Barry Gerding

Diesel: Four Days to Kill a Dog “On a Balance of Probabilities”

Book revisits legal fight to save Okanagan dog from death row

New book examines case behind Peachland canine Diesel being declared ‘a dangerous dog’

Diesel: Four Days to Kill a Dog “On a Balance of Probabilities”
Toby Pike with Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. (Contributed)

Toby Pike: Okanagan water management advocate dies at 65

Long-time SEKID manager passed away at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria

Toby Pike with Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board. (Contributed)
Rising real estate prices in the Okanagan fueled by out-of-town buyers has created a concern about the ability of Millennials and Gen Zers to afford to eventually buy a house. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Home ownership dream for Millennials, Gen Zers in the Okanagan under pressure

But RE/MAX vice-president cites cyclical nature of real estate market

Rising real estate prices in the Okanagan fueled by out-of-town buyers has created a concern about the ability of Millennials and Gen Zers to afford to eventually buy a house. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Okanagan Lake water level manager Shaun Reimer at the Penticton dam regulating the water release from Okanagan Lake further south into the Okanagan Valley watershed. (OBWB photo)

Water security a B.C. economic driver

New study says $100 million watershed investment over next decade will create 13,000 new jobs

Okanagan Lake water level manager Shaun Reimer at the Penticton dam regulating the water release from Okanagan Lake further south into the Okanagan Valley watershed. (OBWB photo)
Flooding and sandbag retaining walls have become a familiar occurrence across the Okanagan Valley in recent years. (File photo)

Okanagan Lake water regulation system needs updating

Province has received report on process for moderinizing Okanagan Lake Regulations System

Flooding and sandbag retaining walls have become a familiar occurrence across the Okanagan Valley in recent years. (File photo)
Kelowna’s Wilden community will eventually have a new elementary school, after a land site acquisition deal was confirmed by the ministry of education on Thursday. (Contributed)

Site purchased for new Wilden elementary school

Province kicks in $1.9 million for $7.4 million land deal

Kelowna’s Wilden community will eventually have a new elementary school, after a land site acquisition deal was confirmed by the ministry of education on Thursday. (Contributed)
Enhancing and decommissioning trails is one aspect of a $3 million 10-year management plan for Mission Creek Regional Park. (Capital News file)

Mission Creek park enhancement plan to cost $3 million

Management plan phased in over 20 years

Enhancing and decommissioning trails is one aspect of a $3 million 10-year management plan for Mission Creek Regional Park. (Capital News file)
George and Trudy Heiss at Gray Monk Winery in Lake Country. (File photo)

Gray Monk co-founder dies at 81

Okanagan Valley wine industry pioneer George Heiss passed away June 29

George and Trudy Heiss at Gray Monk Winery in Lake Country. (File photo)
School portables at Rutland Middle School. (File photo)

Central Okanagan schools to add 5 new portables

Additions required for secondary, middle and elementary school sites

School portables at Rutland Middle School. (File photo)
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Central Okanagan school briefs

The last Central Okanagan School Board meeting for the year took place on June 23

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Wayne Broughton is the new trustee on the Central Okanagan Board of Education. (Contributed)

Wayne Broughton wins Kelowna trustee by-election

Will serve out the term vacated by the passing of Rolli Cacchioni earlier this year

Wayne Broughton is the new trustee on the Central Okanagan Board of Education. (Contributed)
The Central Okanagan School District will launch an expanded summer literacy program for students in July and August. (Contributed)

Summer literacy learning help for Central Okanagan students

School district expands summer learning options

The Central Okanagan School District will launch an expanded summer literacy program for students in July and August. (Contributed)
(Black Press file photo)

Interior Health reports COVID-19 impact declining

Immunization program credited for pandemic reversal

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A group of Westside parents have submitted a petition to the Central Okanagan Board of Education calling for a new K-12 school to be built on the current site of Ecole George Pringle Elementary. (File photo)

Parents advocate for new K-12 school in West Kelowna

Petition signed by 92 people supports concept for École George Pringle Elementary site

A group of Westside parents have submitted a petition to the Central Okanagan Board of Education calling for a new K-12 school to be built on the current site of Ecole George Pringle Elementary. (File photo)
Central Okanagan Grade 12 grads are set to get $500 each after a more than $1 million donation from a Kelowna couple. (File photo)

Donors who gave $1M to Central Okanagan grads want to send positive message

Anonymous donors identified as Kelowna entrepreneurs Lance and Tammy Torgerson

Central Okanagan Grade 12 grads are set to get $500 each after a more than $1 million donation from a Kelowna couple. (File photo)
The Kelowna school trustee by-election takes place Saturday, June 26, for the Central Okanagan School District. (Contributed

Meet the Kelowna trustee by-election candidates

Four candidates look to fill vacant seat on board of education

The Kelowna school trustee by-election takes place Saturday, June 26, for the Central Okanagan School District. (Contributed
Central Okanagan Public Schools is assisting with the distribution of a donation of $500 to every Grade 12 graduating student in the school district. (File photo)

Central Okanagan Grade 12 grads get $500 surprise

Anonymous donor gifts $500 to every Grade 12 student

Central Okanagan Public Schools is assisting with the distribution of a donation of $500 to every Grade 12 graduating student in the school district. (File photo)
Bright New World features artworks by student artists from across the Central Okanagan and marks the 35th anniversary of the annual Art in Action student exhibition. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)

School briefs: Central Okanagan students use art to showcase vision for the future

More than 139 Central Okanagan students submit artworks for Kelowna Art Gallery exhibit

Bright New World features artworks by student artists from across the Central Okanagan and marks the 35th anniversary of the annual Art in Action student exhibition. (Kelowna Art Gallery photo)
Kelowna flags were flown at half-mast after the discovery of a residential school burial site in Kamloops. (File photo)

Central Okanagan school board chair reflects on recent tragedies

Moyra Baxter offers condolenses to residential school victims, slain Muslim family

Kelowna flags were flown at half-mast after the discovery of a residential school burial site in Kamloops. (File photo)
Okanagan Mission Secondary volleyball coach Paul Thiessen cheering his team on during the high school AAA playoffs. (Contributed)

OKM volleyball coach a provincial award winner

Paul Thiessen receives BC School Sports Merit Award for 2021-22

Okanagan Mission Secondary volleyball coach Paul Thiessen cheering his team on during the high school AAA playoffs. (Contributed)