Hornets take 50th annual ‘Shoe Game’ 86-65

Hornets take 50th annual ‘Shoe Game’ 86-65

If the shoe fits . . . keep it at home. That’s exactly what the SOSS senior boys Hornets did Thursday night by defeating the Pen-Hi Lakers 86-65 in the 50th annual “Shoe Game.” Whi ...

Business owner covers up artwork after bylaw infraction

Business owner covers up artwork after bylaw infraction

A new business owner in Oliver is rolling with the punches after being told to cover up the colourful façade on his building. Andrew Catigan (also known as Jet) operates A’s of Hea ...

Oliver residents face small tax hike

Oliver residents face small tax hike

Oliver residents will have to pay a little more in taxes this year – two per cent more. Town council approved the increase last week during general budget deliberations. Chief Fina ...

VIPs marvel at massiveness of new correctional centre

VIPs marvel at massiveness of new correctional centre

When the province’s new public safety minister toured the Okanagan Correctional Centre last week, one thing came to mind: “A lot of concrete.” So said Mike Morris, one of several V ...

Motorcycle crash deaths down

Motorcycle crash deaths down

We are pleased to report a significant improvement in the motorcycle crash rate in the South Okanagan Similkameen in 2015. There was an alarming trend of an increasing number of fa ...

Medici’s Gelateria recognized as Small Business of the Year

Medici’s Gelateria recognized as Small Business of the Year

Businesses in Osoyoos gobbled up three of four awards last Friday during the Business Excellence Awards hosted by the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce. But Medici’s Gelateria in ...

Local senior authors children’s book

Local senior authors children’s book

Most adults who pick up Grace Darney’s newest book can’t instantly figure out how to read it properly: when they see the “flip me” prompt in the middle they spin it around, turn it ...

MP Cannings opens offices as work picks up

MP Cannings opens offices as work picks up

Member of Parliament Richard Cannings now has all his offices staffed and up and running. The MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay, elected in October, has opened constituency offic ...

Town to pay $75K for OCP review

Town to pay $75K for OCP review

Town council has approved spending nearly $75,000 on its Official Community Plan review. Council has awarded the contract to EcoPlan International/Arlington Group. The Town receive ...

Men escape serious injuries after crash

Men escape serious injuries after crash

Two men are lucky after surviving a crash north of Oliver last Friday. RCMP received a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 97 near River Road on January 29 at 9:44 pm. ...

Committee’s ideas could ease tensions in Oliver

Committee’s ideas could ease tensions in Oliver

The Lions Park Action Committee has come up with a number of ideas that could ease the tension between migrant workers and local residents this summer. Parks and Recreation manager ...

A different approach

The Town of Oliver could have handled bylaw enforcement better in the case of A’ more ...

February 05, 2016
  • A different approach

    The Town of Oliver could have handled bylaw enforcement better in the case of A’s of Hearts pawn shop on Bank Avenue. Here we have a young man from th more ...

    February 05, 2016
  • The fruit picker saga

    This summer could very well be a turning point in the Lions Park fruit picker saga. Not too many committees in Oliver have come up with real workable more ...

    January 29, 2016
  • School boards need to rise up

    Last week’s school board meeting was a rude awakening for many people. Closing schools where our children learn should not be on the agenda in any dis more ...

    January 22, 2016
  • A crime a dozen

    We weren’t going to mention this because, quite frankly, we’re getting tired of constantly complaining about the justice system. But we couldn’t let t more ...

    January 07, 2016
  • Don’t be fooled

    There’s gotta be a way to literally zap these telephone scam artists every time they call. Ring! “Is this Mr. so and so?” “Yes.” “This is Canada Reven more ...

    December 24, 2015

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