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Okanagan Gleaners recognized for ‘outstanding service to humankind’

Okanagan Gleaners manager Greg Masson (left) accepts a certificate of appreciation from Area C director Terry Schafer. The certificate is for outstanding service to humankind.

Oliver racer excited for drag racing start this weekend

Opening day nears at Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos where drag racing begins on Sunday, April 29. One of the kids (at heart) that’s anxious...

‘Woofstock’ coming to Lion’s Park on May 27

First there was Woodstock, now there’s “Woofstock.” Got any hippy dogs? The Oliver Lion’s Club is expanding its walk for dog guides this year and calling...

Half Corked Marathon returns for tenth year

Special to the Chronicle After a decade in the South Okanagan, the Half Corked Marathon is back for its tenth year. From May 25-27, the event...

New therapy dog program recognized during Volunteer Appreciation Week

It’s volunteer appreciation week and local community members were recognized for their contributions, including at Interior Health’s annual volunteer lunch at the Oliver Community...

Greg Norton remembered at Spirit of Oliver Awards Breakfast

Greg Norton, a well-respected farmer from Oliver who passed away in February, will always be fondly remembered by the community. A Spirit of Oliver Award...
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100 Women Who Care put $5,000 into Helping Hands

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle For the third year in a row, the 100 Women of the South Okanagan group, which includes members from the communities...

Grandmothers for Africa’s Spring Bling is back

Special to the Chronicle Now is the time to gather your friends, have some fun while doing some good and head to Medici’s for Oliver’s...

Scouts prep for upcoming Junkbox Derby

Special to the Chronicle Okay, boys (and girls), start your engines, well, at least pretend to on April 21. The 1st Oliver Scouts are once again...

100 Women Who Care aim to raise $10,000 for local charity

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle If you talk to any of the members of the 100 Women of the South Okanagan (Oliver, Osoyoos and Okanagan Falls)...

BC Lions teach OES students about conserving energy

Students at Oliver Elementary School got a lesson in conserving energy use from BC Lions Tyler Davis and Dyshawn Davis on Monday afternoon. The...

Bring Your Dad To Dance Week a smashing success 

Special to the Chronicle Last Monday The Dance Studio in Oliver wrapped up their first annual Bring Your Dad To Dance Week, which was a...

Hole in one for SOSS Enrichment Fund Golf Tournament

By Jan Shannon Special to the Chronicle There is a saying that it takes a whole community to raise a child, but last weekend it took...

Oliver Sikhs host first Vaisakhi festival

For the first time ever, Oliver's Bhav Sagar Tarn Sikh Temple hosted a Vaisakhi festival today, complete with a parade, music, food and celebrations...

LOOKING BACK: The tale of two ladies on a lonesome road

By Herb Moore Special to the Chronicle It was a squeak-snow morning, you know the type. It was minus 30 something; the dry frozen snow squeaked...