Brieanna Charlebois

B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization

B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization

“I think people are going to get a big surprise that it’s not going to change things much.”

B.C. grow ops left in legal weeds post-legalization
James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China and Tibet. (Photo contributed)

B.C. adventurer takes two-wheels through Tibet

Ultimately, James Leigh said it’s not death he’s afraid of, it’s mediocrity.

James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China and Tibet. (Photo contributed)
(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)

‘No more stolen sisters’: Red Dress Walk honours missing Indigenous women in B.C.

Deanna Wertz, Caitlin Potts, Ashley Simpson and Nicole Bell — missing, but not forgotten.

(Brieanna Charlebois/ Morning Star)
B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies

A week after leaving hospice to go to city hall to declare his candidacy, David Hesketh has died.

B.C. man who left hospice to run in upcoming election dies
B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China

Fletcher is one of 24 who travelled to Shenzhen, China for the first official Olympic dev camp.

B.C. hockey product eyes shot at Olympic spot with China
Hesketh left Hospice House Friday afternoon to officially declare his candidacy. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

B.C. candidate moves from hospice care to council race

He beat terminal cancer twice and entered hospice when he decided to run for council.

Hesketh left Hospice House Friday afternoon to officially declare his candidacy. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle

Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle

The 10,000 bike ride raised over $10,000 for victims of the war in Ukraine.

Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle
Enrique Quesada, Manager of Vernon Modern Purair franchise, shows off the difference between a new filter and a one-month-old filter that had been exposed to Okanagan smoky skies. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

HVAC system filters choked by smoke

Local experts said health risks associated haven’t disappeared now that the smoke has.

Enrique Quesada, Manager of Vernon Modern Purair franchise, shows off the difference between a new filter and a one-month-old filter that had been exposed to Okanagan smoky skies. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
Larry Ricketts is a former undercover RCMP officer who uses his own experiences to write a realistic debut novel. (Photo contributed)

B.C. writer, former undercover officer, pens novel based on experiences

Lawrence Ricketts released his debut novel The Third Law in June.

Larry Ricketts is a former undercover RCMP officer who uses his own experiences to write a realistic debut novel. (Photo contributed)
Vernon mayoral candidate Darrin Taylor.

B.C. mayoral candidate takes heat for old ‘nazi’ comment

Vernon mayoral candidate Darrin Taylor took some heat of his own this week.

Vernon mayoral candidate Darrin Taylor.
Eleanor Wilmot, 66, was biking when she was struck by a truck. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

B.C. woman praises helmet after truck runs over her head

“Wearing a helmet saved my life.”

Eleanor Wilmot, 66, was biking when she was struck by a truck. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
The Perseids meteor shower is expected to reach its peak this Saturday and Sunday night. (File photo)

Spectacular meteor show expected

This Saturday and Sunday, more than 100 meteors can be seen per hour.

The Perseids meteor shower is expected to reach its peak this Saturday and Sunday night. (File photo)
James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China. (Photo contributed)

B.C. adventurer takes two wheels through Vietnam, China

B.C.’s James Leigh spent six weeks travelling on some of the most dangerous roads in the world.

James Leigh drove a Royal Enfield 500 classic motorcycle up the eastern coast of Vietnam and into China. (Photo contributed)
Hiroshima survivor living in B.C. recounts bombing, 73 years later

Hiroshima survivor living in B.C. recounts bombing, 73 years later

Monday marks the 73 anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing.

Hiroshima survivor living in B.C. recounts bombing, 73 years later
Clean-up crews began working Thursday to clean up the area. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

B.C. woman launched from pool by force of mudslide

“We were so lucky. I’m alive — it’s the hand of God.”

Clean-up crews began working Thursday to clean up the area. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
Blaine Smith said this is the first time he’s ever seen a storm like this hit the beach. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)

VIDEO: Okanagan storm could have been deadly

Blaine Smith says if he’d been sleeping in his cabin on Sunday he would have been killed.

Blaine Smith said this is the first time he’s ever seen a storm like this hit the beach. (Brieanna Charlebois/Morning Star)
FILE — YLW senior manager of airport operation Phillip Elchitz (left), White Spot CEO Warren Erhart and Kayla Ungara, regional director of the Canucks Autism Network, are served food from the Triple O food truck at the Kelowna airport Thursday by White Spot employee Govind Siwach.

B.C. restaurant chain turns 90, and celebrates with special menu

White Spot celebrates the milestone with a special menu and commemorative coins.

FILE — YLW senior manager of airport operation Phillip Elchitz (left), White Spot CEO Warren Erhart and Kayla Ungara, regional director of the Canucks Autism Network, are served food from the Triple O food truck at the Kelowna airport Thursday by White Spot employee Govind Siwach.
The scene of a major mudslide in the Kootenay Pass on Victoria Day that led to a dramatic rescue of an injured couple in a vehicle led by a man from Vernon. (Dan Anderson/For the Vernon Morning Star)

B.C. man recounts intense rescue of couple caught in mudslide

Something told Dan Anderson to go back to the scene of a major mudslide on the long weekend.

The scene of a major mudslide in the Kootenay Pass on Victoria Day that led to a dramatic rescue of an injured couple in a vehicle led by a man from Vernon. (Dan Anderson/For the Vernon Morning Star)