Carmen Weld

Provincial state of emergency declared

Provincial state of emergency declared

Today alone there have been 56 new wildfire starts throughout the province

Provincial state of emergency declared
BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation

A tech startup out of Kelowna has joined forced with the RCMP for the Protecting Innocence Hackathon

BC tech & RCMP tackle child exploitation
18 temperature records smashed

18 temperature records smashed

Temperature records were broken around the province with Vernon breaking an 111-year-old record

18 temperature records smashed
A cross-country bus ride with a purpose

A cross-country bus ride with a purpose

A Kelowna-based social entrepreneur has a crazy idea to give away a million dollars

A cross-country bus ride with a purpose
Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge
Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery’s “The One” Sparkling 2012 was awarded one of twelve 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards. - Image Credit: Facebook/Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery

Okanagan wineries sweep Lieutenant Governor’s Awards

Of the 486 wines submitted by 132 wineries for judging, just 12 reigned supreme

Noble Ridge Vineyards and Winery’s “The One” Sparkling 2012 was awarded one of twelve 2017 Lieutenant Governor’s Awards. - Image Credit: Facebook/Noble Ridge Vineyards & Winery
Devin Perfect discovered this GIF option when texting on his iPhone. (Screenshot)

UPDATE: Tasteless GIF removed

A Vancouver Island father is concerned after discovering the GIFs available in his phone’s texting function

Devin Perfect discovered this GIF option when texting on his iPhone. (Screenshot)
A girl guide cleanup reveals 658 cigarette butts

A girl guide cleanup reveals 658 cigarette butts

A Penticton group of girl guides wrote letters to city council after a shocking find at Skaha Beach

A girl guide cleanup reveals 658 cigarette butts
UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opens

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opens

Truck carrying potentially hazardous chemicals crashes Monday

UPDATE: Coquihalla re-opens
59 cats seized in Chase

59 cats seized in Chase

59 neglected and injured cats were seized from a property in Chase

59 cats seized in Chase
UPDATE: Snow hits highway passes

UPDATE: Snow hits highway passes

Meteorologists predict up to 10 centimetres of fresh snow for the highway mountain passes

UPDATE: Snow hits highway passes
Lumby Cenotaph vandalized

Lumby Cenotaph vandalized

Police are looking to identify those responsible for this senseless act of vandalism

Lumby Cenotaph vandalized
Big Bike pedals through Vernon

Big Bike pedals through Vernon

The Morning Star team joined Tourism Vernon and the City of Vernon on the Heart & Stroke Foundation’s Big Bike today

Big Bike pedals through Vernon
Mill creek floods properties in Kelowna. - Image Credit: Jen Zielinski

Flood assistance available

The province has announced financial assistance is now available for Central Interior flooding victims

Mill creek floods properties in Kelowna. - Image Credit: Jen Zielinski
Credit: Photograpy: Madison Paige of M&Him Photography

Are you the next Miss BC, Miss Teen BC or Mrs. BC?

Applications are now being accepted - find out more info here.

Credit: Photograpy: Madison Paige of M&Him Photography
The Ma Murray awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

Black Press papers up for Ma Murray awards

The awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.

The Ma Murray awards honour community newspaper excellence across B.C.
BC SPCA

$5 million for aging BC SPCA shelters

The B.C. Government announced an additional $5 million for the BC SPCA Facilities Development and Services Plan

BC SPCA
WestJet hosted almost 1

A Christmas miracle for Fort Mac

For the fifth year in row, WestJet released its annual tear-jerker Christmas video and this year they stayed close to home.

WestJet hosted almost 1
Christmas kitty

Keep your furry family members safe

Both winter time and the holiday season which can be treacherous to your pets

Christmas kitty
Nicolas Cage and Denise Gray

Milk, bread and Nicolas Cage

A photo of Nicolas Cage in Osoyoos is gaining steam online.

Nicolas Cage and Denise Gray