Seniors flock to tea and bake sale

Seniors flock to tea and bake sale

A spot o' tea, a loaf of sweet bread, and . . . a cordless drill? Or how about a vase? There was nearly everything plus the kitchen sink at the annual tea, bake sale and garage sal ...

V-Day Oliver-Osoyoos committed to cause

V-Day Oliver-Osoyoos committed to cause

Over a dozen women from the V-Day Oliver-Osoyoos group gathered at the Osoyoos Indian Band Health Centre Thursday night to plan the third annual Violence Against Women campaign for ...

Novice players ready to ‘jam’ at Oliver Arena

Novice players ready to ‘jam’ at Oliver Arena

It’s their chance to shine in front of family and friends. A group of seven and eight-year-old hockey players, all with aspirations of becoming the next Sedin or Crosby, will take ...

Christmas Light-Up to bring lots of cheer Friday in Oliver

Christmas Light-Up to bring lots of cheer Friday in Oliver

If you’re a humbug, stay home. But on second thought, you just might be converted this Friday during Christmas Light-Up in Oliver. The Oliver Business Association (OBA) has a fun l ...

Band, teachers celebrate school expansion in Oliver

Band, teachers celebrate school expansion in Oliver

Students at Sen Pok Chin school have taken proud ownership of a new expansion project announced Monday. Several pupils jumped in to cut the ribbon with Osoyoos Indian Band Chief Cl ...

Disabled find open doors at WorkBC office

Disabled find open doors at WorkBC office

One may think that Steve Sawyer’s disability would prevent him from finding employment. But he has proved otherwise and is on a journey to become a writer. Sawyer, 30, proudly show ...

Town of Oliver Council follows legal advice on rezoning

Town of Oliver Council follows legal advice on rezoning

On the advice of legal counsel, the Town of Oliver has reversed its decision on the proposed duplex development on Tucelnuit Lake. On Monday night, council revisited the original m ...

Police look for second vehicle believed involved in pedestrian fatal

Police look for second vehicle believed involved in pedestrian fatal

RCMP issue press release regarding MVA in Oliver Tuesday Oliver - Investigators are looking to speak with the driver of an older model Chevy pickup after an elderly woman succumbed ...

AN MVA in downtown Oliver

AN MVA in downtown Oliver

There has been a motor vehicle accident in downtown Oliver. There appears to be a fatality. The corner of Hwy 97 and Fairview Road is currently closed off. RCMP are on the scene. ...

Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair a huge success

Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair a huge success

There were plenty of great Christmas and holiday gift ideas. There was something for everyone. The 38th annual Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair took place Friday and Saturday at the Oli ...

Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair underway

Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair underway

Nothing planned for your Friday evening? The 38th Annual Oliver Arts and Crafts Fair is underway at the Oliver Community Centre. The market continues today until 7 pm, and Saturday ...

Remembrance Day – We owe them a great deal

We wonder how many men and women would enlist if a third world war broke out tod more ...

November 05, 2014
  • Remembrance Day – We owe them a great deal

    We wonder how many men and women would enlist if a third world war broke out today. It’s a scary thought, but not unfathomable considering the disturb more ...

    November 05, 2014
  • Duplex complex

    We don’t blame some homeowners on Tucelnuit Lake for their concerns about the duplex complex being proposed on the east side. That area is primarily s more ...

    October 22, 2014
  • Not much election fever

    The election race in Oliver next month won’t be anything to write home about, but it will be very interesting to see if any of the three new candidate more ...

    October 15, 2014
  • Musings in the Town of Oliver

    The Town of Oliver won’t be the same when Tom Szalay leaves his position as municipal manager this summer. But it looks like council chose a good cand more ...

    July 11, 2014
  • Farm work is risky business

    Last week’s accident in an orchard off Ryegrass Road is proof that farming is hazardous work. Pesticides can poison you, confined spaces can kill you, more ...

    June 26, 2014
  • Veintimilla joins three incumbents on Oliver Town council

    Petra Veintimilla will be the new face on Oliver Town council as she joins re-elected councillors Maureen Doerr, Jack Bennest, and Larry Schwartzenber more ...

    November 15, 2014
  • Rezoning for duplex on Tucelnuit Lake narrowly approved

    A controversial zoning amendment for five duplexes on Tucelnuit Lake narrowly received approval from council Tuesday night. Councillors Dave Mattes an more ...

    October 15, 2014
  • Council News

    New bylaw officer appointed   Council has appointed Joseph Venance Yvon Servais as the Town’s new bylaw enforcement officer. In fact, he was seen more ...

    May 21, 2014
  • Council News

    Tax rates bylaw nearing adoption Council is set to adopt its tax rates bylaw. The average Oliver residence, based on an assessed value of $282,857, wi more ...

    May 08, 2014
  • Council favours referendum over the APP

    Town council has decided that a referendum is the best method to seek approval for public funding to operate the Frank Venables Theatre. At a recent m more ...

    May 01, 2014

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