Vernon Morning Star cut its Friday print edition on March 26, 2020, and now only publishes a Wednesday edition. Some of its employees were also temporarily laid off.

Owner Black Press Media has confirmed that the change to a weekly edition is permanent, the the newspaper now publishing its print edition on Thursdays.

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