Barry Gerding

A West Kelowna subdivision below the Mission Hill Family Estate Winery saw homeowners forced to evacaute as a grassfire raced up the hillside. Photo: Capital News files

B.C. flood risk continues to diminish

But wildfire season already heating up in Southern Interior

A West Kelowna subdivision below the Mission Hill Family Estate Winery saw homeowners forced to evacaute as a grassfire raced up the hillside. Photo: Capital News files
Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Concerns range from the threat of an oil spill to the impact of tanker traffic on wildlife

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?
New book looks back at worst wildfire season in B.C. history.

B.C.’s devastating 2017 wildfire season revisited in new book

British Columbia Burning written by CBC journalist Bethany Lindsay

New book looks back at worst wildfire season in B.C. history.
Grand Forks is one of several communities across the province to face flooding issues this spring. Photo: Contributed

B.C. Interior flood risk diminishing

Snowmelt receding but rainfall impact remains a concern

Grand Forks is one of several communities across the province to face flooding issues this spring. Photo: Contributed
Kayaking in the North Okanagan. Photo: Tourism Vernon

Tourism Kelowna adopts sustainability initiative

Responsible to environment key to long-term tourism growth

Kayaking in the North Okanagan. Photo: Tourism Vernon
Chad Ball, shown here with his wife and son, founded Wheel Estate, a peer-to-peer RV and camper rental website, in January 2017. Photo: Contributed

RV rental website expands into Okanagan

Wheel Estate connects RV owners and potential renters

Chad Ball, shown here with his wife and son, founded Wheel Estate, a peer-to-peer RV and camper rental website, in January 2017. Photo: Contributed
Legalizing cannabis a monumental shift

Legalizing cannabis a monumental shift

Tourism and business leaders need regulatory direction

Legalizing cannabis a monumental shift
Headaches are one symptom of brain tumours. Photo: Contributed

Brain tumour research focus on genetics

Optimism an effective drug treatment will be found

Headaches are one symptom of brain tumours. Photo: Contributed
Retirees focus on buying recreational properties

Retirees focus on buying recreational properties

RE/MAX report finds South Okanagan desired place to retire

Retirees focus on buying recreational properties
Okanagan-Shuswap flood watch to intensify over next week

Okanagan-Shuswap flood watch to intensify over next week

Heat wave speeding up snowmelt process

Okanagan-Shuswap flood watch to intensify over next week
The BC Wildfire Service was overwhelmed in its ability to respond to a lightning storm that ignited 160 fires across the Cariboo region on July 7 last summer. Photo: Contributed

B.C. 2017 disaster report: Extreme weather here to stay

Report cites need to prepare for “the new normal”

The BC Wildfire Service was overwhelmed in its ability to respond to a lightning storm that ignited 160 fires across the Cariboo region on July 7 last summer. Photo: Contributed
Okanagan domestic use water well sign-up frustration mounts

Okanagan domestic use water well sign-up frustration mounts

Province lagging on well application approval process

Okanagan domestic use water well sign-up frustration mounts
Parents need to put down their phones, warns Okanagan speech-language pathologist

Parents need to put down their phones, warns Okanagan speech-language pathologist

“Our brains are hardwired to learn from face-to-face communication.”

Parents need to put down their phones, warns Okanagan speech-language pathologist
Okanagan braces for next wave of flooding

Okanagan braces for next wave of flooding

High elevation snowpack just starting to melt

Okanagan braces for next wave of flooding
Banner year for Okanagan tourism predicted

Banner year for Okanagan tourism predicted

Largely visiting Canadian tourists will invade valley from May-September

Banner year for Okanagan tourism predicted
UBC economist Ross Hickey, right, was the keynote speaker at the Urban Development Institute luncheon held Thursday in Kelowna at the Coast Capri Hotel. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

ALR an option for affordable housing development

UBC economist offers alternatives to speculation tax

UBC economist Ross Hickey, right, was the keynote speaker at the Urban Development Institute luncheon held Thursday in Kelowna at the Coast Capri Hotel. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Wrestlers invade Kelowna and Vernon

Wrestlers invade Kelowna and Vernon

Wrestling events this weekend benefit numerous Okanagan charities

Wrestlers invade Kelowna and Vernon
Robot caretakers could be in your future

Robot caretakers could be in your future

Interior Health CEO says AI will revolutionalize medical care

Robot caretakers could be in your future
Road repairs to a washed out portion of Highway 33 east of Kelowna are nearly complete. Photo: Contributed

Highway 33 to re-open Friday

Traffic expected to resume at around 7 p.m.

Road repairs to a washed out portion of Highway 33 east of Kelowna are nearly complete. Photo: Contributed
FEATURE FRIDAY: Flooding plagues Black Mountain residents

FEATURE FRIDAY: Flooding plagues Black Mountain residents

Black Mountain residents seek city’s help

FEATURE FRIDAY: Flooding plagues Black Mountain residents