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Friends, family honour Susan McCullough

By Marion Boyd Friends and family gathered under the trees at the home of Ernie and Cheryl Dumais to celebrate the life of Susan McCullough...

Resilient artist inspires youth in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty The things we didn’t know about Leza Macdonald. The things we never asked. Pouring over fashion magazines with her cat sitting on the...

Oliver senior publishes book of poetry

Contributed For four decades Oliver resident Anna Vakar has had a significant presence in the world of English-language haiku poetry, with particular prominence in the...

Choir tells Frank’s story

Contributed A powerful story is about to be told in Oliver by a group of vocalists and instrumentalists. Musaic Vocal Ensemble, under the direction of Tracy...

Rotary Club supports hospital campaign

Two upcoming fundraisers sponsored by the Rotary Club of Oliver will give a boost for regional health care. Oliver Rotary hosts its 19th annual Gala...

Remembering Vimy Ridge 100 years later

By Dan Walton The time had come for the German Empire to surrender their Vimy Ridge garrison to the Triple Entente, exactly one century ago...

Former SOSS grad Melanie Coles followed her art

(The following is Melanie Cole's story on her artistic journey as past recipient of the Pat McGibbon Memorial (SOSS Enrichment Fund Society). On my walk...

SOSS Enrichment Fund Society highlights Pat McGibbon Memorial

The 22nd annual SOSS Enrichment Fund Society golf tournament will be held at Fairview Mountain Golf Course on April 8 and 9. If you would...

‘Screenagers’ documentary is big wake-up call

By Lyonel Doherty Argggh! (Okay, now bang head against wall.) That’s a common reaction when trying to limit your child’s time on his/her cell phone or iPod. But...

Eleven-year-old girl impresses art lovers

Check out the premiere solo art show by 11-year-old Marina Robertson at Beyond Bliss in Oliver this month. She presents some very nice acrylic works. Marina...

Local youth invited to play soccer

By Matthew Wood Whether you know it as soccer or football there is one thing you can be sure of – this is a world-class...

Oliver couple remembered as very generous

By Keith Lacey An Oliver couple has generously gifted more than $500,000 to three organizations in this region and the beneficiaries will include those seeking...

Oliver’s ‘King and Queen’ in midst of 65-year reign

By Dan Walton Shortly after Ed and Anne Ackerman moved to Oliver in 2007, they attended the Oliver Seniors Centre’s 50-Plus Tea, where the annual tradition of crowning...

Hawk visits Main Street business

A sharp-shinned hawk stopped by the Oliver Theatre yesterday, resting below one of the movie ads. However, once it couldn't see any animated bird movies...

Hunters awarded at game banquet

The following are trophy winners from this year’s game banquet hosted by the Southern Okanagan Sportsmen’s Association: First year winners are Emily Muller (mule deer); ...