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Council crunching numbers for canal fix

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council is crunching the numbers with its consultant to determine how much a canal fix project will truly cost Oliver. Recently,...

‘Pocket ashtray’ proposal pitched

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Pocket ashtrays are coming to a park near you. On Monday, Parks and Recreation manager Carol Sheridan addressed Town council about a...

New mayor raring to go

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver’s new mayor can’t wait to get to work on Town council. Last week’s inauguration and swearing in ceremony filled council chambers...

Water councillors ‘excused’ from meeting

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle History was made at Tuesday’s Town council meeting when water councillors were “excused” not long after the meeting began. Councillors Rick Machial...

Code of conduct to undergo changes

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A code of conduct for Town of Oliver employees is undergoing some changes. On Tuesday, council reviewed the draft document that outlines...

Candidates outline their plan to benefit youth

By Lyonel Doherty When federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna recently announced plans to move forward with a national park reserve, she made a point of...

Town CAO gone, council looking for new manager

The Town of Oliver is once again looking for a new chief administrative officer after saying goodbye to former CAO Heidi Frank. Corporate Officer Diane...

Council debates tax exemptions for local groups

A number of community groups and organizations in Oliver have been approved for tax exemptions. But not all of them were easy decisions for Town...

Correctional centre on track for 2016

What will eventually be Pod C of the Okanagan Correctional Centre is still not much more than a concrete shell. Exposed metal beams crisscross the...

Apple Beach re-zoning turned down by council

If you have your heart set on rezoning a piece of property in Oliver, you might be disappointed. James Hodge found this out last week...

Loose Bay gets good deal on water

Oliver Town Council was busy at its May 11th meeting, making decisions on a variety of issues of concern to residents Town council is considering...

Town of Oliver appoints bylaw officer

Council has appointed Katie Church as a new bylaw enforcement officer in town. Church is part of Marshall Enforcement Services that hired her to assist...

Mayor struggles with councillor’s motion

Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes believes the Town should not be taking a position in the national park debate. That’s why he struggled with and opposed...

John Slater remembered as affable, friendly leader with a passion for Osoyoos

One of the best things that can be said about a man when he dies is “he was just a good guy” and that’s...

Council rejects Apple Beach rezoning proposal

The Town of Oliver has turned down, for now, a rezoning application that would have seen Apple Beach RV Park transformed into a low...