Pappa’s Firehall Bistro in Oliver holds its official Grand Opening

Pappa’s Firehall Bistro in Oliver holds its official Grand Opening

Another new business has opened in downtown Oliver. Pappa's Firehall Bistro in downtown Oliver held its grand opening today. Owner Fotis and and General Manager Jon were at the fro ...

Oliver school children take to the ice at Eastlink Curling Centre

Oliver school children take to the ice at Eastlink Curling Centre

Some of the children slipped and fell on the ice. Others held the broom the wrong way, while a few more threw the rock with the wrong hand. All had fun, and learned a little more a ...

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Petra Veintimilla supports big national park proposal

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Petra Veintimilla supports big national park proposal

While other candidates might not give you a straight answer on their view of a national park, Petra Veintimilla doesn’t beat around the bush. “I absolutely believe that we should b ...

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Zekanovic wants affordable housing

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Zekanovic wants affordable housing

Municipal election candidate Lilly Zekanovic believes that running for Town council is the responsible thing to do. “Ever since my childhood I have been involved with municipal pol ...

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Knodel Speaking out on regulations

Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Knodel Speaking out on regulations

An increase in rules and regulations in Electoral Area C has election candidate Rick Knodel speaking out. “Since the mid 2000s there has been an increase in rules and regulations t ...

Johnson Meier Insurance Coming Events Listings

Johnson Meier Insurance Coming Events Listings

Planning for Oliver’s Christmas light up is in full swing! The light-up committee has already started meeting and are as enthusiastic as every to fill Oliver’s downtown with Christ ...

Racing season comes to an end at Richter Pass Motorplex

Racing season comes to an end at Richter Pass Motorplex

The racing season comes to a close as racers and fans from both sides of the 49th parallel packed the Richter Pass Motorplex on October 12 for Wine Country Racing Association’s las ...

Pappa’s Firehall Bistro in Oliver holds its official Grand Opening

Another new business has opened in downtown Oliver. Pappa's Firehall Bistro in downtown Oliver held its grand opening today. Owner Fotis and and General Manager Jon were at the front door to greet invited guests, which ranged from local politicians to Oliver business owners, into their restaurant on Friday afternoon.   Brock from EZ Rock Radio in Osoyoos was on location at Pappa's Firehall Bistro, whic ...

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Oliver school children take to the ice at Eastlink Curling Centre

Some of the children slipped and fell on the ice. Others held the broom the wrong way, while a few more threw the rock with the wrong hand. All had fun, and learned a little more about the sport of curling. Oliver Elementary School children were on the ice Thursday morning, while Sen Pok Chen school children, in the photo, spent time on the ice Thursday afternoon, learning the finer points about the game fr ...

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Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Petra Veintimilla supports big national park proposal

While other candidates might not give you a straight answer on their view of a national park, Petra Veintimilla doesn’t beat around the bush. “I absolutely believe that we should be leading the charge in asking the provincial and federal governments to re-enter talks.” Veintimilla, who is vying for a seat on Town council, said a national park would bring jobs, people, and money to the area. “This is a prove ...

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Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Zekanovic wants affordable housing

Municipal election candidate Lilly Zekanovic believes that running for Town council is the responsible thing to do. “Ever since my childhood I have been involved with municipal politics - it has been more or less a family motto - if you want your community to prosper, roll up the sleeves and be an active part in it or don’t complain.” Zekanovic served on a town council in the 1980s. It had a completely diff ...

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Election 2014 Oliver Votes – Knodel Speaking out on regulations

An increase in rules and regulations in Electoral Area C has election candidate Rick Knodel speaking out. “Since the mid 2000s there has been an increase in rules and regulations that are promoting a more urbanized setting. This as a result is increasing costs and lost time for those who own and are managing farms or small businesses in the area.” Knodel said these rules are not only being introduced by the ...

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Johnson Meier Insurance Coming Events Listings

Planning for Oliver’s Christmas light up is in full swing! The light-up committee has already started meeting and are as enthusiastic as every to fill Oliver’s downtown with Christmas cheer on Fri., Nov. 28. Our next planning meeting is Thurs. Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. If you would like to help please contact Petra at Alberto’s Decorating Centre 250-498-4215. Oliver Senior Center Hallowe’en Dance 10 am Sat. Oct. ...

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Racing season comes to an end at Richter Pass Motorplex

The racing season comes to a close as racers and fans from both sides of the 49th parallel packed the Richter Pass Motorplex on October 12 for Wine Country Racing Association’s last drag race of the year. Osoyoos’ Glenn Taylor drove his black 1951 Mercury pickup to victory over Mark Sheriff of Summerland, to take home the trophy in the Sportsman bracket. The champion of the Street Warrior class was Taylor D ...

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Aspell chosen as new executive director

Tamara Aspell agrees that she has some “big boots” to fill at Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre. The nine-year veteran of the agency has been appointed the new executive director, a job vacated by Roxie Van Aller who is now working at Kelowna Women’s Shelter. “She is an amazing leader and visionary for Desert Sun,” Aspell said, noting that staff are definitely feeling her absence. Aspell said Van A ...

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A yummy review – Quartetto Gelato performs

Mmmm gelato! Such a delightful treat—light, sweet and delicious, and hard to choose among the tempting flavours, each with its own tantalizing appeal. Quartetto Gelato, who opened this season’s offering of four concerts presented by the South Okanagan Concert Society, was absolutely that delightful treat. Sixteen melodic flavours, including tangy tango, lusty Latino and tender tenor, captivated and amused a ...

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Oliver Women’s Institute not just a tea party

This week’s article will not preface with a local event that hundreds attended. It will address a local organization that has worked tirelessly as part of the local fabric of our community and, much like many of our service organizations, is in great danger of becoming obsolete unless younger citizens come forward to continue the work it has provided for almost a century in the South Okanagan. The Oliver Wo ...

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