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Hard luck inmate grabs second chance

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Like many inmates, Shawn Grant feels like just a number in the BC Corrections system. But he’s not a number, he’s a...

Tim Hortons’ annual Camp Day comes to new store

Help send a kid to camp by joining in the Camp Day festivities at the new Tim Hortons located north of Oliver on Enterprise...

Community garage sale will raise funds for skatepark

Plans for the Oliver Small Wheels Park project have been released and will be on display at a Community Garage and Plant Sale on...

Dogs come out to celebrate Woofstock

Dogs gathered in Lions Park on Sunday morning for Woofstock, formerly known as the Lion's Club's Walk for Guide Dogs. Oliver Parks and Recreation also celebrated...

Oliver Ambassadors host Fairytale Tea

The Oliver Ambassadors hosted a Fairytale Tea at the Seniors Centre on Sunday afternoon where they announced their candidate buddies for the year. Attendees did...

PHOTOS: Half Corked Marathon

With outlandish costumes and plenty of wine stops, the Half Corked Marathon isn't your typical race. On Saturday, participants ran from winery to winery...

South Okanagan Farm Tour includes stop in Oliver

The Young Agrarians group is all about connecting farmers and on June 10 that’s what they’ll do in Oliver. The national organization is hosting three...

Frank Venables Theatre donates to local flood relief efforts

The Frank Venables Theatre donated nearly $700 to Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue to assist with their local flood relief efforts. The donation was made...

The Dance Studio aces competitions, prepares for year end

By Bibiana Bailey Special to the Chronicle The Oliver Dance Studio (TDS) Performance Squad just returned from their last dance competition of the season. The Great Canadian Dance...

Students face pressure during Skills contest

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Several high school students in the district have proven they have the skills to make it in the real world. School District...

WorkBC job fair gets celebrity attendance

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Having a career goal in mind can inspire youth to make better choices. That’s what actor Nathaniel Arcand told a group of...

LOOKING BACK: Jealousy made him do it but he never got caught

By Herb Moore Special to the Chronicle My conscience bothers me still. Yes, I committed a crime and got away with it. It was years ago brought...

‘Young Farmers’ ready to grow in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A new crop of “Young Farmers” from Oliver Elementary School is ready to get dirty. Eighteen students have received their grants to...
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‘Deep Roots’ exhibit officially opens

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Deep Roots, the Oliver Museum’s new permanent exhibit officially opened to the public on Wednesday evening. “It was very intimidating to come...

90-plus Tea fills senior centre with centuries

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle No one can ever guess Norman Hunter’s true age, and perhaps their attempts are what keeps him young at heart. He looks...