Madison Erhardt
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Latest Articles from Madison Erhardt

Funding for more child care

May 21, 2019 / 2:30 pm

Madison Erhardt A new child care centre in West Kelowna will soon provide local families with licensed child care spaces. The province is investing $250,000 through its Childcare BC New Spaces Fund to support KinderHeart Montessori in creating 76

Kayaker case to RCMP

May 21, 2019 / 2:05 pm

Madison Erhardt UPDATE: 2:05 p.m. Search and rescue crews have exhausted all of their efforts over the past few days and the investigation into a missing kayaker has been handed over to West Kelowna RCMP. Zygmunt Janiewicz, 71, was reported

Million-dollar bursary

May 19, 2019 / 6:20 am

Photo: Contributed This week, hundreds of local students received an email from Interior Savings with some very welcome news – $1,000 to help with their tuition. In some schools, more than 10 per cent of the graduating class

Rutland May Days is here

May 18, 2019 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt Rutland May Days are back for the long weekend. May Days is Kelowna's longest-running family festival. ''We are in the Roxby parking lot this year and the Rutland Centennial Hall, and midway is in the

Deadly cancer easy to miss

May 17, 2019 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt Every 60 minutes, somebody dies from skin cancer in Canada. Kelowna's Dr. Ben Wiese is hoping he can change that statistic.  Wiese owns and practices at a specialized clinic dedicated to skin health

Renowned author to speak

May 16, 2019 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Contributed One of Canada's most renowned authors is headed to Kelowna.  Lawrence Hill returns to Kelowna on behalf of the Central Okanagan Refugee Committee on May 27.   Hill will be offering a reading

Stay water wise, kids

May 16, 2019 / 5:00 pm

Madison Erhardt As another hot, dry summer approaches, teachers and students at Glenmore Elementary School have been hard at work adding low-water gardens to attract pollinators. ''We want to teach young people and the

$10K in merchandise stolen

May 16, 2019 / 5:00 am

Madison Erhardt A Kelowna business owner is heartbroken after roughly $10,000 of merchandise was stolen from her store early Wednesday. KoLu Clothing at Spall Plaza was broken into just before 2 a.m.  ''We were definitely

Woman spat and kicked

May 15, 2019 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Kelowna RCMP have released a statement about a woman's naked protest outside the police detachment over the weekend. Officers engaged the woman and attempted to gather information and de-escalate the situation,

'A mole killed my son'

May 15, 2019 / 5:00 am

Karen Wells lost her son at 33 to a cancerous mole that took over his body in just under a year.  ''Morgan (Forshner) had a mole on his back that I knew he needed to get looked at. It had grown in size and colour,''



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