Janzen retires to catch the big one

Janzen retires to catch the big one

Gone fishing. That's what Dave Janzen can finally say after 32 years of working for the Town of Oliver. The Public Works foreman has put away his safety boots and brought out his f ...

Oliver couple ‘miracle’ workers in Africa

Oliver couple ‘miracle’ workers in Africa

Dedicated parishioners on ‘Healing Hope’ mission Oliver’s Pierre and Lucille Hebting travelled halfway around the globe to Africa six months ago to witness what they call  “a mirac ...

Community rallies to support little NeNe

Community rallies to support little NeNe

An 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 Oliver Rotary Club 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 (President- ...

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 ...

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 ...

From business to home, they ‘make water work’

Without water, John and Maria Byland would be out of business. As the owners of Bylands Nurseries – a major supplier of plants to garden centres throughout the Okanagan – water is vital to their work. As a result, they’re more aware than some people of the importance of the resource, so they’ve taken steps bo more ...

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From business to home, they ‘make water work’

Without water, John and Maria Byland would be out of business. As the owners of Bylands Nurseries – a major supplier of plants to garden centres throughout the Okanagan – water is vital to their work. As a result, they’re more aware than some people of the importance of the resource, so they’ve taken steps bo more ...

July 30, 2014 (0) comments

Girls softball camp takes centre stage in Oliver

It's definitely baseball weather in Oliver. The girls are up this week at Oliver Community Park during the first-ever Okanagan Softball Camp held in Oliver. Girls from all over BC and Alberta are in the camp, which continues through until Saturday. There are games each evening at the park should residents or more ...

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  • From business to home, they ‘make water work’

    Without water, John and Maria Byland would be out of business. As the owners of Bylands Nurseries – a major supplier of plants to garden centres throu more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • Kids theatre camp coming

    On August 25-29 the Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens will again be the site of  a 9 am to noon week-long theatre camp for youngsters eight to 12 years more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • Counting down to Burgess

    Highway to Healing, the new and already robust support society is counting down to the gala concert of the season. Join them under the sun and stars a more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • A walk on the wild side of Oliver

    I like to walk. Those people who travel the north end of Tucelnuit Drive on a regular basis, or live along it, have likely seen me sauntering down the more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • RipOff Artists ‘get into the swim’ August 5-9

    The RipOff Artists invite you to get surreal with them this summer as they filet “Queen of the Fish,” a beaded embroidery by Canadian artist Mimi Pare more ...

    July 30, 2014
  • 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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