Judie Steeves

Know the regulations before hunting

Conservation officers are finding many people not following the regulations when out hunting.

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from Jude’s Kitchen: more than leftovers

Fall is about to begin, and everyone is busy, so make good use of leftovers in planning your meals for mid-week.

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Bear shot in downtown Peachland

Bear considered a danger to people shot in downtown Peachland.

Boat inspection trainer D.D. Davis of Lake Mead

Prevent invasive mussels from infesting Okanagan Lake

U.S. boat inspection trainer warns B.C. to be strict and proactive in preventing the spread of invasive mussels to the valley.

Boat inspection trainer D.D. Davis of Lake Mead
A black bear mooches through a local neighbourhood on a search for food.

Take steps to reduce conflicts with bears

As bears prepare to hibernate for the winter, they've moved into the city to stock up on groceries, but we can avoid conflicts.

A black bear mooches through a local neighbourhood on a search for food.

High temps will speed up snowmelt

With summer temperatures forecast for this weekend, it's expected local creeks will swell and there could be flooding.

Early daffodils brighten the UnH20 Xeriscape Demonstration Garden at the H20 Centre.

Kelowna wants to dig in the dirt

With the arrival of spring comes a growing interest in the community with growing things, especially food.

Early daffodils brighten the UnH20 Xeriscape Demonstration Garden at the H20 Centre.

Sandhill tops wine fest medal count

Most wineries don’t make as many wines as Kelowna’s Sandhill won awards for in this year’s judging competition that kicked off the 31st Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, Thursday night.

Steeves: Wildlife taking refuge in columnist’s garden

While tapping away at the keyboard on the desk in my home office around daybreak Thursday I was startled by a sudden sound in the yard on the other side of the window from me.

Steeves: Rainbow trout feeding on the kokanee

Ididn’t realize deer could read, but nine of them showed up in my backyard a couple of days after my last column to give me a piece of their mind about using the word venison when referring to deer.