Madison Erhardt
[email protected]
Latest Articles from Madison Erhardt

Chong sparks up K-town

Oct 20, 2018 / 9:00 am

Photo: Madison Erhardt Legendary stoner Tommy Chong  was the special guest at a legalization party hosted by Diablo Nutrients and Quick Grow Kelowna on Friday night.  The celebrity toker was supposed to arrive on Wednesday,

Shoes transformed into art

Oct 18, 2018 / 8:00 pm

Madison Erhardt Shoe Bank Canada is changing people's lives – one pair of shoes at a time.   "Social agencies from around the community can refer people to the free shoe store, and they can come down to the store and

Corteo wows audience

Oct 18, 2018 / 1:40 pm

Madison Erhardt Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo wowed crowds at Prospera Place on opening night in Kelowna.  Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The concept, stage design and

Puppy love for PADS

Oct 18, 2018 / 1:30 pm

Photo: PADS Must love dogs, puppy kisses and tail wags. The Pacific Assistance Dogs Society is looking for puppy-raisers. That's right, your dream job is a reality. Okanagan residents have the opportunity to welcome a puppy into

Evening Update Oct. 17

Oct 17, 2018 / 5:00 pm

Madison Erhardt Castanet's Evening Update for Wednesday, Oct. 17 with reporter Wayne Moore.

A-mazing cornfield fun

Oct 17, 2018 / 1:31 pm

Madison Erhardt The Kelowna Corn Maze may leave you corn-fused with all its twists and turns.  "I built the maze eight years ago for the kids on Valley Road in Glenmore, and it progressively grew from there. Now, we have people coming

'Chain' embraces diversity

Oct 17, 2018 / 12:21 pm

Madison Erhardt October has been declared Community Inclusion Month in Kelowna. An "inclusion chain" was formed outside City Hall on Wednesday, celebrating individuals with diverse abilities across the province. The

Chong visit delayed

Oct 16, 2018 / 4:40 pm

Photo: Contributed Tommy Chong UPDATE: OCT. 16, 4:40 p.m. Legendary stoner Tommy Chong will not be in Kelowna as scheduled to celebrate the legalization of cannabis in Canada. Chong, 80, was scheduled to appear at a legalization party

Housing first for homeless

Oct 16, 2018 / 1:46 pm

Madison Erhardt Kelowna residents gathered at the Salvation Army on Sutherland Avenue Tuesday morning for a talk on the Journey Home strategy and its focus on homelessness. “Housing first is a proven approach to help address homelessness

Mayoral forum at UBCO

Oct 15, 2018 / 2:19 pm

The four candidates vying to be mayor of Kelowna took centre stage at UBC Okanagan Monday afternoon. Incumbent Colin Basran and challengers Tom Dyas, Bobby Kennedy and Bob Schewe all took part in the forum.  Students will have



Castanet pays for news tips. Email us a news tip, photo, or video and your name will be in a draw for our weekly news tip prize $25. Email us [email protected]


Member of the RTNDA