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Little Grads

Cherished Beginnings Preschool held a graduation ceremony recently at Seventh-Day Adventist Church. In back row are Anden Moura, Rajan Buttar, Liam Kunz, Hannah Pankratz,...

RDOS says no to 12-lot proposal

The regional district has given a big thumbs down to a 12-lot residential development and winery proposed on the east shore of Vaseux Lake. “It...

What to do now? Let’s travel

      So you've put in 40 years or more of hard work, and retirement, if it hasn't already happened, is just around the corner. Extended leisure...

Prison info coming

For those looking for information about the correctional centre in Oliver, you’re in luck. According to Mayor Ron Hovanes, who spoke with Brent Merchant of...

Scorpions alive and well in the South Okanagan

Most people would be happy to hear that scorpions are extremely rare in the South Okanagan, but we do have them. In fact, we...

Leading the fun

Sun Fun for kids at Oliver Parks and Recreation has begun. From left are eager leaders Shauna Foster, Kiera Heinrichs, Daylene Antunes, Tim Grimard,...

Kids of Steel

 

Scouts stretch fun to the max at Camp Secrest

    Firing a potato cannon is cool. It’s like a hot-wired bazooka that gets its “oomph” from hairspray. One thing’s for certain, put this in the...

Oliver wineries win big

Among the top wines chosen for the 2013 Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Excellence in BC Wines, Oliver and Osoyoos vintners are sharing accolades. “The outstanding...

Bob Grant counting the days to his retirement

  If Bob Grant doesn’t have another meeting to attend or deadline to keep after November 1, he won’t be crying the blues. Not a...

Grad leaves a strong message

(The following is a condensed version of the valedictorian speech given by Seamus Riordan-Short during the graduation ceremony held at the Oliver arena June...

Passion, talent collide in dance studio’s big show

Leah Moen-Garcia opened the Dance Studio on Main Street on April 17, 2012 and has been bringing the spirit of dance to the community...

B.C. Cherry Association thrilled with deal to transport cherries to China

One year pilot project will involve Chinese inspectors coming to B.C. before cherries are shipped overseas It has taken seven years of hard work and...

Sandra Albo featured at gallery

  Have you ever wished you could see in real life, a painting by the likes of Vincent Van Gogh, or Emily Carr?  Well, the...

Victim of vandalism seeks answers, justice

  A long-time grain farmer from Saskatchewan is asking Oliver for solutions to “senseless acts of vandalism” perpetrated by local youth. Stan Postnikoff has only lived...