Firefighters respond to meat smoker incident

Firefighters respond to meat smoker incident

The Oliver Fire Department was called out to a report of dark smoke behind a residence on Sawmill Road this afternoon, but it turned out to be smoked meat. According to the fire de ...

Lakers take sting out of Hornets

Lakers take sting out of Hornets

The SOSS Hornets got stung today by the Pen-Hi Lakers 76-55 but continue their grind in the 56th annual Okana-Qen senior boys basketball tournament in Oliver. The Lakers' superb pa ...

Developer deems Park Place safe, but strata council not convinced

Developer deems Park Place safe, but strata council not convinced

  A local developer whose engineers just completed a report on Park Place says residents can move back in since there is nothing structurally wrong with the building. But the ...

Hornets push Bears to thrilling overtime

Hornets push Bears to thrilling overtime

The Hornets senior boys basketball team lost a thrilling 83-82 overtime game against Mt. Boucherie Bears last night during the 56th annual Okana-Qen tournament. The Hornets tied th ...

Overdose dangers on the road to Oliver, health officer says

Overdose dangers on the road to Oliver, health officer says

If people are overdosing on fentanyl in Penticton, there’s no doubt the same hazard will make its way to Oliver soon, according to Interior Health. “These drugs tend to follow road ...

Duperron not letting go of challenge against school board

Duperron not letting go of challenge against school board

Penny Duperron from Osoyoos says people’s rights have been violated, and that’s why she’s not letting go of her challenge against the school board over the recent trustee by-electi ...

Hollywood movie shot in Oliver/Osoyoos stars Nicolas Cage

Hollywood movie shot in Oliver/Osoyoos stars Nicolas Cage

The Okanagan Film Commission has confirmed that Nicolas Cage will star in the new movie called The Humanity Bureau that is being filmed in Oliver and Osoyoos right now. Cage was re ...

Fireworks dazzle at Light-Up

Fireworks dazzle at Light-Up

The Oliver Christmas Light-Up committee did it again with an impressive fireworks show in the community park to end another festive celebration last Friday night leading up to Chri ...

Dorosz says she will make voice known in Victoria

Dorosz says she will make voice known in Victoria

If Brenda Dorosz can save a high school from closure and physically subdue a thief, she can get policymakers to listen in the BC legislature. That’s what some of her supporters are ...

Ross calls for regime change to oust Premier Christy Clark

Ross calls for regime change to oust Premier Christy Clark

A Grand Forks city councillor and organic farmer says the key issue in her nomination run for MLA is simple – beat BC Premier Christy Clark. That’s what Colleen Ross is saying as s ...

Son to be buried next to father

Son to be buried next to father

A 34-year-old man who died in a trailer fire on Nk’Mip Road on Nov. 15 will be buried next to his father who died six months ago. In a post on the Oliver Chronicle website, Nancy L ...

Firefighters respond to meat smoker incident

The Oliver Fire Department was called out to a report of dark smoke behind a residence on Sawmill Road this afternoon, but it turned out to be smoked meat. According to the fire department, a meat smoker caught fire at 5735 Sawmill Road. But the one truck that arrived was only on scene for a few minutes befor more ...

December 02, 2016 (0) comments

Lakers take sting out of Hornets

The SOSS Hornets got stung today by the Pen-Hi Lakers 76-55 but continue their grind in the 56th annual Okana-Qen senior boys basketball tournament in Oliver. The Lakers' superb passing game and under the hoop dominance was too much for the local squad, but the Hornets forced the Lakers to make errors against more ...

December 02, 2016 (0) comments

Justice restored

Many of us adults did some real bad things when we were kids, and the punishment was often swift and, quite frankly, a pain in the butt (lots of pun intended there). If you recall, there was a form of “restorative justice” back then, just like the program in existence today. I remember one quite distinctly. M more ...

November 30, 2016 (0) comments

Bells and voices celebrate

The Oliver Handbell Ringers and their singers are once again hard at work preparing for their annual Christmas concert as their gift to the community. Entitled “Bells Ringing, Angels Singing,” the haunting sounds of bronze bells and hand chimes are joined by our vocal group and emcee Allan Heal for a wonderfu more ...

November 30, 2016 (0) comments
  • Justice restored

    Many of us adults did some real bad things when we were kids, and the punishment was often swift and, quite frankly, a pain in the butt (lots of pun i more ...

    November 30, 2016
  • WOW has big impact in Oliver

    WOW is a group of very dedicated women who believe in giving back to their community. Their purpose is to “enrich the lives of  women and children in more ...

    November 30, 2016
  • Time to test your home for radon gas

    November is radon awareness month so it is the perfect time of year to consider testing your home. Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cance more ...

    November 30, 2016
  • Oliver grandmothers think about World Aids Day

    Oliver Grandmothers for Africa would like, more than anything, to be able to announce that the AIDS pandemic is over. Four years ago optimism was high more ...

    November 30, 2016
  • It begs the question

    Who should stock high school pantries? Are we giving our children enough opportunity? There is no answer that could ever satisfy a silly question like more ...

    November 23, 2016

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