Oliver mourns death of beloved principal

Oliver mourns death of beloved principal

The sudden death of Oliver Elementary School principal Barton Tumlinson has rocked this small community with sadness. "This is a devastating loss to our entire school community and ...

South Okanagan Chamber hands out business awards at gala event held at Spirit Ridge

South Okanagan Chamber hands out business awards at gala event held at Spirit Ridge

Oliver's Greg Wheeler, Nunes Pottinger, Vintage Hospitality Management win business awards   It was a great night for networking, for connecting, and for paying tribute to tho ...

Minister of Justice says new prison in Oliver will enhance safety in penal system

Minister of Justice says new prison in Oliver will enhance safety in penal system

Responding to criticism from BC’s Auditor General, the Minister of Justice says the new prison destined for Oliver will enhance safety in the penal system. “The new Okanagan Correc ...

Students help save endangered species

Students help save endangered species

A group of students at Southern Okanagan Secondary School is banding together to save endangered wildlife. The Environmental Studies class run by Dan Fuller has adopted five endang ...

Louie gets additional six months for killing brother

Louie gets additional six months for killing brother

The judge presiding over Kyle Louie’s sentencing has agreed with a joint submission to keep him behind bars for another six months. In addition, the 26-year-old man will serve five ...

Firefighters knock down fire under mobile home

Firefighters knock down fire under mobile home

An electrical problem underneath a mobile home trailer on Sawmill Road last night (January 21) caused a fire that could have been devastating. Fire department spokesman Rob Graham ...

Long-term offender program recommended for Louie

Long-term offender program recommended for Louie

A joint submission by the Crown and the defence is recommending “long-term offender” supervision for a 26-year-old Oliver man who stabbed his brother to death in 2011. The long-awa ...

Hurry. Hurry hard! Whoa! Sweeeeep!

Hurry. Hurry hard! Whoa! Sweeeeep!

Wow! Three weeks into January already! Nice to know spring is just around the corner. I’d like to touch on a few topics in this installment of Connected. First, the sport of curlin ...

Health and Wellness – Got the Gout? Learn more

Health and Wellness – Got the Gout? Learn more

Gout is a painful arthritis that affects joints, soft tissue, and the kidneys. The symptoms of gout are caused by a buildup of sharp, glass-like, uric acid crystals. How does uric ...

Oliver team runner-up in men’s curling bonspiel

Oliver team runner-up in men’s curling bonspiel

Winning bonspiels is not just about making good shots, it’s about knowing your teammates. So says Osoyoos skip Dale Abrey who led his team to victory in the C event in last weekend ...

Hornets play pivotal game Wednesday night

Hornets play pivotal game Wednesday night

On January 14 the Hornets defeated George Elliott of Winfield in league play, 70-55. The Hornets were led by Gurshan Dhaliwal with 23 points and Austin Basso with 21. The win pushe ...

  • A rock and a hard place

    Yet again one of the Town’s bylaws has come back to bite council, leaving it in a quandary. A local resident complained about the Thompsons’ tractor t more ...

    January 21, 2015
  • Mount Baldy ski resort abuzz with excitement during re-opening

    There is much excitement on Mount Baldy today as the ski hill celebrates its re-opening, to the jubilation of avid skiers and snowboarders. Reporter/p more ...

    January 16, 2015
  • Too much bad news

    If you want to stay positive these days, you almost have to avoid reading the news, listening to the radio and watching television. Unfortunately, the more ...

    January 07, 2015
  • Will this ever happen?

    It’s easy to look into the past (many of us still live there), but as we head into a new year it’s time to focus on making the world better. Here is w more ...

    December 31, 2014
  • SOSS students share Christmas spirit

    Everyone has their own unique meaning for the celebration of Christmas. For some people Christmas is all about spending time with family. Others find more ...

    December 23, 2014

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