Skipping rope for a cause

Skipping rope for a cause

Oliver Elementary School was a busy place this morning. The Jump Rope for Heart event saw more than 300 students out skipping rope. They had raised more than $2,000 for the event. ...

Fortune tops SOSS golfers at Osoyoos tournament

Fortune tops SOSS golfers at Osoyoos tournament

Jamie Fortune had the best score among Southern Okanagan Secondary School golfers when the South Okanagan Valley High School Golf League made a stop at Osoyoos Golf Club Wednesday. ...

Birthday bash at Heritage House -Thelma Forty turns 96, and is still going strong!

Birthday bash at Heritage House -Thelma Forty turns 96, and is still going strong!

It was a day to celebrate birthdays Wednesday at Heritage House in Oliver. Among those celebrating birthdays was Thelma Forty, a member of the Rotary Club of Oliver, which sang hap ...

From ‘patch’ work  – to work of art

From ‘patch’ work – to work of art

The Osoyoos Quilters Guild welcomed quilters from across the province and beyond last weekend for a gathering of the Thompson Okanagan Guild. Double O Quilters from Oliver were par ...

Daffodil Dash a splash for entrants

Daffodil Dash a splash for entrants

Inaugural Daffodil Dash successfully replaces Canadian Cancer Society's Relay For Life The weather was perfect – and the smiles would certainly indicate everyone who took part had ...

Jennifer’s portrait keeps watchful eye on ‘Boys’

Jennifer’s portrait keeps watchful eye on ‘Boys’

As actors and stagehands tiptoe behind the shadowy set of The Melville Boys, a discreet portrait on the back of a stage flat keeps watchful eye over the South Okanagan Amateur Play ...

School district # 53 budget topic of learning forum

School district # 53 budget topic of learning forum

At the April Education Committee meeting trustees looked at a new course that was locally developed by Ardith Parker and Lindsey McVicar. The course was developed out of a need to ...

Family escapes house fire

Family escapes house fire

There is no shortage of hugs going around for an Oliver family who escaped a structure fire on the Indian reserve Wednesday morning. Firefighters were called to 6076 Sandpoint Driv ...

Abellan leads SOSS high school golfers at Nk’Mip

Abellan leads SOSS high school golfers at Nk’Mip

Tony Abellan was the best of the Southern Okanagan Secondary School bunch when the Okanagan High School Athletic Association stopped at Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course for a round ...

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Riding down a hill in a slick soap box racer? According to nine-year-old Evan McCollum of Oliver, it’s the best feeling in the world They come in many shapes and sizes. Some go fas ...

U-15/16 Oliver girls red hot on soccer pitch

U-15/16 Oliver girls red hot on soccer pitch

In the U-11/12 girls division, 10 games have been played so far this season - and all have finished in a draw. This past weekend at Tuc El Nuit School, Oliver and Penticton (Timmer ...

  • Larson blind on park issue

    Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson may work hard for her constituents and reflect their concerns on a number of matters. But when it comes to the i more ...

    April 22, 2015
  • Water shut down hits Oliver neighbourhood April 20

    The Town of Oliver is notifying effected properties for a shut down of the water system on Monday April 20 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will likely be more ...

    April 16, 2015
  • Kudos to paramedics

    Ken Blidook is one lucky dude, thanks to Oliver paramedics and hospital staff who saved his life recently. Very few cardiac arrest patients live to te more ...

    April 15, 2015
  • Give peace a chance

    Considering what has occurred on Morningstar Road, a “Good Neighbour Bylaw” in Oliver can’t come too soon. It appears a Hatfield and McCoy feud has be more ...

    April 01, 2015
  • Psychiatric unit for youth makes mark

    Life as a teen can be tough, but for those at Interior Health’s adolescent psychiatric unit (APU), managing home life, school work, and relationships more ...

    March 25, 2015

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