Emergency crews respond to ‘rollover’

Emergency crews respond to ‘rollover’

Undetermined injuries were suffered by the driver of a car that was involved in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday evening on Tucelnuit Drive. Oliver firefighters, police and ambu ...

‘Intentions Paper’ garners 3,460 responses

‘Intentions Paper’ garners 3,460 responses

The provincial government received 3,460 responses to its Intentions Paper on protected areas in the South Okanagan, but some of those responses will count more than others. Much o ...

Area 27 dust concerns some residents

Area 27 dust concerns some residents

As the need for speed grows during construction of Area 27 in Oliver, so too does the need for dust suppression among some residents. Last week concern was raised by a couple of re ...

Half Corked Marathon runners get new route

Half Corked Marathon runners get new route

Those lucky enough to win the lottery in this year’s Half Corked Marathon will be running (and drinking a lot of wine) on a new route this Saturday. Organizer Tony Munday from the ...

Province could cash in on naughty drivers in Oliver

Province could cash in on naughty drivers in Oliver

According to Oliver Speed Watch, the provincial government could be cashing in big time on distracted drivers here. The volunteer organization set up two speed watch locations in e ...

Oliver Elks club proud to last 80 long years

Oliver Elks club proud to last 80 long years

Not too many community organizations can say they’ve lasted 80 years. But the Oliver Elks has done just that. The group celebrated eight decades of service to the community last we ...

Oliver going to the dogs to offer others new leash on life

Oliver going to the dogs to offer others new leash on life

Calling all dog owners in Oliver - Purina® Walk for Dog Guides wants to make more life-changing matches possible for Canadians with disabilities, and on Sunday, May 29, Oliver is h ...

Tourism group looking for summer ambassador

Tourism group looking for summer ambassador

The Oliver Tourism Association is looking for a special student to fill a new position this summer. The position was created to address the increased demand for staff during the bu ...

Principal Safek returns to Oliver

Principal Safek returns to Oliver

As Osoyoos Secondary School prepares to close, School District #53 has made some principalship changes, effective August 1. Osoyoos Secondary principal Mike Safek will be transferr ...

Oliver Chronicle wins gold for newspaper excellence

Oliver Chronicle wins gold for newspaper excellence

The Oliver Chronicle has reason to celebrate after winning gold for newspaper excellence at the BCYCNA awards in Richmond recently. The Chronicle was nominated in its circulation c ...

Young farmers can’t wait to get growing

Young farmers can’t wait to get growing

Six-year-old Zoe Jones from Oliver may be the perfect poster child for healthy kids. She eats all her vegetables. The kindergarten student from Oliver Elementary School just loves ...

Emergency crews respond to ‘rollover’

Undetermined injuries were suffered by the driver of a car that was involved in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday evening on Tucelnuit Drive. Oliver firefighters, police and ambulance were called to what was reported as a "rollover" and power lines down near the golf villas development (6800 block) at appro more ...

May 25, 2016 (0) comments

Riley Martin wins Mustang showdown

The first day of the 2016 drag racing season is now in the record books, where it belongs. The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) recently put on the show to a crowd of fans like no season-opener has ever seen. More than 61 drivers flocked to the track from all over British Columbia and Washington State. more ...

May 13, 2016 (0) comments

A disaster movie

Canada's summer forecast by AccuWeather reads like a teaser for a disaster movie. “Severe storms to strike East; hot, dry weather to worsen drought, exacerbate wildfires in West.” Sounds like the world is coming to an end. AccuWeather says much of Canada is in for a very warm summer, with extended periods of more ...

May 25, 2016 (0) comments

Young farmers can’t wait to get growing

Six-year-old Zoe Jones from Oliver may be the perfect poster child for healthy kids. She eats all her vegetables. The kindergarten student from Oliver Elementary School just loves her veggies and can’t wait to start growing her own as part of the Young Farmer program. Zoe said she likes taking care of plants. more ...

May 20, 2016 (0) comments
  • A disaster movie

    Canada's summer forecast by AccuWeather reads like a teaser for a disaster movie. “Severe storms to strike East; hot, dry weather to worsen drought, e more ...

    May 25, 2016
  • Proud of our rescue teams

    I am so proud of our rescue teams.    Oliver recently hosted a training weekend for firefighters and other emergency workers, including paramedics and more ...

    May 25, 2016
  • Fire department says thanks for all the support

    The Oliver Fire Department would like to take a moment and say “thank you.” Thank you to the people of Oliver for allowing us to host an event (spring more ...

    May 25, 2016
  • A permit for children?

    Here's something to shake your head at. A manager of a Penticton daycare centre was in Skaha Park recently with a number of children. A senior citizen more ...

    May 20, 2016
  • Don’t be distracted

    Distracted driving, like drinking and driving, is entirely avoidable, yet too often has devastating consequences. On June 1, new regulations, fines an more ...

    May 20, 2016

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