Colin Riordan came to Virgin River to recuperate from a horrific helicopter crash, the scars of which he bears inside and out. His family is wonderfully supportive, but it's his art that truly soothes his troubled soul. Stung personally and professionally by an ill-advised affair, PR guru...
Colin Riordan: Luke's brother, an Army Black Hawk pilot who was seriously injured in an air collision; artist
Jillian Matlock: V.P. of Corporate Communications at Benedict Software Systems in San Jose. Her sister is Kelly Matlock.
Jack Sheridan: Former marine, owner of the bar and grill, married to Mel, father of David and Emma. He's also the executor of Hope McCrea's estate.
Mel Sheridan: Jack's wife, town nurse and midwife, mother of David and Emma. She owns and runs the town clinic.
Denny Cutler: Young man who is searching for his biological father. A former Marine, he stayed temporarily with Jack and Mel and working for Jillian. He now is renting Jo Ellen and Nick's room over the garage.
Kelly Matlock: Jillian Matlock's sister who is a Sous-Chef for a popular 5-star San Francisco restaurant.
Luke Riordan: Shelby Riordan's husband. A former Black Hawk pilot, he now manages six cabins on the Virgin River. Father of Brett.
Shelby Riordan: Luke Riordan's wife, she's studying nursing at Humboldt University. She's Brett's mother, Walt's niece and Vanni's cousin.
Kurt Conroy: Director of PR at Benedict Software Systems, reporting to Jillian. He was also her boyfriend, but this was a secret.
Shiloh Tahoma: Famous Native American regional artist who is Clay's cousin. Colin meets with him to discuss his own paintings.
Luciano (Luca) Brazzi: Wealthy Italian chef with several restaurants and his own food products. He's a mentor to Kelly who is in love with him.
Erin Foley: Aiden's fiancée, she's a tax and estate law attorney. Her sister is Marcie Buchanan, married to Ian, whom she met in Virgin River. Erin raised Marcie and their brother, Drew, following the deaths of their parents.
Aiden Riordan: A former naval officer, he's an OB-GYN, engaged to Erin Foley. He joined a practice in Chico where Erin has her home and business.
Ricky Sudder: Lydie Sudder's grandson and Liz's husband. A former Marine, he lost his leg in Afghanistan and is now attending college in Oregon.
Maureen Riordan: Mother of the Riordan brothers, she's in a romantic relationship with George Davenport. They are traveling the country in a fancy RV.
George Davenport: Retired Presbyterian minister and college professor who is romantically involved with Maureen. They are traveling the country in a luxury RV.
Paul Haggerty: Married to Vanni, he and his family own a building contractor business based in Grants Pass, Oregon. He opened an office in Virgin River after getting married. He built a number of the new homes in Virgin River, including Jack's and Brie's. He also renovated Hope McCrea's house.
Lief Holbrook: New resident of Virgin River who recently bought a home Paul built that went into foreclosure. His wife died two years ago and he as a 13-year old rebellious daughter.
Phil Prentiss: A dairy and pork farmer, he's married to Darla and they adopted their first child, son Jake.
Darla Prentiss: Married to Phil, she struggled to have a baby and gave up after the 7th miscarriage. They participated in an open adoption with a teenaged couple and now have a son, Jake.
Sean Riordan: One of the Riordan brothers, he's an Air Force officer and U-2 pilot currently at Air Command and Staff College in Montgomery AL. He's married to Franci and father of Rosie.
Francine (Franci) Riordan: Married to Sean, she's a former in-flight nurse for the Air Force, which is where she met him. She's Rosie's mother.
Art Cleary: Young man in his early 30s with Downs Syndrome who was taken in by Luke and helps out with managing the cabins. He loves to fish.
Dan Brady: A former marijuana grower who served time in prison, he's now a foreman in Paul's construction company and romantically involved with Cheryl Creighton.
Clay Tahoma: Veteran assistant working with Nate Kincaid. He's Navajo with a teenage son and has a gift working with horses. He's engaged to Lilly Yahzi.
Lilly Yazhi: Young woman of Hopi origin who is engaged to Clay. She works for her grandfather in his feed store and helps Annie McKenzie with horse riding training business. Lilly also as a special talent with horses.
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