Oliver grass gire extinguished

Oliver grass gire extinguished

Quick action from the Oliver Fire Department prevented the spread of a small grass fire near the dike off Thorp Road this afternoon. Firefighters were called to a brush fire just n ...

Police expand investigation in serious assault

Police expand investigation in serious assault

Major crime units from other jurisdictions are getting involved in a serious assault that occurred in Oliver on June 17. On that day a 43-year-old man was brought to South Okanagan ...

Storm brings light show and destruction

Storm brings light show and destruction

The recent storm brought spectacular special effects to the South Okanagan, including lightning shows that rivalled any July 1st fireworks. Tony Iannella reported that at least 100 ...

Campfire ban starts Friday

Campfire ban starts Friday

Don't even think about lighting a campfire. Effective at noon on Friday, July 3, all open fires - including campfires - will be prohibited throughout the entire Kamloops Fire Centr ...

Fruit pickers flock to Oliver cherry farm

Fruit pickers flock to Oliver cherry farm

Cherry growers Tami and Melvin Kilback know how to attract a good workforce. They feed them lunch. In fact, they’ve been serving their workers lunch every day for nearly 10 years. ...

Grads leave school nest to embrace future

Grads leave school nest to embrace future

Veteran teacher Doris Kuehn saved the best advice for last when addressing more than 90 graduates at SOSS last week: Pay your own cell phone bills. Great, thanks mom. After 28 year ...

Oliver family believes baby ‘Atty’ will be their miracle

Oliver family believes baby ‘Atty’ will be their miracle

You may not believe in miracles, but for one Oliver couple, their baby is going to be the miracle they need. They just know it. First-time parents Jamin Feist and Tamara Hagel were ...

SOSS graduates grow up

SOSS graduates grow up

It was a hot one last night in the SOSS gymnasium, but after formal graduation ceremonies, the students were set free to take on the world. Teachers Doris Kuehn and Barry Gruntman ...

Town struggles to deal with picker population in Lion’s Park

Town struggles to deal with picker population in Lion’s Park

The “invasion of the fruit pickers” in Lion’s Park has prompted the Town of Oliver to organize a public meeting to hear residents’ concerns and possible solutions. But gauging from ...

Oliver Elementary School grads celebrate

Oliver Elementary School grads celebrate

They did it! Oliver Elementary School graduates were recognized at a special assembly today in the gymnasium. Parents and school staff watched with pride as the students looked bac ...

Police, bylaw officer monitor Lion’s Park

Police, bylaw officer monitor Lion’s Park

Oliver RCMP and bylaw enforcement are keeping an eye on Lion's Park as it continues to be congested with vehicles and fruit pickers. Some concerns have been raised to the Town abou ...

Grand waiting for graduate

The Oliver Chronicle is excited to announce that it will give a $1,000 bursary t more ...

May 27, 2015
  • Grand waiting for graduate

    The Oliver Chronicle is excited to announce that it will give a $1,000 bursary to a graduate from Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Graduates are in more ...

    May 27, 2015
  • Dog owners beware

    What is going on in the Rockcliffe/Morningstar neighbourhood? Now you can’t even walk your dog for fear of Rover ingesting some kind of poison set out more ...

    May 13, 2015
  • The conflict question

    Conflict of interest allegations have once again tried to tarnish the halo over Jack Bennest’s head. But our guess was right: the popular Town council more ...

    May 06, 2015
  • Larson blind on park issue

    Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson may work hard for her constituents and reflect their concerns on a number of matters. But when it comes to the i more ...

    April 22, 2015
  • Water shut down hits Oliver neighbourhood April 20

    The Town of Oliver is notifying effected properties for a shut down of the water system on Monday April 20 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will likely be more ...

    April 16, 2015

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