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WOW accepting applications for Education Award

The Women of Oliver for Women (WOW) is currently accepting applications for their Education Award. The $1,000 award was created for women who are going...

Curler donates to Highway to Healing

Highway to Healing is now $500 richer, thanks to Cathy Thompson. The curler presented the organization with a cheque Tuesday evening at the Ladies...

SOSS students ‘Find their Fit’ at WorkBC career fair

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Deciding what you want to do for the rest of your life isn’t an easy feat, especially when you’re still focussing...

Oliver students revive Youth Cares to raise funds for South Sudan

By Marlysse Trampf Special to the Chronicle A defunct program called Youth Cares has been revived at Southern Okanagan Secondary and Oliver Elementary schools. Youth Cares is a...

Oliver women host 25th annual Mainly for Women Trade Show

Created with females in mind, the Women of Oliver for Women, also known as WOW, are hosting their 25th annual Mainly for Women Trade...

Find Your Fit tour reaches Oliver to inspire future career choices

The thought of entering the work force after graduation can be daunting but WorkBC is hoping to make the transition a little easier for...

Oliver distiller strikes gold

Oliver may be known for its wine but Dubh Glas Distillery is putting it on the map for its gin as well. The local distillery...

Boys and Girls Club expands youth program into Osoyoos

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle For years, the Oliver Youth Centre has been providing a space for young people to hang out, to spend time out...

Oliver Ambassadors searching for new candidates

The Oliver Ambassador Program is seeking new candidates and any aspiring youth are encouraged to apply. The Oliver Ambassador Program is an initiative that focuses...

Interior Savings calls for students to claim their share of the Million Dollar Bursary...

The burden of paying for post-secondary education can be overwhelming but Interior Savings is hoping to make things a little easier for students. For the...

Workshop helps Oliver residents newly diagnosed with Dementia

"You have dementia." It’s a phrase being heard by an ever-increasing number of Oliver residents during medical appointments. To help them understand this pressing health issue,...

Labour market outlook – into the future

Recently Kendi Clearwater and Donelda Wood, two local WorkBC staff from Oliver and Osoyoos attended a labour market outlook seminar in Kelowna to discuss...

World’s largest cherry pie puts Oliver back in spotlight

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle A record-breaking sized cherry pie put Oliver on the map in 1990 and now it’s doing it again. Weighing in at 37,713...

Oliver woman hopes to reduce stigma of dementia

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Donna Wager has dementia and she’s not ashamed of it. In fact, the 64-year-old Oliver woman hopes people aren’t afraid to ask...

Order of Eastern Star raises funds for Food Bank

Members of the Order of the Eastern Star held a soup and bunwich lunch at the Elks Hall on Friday, and donated 50 per cent...