Split the difference

Split the difference. Yela Jacob gets flexible with Careese Makse (standing) while bringing Katy Perry’s song Firework to life with an interpretive dance during auditions for the Armstrong Elementary School talent show last Wednesday. (Heather Black photo)

MMBC pitches to Enderby council

Enderby council was enlightened on the new Multi Material B.C. recycling program.

  MMBC managing director Allen Langdon presented an overview of the program which will be in full swing by May.

  He explained the new program supports the government’s amendments to the recycling regulation to include packaging and printed paper as a product category. The idea of which is to have package producers be more responsible while turning more products into recyclables.

Foerster guilty of first-degree murder as charged

by Darren Handschuh  The Okanagan Sunday

Matthew Foerster has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Taylor Van Diest.

  Foerster showed no emotion when the seven-man, five woman jury read their verdict in B.C. Supreme Court in Kelowna on Saturday morning.

The Van Diest family and friends wept silently and comforted each other upon hearing the verdict they were looking for.

Foerster was sentenced to life in prison with no eligibility of parole for at least 25 years.

Artful leather

Artful leather. Murray and Annette Anderson of Salmon Arm have been creating and crafting leather goods for over 40 years. The couple were showing and selling their beautiful covered journals, art books, wallets, purses, hair accessories and more during Vernon’s Shoparama last weekend. Sunburst Crafts are available at www.sunburstcrafts.com (Stacy Pavlov photo)


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