Charlie Hodge

Hodge: Best of Kelowna, Charlie Hodge edition

Winners are based on my observations and the fact that I think they deserve the pat on the back

Hodge: Bradley Nelms, I’ll never forget

For the next five minutes we rolled around in the muddy field next to school, swinging and grunting and strutting

Hodge: Reflecting on the angels of 2016

"I cannot begin to list the amount of amazing love and caring she selflessly shares each day with me..."

Hodge: Plenty of motivation to keep on keeping on

Charlie Hodge says overall 2016 was an interesting and wonderful year

Hodge: Christmas memories evolve into new traditions

She disappeared to, “go online and do a little looking around for Christmas ideas and sales.” I have only spotted her twice since then.

Hodge: The curse of winter brings joy to many of us

I love winter — even the curse of snow is a welcome seasonal delight.

Hodge: Homeowner faces recovery from West Kelowna house fire

We were reminded of our good fortune when our dear friend lost her home in a fire on Halloween.

Hodge: Change is way better than the alternative

Long-cherished memories have to suffice for literal walks down memory lanes.

Hodge: Welcome to cameras being allowed in the courtroom

TV cameras were allowed into a Canadian courtroom for the first time Thursday to provide live coverage of a controversial murder trial.

Hodge: Cat’s lives reduced by one in Kelowna

The very second Bandit was airborne Tez realized her error. The suspected escaping Bandit was actually Scaredy Cat.

Hodge: Tourists be warned: Kelownians are a quirky bunch

There are also a few local quirks your relatives should be aware of before heading out unattended.

Hodge: Train brings annoying reality to holiday expedition

As is often the result, the journey became the destination…Life with a six-year-old is rarely dull.

Hodge: Kelowna boy appreciates Okanagan lifestyle

This is not the first (and likely not the last) time that I tell you just how lucky I am with my life.

Hodge: Great Canada Day; puzzling hockey Hall of Fame choice

Full points to event organizers, volunteers, and city workers for helping host a fabulous day of fun for all.

Hodge: Hockey legend was the epitome of a gentle giant

When he first stepped on the ice in the National Hockey League for the 1946-47 season, it was a much different league than today.

Hodge: Legend of Ali became bigger than his life

The butterfly may have stopped dancing, but no one will fully forget the sting of the bee.

Hodge: Happy Trump is not interested in hockey

Apparently, Trump couldn’t care less that the PGA is meant to be an international organization…

Hodge: Business closure marks loss of communal gathering spot

For two decades ‘Super Dave’ Stratton plied his trade of antique furniture restoration by day, camaraderie by night.

Hodge: Cycling fundraiser to help family with autistic child

Get your pencil out: There are great causes coming up to jot down on your calendar.

Hodge: Sharing is a mixed bag of sorrow and frustration

Kirk Hammill’s cheerful demeanor and lust for life helped create the wonderful energy of Jonathan Segal’s pub.