Town to hear business proposal on medical marijuana access

Town to hear business proposal on medical marijuana access

On Monday the Town of Oliver will hear a business proposal on access to medical marijuana. Bruce Grant is slated to speak to council at 7 p.m. after two other delegations, includin ...

Town eyes Tom as interim CAO

Town eyes Tom as interim CAO

      The Town of Oliver is looking to bring back retired municipal manager Tom Szalay as its interim chief administrative officer. On Monday, council is expected to ...

Sunshine Festival may be revamped

Sunshine Festival may be revamped

Lower revenue from this year’s Oliver Sunshine Festival has prompted organizers to consider changes to the event. The recent festival brought in less than $14,000, compared to $19, ...

Hampson promotes more off-leash areas in Oliver

Hampson promotes more off-leash areas in Oliver

Pat Hampson loves dogs, and the more freedom they have to run around off-leash the better, he says. That’s why the former mayor is promoting more off-leash areas in Oliver. Hampson ...

Dog walker seeking justice after pit bull ‘attack’

Dog walker seeking justice after pit bull ‘attack’

An Oliver woman believes that some officials are hiding behind rules and regulations rather than protecting the public from dogs in local parks. That’s how Lucille Israel felt afte ...

Bylaw officer walks softly, carries no stick

Bylaw officer walks softly, carries no stick

The man in the business suit pulled into Lion’s Park, got out of his car and nonchalantly unzipped his pants and started urinating in full public view. Bylaw enforcement officer Do ...

Stolen truck plows through vineyard, injures worker

Stolen truck plows through vineyard, injures worker

Police apprehended and charged an Oliver man whom they believe was the driver of a stolen truck that crashed into a vineyard last Friday and injured a worker. Just after 9 a.m. a b ...

Developer addresses concerns in town after blogger-councillor attacks project

Developer addresses concerns in town after blogger-councillor attacks project

The developer of a new attainable housing plan in Oliver feels compelled to set the record straight after a Town councillor appeared to “attack” the project on his blog. Oliver Lan ...

Ripoff Artists tear it up on their 10th year

Ripoff Artists tear it up on their 10th year

To mark a decade of tastefully sabotaging creative masterpieces, the multi-talented Ripoff Artists spent this year’s gathering figuring out how they wanted to echo The Scream by Ed ...

Oliver Sunshine Festival shines down on town

Oliver Sunshine Festival shines down on town

The Oliver Sunshine Festival hit every note last weekend in delivering the full spectrum of family fun. Highway 97 had to divert around Main Street on Saturday morning to make way ...

Town to hear business proposal on medical marijuana access

On Monday the Town of Oliver will hear a business proposal on access to medical marijuana. Bruce Grant is slated to speak to council at 7 p.m. after two other delegations, including RCMP Sgt. Blaine Gervais and employment advisor Kendi Clearwater from WorkBC. Grant will talk about issues pertaining to the med more ...

July 22, 2016 (0) comments

Thorough, not negative

We wouldn’t characterize Town staff reports as negative, as one councillor describes them. They are thorough, but not negative. Shawn Goodsell’s report on the downtown  lot being considered for free parking was very thorough in identifying what needs to be done to fix it up in order to address the public liab more ...

July 19, 2016 (1) comments

Hampson promotes more off-leash areas in Oliver

Pat Hampson loves dogs, and the more freedom they have to run around off-leash the better, he says. That’s why the former mayor is promoting more off-leash areas in Oliver. Hampson made a presentation to Oliver Parks and Recreation on Monday, requesting that the north end of the hike and bike trail in town be more ...

July 22, 2016 (0) comments
  • Thorough, not negative

    We wouldn’t characterize Town staff reports as negative, as one councillor describes them. They are thorough, but not negative. Shawn Goodsell’s repor more ...

    July 19, 2016
  • A mountain of compromise

    To many people Oliver Mountain is sacred ground when it comes to ecosystem preservation and wildlife protection. Ecosystems like this can’t afford fur more ...

    July 13, 2016
  • The do’s and the don’ts

    The Chronicle has some parting advice for our high school graduates. Actually, it’s a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” that we hope the grads will keep in more ...

    July 06, 2016
  • Give em back their school

    Hate to look a gift horse in the mouth, but what took the provincial government so long to come up with the funds to keep rural schools open? Recently more ...

    June 22, 2016
  • Peeved about visitors’ behaviour

    As a resident I would like to vent my frustration to the public and to the Town council about the activities  that are out of control this year. As an more ...

    June 22, 2016

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