Barry Gerding

Kevin Edgecombe on classroom building project in Nepal in 2018. (Contributed)

Kelowna fundraiser expands to Western Canada

Wine&Pie event organized by philanthropists Kevin and Linda Edgecombe to support Ki-Lo-Na Friendship Society and two other charities.

Kevin Edgecombe on classroom building project in Nepal in 2018. (Contributed)
Efforts to replace the aging Rutland Middle School have been put off by another year by the ministry of education. (File photo)

Education ministry won’t replace Rutland Middle School anytime soon

New Westside Secondary top priority for ministry of education

Efforts to replace the aging Rutland Middle School have been put off by another year by the ministry of education. (File photo)
A Kelowna clinic decided to immunize their patients in a drive-thru flu clinic earlier this month. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)

Interior Health anticipates increase in flu vaccinations this season

Some 300,000 doses of flu vaccine ready for distribution across Southern Interior

A Kelowna clinic decided to immunize their patients in a drive-thru flu clinic earlier this month. (Twila Amato - Black Press Media)
New workshops hosted by UBC Okanagan seek to open world of possibilities for girls by pursuing an engineering post-secondary education. (Contributed)

UBC Okanagan to host series of all-girls workshops

Career options for high school students in engineering explored

New workshops hosted by UBC Okanagan seek to open world of possibilities for girls by pursuing an engineering post-secondary education. (Contributed)
COVID-19 has brought about changes in how Kelowna transit buses are allowed to operate. (File photo)

Kelowna transit rider passed over by her bus

Kelowna senior says COVID-inspired passenger limits can be frustrating

COVID-19 has brought about changes in how Kelowna transit buses are allowed to operate. (File photo)
Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)

Central Okanagan teachers watching for changes in education funding

COVID impact may further delay funding changes first suggested in 2018

Central Okanagan Public Schools administration office in Kelowna. (File photo)
Kelowna Secondary School principal Troy White was the recipient of a school leadership award presented last year for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (File photo)

Students, an inspiration for Central Okanagan school principals

Central Okanagan school board declares Principal and Vice-Principal Month for October

Kelowna Secondary School principal Troy White was the recipient of a school leadership award presented last year for the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education. (File photo)
Mount Boucherie secondary teacher Tyler Ernst led school trustees and staff in an instructional session on how to pronounce 'Every Child Matters' in the Okanagan language at last Wednesday's board of education meeting. (Barry Gerding/Black Press Media)

Central Okanagan school briefs: Traffic safety a school district priority

Trustees salute bus driver, traffic safety officer in recognizing School Bus Safety Awareness Week, Oct. 13-23

Mount Boucherie secondary teacher Tyler Ernst led school trustees and staff in an instructional session on how to pronounce 'Every Child Matters' in the Okanagan language at last Wednesday's board of education meeting. (Barry Gerding/Black Press Media)
Requiring students to write the Foundation Skills Assessment testing continues to be a hot point of debate within the public school education community. (Contributed)

Central Okanagan teachers push to cancel FSA testing

School board defers request to committee for further discussion

Requiring students to write the Foundation Skills Assessment testing continues to be a hot point of debate within the public school education community. (Contributed)

Okanagan group seeks climate change solutions

The Okanagan Sustainability Leadership Council to showcase new documentary

Kelowna restaurant landmark up in flames

Fire started at the rear of building that houses Olympia Greek Taverna in Rutland

BC Liberal tax cut proposal a $7.5 billion revenue hit

Canadian Taxpayers Federation endorses PST elimination for one year, but acknowledges challenges to balance to the budget

Downside for parents who opted out of Central Okanagan School District programs

Students enroled in alternate education programs may lose catchment school spot

Students face 2-hour venture to class due to school bus challenges in West Kelowna

Difficult trip for Tallus Ridge students to reach Mount Boucherie Secondary

Central Okanagan students asked to curb COVID-risky behaviour

School district and Interior Health reliant on students and parents to observe social distancing restrictions

Kelowna author adapts to virtual book launch

Children’s book writer Karen Autio learn new ways to reach out to potential book buyers

Okanagan water boards marks 50th anniversary

Okanagan watershed ties to water bringing communities together

Central Okanagan trustees give themselves 2.3% raise

School board grapples with idea of an indemnity increase during the COVID-19 economic downturn

Regional district funding phased out for Friends of Fintry

Heritage site volunteer group loses $39,000 grant incrementally over next two years

Okanagan rental housing market facing challenges due to COVID-19

The impact on real estate markets remains a wildcard