Picnic organizers hoping for renewed respect all around

Picnic organizers hoping for renewed respect all around

  Organizers of Thursday’s picker appreciation picnic in Lion’s Park believe the event sparked renewed respect and relations in Oliver. Although it looked like Woodstock all o ...

SOSS grads prepare for big night

SOSS grads prepare for big night

A lot of excitement is in the air as approximately 80 graduates from Southern Okanagan Secondary School get ready for the big night at 7 p.m. this evening in the gymnasium. Grads w ...

Linda Larson ready to run again in Boundary-Similkameen

Linda Larson ready to run again in Boundary-Similkameen

The following is a news release from the B.C. Liberals: Premier Christy Clark and the BC Liberal membership have acclaimed Linda Larson as the Party candidate in Boundary - Similka ...

Farmers asked to conserve water

Farmers asked to conserve water

The Town of Oliver is urging farmers to think about conserving irrigation water. The Gallagher Lake Siphon repair was completed in April and the irrigation system has been working ...

Oliver trustees oppose funding application to keep OSS open

Oliver trustees oppose funding application to keep OSS open

Oliver school trustees believe the board of education is making a mistake in applying for special funding to keep Osoyoos Secondary School open. Last night Rob Zandee and Rachel Al ...

RCMP warns residents about fraudsters

RCMP warns residents about fraudsters

With calls still coming in, the Oliver RCMP is urging residents not to fall prey to the popular Revenue Canada scam making the rounds. Corporal Brian Evans said fraudsters have bee ...

Aboriginal graduates honoured at ceremony

Aboriginal graduates honoured at ceremony

Aboriginal graduates from the three high schools in School District 53 were honoured Tuesday evening at the Aboriginal Graduation Ceremony in the theatre at Osoyoos Secondary Schoo ...

Festival needs volunteers to bring ‘Sunshine’ to Oliver

Festival needs volunteers to bring ‘Sunshine’ to Oliver

Anyone who has been a part of the organization of a community event knows that volunteers are the backbone of any great event. Oliver is full of incredible volunteers that have a l ...

Music in the Park takes off with Beamer Wigley

Music in the Park takes off with Beamer Wigley

Oliver’s first dose of Music in the Park for 2016 will be delivered by country prodigy Beamer Wigley. Despite only being 13 years old, the young Pentictonite has spent nearly half ...

Highway to Healing takes another voyage

Highway to Healing takes another voyage

Highway to Healing made another round trek around Oliver in its efforts to alleviate the hardships endured from tragedy. Even with a universal health care system, recovering from a ...

Kids and pilots on ‘cloud nine’

Kids and pilots on ‘cloud nine’

Defying the law of gravity for the first time is a lot to take in. A handful of youngsters were given free aerial tours of the Oliver area last week during COPA for Kids, many of t ...

Picnic organizers hoping for renewed respect all around

  Organizers of Thursday’s picker appreciation picnic in Lion’s Park believe the event sparked renewed respect and relations in Oliver. Although it looked like Woodstock all over again, the festival appeared to be a big success in the eyes of many. And there were many – approximately 500 people, accordin more ...

June 24, 2016 (0) comments

Heat doesn’t slow racers down at Motorplex

Sunday June 5 was a scorching hot day in Osoyoos, but that didn’t deter racers and fans from enjoying the show at Richter Pass Motorplex. Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) staged races for 60 vehicles for the crowd’s entertainment. Sportsman Bracket: Osoyoos’ own Tim Hiebert (1990 Ford Mustang) drove pas more ...

June 17, 2016 (0) comments

Give em back their school

Hate to look a gift horse in the mouth, but what took the provincial government so long to come up with the funds to keep rural schools open? Recently MLA Linda Larson announced $118,000 to keep Osoyoos’ high school open. But the school board said that wasn’t enough. Now the BC Liberals have introduced a Rura more ...

June 22, 2016 (1) comments

Picnic organizers hoping for renewed respect all around

  Organizers of Thursday’s picker appreciation picnic in Lion’s Park believe the event sparked renewed respect and relations in Oliver. Although it looked like Woodstock all over again, the festival appeared to be a big success in the eyes of many. And there were many – approximately 500 people, accordin more ...

June 24, 2016 (0) comments
  • Give em back their school

    Hate to look a gift horse in the mouth, but what took the provincial government so long to come up with the funds to keep rural schools open? Recently more ...

    June 22, 2016
  • Peeved about visitors’ behaviour

    As a resident I would like to vent my frustration to the public and to the Town council about the activities  that are out of control this year. As an more ...

    June 22, 2016
  • Communication was lacking over Fairview construction project

     They’re going to tear up the roads, the sidewalks and the water system on Fairview Road at the very top of the year. The summer, when businesses like more ...

    June 22, 2016
  • Zen Den our children

    If you don’t have children you can’t relate to teenagers who come home from school wound up in anxiety and stress. It seems so ridiculous (to many adu more ...

    June 17, 2016
  • Visitors say Oliver generous community

    We just wanted to say a big thank you to Oliver and the people of the town. My wife and I were first time visitors to Oliver recently as she was racin more ...

    June 17, 2016

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