Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Clear
Currently
15°
Clear
Today
High 23° / Low 8°
Clear
Tomorrow
High 26° / Low 11°

Community

Community

River restoration work to impact hike/bike trail

Phase II of the Okanagan River Restoration Initiative (ORRI) has the Town of Oliver looking at the potential impact it could have on the...

School board briefs

The kindergarten boom Superintendent of schools Bev Young reported that 163 kindergarten students have registered in the district. The numbers are: 41 at Osoyoos Elementary School,...

CPAWS tours South Okanagan

On Monday, May 27 more than 30 national board and senior staff members of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) toured the South...

Funky furniture fuels excitement for group

A “colourful” new program in Oliver is making a big difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. The proof is in the pride...

Grandmothers do it for charity

The Oliver Grandmothers for Africa group is busy collecting gently used home décor items to be sold at a charity event this Saturday, June...

Hotdog Bill

Prom girls

Local photographers win OTA postcard contest

The Oliver Tourism Association Postcard Contest received 279 entries, with the majority from Oliver. After two weeks of voting and over 1200 votes, the people...

Oliver residents attend march against Monsanto

On Saturday, May 25 many Oliver and area residents attended a demonstration in Penticton that was staged to raise awareness about Monsanto, a company...

Gleaners to Guatemala – the long road travelled

Journey paved way for love, faith, hope, peace Residing on Vancouver Island, I first heard about the Okanagan Gleaners in Oliver from my parents. They have...

Seniors celebrate ripe old age

You’re never too old. That was evident last week during the 90-Plus Tea at the Oliver Senior Centre. Nearly 40 seniors in attendance were 90 or...

Chamber eyes policies

South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce president Holly Plante and CEO Bonnie Dancey recently returned from the BC Chamber’s annual meeting in Nanaimo. The main event...

Cadets shine at annual review

The Royal Canadian Air Cadets 232 Bighorn Squadron held their 71st annual Ceremonial Review parade and awards ceremony last Saturday at the hangar in...

FortisBC customer rallying others to speak out

Old age pensioner Donald Thorsteinson is so fed up with FortisBC rate hikes that he’s rallying the troops to join his cause. “People have the...