Parker Crook

A GoFundMe campaign for Nathan Fisher, the man who was injured in an avalanche at SilverStar Wednesday, March 20, quickly exceeded its $15,000 fundraising target. (GoFundMe image)

Fundraising campaign launched for man caught in SilverStar avalanche

In only two days, the GoFundMe surpassed its $15,000 goal

A GoFundMe campaign for Nathan Fisher, the man who was injured in an avalanche at SilverStar Wednesday, March 20, quickly exceeded its $15,000 fundraising target. (GoFundMe image)
A man has been airlifted to the hospital after an isothermal avalanche at SilverStar March 20. (Photo contributed)

UPDATE: Avalanche consultants deployed to SilverStar

A man has been sent to hospital after an isothermal avalanche at SilverStar March 20

A man has been airlifted to the hospital after an isothermal avalanche at SilverStar March 20. (Photo contributed)
Former B.C. fire chief sues his city after termination

Former B.C. fire chief sues his city after termination

Keith Green’s civil claim says that he believes he was wrongfully terminated

Former B.C. fire chief sues his city after termination
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Date set for Sagmoen assault trial in Vernon

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen to stand trial on counts of assault and assault causing bodily harm in December

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
A winter storm warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and many B.C. roadways are under snowfall warnings. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snowfall, winter storm warnings plague B.C. highways

Environment Canada has issued warnings for many B.C. highways

A winter storm warning is in effect for the Coquihalla Highway and many B.C. roadways are under snowfall warnings. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

B.C. man linked to human remains probe gets absolute discharge on unrelated mischief count

Curtis Sagmoen was in Vernon Law Courts Dec. 13 for a mischief trial

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Rylie “Coyote” Marchand locks up Damon “Omen” Marlow and jukes a knee in training at Vernon’s Unity MMA Monday, Dec. 10. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

B.C. teen MMA fighter shows heart

Young Unity MMA competitors bring home Ws

Rylie “Coyote” Marchand locks up Damon “Omen” Marlow and jukes a knee in training at Vernon’s Unity MMA Monday, Dec. 10. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” outside Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

B.C. man linked to human remains probe to stand trial on unrelated assault case

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen will appear on all three Vernon matters this week

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” outside Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Drivers tackling Interior highways are urged to proceed with caution due to winter weather forecasts. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snow, freezing rain, ice pellets in forecast for B.C. Interior highways

Environment Canada is calling for snow for various highways across the province

Drivers tackling Interior highways are urged to proceed with caution due to winter weather forecasts. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)
A motorcycle and a police vehicle collided on Highway 6 in Coldstream Aug. 6, 2016. (Morning Star file photo)

B.C. cop fined for on-duty crash

Const. Megan Valenta pleaded guilty to making an unsafe u-turn in relation to 2016 accident

A motorcycle and a police vehicle collided on Highway 6 in Coldstream Aug. 6, 2016. (Morning Star file photo)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a BC Sheriff Service vehicle as protesters shout “No more stolen sisters,” which marked the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Man linked to B.C. human remains probe has bail decision in unrelated assault pushed back

Sagmoen’s matter will move to the judicial case manager Nov. 7 to fix a date for decision

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a BC Sheriff Service vehicle as protesters shout “No more stolen sisters,” which marked the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a BC Sheriff Service vehicle as protesters shout “No more stolen sisters,” which marked the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

UPDATE: Sagmoen awaits bail decision

Sagmoen will appear next Nov. 7 to fix a date.

Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a BC Sheriff Service vehicle as protesters shout “No more stolen sisters,” which marked the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Oct. 22. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. The inquiry is scheduled to wrap up Tuesday, Oct. 23. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Curtis Wayne Sagmoen is escorted into a British Columbia Sheriff Service vehicle as rallier shout “No more stolen sisters” marking the end of the first day of his preliminary inquiry in Vernon Law Courts Monday, Oct. 22. The inquiry is scheduled to wrap up Tuesday, Oct. 23. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Kootenays author Pauline Daniel will be at the Vernon Public Library and Vernon’s Bookland Oct. 20 for the launch of her book, Tuesdays with Jack – a grandmother’s love and a little boy’s brilliance. (Nelson Star photo)

Baby boomer buba shares heartfelt novel with Okanagan audience

Pauline Daniel will be at Vernon’s Bookland and library Oct. 20

Kootenays author Pauline Daniel will be at the Vernon Public Library and Vernon’s Bookland Oct. 20 for the launch of her book, Tuesdays with Jack – a grandmother’s love and a little boy’s brilliance. (Nelson Star photo)
A DriveBC highway webcam shows snow on the Coquihalla Highway approximately 20 kilometres south of Kamloops. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)

Snowfall expected on B.C. highway mountain passes

Environment Canada says approaching low pressure system will give snow

A DriveBC highway webcam shows snow on the Coquihalla Highway approximately 20 kilometres south of Kamloops. (DriveBC Highway Webcam)
Hayley Dibski of Chilliwack hydrates as she races the final stretch in Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon action at Vernon’s Kin Beah Sunday, Sept. 9. Dibski took 11th place in the 12-13 category race with an overall time of 56 minutes 53 seconds. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

VIDEO: Provincial kids triathlon sees record attendance in Vernon

More than 200 athletes dove into Vernon for the sixth annual Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon

Hayley Dibski of Chilliwack hydrates as she races the final stretch in Paradigm Naturopathic Kids Triathlon action at Vernon’s Kin Beah Sunday, Sept. 9. Dibski took 11th place in the 12-13 category race with an overall time of 56 minutes 53 seconds. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)
Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’

Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’

Cooling temps and the declining risk of dry lightning have lead to reduced fire activity.

Worst may be over for ‘B.C.’s worst fire season’
Tim Edwards and his wife Shawneen Creesuga Foureyes came across a racist sign posted next to the Starlight Drive-In in Enderby and decided to launch an anti-racism walk Saturday, July 28. (Shawneen Creesuga Foureyes photo)

Racist sign prompts B.C. man to organize anti-discrimination walk

The walk set to start July 28, 1 p.m. at Splatsin Community Centre in Enderby

Tim Edwards and his wife Shawneen Creesuga Foureyes came across a racist sign posted next to the Starlight Drive-In in Enderby and decided to launch an anti-racism walk Saturday, July 28. (Shawneen Creesuga Foureyes photo)
B.C. poet shines a bright light on struggle with homelessness

B.C. poet shines a bright light on struggle with homelessness

Book launch for John La Greca’s Homeless Memorial is at Vernon’s Gallery Vertigo July 21.

B.C. poet shines a bright light on struggle with homelessness
Planet Eater rocked the 2017 Armstrong MetalFest stage. Organizers are gearing up for the 10th Armstrong MetalFest, which runs July 13-14 at Hassen Memorial Arena. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)

Armstrong MetalFest bigger than ever for 10-year milestone

Armstrong MetalFest slated for July 13-14 at Hassen Memorial Arena

Planet Eater rocked the 2017 Armstrong MetalFest stage. Organizers are gearing up for the 10th Armstrong MetalFest, which runs July 13-14 at Hassen Memorial Arena. (Parker Crook/Morning Star)