Latest Articles from Madison Erhardt

Building bones at UBCO

Aug 19, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: UBCO Bone replacement could get a whole lot more accurate thanks to a UBC Okanagan researcher. Hossein Montazerian, a research assistant at UBCO’s School of Engineering, has found a way to model and create artificial bone grafts

Passport to thrifty finds

Aug 18, 2017 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt National Thrift Day was Thursday, but don't worry if you missed it – the event continues until the end of next week.  "Here at the Salvation Army, anything that happens here goes back into our programs, like

Beauty with a purpose

Aug 17, 2017 / 9:20 pm

Photo: Miss World Canada Pageant Natalie Allin A Kelowna woman made the top six at the Miss World Canada pageant. Natalie Allin returned from a busy week at the Toronto pageant in late July.  Originally from Jasper, Alta.,

Sportsfields get makeover

Aug 17, 2017 / 3:44 pm

Photo: Google Maps Kelowna's Mission sportsfields are getting an improved irrigation system. Work began Thursday at Mission Recreation Park. “The irrigation system for three soccer fields will be upgraded and replaced in order

Police issue groper alert

Aug 17, 2017 / 3:42 pm

Photo: Google Maps Vancouver Police are warning the public after four women were groped on the city's seawall.  On Friday, police received three separate reports between 9 and 9:45 p.m. of women who were assaulted

A bargain hunter's dream

Aug 16, 2017 / 7:45 pm

Photo: Salvation Army Bargain hunters prepare, National Thrift Day is Thursday. Salvation Army Thrift Stores have partnered with five other non-profit thrift stores to celebrate with an entire week of savings. Customers will receive a

Smoke here to stay?

Aug 15, 2017 / 4:17 pm

Madison Erhardt Okanagan residents could get another reprieve from the smoke. Maybe. Sunday's sunny skies had many welcoming air that didn't taste like a campfire. But by Monday, the smoke was back again. Smoke from wildfires raging

All about the wine

Aug 15, 2017 / 10:06 am

Photo: Wayne Moore It's time to figure out what's next for wine and tourism in B.C. The Wine and Culinary Tourism Futures conference will bring together a wide range of specialists to share ideas and practices on the possibilities

OK College on board

Aug 15, 2017 / 5:00 am

Photo: Google images Okanagan College Kelowna campus B.C. is getting rid of tuition fees for adult basic education and English language learning programs, and Okanagan College is on board. Premier John Horgan says the move will help

BC ending trophy hunt

Aug 14, 2017 / 3:23 pm

Photo: Canadian Press The B.C. government is putting an end to the grizzly bear trophy hunt.  Starting Nov. 30, the province will end grizzly bear trophy hunting and will stop all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear