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Adrienne Harris (left), of Portico Property Services, Carla Dahlen, of Century 21 Executives, and Donovan Imbeau, of Woodstyle Homes, co-host an open house for a newly unveiled $3.2 million lakefront property in Okanagan Landing.

Recreational market rejuvenated

A $3.2 million residential property has been unveiled in Okanagan Landing

Adrienne Harris (left), of Portico Property Services, Carla Dahlen, of Century 21 Executives, and Donovan Imbeau, of Woodstyle Homes, co-host an open house for a newly unveiled $3.2 million lakefront property in Okanagan Landing.
Skip Corryn Brown of Kamloops, a former Canadian junior champion, gets vocal Friday in the Prestige Hotels & Inns Curling Classic at the Vernon Curling Club.

Koreans boosting curling profile

Young Korean rink gaining experience at World Curling Tour events like Prestige Hotels Classic at Vernon Curling Club.

Skip Corryn Brown of Kamloops, a former Canadian junior champion, gets vocal Friday in the Prestige Hotels & Inns Curling Classic at the Vernon Curling Club.
Ty Griffith (left) and Vernon’s Jim Cotter prepare to sweep a stone delivered by skip John Morris in curling action last season.

Young stars shoot for Cashspiel

Prestige Hotels Cashspiel features a solid mix of veteran rinks, young talent and international foursomes this week at Vernon Curling Club.

Ty Griffith (left) and Vernon’s Jim Cotter prepare to sweep a stone delivered by skip John Morris in curling action last season.
Graham Turnbull has enjoyed a solid rookie season broadcasting Vernon Vipers hockey games.

Turnbull settles in behind Vipers’ mic

The Vernon Vipers brought in a number of rookies this season, but none have been thrust into a more prominent role than Graham Turnbull.

Graham Turnbull has enjoyed a solid rookie season broadcasting Vernon Vipers hockey games.
Shylo Orchard displays the gigantic ABA Grand Nationals championship trophy.

Racing mom queen of BMX hill

Much like the BMX track she used to pedal around as a kid, life has come full circle for Vernon’s Shylo Orchard.

Shylo Orchard displays the gigantic ABA Grand Nationals championship trophy.
Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers tries to slip past Alexandre Coulombe of the Penticton Vees in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vees won 6-1.

Penticton Vees deep-six Snakes

Penticton Vees pummel Vernon Vipers 6-1 in BCHL play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers tries to slip past Alexandre Coulombe of the Penticton Vees in BCHL action Friday night at Kal Tire Place. The Vees won 6-1.
Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers tries to get past Alexandre Coulombe of the Penticton Vees Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Penticton Vees maul Vernon Vipers 6-1

Penticton Vees rediscover offensive mojo as they pound Vernon Vipers 6-1 in BCHL play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Tyler Povelofskie of the Vernon Vipers tries to get past Alexandre Coulombe of the Penticton Vees Friday night at Kal Tire Place.
Vernon’s Josh Dueck trains for the IPC World Cup ski-ski season in Saas Fee, Switzerland.

Vernon trio stoked for Sochi

Vernon's Josh Dueck, Kevin Hill and Justin Dorey headed to Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Vernon’s Josh Dueck trains for the IPC World Cup ski-ski season in Saas Fee, Switzerland.
The new 56-unit Catherine Gardens life lease project will offer seniors another housing option near the Schubert Centre and Vernon’s downtown area.

Catherine Gardens project taking root

Catherine Gardens life lease project offers seniors a housing alternative.

The new 56-unit Catherine Gardens life lease project will offer seniors another housing option near the Schubert Centre and Vernon’s downtown area.
Jeff Wight of the Merritt Centennials eludes Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Tuesday night at Nicola Valley Arena.

Vernon Viper grads make Hobey Baker long list

Five Vernon Viper graduates named to Hobey Baker Award long list.

Jeff Wight of the Merritt Centennials eludes Dexter Dancs of the Vernon Vipers in B.C. Hockey League action Tuesday night at Nicola Valley Arena.
Vernon Vipers’ owner Duncan Wray takes in a B.C. Hockey League tilt between his team and the Coquitlam Express last weekend at Kal Tire Place.

