Morning Star Staff

A&W’s Free Root Beer Day is back on July 14. (CNW Group/A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.)

Free A&W Root Beer on tap in B.C.

A&W Canada Free Root Beer Day back July 14 across the country

A&W’s Free Root Beer Day is back on July 14. (CNW Group/A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.)
B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan

B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan

Vernon incident under investation

B.C. man dies in motorcycle crash in Okanagan
Burnaby driver crashed truck into Okanagan home

Burnaby driver crashed truck into Okanagan home

Driver from Burnaby loses control and truck rolls into home

Burnaby driver crashed truck into Okanagan home
Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)

Tom Harris memorial fundraiser supports kids camps

Tom Harris Legacy Fund sends over 200 underpriviledged local kids to camp this summer.

Tom Harris passed away on June 29, 2017. (News Bulletin file)
Jessica Gallagher and Joshua Hartnell play king and queen for a day in the BCLC office as they pick up their $1 million prize. (BCLC photo)

B.C. couple reeling after Lotto Max win

Winning $1 million ticket purchased in Armstrong, B.C.

Jessica Gallagher and Joshua Hartnell play king and queen for a day in the BCLC office as they pick up their $1 million prize. (BCLC photo)
Legion Week celebrated across B.C.

Legion Week celebrated across B.C.

Starting today, BC/Yukon Command of Royal Canadian Legion is hosting events in 65 communities

Legion Week celebrated across B.C.
This baby fawn was rescued from a human by B.C. Conservation Officer Service. (BCCOS photo)

B.C. man charged after possessing fawn

B.C. Conservation Officer Service says leave newborn deer alone

This baby fawn was rescued from a human by B.C. Conservation Officer Service. (BCCOS photo)
Vernon’s Lake City Casino workers were among the Gateway Casinos employees who voted 93.1 per cent in favour of striking last week. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)

Casino workers petition BCLC for fairness

Workers rallying at BCLC offices today

Vernon’s Lake City Casino workers were among the Gateway Casinos employees who voted 93.1 per cent in favour of striking last week. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Man wanted for attempted murder still at large, with ties across B.C.

Man wanted for attempted murder still at large, with ties across B.C.

Police release images of suspect Tyson Cole’s tattoos

Man wanted for attempted murder still at large, with ties across B.C.
Silverbacks, Mick part ways

Silverbacks, Mick part ways

B.C. Hockey League team searching for new president

Silverbacks, Mick part ways
North Westside Fire Rescue. —Image: Vernon Morningstar

Two bodies found in B.C. home destroyed by fire

RCMP say two people died in a house fire on May 21 in the Okanagan Valley.

North Westside Fire Rescue. —Image: Vernon Morningstar
Grads receive BC Transit passes

Grads receive BC Transit passes

BC Transit provides passes to graduating students in more than 50 communities

Grads receive BC Transit passes
Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors

Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors

Ottawa, Victoria contribute $14 million over five years to help develop new products, processes

Governments kick in cash for B.C. farmers, food processors
Police were on the scene after a daytime shooting in Vernon Monday. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)

UPDATE: Vernon shooting victim linked to B.C. crime spree in serious condition

Car sought in connection with three B.C. incidents now recovered

Police were on the scene after a daytime shooting in Vernon Monday. (Roger Knox/Vernon Morning Star)
Province issues funds to combat invasive plants

Province issues funds to combat invasive plants

Victoria doles out nearly $8 million to 34 provincial municipalities, groups, regional districts

Province issues funds to combat invasive plants
Vernon’s new top cop has plenty of B.C. experience

Vernon’s new top cop has plenty of B.C. experience

Insp. Shawna Baher brings with her 26 years of RCMP experience to Vernon-North Okanagan detachment

Vernon’s new top cop has plenty of B.C. experience
B.C. hot in lottery game

B.C. hot in lottery game

Winning tickets in Lotto 6/49 sold in eight provincial communities; big winner from Dawson Creek

B.C. hot in lottery game
Aislynn Hanson

B.C. woman known to hitchhike around province missing

Aislynn Hanson, 18, last seen April 13; known to travel throughout B.C. by hitchhiking

Aislynn Hanson
Flood funding assistance available

Flood funding assistance available

Disaster financial assistance applications being accepted until July

Flood funding assistance available
Flair Air starts its Kelowna-Vancouver flights today.—Image: Flair Air

B.C.-based airline expands route network

Flair Air announces more routes effective June 15

Flair Air starts its Kelowna-Vancouver flights today.—Image: Flair Air