Jennifer Smith

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city

Vernon residents are upset with number of needles being found around town with spring melt

Spring snow melt uncovers dirty needles in B.C. city
A flag person was struck by a vehicle on Highway 6 in Lavington at 10 am Friday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

Flag person struck by car in Okanagan dies

Female traffic control person succumbs to injuries from Lavington accident

A flag person was struck by a vehicle on Highway 6 in Lavington at 10 am Friday morning. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)
Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown

B.C. residents rally for medication

Cystic fibrosis patients from Vernon, Vancouver, Victoria among those rallying at Legislature Wednesday

Melissa Verleg (right), pictured with her husband and two boys, is fighting to have the life-sustaining medication she needs covered under B.C. medical. (Shira Brown photo)Photo by Shira Brown
B.C. flaggers rally after colleague struck in Okanagan

B.C. flaggers rally after colleague struck in Okanagan

Traffic Control Personnel respond to colleague being hit in Lavington

B.C. flaggers rally after colleague struck in Okanagan
Magnus checks out his new emu buddies at his Mission, B.C. home earlier this year. The birds (which are now at least double the size of the dog) and Magnus have become best friends. (Jenna McRae photo)

B.C. bulldog and emu make adorable best-friend pair

Check out how some Mission, B.C. pets have bonded, making for some amusing videos

Magnus checks out his new emu buddies at his Mission, B.C. home earlier this year. The birds (which are now at least double the size of the dog) and Magnus have become best friends. (Jenna McRae photo)
B.C. women still battling for medication coverage

B.C. women still battling for medication coverage

Vernon and Victoria women fighting to get the drug they need to survive covered under B.C. medical

B.C. women still battling for medication coverage
B.C. women cut off life-changing medication

B.C. women cut off life-changing medication

Changes in health insurance coverage devastate Okanagan and Victoria women battling cystic fibrosis

B.C. women cut off life-changing medication