Wray sets Vernon Viper rumours straight

Vernon Vipers' owner Duncan Wray reaffirms his commitment to the team and B.C. Hockey League.

Vernon Vipers’ owner Duncan Wray takes in a B.C. Hockey League tilt between his team and the Coquitlam Express last weekend at Kal Tire Place.
Defenceman Dylan Chanter (middle) celebrates with teammates Riley Guenther (left) and captain Ryan Renz after burying a beauty one-timer during a one-touch scrimmage at Vernon Vipers’ practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon hosts Penticton tonight (7 p.m.).

New Vernon Viper Chanter puts scary seizure behind him

Armstrong's Dylan Chanter makes his Vernon Viper debut tonight against Penticton Vees at Kal Tire Place.

Defenceman Dylan Chanter (middle) celebrates with teammates Riley Guenther (left) and captain Ryan Renz after burying a beauty one-timer during a one-touch scrimmage at Vernon Vipers’ practice Wednesday at Kal Tire Place. Vernon hosts Penticton tonight (7 p.m.).
Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers tries to dangle past Josh McArdle of the Nanaimo Clippers in B.C. Hockey League play Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 3-2.

Vernon Vipers sign Surrey captain Brett Mulcahy

Vernon Vipers sign forward Brett Mulcahy from the Surrey Eagles.

Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers tries to dangle past Josh McArdle of the Nanaimo Clippers in B.C. Hockey League play Saturday night at Kal Tire Place. Vernon won 3-2.
Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers tries to get the puck past Josh McArdle of the Nanaimo Clippers Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

Vernon Vipers outlast Nanaimo Clippers

The Vernon Vipers grounded the Nanaimo Clippers 3-2 in B.C. Hockey League play Friday night at Kal Tire Place.

Demico Hannoun of the Vernon Vipers tries to get the puck past Josh McArdle of the Nanaimo Clippers Saturday night at Kal Tire Place.

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Vernon Kokanee grad Joe Byram competes in a CIS dual meet between the University of Alberta Golden Bears and Calgary Dinos.

New approach boosts Bears’ Byram

Vernon’s Joe Byram was one stroke away from going to world swim championships last April.

Vernon Kokanee grad Joe Byram competes in a CIS dual meet between the University of Alberta Golden Bears and Calgary Dinos.
Igor Ruffa, who owns family-operated Bella Stella Cheese in Lumby, adds starter culture to a batch of formagella cheese.

Lumby cheese holds Swiss culture

Ruffa family brings Swiss food culture to Lumby with Bella Stella Cheese.

Igor Ruffa, who owns family-operated Bella Stella Cheese in Lumby, adds starter culture to a batch of formagella cheese.
Craig Fehr, an investment strategist with Edward Jones, discusses the current economic climate with Morning Star business editor Graeme Corbett Tuesday afternoon. Fehr, who is based in the firm’s Mississauga, Ont. office, was visiting Vernon to present a seminar that night helping local investors make sense of current events and how they affect the markets.

Fehr adds finance insight

Craig Fehr, an investment strategist with Edward Jones, visits Vernon to present investment seminar.

Craig Fehr, an investment strategist with Edward Jones, discusses the current economic climate with Morning Star business editor Graeme Corbett Tuesday afternoon. Fehr, who is based in the firm’s Mississauga, Ont. office, was visiting Vernon to present a seminar that night helping local investors make sense of current events and how they affect the markets.
Vernon's Eric Byram will ski for Canada's talent squad this season.

Byram has big nordic plans

An appendicitis attack in the early part of last season nearly derailed Eric Byram’s cross-country skiing year before it started.

Vernon's Eric Byram will ski for Canada's talent squad this season.
Adrian Johnson, president of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, is pushing for a regional approach to governance to promote economic growth.

Johnson adopts regional vision

Regional governance strategy among priorities for Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce president Adrian Johnson.

Adrian Johnson, president of the Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce, is pushing for a regional approach to governance to promote economic growth.
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