Kathy Michaels

Okanagan wineries back to business as usual

“It’s business as usual,” said Jeff Harder, owner of the Lake Country winery, Friday morning.

North Korea experts to speak at UBC Okanagan symposium

UBC Okanagan is hosting a day-long symposium that will bring together experts on North Korea

Real estate agents brace for speculation tax impact

“There’s a real potential for a domino effect to hurt the market in Kelowna.”

Condition of the Coquihalla concerning for tourists

“They don’t make a show called Highway to Hell for nothing…”

Political commentator weighs in on pipelines and pinots

Chantal Hébert has seen her fair share of political tumult.

Feature Friday: Wine war puts Okanagan vintners in a tough position

Notley’s actions derided, called ‘childish, foolish’

Ongoing overdose crisis needs a different approach, says health authority

“We should look at legalizing some of these drugs so they can be made safer and regulated.”

Genderless ID won’t fly

New Zealand woman not allowed to fly with genderless ID

Kelowna environmental activist dies

Long-time Kelowna environmental activist, Bob Purdy died this week after a battle with cancer.

Firefighter dismissed without just cause, rules judge

A provincial court judge has ruled that the District of West Kelowna did not have cause in 2013 to dismiss a firefighter

Heavy snowfall on the Coquihalla

Snow continues to fall on the highway.

B.C. men accused in Alberta man’s murder appear in court

The three men charged with murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old Alberta man were in court in Kelowna

Trial date set for Kamloops man charged with beating teen

A Kamloops man accused of beating a teen will get a trial in October.

Overdoses and patient support contribute to record number of transplant donations

In the Interior Health Region there were 32 deceased organ donors, compared to 17 the year before.

All snowfall warnings for B.C. mountain passes rescinded, but one

Snowfall warning Highway 3 - Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass

UPDATE: Snowfall warnings for mountain passes

Lots of snow expected to fall today.

MICHAELS: Bad McAd leaves a bad taste in my mouth

“If you are trying to figure out how to spend that fiver, consider taking a moment to unplug from the trite network of now and 15-seconds-from-now…”

‘Patients languishing on stretchers’ at KGH

Kelowna hospital is way over-capacity as people flock to hospital with the flu

Environment Canada issues weather alerts for B.C.

“An approaching Pacific front will track inland and across southern B.C. on Thursday…”