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Community

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Oliver, B.C.

The Town of Oliver, B.C. began long before anyone here at the time heard of the name. With the discovery of gold in the Camp...

Oliver ranchers honoured with stewardship award

Dave, Wanda Casorso committed to ecosystem The BC Cattlemen’s Association is pleased to congratulate Dave and Wanda Casorso, owners of Casorso Ranch, for receiving the 2013...

Miss Teen Shelby LePage empowering youth

(Miss Teen Southern BC Shelby LePage from Osoyoos will represent BC at the national Miss Teen Canada World in Toronto on July 20. The...

Hear ye, hear ye no proclamations!

We see no reason why the Town of Oliver should revisit its proclamation policy. It appears to work just fine, and it keeps council...

Kidney donor clarifies life-altering experience

The purpose of this letter is to clarify some information in a recent article in which I was interviewed regarding a kidney donation. While...

Half-Corked Marathon enjoys amazing success

In four short years, the Half Corked Marathon has become one of the hardest tickets to get in the entire province, which says an...

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...