Barry Gerding

WorkSafeBC encourages safety for outdoors workers

WorkSafeBC encourages safety for outdoors workers

Winter cold and snow conditions create hazards for number of industries and occupations.

WorkSafeBC encourages safety for outdoors workers
Kelowna’s year in review - February 2019

Kelowna’s year in review – February 2019

A look back at the biggest stories of the year for the month of February

Kelowna’s year in review - February 2019
Members of the BC Dragoons with honourary lieutenant-colonel Maxine DeHart, a Kelowna city councillor and community patron for the armoured unit based out of Kelowna and Vernon. (Contributed)

B.C. Dragoon recalls his tours of duty

Kevin Mead, of Kelowna, has done tours of duty in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Macedonia

Members of the BC Dragoons with honourary lieutenant-colonel Maxine DeHart, a Kelowna city councillor and community patron for the armoured unit based out of Kelowna and Vernon. (Contributed)
Author Laura Gilbert with her two biographical books about how she was able to overcome drug addiction. (Black Press file photo)

Okanagan resident shares her journey to sobriety

Keremeos author Laura Gilbert changed her life, and wants to share that pathway with others.

Author Laura Gilbert with her two biographical books about how she was able to overcome drug addiction. (Black Press file photo)
Dr. Connie Eaves. (Contributed)

Cancer cure breakthrough needs more research

Dr. Connie Eaves, a leading biotech research scientist in Canada, was keynote speaker at cancer care forum held Friday in Kelowna

Dr. Connie Eaves. (Contributed)
Robby and Jessica Follewell with their children. Eden (left) was adopted by the Follewells from an orphanage in India. (Contributed)

Kelowna Diwali Dinner celebrates India child overcoming life adversity

India orphan adopted by U.S. family had life-saving surgeries covered in part by East Meets West Children’s Foundation

Robby and Jessica Follewell with their children. Eden (left) was adopted by the Follewells from an orphanage in India. (Contributed)
Site of the proposed residential/commercial redevelopment for property at the corner of Dilworth Drive and Baron Road. (Contributed)

Major Kelowna residential project unveiled

Busy Baron-Dilworth intersection adjacent to new residential/commercial project

Site of the proposed residential/commercial redevelopment for property at the corner of Dilworth Drive and Baron Road. (Contributed)
Wilma Simpkins (left) and Jay McKay enjoyed a walk around Mission Creek Regional Park earlier this year. (File Photo)

Upgrading future vision for Mission Creek Park

Public asked for input on future amenities for iconic Kelowna park

Wilma Simpkins (left) and Jay McKay enjoyed a walk around Mission Creek Regional Park earlier this year. (File Photo)
Kelowna theatre stages Led Zeppelin tribute concert

Kelowna theatre stages Led Zeppelin tribute concert

Led Zepagain to perform at Mary Irwin Theatre in Rotary Centre For The Arts on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Kelowna theatre stages Led Zeppelin tribute concert
Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin extends a consolation prize of a peach to Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper after the Central Okanagan community upended Armstrong’s bid for a third consecutive Make Water Work Community Champion contest. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)

Peachland beats out Armstrong for water conservation contest

Peachland declared 2019 Make Water Work Community Champions in fun contest with important undertone

Peachland Mayor Cindy Fortin extends a consolation prize of a peach to Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper after the Central Okanagan community upended Armstrong’s bid for a third consecutive Make Water Work Community Champion contest. (Barry Gerding - Black Press Media)
CNIB enhancing lives of visually impaired

CNIB enhancing lives of visually impaired

New technology helps eliminate loss of sight obstacles

CNIB enhancing lives of visually impaired
Carr’s Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend

Carr’s Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend

The event showcases Carr’s Landing artists

Carr’s Landing Art Tour is taking place this weekend
School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate

Top priority for board of education is to maintain safety integrity of local schools

School district monitoring McCurdy supportive housing plan debate
Photo: Barry Gerding. Police on scene of a crash on Highway 33 in Kelowna.

UPDATE: Kelowna police officer remains in hospital following crash

Both the officer and the truck driver were taken to hospital with undetermined injuries

Photo: Barry Gerding. Police on scene of a crash on Highway 33 in Kelowna.
People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)

PPC leader wants to appeal to voters’ intelligence

Maxine Bernier says his right-wing populist political movement differs from that of U.S. President Donald Trump and other similar European leaders

People’s Party of Canada leader Maxine Bernier prior to fundraising dinner held Friday night in Kelowna. (Barry Gerding/Black Press)
UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Vision revealed for UBCO growth over next 20 years

Report submitted to Kelowna city council outlines UBCO campus development objectives

UBC Okanagan campus in Kelowna. (Contributed)
Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle will present a report to council Monday that will show crime continues to increase across the city. (Capital News file)

Kelowna RCMP crime stats on the rise

Bicycle theft reflects biggest crime category increase

Kelowna RCMP Supt. Brent Mundle will present a report to council Monday that will show crime continues to increase across the city. (Capital News file)
The level of Okanagan Lake is likely to reflect drought rather than flood conditions this spring unless a significant rainfall occurs between now and June. (File Photo)

Blame it on the rain: Will there be an Okanagan drought this summer?

Government environment officials cite rainfall from now until June as telling factor in drought forecasting

The level of Okanagan Lake is likely to reflect drought rather than flood conditions this spring unless a significant rainfall occurs between now and June. (File Photo)
Rutland Elementary Grade 5 student William Campbell hands over donation for the Central Okanagan Family Hub located in Pearson Elementary, congratulated on the efforts of he and his Student Voice Club members by Katelin Mitchell, director of services with Kelowna Community Resources which manages the family resource centre. (Contributed)

Kelowna students support family resource centre

Rutland Elementary Student Voice Club raises $1,300 in coin drive for Okanagan Family Hub

Rutland Elementary Grade 5 student William Campbell hands over donation for the Central Okanagan Family Hub located in Pearson Elementary, congratulated on the efforts of he and his Student Voice Club members by Katelin Mitchell, director of services with Kelowna Community Resources which manages the family resource centre. (Contributed)
Signs of drought across the Okanagan Valley are a reminder of how important it is to manage and preserve our water supply. (Contributed)

Okanagan water suppliers face drought reality

May and June rain will foreshadow degree of drought this summer across valley

Signs of drought across the Okanagan Valley are a reminder of how important it is to manage and preserve our water supply. (Contributed)