Barry Gerding

Steve Griessel, owner of the Betz Family Winery in Woodinville, Wash. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

B.C. can learn from Washington’s wine industry growth

Winery owner cites importance of industry collaboration

Steve Griessel, owner of the Betz Family Winery in Woodinville, Wash. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
ALR review may not be open-minded

ALR review may not be open-minded

Past agriculture minister Norm Letnick skeptical of NDP approach

ALR review may not be open-minded
B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

A $5 million boost for Okanagan fruit growers

The Tree Fruit Competitiveness Fund was announced to help update aging farming equipment, infrastructure

B.C. Agriculture Minister Lana Popham. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Fruit growing was considered a wiser use of agricultural land, according to a Lower Mainland bioregionalism agriculture sustainability study. Photo credit: Contributed

Protecting B.C.’s food sources

Plan to adapt Lower Mainland bioregionalism study to Okanagan region

Fruit growing was considered a wiser use of agricultural land, according to a Lower Mainland bioregionalism agriculture sustainability study. Photo credit: Contributed
Village centre at Big White Ski Resort. Photo credit: Contributed

Big White opposed to BC Family Day switch

Date change would negatively impact B.C. tourism, consumers, says Kelowna area resort

Village centre at Big White Ski Resort. Photo credit: Contributed
Jill Setah has been selling Indian tacos this month at the Ki-Lo-Na Friendship Centre in Kelowna to help raise money to cover the travel costs to see her First Nations clothing designs featured at a Paris fashion show. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press

First Nation fashion designer invited to Paris fashion show

A fashion dream is coming true for one B.C. woman

Jill Setah has been selling Indian tacos this month at the Ki-Lo-Na Friendship Centre in Kelowna to help raise money to cover the travel costs to see her First Nations clothing designs featured at a Paris fashion show. Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Impact in Kelowna of the robust new vehicle sales market across Canada is evident by local auto dealerships relocating to new premises along Highway 97. - Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press

New car sales booming

Thirst for new vehicles still high for Canadian consumers judging by record-setting sales

Impact in Kelowna of the robust new vehicle sales market across Canada is evident by local auto dealerships relocating to new premises along Highway 97. - Image Credit: Barry Gerding/Black Press
Zebra mussels

Invasive mussels getting through US inspections

Montana's defence against a zebra and quagga mussel invasion has broken down. Mussel larvae were detected in man-made water reservoirs

Zebra mussels