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Latest Articles from Madison Erhardt

Surf's up, best compete

Sep 21, 2017 / 7:24 pm

Madison Erhardt Surf's up in Kelowna. The 2017 World Wake Surfing Championship got underway at City Park, Thursday.  "This is all the people (who) have qualified from around the world. There are roughly 20 stops on all five

Hiring diverse abilities

Sep 21, 2017 / 4:29 pm

Madison Erhardt A growing number of businesses are employing individuals with diverse abilities, and a restaurant in Kelowna has experienced the benefits first hand. Andrew is "willing to work, he wants to work, so why wouldn’t

Powwow celebration

Sep 21, 2017 / 3:59 pm

Madison Erhardt The Youth Exhibition Powwow returned to Okanagan College, Thursday, for its ninth year.  Students and community members joined in the celebration of Indigenous culture in the courtyard of the college's Kelowna campus.  “Powwows

Three-quarters regret debt

Sep 21, 2017 / 12:18 pm

Photo: http://www.wrightawards.ca Student debt is holding back the growth of British Columbia graduates. A study by BDO Canada shows nearly half of B.C. residents with a post-secondary education are delaying buying a home due to their

VSO joins OK symphony

Sep 21, 2017 / 10:24 am

Photo: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be making its way to the Okanagan as part a B.C. Interior tour. The Grammy and Juno award winning VSO will open the Okanagan Symphany Orchestra's 58th season. The

Gloves off, oven mitts on

Sep 20, 2017 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Kevin Bain Kelowna Rockets in the kitchen The Kelowna Rockets were Master Chefs on Tuesday at Kelowna Secondary School.  The boys were split up into five teams and provided $50 to purchase ingredients for

Huge success for food bank

Sep 20, 2017 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Wayne Moore The Central Okanagan Food Bank collected nearly 94,000 pounds of food during the seventh annual B.C. Thanksgiving Food Drive. "In West Kelowna, we collected over 15,000 pounds of food; in Kelowna we collected

Too early for Christmas?

Sep 19, 2017 / 8:00 pm

Madison Erhardt There are 97 days until Christmas – but that fact hasn't stopped a number of Okanagan retailers from putting out their holiday wares.  Walmart and Costco already have boxes of Christmas decorations and

Do grades really matter?

Sep 19, 2017 / 11:50 am

Photo: UBC Okanagan Do you really have to be at the head of the class to make it to head of the boardroom?  A new study done by UBC Okanagan researchers found that good grades don't always lead to a dream job.  Many university

What's best on Bernard?

Sep 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt With the purchase of the high-profile Bargain Shop property on Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna, there are plenty of opinions about what should happen to the block. The Mission Group developers announced their purchase of the
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