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LOOKING BACK: The old story of Sniffer and the famed outhouse

By Marion Boyd Special to the Chronicle Back in the 1970s, the Mt. Baldy community had outhouses, not indoor toilets. Every cabin sang praises to their...

PHOTOS: Cops for Kids ride through town

The annual Cops for Kids Ride made a stop at the Oliver Fire Hall today and accepted donations from local organizations, including the Oliver...

Fall Art Show welcomes entries from all ages

Artists of all ages, including children and youth, are encouraged to enter works in any visual medium in the upcoming Fall Art Show &...

Oliver’s record-breaking cherry pie featured on TV

Oliver's legendary world record-breaking cherry pie hasn't stopped attracting media attention since it was baked in 1990. The pie is the focus of a new...

Cops for Kids to cruise through town

The public is invited to the annual Cops for Kids fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Oliver Fire Hall from 10:30 a.m. to...

SOAICL empowers special needs workers to enter the job force

Contributed Oliver Chronicle The South Okanagan Association for Integrated Community Living in Oliver works to enhance, empower and support every person with special needs to achieve...

Thanksgiving food drive needs donations

By Jordan Noftle Special to the Chronicle Along with the fall season’s many activities comes Oliver’s annual right-on-your-doorstep opportunity to help get those shelves at our local...

Dance Oasis Showgroup working to prepare for Disneyland trip

Special to the Chronicle Oliver Chronicle Students from the Osoyoos-based Dance Oasis Showgroup were busy last week rehearsing and filming an audition tape for Dance the...

PHOTOS: Back to school

It's that time of year! Students in Oliver headed back to school today. These students from Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School didn't seem to mind that...

SOSS’ top grad has big plans

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle For 2018 Southern Okanagan Secondary School graduate Simi Gill, all the late nights studying paid off. On Tuesday, Gill was awarded the...

Oliver’s annual Expo ‘rooted’ in community pride

Special to the Chronicle Oliver Chronicle Despite smoky skies, Oliver’s annual Sunshine Festival was a huge success, says Oliver Parks and Recreation’s manager Carol Sheridan. “We...

PHOTOS: OOSAR Open House

Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue is hoping to expand its membership and hosted an open house yesterday evening to recruit new faces. The team meets every...
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MakerBot shows off magic of 3D printing

A handful of Oliver library patrons were left in awe last Friday when they were treated to a hi-tech magic show utilizing a 3D...

Gatekeepers creating suicide-safer communities

By Lyonel Doherty “I’m going to kill myself.” This is probably the most disturbing thing that a parent can hear from a child during a family...

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...