Latest Articles from Madison Erhardt

Submerged boat in lake

Jun 22, 2017 / 4:53 pm

Photo: Gordon Geddes Boat partially submerged in Okanagan Lake. The beachfront in Kelowna isn't the only thing submerged in water.  "The damage goes on. Note the 28-foot cabin cruiser that sank tonight," Kelowna

Keeping track of sandbags

Jun 22, 2017 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt Since flooding began in early May, two million sandbags have been installed as part of the flood protection measures across the Central Okanagan. On Wednesday, the regional district launched a digital tool that uses crowd

Fire at Tolko Industries

Jun 21, 2017 / 2:02 pm

Madison Erhardt Firefighters responded to a fire in the chip pile at Tolko Mill in Kelowna Wednesday afternoon.  Smoke was visible from the building about 1 p.m. When crews arrived on scene, they approached the pile and found that

TIER Support shut down

Jun 21, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook A Kelowna support network for people with developmental disabilities is facing closure. TIER Support Services is being shut down by Community Living BC on June 30, following an extensive audit. Thompson Community Services

How long till lake normal?

Jun 20, 2017 / 11:23 am

Photo: Contributed Summer could be half over by the time Okanagan Lake is "back to normal."  In a best-case scenario, the lake is expected to drop to its usual "full pool" by Aug. 4.  To bring Okanagan Lake

Legacy lives on at UBCO

Jun 19, 2017 / 4:20 pm

  Photo: UBC Okanagan Two bronze deer have taken up permanent residency at UBC’s Okanagan campus. The statues are a tribute to former undergraduate student River Sidley, who died suddenly in 2014 and received

Sunshine all week

Jun 19, 2017 / 10:59 am

Madison Erhardt Okanagan Lake dropped one centimetre from Sunday afternoon and now sits at 343.181 metres above sea level. More good news, the BC Wildfire Service crews will be in the Burne Avenue area today as well as downtown Kelowna

Removing some sandbags

Jun 19, 2017 / 8:20 am

Photo: Dale Pilling Okanagan Lake Okanagan Lake dropped one centimetre from Sunday afternoon and now sits at 343.181 metres above sea level. "We are glad to see the one cm drop, but we are still 70 cm above the normal lake level

Free bike park at Big White

Jun 17, 2017 / 12:00 pm

Photo: Natalia Jastrzab Big White Resort has announced the opening of a pump track and skills course. Big White Resort has announced the opening of a pump track and skills course this summer, to accompany the launch of their new bike

A gem of a show

Jun 17, 2017 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt The greatest treasure hunt in Kelowna is here.  The Kelowna Gem and Mineral Show features 40 gem, mineral and jewelry vendors from across Canada.  "This is our first time in Kelowna, so we are pretty excited