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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...

Ripoff Artists turn heads with their creations

  For their seventh annual challenge, the Ripoff Artists are stalking “the father of abstract art,” Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944). The larcenous group of South Okanagan...

FortisBC brass insist ‘smart’ meters pose no risk to health

Suggestions that FortisBC is prepared to risk the health of its tens of thousands of customers across the South Okanagan are preposterous, says Corey...

Couple find honeymoon car again

There’s a story behind every car, and for Ernie McNaughton, this tale of love stands the test of time. It was 1956 when McNaughton was...

Rain threatens South Okanagan cherry crop

      As cherry season gets into full swing in the South Okanagan, local growers are finding themselves a little uneasy. Greg Norton of Okanagan Harvest said...

Community rallies to offer help to residents

A recent public meeting to assess the needs of Park Place residents in Oliver has started the ball rolling. Nearly 20 people attended the meeting...

Parks, Rec News

Changeroom contract awarded  The request for proposals for construction of two new changerooms at the Oliver arena are complete. Weinrich Construction has been awarded the contract...

Les Miz tenor Michael Burgess performs showstoppers in Oliver

Forget Les Misérables at the movie theatre. Nothing compares to hearing Mr “Les Miz” himself in person. Canada’s premier musical tenor, Michael Burgess, is...

Regional district resolves Testalinda relief fund

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has satisfied its commitment to a process that provided relief funding to victims of the June 2010 Testalinda slide. The...

Seniors portfolio nice fit for rookie MLA

BC Premier Christy Clark has given newly elected MLA Linda Larson a portfolio that seems like a perfect fit for the long-time volunteer. Larson is...

Fault lines exist in area

Murray Roed contributed to a book that includes Oliver (Okanagan Geology South, Geologic Highlights of the South Okanagan). The book is mainly an overview...

Residents turned upside down by notice to vacate

Like most residents at Park Place in Oliver, Joy Vangen is “living on hope, I guess.” That was her sentiment while talking about her plans...