Meter exchange program underway in Oliver

Meter exchange program underway in Oliver

FortisBC has begun to “safely” exchange electricity meters with advanced meters in Oliver. The process began at the beginning of this week, and is expected to be completed by the e ...

Semi disintegrates telephone pole outside Oliver

Semi disintegrates telephone pole outside Oliver

A transport truck slammed into a telephone pole and parked car early May 21, smashing the pole to smithereens and knocking the car more than two metres down the road. According to ...

The Canadian Crooner Tour stops in Oliver Friday – tickets still available

The Canadian Crooner Tour stops in Oliver Friday – tickets still available

Mike Schell from Schell Shock Entertainment, the promoter who has been instrumental in bringing in acts such as Elvis, Kinda Kenny, and on May 22nd, the Canadian Crooner, Ron Boudr ...

A helping hand from MLA Larson

A helping hand from MLA Larson

President Manfred Freese, on left and member Charlie Baessler of Corcelettes Winery in Keremeos were presented with a cheque for $10,000 from local MLA Linda Larson Tuesday to furt ...

Unwanted trash piles up at Kiwanis Club in Oliver

Unwanted trash piles up at Kiwanis Club in Oliver

A Chronicle exclusive Unwanted trash has been showing up at The Kiwanis Club of Oliver, leaving the volunteer group digging into its pockets to pay for cleanup and removal. The clu ...

Snowpacks at record lows in Okanagan-Similkameen

Snowpacks at record lows in Okanagan-Similkameen

Lower river flows predicted unless there are significant rains this spring and summer Snowpack levels in the Okanagan-Similkameen are at record lows this year as a result of higher ...

Revved up and ready to race

Revved up and ready to race

The Wine Country Racing Association officially kicks off its season this weekend at Richter Pass Motorplex If there’s one thing to be said about drag racing - it’s the type of spor ...

Don’t expect local taxpayers to pay for mussel invasion, OBWB warns

Don’t expect local taxpayers to pay for mussel invasion, OBWB warns

Unless the provincial government brings in appropriate measures to stop invasive mussels from entering Okanagan waterways, local taxpayers should not be on the financial hook. That ...

Kids fly FREE on June 6

Kids fly FREE on June 6

The Oliver Flying Club is offering kids a chance to fly in a plane for free on Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to noon. The club is a member of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Associat ...

Warm, dry spring could lead to bad wildfire season

Warm, dry spring could lead to bad wildfire season

This summer could be a particularly bad year for wildfires in the Okanagan as a result of an exceptionally warm and dry spring. “We’re already off to a pretty scary start to the fi ...

Water conservation program takes aim at residential lawns and gardens

Water conservation program takes aim at residential lawns and gardens

‘Make Water Work’ encourages use of drought tolerant plants, reduced water waste With lower water levels in the Okanagan this year, the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has kicked ...

Dog owners beware

What is going on in the Rockcliffe/Morningstar neighbourhood? Now you can’t even more ...

May 13, 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
  • Kudos to paramedics

    Ken Blidook is one lucky dude, thanks to Oliver paramedics and hospital staff who saved his life recently. Very few cardiac arrest patients live to te more ...

    April 15, 2015

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