind – in June near Portland, Ore. The 17-year-old Vernon youth became the first Canadian to attend camp that helps visually impaired people work and live with a guide dog. (Ian Burke photo)

WATCH: Visually impaired Vernon woman gets guidance from dogs

Nina Steyn, 17, became first Canadian to attend Camp GDB – Guide Dogs for the Blind– near Portland

Vernon’s Nina Steyn with Doc, the black lab, at Camp GDB – Guide Dogs for the Blind – in June near Portland, Ore. The 17-year-old Vernon youth became the first Canadian to attend camp that helps visually impaired people work and live with a guide dog. (Ian Burke photo)
Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith, one of Canada’s top mixed curlers, teams up with Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo for the World Curling Tour’s Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press file photo)

Vernon set for World Curling Tour mixed doubles event

Ten teams going for $4,500,WCT points at Nufloors Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at Vernon Curling Club

Kelowna’s Tyrel Griffith, one of Canada’s top mixed curlers, teams up with Vernon’s Alyssa Kyllo for the World Curling Tour’s Nufloors Mixed Doubles Curling Classic Oct. 21-23 at the Vernon Curling Club. (Black Press file photo)
People take advantage of another record-breaking temperature day in Vernon Sunday, Oct. 9, to do some paddleboarding at Ellison Provincial Park. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Another new temperature record for Vernon

Mercury reaches 22.6 degrees C Sunday, Oct. 9, beating old mark of 22.2 C set in 1906

People take advantage of another record-breaking temperature day in Vernon Sunday, Oct. 9, to do some paddleboarding at Ellison Provincial Park. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
The man who murdered Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth in the United Kingdom on Feb. 1, 2022 has been handed a life sentence. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)

Life sentence for British man who killed Vernon woman

Jack Sepple admitted killing Ashley Wadsworth in his home; must serve at least 23 years

The man who murdered Vernon’s Ashley Wadsworth in the United Kingdom on Feb. 1, 2022 has been handed a life sentence. (Ashley Wadsworth/Facebook photo)
The Armstrong Demolition Derby returns today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Interior Provincial Exhibition Grounds. Gates open at 10 a.m. The metal mayhem ensues at 11:30 a.m. (Morning Star - file photo)

Armstrong serves up Thanksgiving demolition derby

Popular smash-and-crash action at the IPE Grounds begins at 11:30 a.m.; gates open at 10 a.m.

The Armstrong Demolition Derby returns today, Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Interior Provincial Exhibition Grounds. Gates open at 10 a.m. The metal mayhem ensues at 11:30 a.m. (Morning Star - file photo)
Coldstream's Jacob Brayshaw (left) is presented with the Senior Swimmer of the Year award by Swim B.C. technical director Cory Beatt at the recent Team Aquatic Supplies B.C. Swimming Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet in Whistler. (Swim B.C. photo)

Historic honour for North Okanagan swimmer

Jacob Brayshaw becomes first Para swimmer named Swim B.C. Senior Swimmer of the Year

Coldstream's Jacob Brayshaw (left) is presented with the Senior Swimmer of the Year award by Swim B.C. technical director Cory Beatt at the recent Team Aquatic Supplies B.C. Swimming Awards and Hall of Fame Banquet in Whistler. (Swim B.C. photo)