Community rallies to support little NeNe

Community rallies to support little NeNe

As Oliver family is overwhelmed at the community support they are receiving to assist their little girl who is fighting cancer. Several local citizens participated in a successful ...

New Oliver Rotary Club board installed

New Oliver Rotary Club board installed

The Rotary Club of Oliver held its installation of new board members at its July meeting. The new board consists of, from left to right, Russell Work, Ann Hayes, Brian Goy (Preside ...

Oliver Lions club excited about 2014

Oliver Lions club excited about 2014

The Oliver Lions Club recently held its installation of executive. Presidents are Vanessa Lewis, left (Lioness) and Joanne Bray Lions). Please check out the Chronicle this week for ...

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards celebrates 20 years

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards celebrates 20 years

The wine tasting table was one of the more popular stops during 20th anniversary celebrations at Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, which took place Sunday. Many people came up for the event ...

ALS in Oliver to receive golf marathon proceeds

ALS in Oliver to receive golf marathon proceeds

Wendy Toyer of the ALS Society of BC, second from right, was in Oliver last week to accept the more than $12,000 which was raised during a recent golf marathon held at Fairview Mou ...

Haircuts for Holmstrom a success

Haircuts for Holmstrom a success

Haircuts for Holmstrom took place Friday evening at the Oliver Canadian Tire. Hanna Ellis and Zach Raposo, holding the sign, organized the event. All money raised went toward helpi ...

Mitch Van Aller moves on to School District 23

Mitch Van Aller moves on to School District 23

School District No. 53 confirms that Mitch Van Aller, its director of facilities, has accepted a position with School District 23 (Central Okanagan) as the director of operations. ...

Council asked to consider rezoning request for 7.4-acre property near Kinsmen water park

Town council has been asked to consider a different zoning for the Forbes property at 210 Co-op Avenue. At last week’s committee of the whole meeting, property owners Bryan and Shelley Judd addressed council in hopes to have the “high density” designation changed. The 7.4-acre property, located between Sawmil more ...

July 23, 2014 (0) comments

Nankama Drum and Dance group makes a connection through music

It’s all about getting involved. It’s about getting inspired. And, in the case the Nankama Drum and Dance, it was about connecting with the audience. When Nankama took the stage July 3 during the Music in the Park series, which is being held most Thursday evenings through the summer at the Oliver Community St more ...

July 23, 2014 (0) comments

Parks and Recreation Society holds board meeting tonight

A quick reminder the Oliver Parks and Recreation Society will hold its regular monthly board of directors meeting Tuesday, July 22 at 7 p.m. at the Oliver Community Centre. The agenda is attached, and should one of the items pique your interest, be advised the meeting is open to the public. more ...

July 21, 2014 (0) comments
  • 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
  • Anxiety among pupils big deal

    While we may not agree with teachers’ wage demands (they make good money), we back them 100  per cent when it comes to more one-on-one support for chi more ...

    June 05, 2014
  • Do your kids a big favour

    As a parent, it’s frustrating to no end. You come home from work and see your child on the computer playing “Animal Jam” or some other addictive game. more ...

    May 29, 2014
  • Photos are worth many words but they can be too powerful

    It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. That expression probably originated in a US newspaper early in the 20th century, though som more ...

    May 21, 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
  • Council set to adopt five-year plan

    Oliver council is one meeting away from adopting its five-year financial plan. On Monday it gave first three readings to the plan, which will see a $9 more ...

    April 03, 2014
  • Council News

    Soapbox derby planned The 1st Oliver Cubs and Beavers is hosting a soapbox derby on Skagit Avenue on April 26. The cubs asked council for permission t more ...

    April 03, 2014

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