Barry Gerding

Guitarist Mike Wanchic (left) on stage performing with John Mellencamp. Photo: Contributed

John Mellencamp brings Canadian tour Nov. 10 to Kelowna

Long-time guitarist Mike Wanchic reflects on Mellencamp’s music legacy

Guitarist Mike Wanchic (left) on stage performing with John Mellencamp. Photo: Contributed
Okanagan Coyotes men’s basketball team member Jacob Dumas speaks at the kick-off event for the Okanagan College basketball program and participation in the Values Over Victory campaign. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

OC Coyotes hoops squads focus on character building

Men’s and women’s teams sign on to support Values Over Victory campaign

Okanagan Coyotes men’s basketball team member Jacob Dumas speaks at the kick-off event for the Okanagan College basketball program and participation in the Values Over Victory campaign. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Barry Gerding/Black Press                                Maurizio Terrigno, founder of the Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, speaks at the Okanagan Cannabis Business Symposium held at the Delta Grand Conference Centre in Kelowna on Tuesday.

Tempering the Okanagan cannabis legalization ‘gold rush’

Retail selling of marijuana offers potential business opportunities and pitfalls

Barry Gerding/Black Press                                Maurizio Terrigno, founder of the Cannabis Chamber of Commerce, speaks at the Okanagan Cannabis Business Symposium held at the Delta Grand Conference Centre in Kelowna on Tuesday.
David Wong. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Chinese author tackles racism and reconciliation

David Wong says cultural diversity should not be feared

David Wong. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school

Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school

New survey reveals unsafe school zones during 2018 back-to-school week

Watch out for Pavement Patty: Drivers warned outside B.C. elementary school
Students with the Mount Boucherie Secondary School Academy of Indigenous Studies volunteered their time on Wednesday to work on the inaugural trail for the new Black Mountain / sntsk‘il’ntən Regional Park. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Black Mountain / sntsk‘il’ntən Regional Park starts to take shape

Student volunteers from three local schools work on trail building project

Students with the Mount Boucherie Secondary School Academy of Indigenous Studies volunteered their time on Wednesday to work on the inaugural trail for the new Black Mountain / sntsk‘il’ntən Regional Park. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
B.C. Rural Party co-founder rebukes pro-NDP accusation

B.C. Rural Party co-founder rebukes pro-NDP accusation

Telkwa Mayor Darcy Repen disputes being NDP campaign supporter

B.C. Rural Party co-founder rebukes pro-NDP accusation

Canadian tobacco exec pushes back against vaping health concerns

A warning from Interior Health about the unknown health risks of vaping is getting a partial rebuke

Pelvic pain is one of the potential early symptoms of cervical cancer for women. Photo: Contributed

B.C. parents leery of HPV cervical cancer vaccine

Provincial registration uptake among lowest in Canada

Pelvic pain is one of the potential early symptoms of cervical cancer for women. Photo: Contributed
Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MLA Norm Letnick. Photo: Capital News files

Liberal MLA questions B.C.’s new rural political party, NDP ties

Proportional representation may draw out more fringe political parties

Kelowna-Lake Country Liberal MLA Norm Letnick. Photo: Capital News files
E-cigarette health hazards remain unknown

E-cigarette health hazards remain unknown

Interior Health says vaping not safe alternative to cigarettes

E-cigarette health hazards remain unknown
Job opening signage has been a common sight around Kelowna this summer. Photo: Capital News files

No end in sight for B.C. labour shortfall: study

Retiring baby boomers causing demographic labour pool shift

Job opening signage has been a common sight around Kelowna this summer. Photo: Capital News files
Muriel, Shayne and Rhonda Jacobsen are joined by officials, community supporters and students from Okanagan College. Photo: Okanagan College

Jacobsen family donates $1 million to Okanagan College

Legacy gift to benefit Trades Training Complex at Kelowna campus

Muriel, Shayne and Rhonda Jacobsen are joined by officials, community supporters and students from Okanagan College. Photo: Okanagan College
A protester holds a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a representation of the globe covered in oil during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in Vancouver back in May. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Climate change rally outside Kelowna MP’s office

Championing climate change action outside MP Stephen Fuhr’s office

A protester holds a photo of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and a representation of the globe covered in oil during a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion in Vancouver back in May. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press
Shelley Schreyer with her husband Cory Walsh. Photo: Contributed

Standing tall against Parkinson’s disease

Kelowna resident Shelley Schreyer adopts positive attitude to counter symptoms

Shelley Schreyer with her husband Cory Walsh. Photo: Contributed
Nicole Gosselin at the Knox Mountain Park lookout. Photo: Contributed

Kelowna woman cycling to defeat MS

Nicole Gosselin to participate in MS Bike Okanagan Experience fundraiser

Nicole Gosselin at the Knox Mountain Park lookout. Photo: Contributed
Healthy living pilot project launched in Kelowna

Healthy living pilot project launched in Kelowna

B.C. prototype initiative created by Childhood Obesity Foundation

Healthy living pilot project launched in Kelowna
Sid Adams has a rejuvenated outlook on life after being a kidney transplant recipient at the age of 72. Photo: Contributed

Okanagan man reflects on life after being a recipient of kidney transplant

Kelowna woman donor gives Sid Adams new lease on life

Sid Adams has a rejuvenated outlook on life after being a kidney transplant recipient at the age of 72. Photo: Contributed
Kayaking in the North Okanagan. Photo: Contributed

Okanagan tourists undeterred by smoke

Diverse array of tourist experiences paying dividends

Kayaking in the North Okanagan. Photo: Contributed
Live theatre will be the backdrop for the Play In A Day event planned in Kelowna next month to mark the provincewide B.C. Culture Days celebration. Photo: Contributed

Celebrating BC Culture Days in Okanagan

Theatre workshop, Play In A Day, planned for Kelowna

Live theatre will be the backdrop for the Play In A Day event planned in Kelowna next month to mark the provincewide B.C. Culture Days celebration. Photo: Contributed