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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)
Vernon Vipers goalie Aidan Porter makes a dramatic save in traffic. (John K. White/Morning Star)

Vernon Vipers edge Trail Smoke Eaters 1-0

The game started with a bang. Well, two bangs.

Vernon Vipers goalie Aidan Porter makes a dramatic save in traffic. (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)
Nitehawks captain Sam Swanson is consoled by teammates on the bench after the handshakes.

John White: Beaver Valley Nitehawks go out with class

Well, that was an incredible series.

Nitehawks captain Sam Swanson is consoled by teammates on the bench after the handshakes.
Rebels defenceman Vince Bitonti scores on a rebound. (John K. White/Castlegar News)

Castlegar Rebels ride shutout to 2-0 series lead

Rebels caption Vince Bitonti scored two power-play goals to lead the offence.

Rebels defenceman Vince Bitonti scores on a rebound. (John K. White/Castlegar News)
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)
Two snowboarders went out of bounds and were missing overnight, according to RCMP. They have been located near Esling Creek and search and rescue teams, including RSAR, are now trying to get them out. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland News)

VIDEO: Snowboarders rescued after going missing overnight

Two snowboarders went out of bounds and were missing overnight.

Two snowboarders went out of bounds and were missing overnight, according to RCMP. They have been located near Esling Creek and search and rescue teams, including RSAR, are now trying to get them out. (Chelsea Novak/Rossland 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
Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)

Conroy re-elected in Kootenay West

The Canadian Press made the call after only 14 of 79 polls reported.

Newly re-elected MLA for Kootenay West Katrine Conroy celebrates her win with party faithful Tuesday night in Castlegar. (Chelsea Novak/Castlegar News)
New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi

New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi

The new Star Wars trailer is blowing minds and leaving many grapsing…

New Star Wars trailer hints at end of Jedi
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.
File photo from the Trail SPCA.

Heavy snows delay SPCA announcement in Castlegar

Details and design of the new West Kootenay SPCA will have to wait a little longer.

File photo from the Trail SPCA.
File photo from the Trail SPCA.

Details of new BC SPCA facility in Castlegar to be unveiled Wednesday

Long-awaited plans for the new SPCA facility in Castlegar will be unveiled by a long list of dignitaries on Wednesday night.

File photo from the Trail SPCA.