Barry Gerding

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
Road safety tragedy hits home for B.C. tow truck firm

Road safety tragedy hits home for B.C. tow truck firm

Family member killed in Castlegar responding to accident scene

Road safety tragedy hits home for B.C. tow truck firm
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
UBC Okanagan international student Josh Dwamena. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

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

Campaign seeks regulatory controls be imposed on post-secondary institutions

UBC Okanagan international student Josh Dwamena. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
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
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
Climate change’s negative impact on local ecosystems put environment habitat we all depend on at risk. Photo: Black Press files

Sounding the climate change alarm bell

Symposium collaboration links community health to climate change

Climate change’s negative impact on local ecosystems put environment habitat we all depend on at risk. Photo: Black Press files
UBC assistant professor Taylor Owen spoke about the negative impact of social media technology at a conference held Friday at UBC Okanagan. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Dark side of the internet being exposed

UBC prof says our democracy and economy faces social media governance challenges

UBC assistant professor Taylor Owen spoke about the negative impact of social media technology at a conference held Friday at UBC Okanagan. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Water bomber dropping a load of retardent over an Okanagan wildfire last summer. Photo: Black Press files

First Things First Okanagan speaker explores climate change and B.C. wildfires

Rob Gray, a forestry fire science analyst, speaks in Penticton as part of a lecture series

Water bomber dropping a load of retardent over an Okanagan wildfire last summer. Photo: Black Press files
British Columbians still getting deeper in debt

British Columbians still getting deeper in debt

Rising interest rates adding to our debt load, says Consumer Debt Index survey

British Columbians still getting deeper in debt
Brad McIntosh (left), from Minnesota, came to Canada to celebrate the legalization of cannabis on Oct. 17 and ventured to Kelowna for a chance to meet his comedic hero and marijuana advocate Tommy Chong. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Tommy Chong says cannabis legalization makes him proud to be a Canadian

Legendary marijuana advocate and comedian celebrates cultural milestone at Kelowna event

Brad McIntosh (left), from Minnesota, came to Canada to celebrate the legalization of cannabis on Oct. 17 and ventured to Kelowna for a chance to meet his comedic hero and marijuana advocate Tommy Chong. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Location of Falcon Ridge Farms on Rifle Road in Glenmore. Photo: City of Kelowna

Kelowna farmer fights cannabis license bureaucracy

Marlys Wolfe takes her case to B.C. Ministry of Agriculture

Location of Falcon Ridge Farms on Rifle Road in Glenmore. Photo: City of Kelowna
Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, talked to the media about the benefits of LiDAR aerial landscape imaging at Kinsmen Park in Kelowna earlier this year.                                Barry Gerding/Black Press

Airplane crash delays Okanagan Valley aerial mapping project

Aviation tragedy claimed lives of project pilot, aerial mapping technician

Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, talked to the media about the benefits of LiDAR aerial landscape imaging at Kinsmen Park in Kelowna earlier this year.                                Barry Gerding/Black Press
Mission Creek is a major water tributary feeding into Okanagan Lake that faces conflicting water supply needs between environment, agriculture and domestic demand. Photo: Contributed

Experts gather to discuss Okanagan water needs

Kelowna environmental water flows conference Oct. 17-18 has global reach

Mission Creek is a major water tributary feeding into Okanagan Lake that faces conflicting water supply needs between environment, agriculture and domestic demand. Photo: Contributed
Aart Van Kooy. Photo: Contributed

Cycling community is rallying for severely injured South Okanagan man

Aart Van Kooy was injured while riding a Skaha Bluffs trail near Penticton

Aart Van Kooy. Photo: Contributed
Vitalis Extraction Technology equipment helps generate hash oil byproduct from cannabis. Photo: Contributed

B.C. business makes a mint on cannabis extraction equipment

Vitalis Extraction Technology first in Canada cannabis industry to earn ASME certification

Vitalis Extraction Technology equipment helps generate hash oil byproduct from cannabis. Photo: Contributed
Interior Health board chair Doug Cochrane congratulates outgoing IH president and CEO Chris Mazurkewich (right) on his retirement. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Retiring farewell for Interior Health CEO

Chris Mazurkewich attends final IH board meeting

Interior Health board chair Doug Cochrane congratulates outgoing IH president and CEO Chris Mazurkewich (right) on his retirement. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press