Barry Gerding

St. Andrews church parish volunteers help package items for people trying to move on from transitional housing to permanent residence. Photo: Contributed

Kelowna church helping people change their lives

Programs exemplify community service ideals of St. Andrews Anglican Parish congregation

St. Andrews church parish volunteers help package items for people trying to move on from transitional housing to permanent residence. Photo: Contributed
Rita Wiens and her daughter Sharon Campbell, an occupational therapist with Interior Health, standing next to a physiotherapy exercise device at Kelowna General Hospital. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

In depth: Simple falls causing serious injuries to people over 65

Kelowna’s high population of seniors puts it in the spotlight for how it deals with seniors’ issues

Rita Wiens and her daughter Sharon Campbell, an occupational therapist with Interior Health, standing next to a physiotherapy exercise device at Kelowna General Hospital. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Investigation justifies shooting of homeless man by B.C. RCMP officer

Investigation justifies shooting of homeless man by B.C. RCMP officer

Incident won’t be referred to Crown counsel for consideration of charges

Investigation justifies shooting of homeless man by B.C. RCMP officer
Interior Health adapting to legalized cannabis

Interior Health adapting to legalized cannabis

Creating new challenges for IH staff, public health care facilities

Interior Health adapting to legalized cannabis
New home construction in Kelowna. Photo: Capital News files

Okanagan home builders challenge energy efficiency initiative

B.C. Energy Step Code called to costly for new homes

New home construction in Kelowna. Photo: Capital News files
Positive results for Vernon substance misuse deterrence initiative

Positive results for Vernon substance misuse deterrence initiative

Appeal made to adopt Preventure program across Interior Health region

Positive results for Vernon substance misuse deterrence initiative
Nancy Turner speaking at the Eating The Okanagan: Exploring Change in our Local Food Systems research forum held in Kelowna on Monday at Summerhill Winery. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Seeking to preserve B.C. First Nations’ plant and habitat knowledge

Traditional Indigenous diet diversified beyond just meat and fish

Nancy Turner speaking at the Eating The Okanagan: Exploring Change in our Local Food Systems research forum held in Kelowna on Monday at Summerhill Winery. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Call revived to end ICBC car insurance monopoly

Call revived to end ICBC car insurance monopoly

Private insurers advocate for access to vehicle insurance marketplace

Call revived to end ICBC car insurance monopoly
Would you want to buy shares in a Kelowna real estate property? A Vancouver company is offering a new way to invest in a share of residential properties with no financial limitations. Photo: Capital News files

Micro-investing in B.C. real estate properties

Company launches opportunity to buy shares in property investments

Would you want to buy shares in a Kelowna real estate property? A Vancouver company is offering a new way to invest in a share of residential properties with no financial limitations. Photo: Capital News files
Excavator stolen in broad daylight from Kelowna construction site valued at $40,000. Photo: Capital News files

Construction site theft frustrates Central Okanagan builders

Underground economy creates market for stolen equipment

Excavator stolen in broad daylight from Kelowna construction site valued at $40,000. Photo: Capital News files
Okanagan faith groups gather in Vernon to talk peace

Okanagan faith groups gather in Vernon to talk peace

Conference on Nov. 26 organized by Muslim community

Okanagan faith groups gather in Vernon to talk peace
Road safety tragedy hits home for Kelowna tow truck firm

Road safety tragedy hits home for Kelowna tow truck firm

Family member killed in Castlegar responding to accident scene

Road safety tragedy hits home for Kelowna tow truck firm
Climate change forum participants (from left) Denise Neilsen, David Scott and Leif Burge.                                Photo:Barry Gerding/Black Press

Collaborating with First Nations in B.C. to combat climate change

Province, industry, Indigenous people seek new landscape management approach

Climate change forum participants (from left) Denise Neilsen, David Scott and Leif Burge.                                Photo:Barry Gerding/Black Press
Parkade at Kelowna General Hospital operated by the Interior Health Authority. Photo: Contributed

Free hospital parking won’t catch on in Okanagan

Interior Health not looking to follow the Surrey model for regional hospitals

Parkade at Kelowna General Hospital operated by the Interior Health Authority. Photo: Contributed
Physio treatment user fees dropped for auto accident injuries

Physio treatment user fees dropped for auto accident injuries

ICBC negotiates new contract with B.C. Physiotherapy Association

Physio treatment user fees dropped for auto accident injuries
Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press                                UBC Okanagan international student Josh Dwamena.

International students hit hard by B.C. tuition fee hikes

Campaign seeks regulatory controls be imposed on post-secondary institutions

Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press                                UBC Okanagan international student Josh Dwamena.
Rats have begun showing up in the Okanagan in places where they have never before been a problem. Photo: Contributed

Freeze out your home from unwanted pests

Okanagan residents offered pre-winter pest control checkup advice from Orkin Canada.

Rats have begun showing up in the Okanagan in places where they have never before been a problem. Photo: Contributed
Real estate sales forecast slow across Okanagan

Real estate sales forecast slow across Okanagan

More housing sellers than buyers predicts CMHC analysis

Real estate sales forecast slow across Okanagan
Scott McGillivray

HGTV star urges winter driving caution

Scott McGillivray calls winter tires in Okanagan a safety investment

Scott McGillivray
Robots not the equivalent of a human workforce yet

Robots not the equivalent of a human workforce yet

U.S. economist tells UBCO audience continuing advances in automation a slow process

Robots not the equivalent of a human workforce yet