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Kiwanis Club brings skatepark project $10,000 closer to reality

Oliver Parks and Recreation’s Small Wheels Playground Project is $10,000 closer to becoming a reality, thanks to a donation from the Kiwanis Club of...

100 Women Who Care group supports local Search and Rescue

Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue (OOSAR) is a little richer, thanks to the 100 Women Who Care - Oliver, Osoyoos and OK Falls group. The...

‘Fall Frenzy’ fundraiser features handcrafts

Special to the Chronicle Oliver Chronicle Come for gelato, coffee or lunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, October 19 at Medici’s. You will find yourself at...

Ambulatory care manager making a difference

(Welcome to one of many stories dedicated to profiling the people working together to keep the wheels moving at Penticton Regional Hospital as it...

Smoke Signals: OIB will finally have Youth Council

By Marvin Louie Osoyoos Indian Band The basic plan for having a Youth Council (YC) is to create a framework that places a premium on the...

Kindness Rocks spread positive messages

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Thanks to students at Oliver Elementary School, you may have noticed positive messages pop up around Oliver. It’s all a part of...

Desert Sun women’s shelter gets a boost

By Pat Whalley Special to the Chronicle Sad to say that there are still many women in our area facing physical and mental abuse. Sometimes they...

Festival of the Grape a stompin’ good time despite weather

Turns out not even a little rain and grey skies can stop wine lovers from heading to the annual Festival of the Grape. The...

Photos: Garlic Festival at Hester Creek

Garlic may deter vampires but it sure didn't stop people from heading to Hester Creek Estate Winery today for their seventh annual Garlic Festival. The...

Little Yellow House explores the search for safety in crime-heavy neighbourhoods

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Carissa Halton was warned more than once that the Edmonton neighbourhood she and her husband were moving to was sketchy –...

Senpacqin students raise funds with x̌ast spʔus run

In an effort to promote mental wellbeing in students, Senpacqin Elementary School hosted a mini-unity run (called x̌ast spʔus) last week. The run was modeled...

Photos: Freak’n Farmer race

Things got muddy at Covert Farms today, where crowds flocked to compete in the annual Freak'n Farmer obstacle race. Runners could choose between a...

Food drive comes up with 7,200 pounds

By Jordan Noftle Special to the Chronicle Oliver’s 8th annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive, held Saturday, Sept. 15, was a huge success, as together we donated and...

Oliver businesses open their hearts

Three Oliver businesses are helping some parents out in a big way by participating in a special program that gives moms and dads some...

Observatory open house takes flight Sept. 23

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Nature lovers keen on getting up close and personal with wild birds will be in for a real treat on Sunday,...