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OOSAR wants you to join the team

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Nina Munckhof didn’t consider herself much of an outdoors enthusiast before joining Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue (OOSAR). She had only...

SMOKE SIGNALS: Thanks Painted Turtle

By Marvin Louie Special to the Chronicle Painted Turtle is an arts and performance camp from Toronto in which youth ages 6 - 12 participated in...

COLUMN: A long day in the life of an RCMP officer

By Nicole Kriesel Special to the Chronicle It’s 8 a.m. and you’ve checked into the admitting desk of the hospital emergency room, waiting to see a...

PHOTOS: Roots & Fruits Festival

Heavy smoke from wildfires didn't stop crowds from flocking to Oliver Community Park for the annual Roots & Fruits Festival today. The day kicked...

Meet Angelo: Oliver’s bird whisperer

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle You could say that Angelo Korva is Oliver’s own bird whisperer, at least when it comes to woodpeckers. He lives on Sawmill...

Welcoming this year’s Oliver Ambassador candidates

The Oliver Ambassador Program challenges youth to step away from the every day pressures put on by society and step towards the path of...

PHOTOS: Royal Canadian Navy’s Naden Band at Music in the Park

Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy performed at Oliver Community Park on Thursday evening as part of the Oliver Arts Council's Music in...

PHOTOS: Creative dancing and singing at Sen Pok Chin

Right to Play and Sun Fun day camps collaborated last week to bring the community creative dancing and singing at Sen Pok Chin school....

LOOKING BACK: A royal visit and a big royal screw up

By Herb Moore Special to the Chronicle We’re going back a few years, about 80. The king and queen decided to visit Canada and I think the...

OC grad wants to support local indigenous community

Early on, Alice George knew she had a passion for helping others. Working as a cashier for the Nk’Mip Gas and Convenience Store in...

Showcase your talents at ‘Roots and Fruits’

Just four weeks to go until the Roots and Fruits Expo, a free all-day celebration of Oliver and its agricultural history. This year’s line-up of...

Low-income kids get free hair cuts

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Spending $15 on a haircut may not seem like a lot to most, but for a single mom with several children,...

Rotary hears about immigration challenges in South Okanagan

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Despite doing a lot for immigrants, the South Okanagan Immigrant and Community Services (SOICS) continues to face several challenges in the...

US Army veteran ‘wants you’ to attend town crime forum

A former US military man wants to get tough on crime in Oliver, but he can’t do it alone. So he’s urging everyone to attend...

Parks supporters celebrate Canada’s Parks Day atop Mount Kobau

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle Several dozen parks supporters made the long drive up Mount Kobau on Saturday to celebrate Canada’s Parks Day. The event...