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Team Tardi, from left, skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath and coach Paul Tardi show off their hardware after winning the BC provincial junior curling championships in Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Big third end key for Tardi in B.C. junior men’s final

On top of early errors, Colwell had a couple of bad breaks add salt to the wounds.

Team Tardi, from left, skip Tyler Tardi, third Sterling Middleton, second Matthew Hall, lead Alex Horvath and coach Paul Tardi show off their hardware after winning the BC provincial junior curling championships in Vernon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Team Daniels of Delta B.C. won the provincial junior women’s crown in Vernon Tuesday. From left are skip Sarah Daniels, third Kayla MacMillan, second Jessica Humphries, lead Sarah Loken and coach Katie Witt. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Delta’s Daniels takes provincial junior crown

Delta’s Sarah Daniels took deuces in three and five and a three in nine en route to a 10-4 win.

Team Daniels of Delta B.C. won the provincial junior women’s crown in Vernon Tuesday. From left are skip Sarah Daniels, third Kayla MacMillan, second Jessica Humphries, lead Sarah Loken and coach Katie Witt. (John K. White/Morning Star)
Vernon junior men’s skip Erik Colwell looks on as his team delivers a rock while Vernon junior women’s third Jaelyn Cotter does the same for her skip Megan McGillivray in Draw 2 action in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Hosts post clutch wins in BC Junior Curling opening-day action

The two Vernon teams got off to a roaring start Thursday afternoon in Draw 2.

Vernon junior men’s skip Erik Colwell looks on as his team delivers a rock while Vernon junior women’s third Jaelyn Cotter does the same for her skip Megan McGillivray in Draw 2 action in Vernon on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018. (John K. White/Morning Star)
VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold

VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold

If you’ve ever had surgery with anaesthetic you know the coming out of it process can be a treat.

VIDEO: Post-surgery monologue comedy gold
Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan

Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan

A North Vancouver family was boating on Kalamalka Lake in Vernon when the incident occured

Child dies in boating incident in Okanagan
FILE — Grad clothing scams are ramping up.

Graduates and brides to be, don’t get scammed

BBB reminds you to do your homework when searching for the right dress for the occasion.

FILE — Grad clothing scams are ramping up.
Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

VIDEO: Castlegar hosts emotional vigil for Humboldt Broncos

More than 600 people came out to show support for the victims of the Humboldt Broncos bus accident.

Humboldt Broncos alum Ashton McLeod pauses to compose himself during remarks at the vigil. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound

It does nothing to address the lack of actual ambulances in the West Kootenay.

John White: We need more than a bandage for this wound
Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)

STARS could work in B.C. in time

Experts say it would take a significant political push and a hybrid approach to launch STARS in B.C.

Mike Lamacchia, Vice President Operations for Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)
The Rossland Fire Department sled was a crowd favourite. (John K. White)

VIDEO: Highlights from the Sonny Samuelson Bobsled Race

Check out the sleds and the speed from the marquee event at Rossland Winter Carnival.

The Rossland Fire Department sled was a crowd favourite. (John K. White)
A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels dominate Nelson Leafs in wild win

The Rebels staved off aggressive checking in the first period and wore down the Leafs.

A nasty scrum ensues after the Rebels got in close with Nelson’s goaltender. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
Nelson Leafs forward Ryan Cooper scores with a five-hole shot on a deke in KIJHL action Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Forecheck powers Nelson Leafs to 7-3 win over Castlegar Rebels

They were done in by “breakdowns” that the Nelson Leafs pounced on to trounce the Rebels 7-3.

Nelson Leafs forward Ryan Cooper scores with a five-hole shot on a deke in KIJHL action Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at Castlegar Complex. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding

Suicidal thoughts and attempts go down by half for straight males in schools with GSAs.

LGBTQ health disparity study in B.C. leads to surprise finding
Forest fire closes Highway 3A west of Nelson

Forest fire closes Highway 3A west of Nelson

Highway 3A 15 km west of Nelson at Beasley Bluff is closed at this hour because or a forest fire.

Forest fire closes Highway 3A west of Nelson
Dallas Green of City and Colour.

REVIEW: City and Colour mesmerizes

Dallas Green played to a packed, sweaty house of 701 patrons at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail Tuesday night.

Dallas Green of City and Colour.
These images show potential marketing ideas for the West Koot Route — the new brand of the West Kootenay Tourism Alliance. Clockwise

New West Kootenay tourism brand launched

The West Kootenay Tourism Alliance unveils its new regional branding for the area from Nakusp to Kaslo — The West Koot Route.

These images show potential marketing ideas for the West Koot Route — the new brand of the West Kootenay Tourism Alliance. Clockwise