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Barry Gerding/Black Press                                Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, talks to the media about the benefits of LiDAR aerial landscape imaging at Kinsmen Park in Kelowna on Tuesday.

Okanagan Valley receives $1.45 million for floodplain mapping

LiDAR aerial imaging technology to help map valley landscape

Barry Gerding/Black Press                                Anna Warwick Sears, executive director of the Okanagan Basin Water Board, talks to the media about the benefits of LiDAR aerial landscape imaging at Kinsmen Park in Kelowna on Tuesday.
BC Notaries worried too many parents don’t have a will

BC Notaries worried too many parents don’t have a will

Survey finds 66% of parents of children under 18 are legally vulnerable

BC Notaries worried too many parents don’t have a will
UBCO prof feels wrath of criticizing faculty executive

UBCO prof feels wrath of criticizing faculty executive

Peter Wylie says free speech stifled by ‘academic mobbing’

UBCO prof feels wrath of criticizing faculty executive
Rachel Lewis talks with senior following her presentation at the Village at Mill Creek residential care facility in Kelowna on improving the outcomes of transition in care for seniors. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Changing philosophies for seniors’ care

Aging baby boomers impacting continuum of care

Rachel Lewis talks with senior following her presentation at the Village at Mill Creek residential care facility in Kelowna on improving the outcomes of transition in care for seniors. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
The CNIB branch office in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

CNIB promises to respond to criticism

Blind community advocates call for inclusion initiatives

The CNIB branch office in Kelowna. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Black Press file. - Image: Tracy Holmes

Successful Okanagan transition to retirement

Okanagan College courses address retirement, encore career

Black Press file. - Image: Tracy Holmes
Jay Ingram gives a presentation about Alzheimer’s disease at Kelowna Community Theater on Tuesday night. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains elusive

Complexity of the brain still defies discovery of drug treatment

Jay Ingram gives a presentation about Alzheimer’s disease at Kelowna Community Theater on Tuesday night. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Parents respond to suicide alertness workshops

Parents respond to suicide alertness workshops

SafeTalk session discusses recognition and intervention awareness

Parents respond to suicide alertness workshops
Millennials don’t deserve ‘lazy’ label, says author

Millennials don’t deserve ‘lazy’ label, says author

Author says millennial generation will be harbingers of change

Millennials don’t deserve ‘lazy’ label, says author
Steve Griessel, owner of the Betz Family Winery in Woodinville, Wash. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Okanagan can learn from Washington’s wine industry growth

Winery owner cites importance of industry collaboration

Steve Griessel, owner of the Betz Family Winery in Woodinville, Wash. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Interior view of the WindSong cohousing development in Langley. Photo: Providence Cohousing

UBCO civil engineer touts cohousing option

Gord Lovegrove says cohousing is sustainable social and economic lifestyle

Interior view of the WindSong cohousing development in Langley. Photo: Providence Cohousing
Premier John Horgan (centre) with flood and wildfire review co-chairs George Abbott and Skawahlook First Nation Hereditary Chief Maureen Chapman. Photo: Black Press files

B.C. Flood and Wildfire Review forum set for Kelowna

Public asked to give input at March 28 forum, 2 to 8 p.m., at Coast Capri Hotel

Premier John Horgan (centre) with flood and wildfire review co-chairs George Abbott and Skawahlook First Nation Hereditary Chief Maureen Chapman. Photo: Black Press files
Preparing for weather events in Okanagan communities

Preparing for weather events in Okanagan communities

2017 flooding a lesson in climate change unpredictability

Preparing for weather events in Okanagan communities
Jock Finlayson, executive vice-president, of the Business Council of B.C. Photo: BCBC

Economic outlook projects stable growth for B.C.

But economist says new NDP housing taxes pose concern

Jock Finlayson, executive vice-president, of the Business Council of B.C. Photo: BCBC
Crews install a bladder dam at Pritchard Park in West Kelowna last spring to combat flooding concerns. Photo: Alistair Water/Capital News

Ministry review: No way to prevent 2017 spring flooding

Report cites need for better forecasting models and snowpack data collection

Crews install a bladder dam at Pritchard Park in West Kelowna last spring to combat flooding concerns. Photo: Alistair Water/Capital News
Shane Simpson, B.C. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, played with the kids at the Kelowna YMCA during a visit in January. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Advocate says universal child care long overdue in B.C.

Lynell Anderson says $1 billion child care investment positive first step

Shane Simpson, B.C. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, played with the kids at the Kelowna YMCA during a visit in January. —Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News
Mason Spink, president of the British Columbia Grapegrowers’ Association speaking at the BC Wine Industry Insight Forum. - Image: Barry Gerding

Okanagan wine industry lacks climate change plan

More research needed to assess Okanagan warming trend

Mason Spink, president of the British Columbia Grapegrowers’ Association speaking at the BC Wine Industry Insight Forum. - Image: Barry Gerding
Invasive mussels on a boat prop. Photo: Capital News files

Tightening the defense against invasive mussels

Potential added scrutiny for Okanagan boating events

Invasive mussels on a boat prop. Photo: Capital News files
Angus, a three-year-old English springer spaniel with a talent for C. difficile spores in hospitals, with his trainer Teresa Zurberg. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Canine has a nose for detecting infectious C. difficile

Angus, an English springer spaniel, displays hospital sniffing talents to IH staff

Angus, a three-year-old English springer spaniel with a talent for C. difficile spores in hospitals, with his trainer Teresa Zurberg. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Major changes fueled by technology promise to make airline travel a much smoother process. Photo: Tourism Kelowna

B.C. airports aiming to adapt to technological demands

Airport managers talk about the future of travel

Major changes fueled by technology promise to make airline travel a much smoother process. Photo: Tourism Kelowna