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Editorial

Editorial

EDITORIAL: Just take her Barbies away

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Alberta Premier Rachel Notley reminds us of a little girl who doesn’t get her way. Instead of not sharing her Barbie, she’s...

LETTER: Questioning Council

How unfortunate that the majority of Oliver’s Town council has much more regard for a speculating land developer than they have for their collective...

LETTER: Notley actually helping us

All the small wineries in B.C. should be sending Alberta Premier Rachel Notley a bottle of their best wine. In less than a week she...

The Fruit & Vine: February 14

A ton of SOUR GRAPES to the justice system for allowing a convicted arsonist to walk our streets and continue to allegedly set fires...

LETTER: Time to privatize insurance companies for competition

Forgive me Lord and ICBC, for I have sinned. In 1995 I got an impaired driving charge. I thanked the judge for my $500 fine...

EDITORIAL: We all need to learn from tragedy

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle We’re not doctors or disease specialists, but Interior Health must be questioned on its handling of the meningitis issue in Oliver. Particularly...

LETTER: Women’s Institute goes into abeyance

The Oliver Women’s Institute held their AGM on December 12. At that meeting the group made an extraordinary resolution to go into abeyance for...

The Fruit & Vine: February 7

A water pump full of SOUR GRAPES to the RDOS for proposing such a whopping increase in water user fees in Willowbrook. Guess I’ll...

LETTER: Trust in RDOS lost during budget night in rural Oliver

This is my take on the Area C budget meeting on Jan. 29. I did not do a count but I would estimate 25 to...

LETTER: Okanagan Boys and Girls Club thanks the public

The Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs (OBGC) wanted to extend a huge thank you to the communities of Oliver and Osoyoos. Once again, this past...

LETTER: Help is available for Alzheimer sufferers

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. thanks the people of Oliver for their encouraging response to January’s annual Alzheimer Awareness Month and to our new...

EDITORIAL: Firefighting an adventure

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle As a volunteer or career firefighter, you see everything: horrid living conditions; nudity; death, joy, human suffering, humour and love. And...

The Fruit & Vine: January 31

A freezer full of SOUR GRAPES to the thief who removed three flats of eggs from my friend’s outside fridge and emptied their outside...

LETTER: Alternate director disputes numbers

This is a rebuttal to Diane Roy, vice-president of regulatory affairs for FortisBC. Ms. Roy is trying very hard to baffle gab the numbers so...

EDITORIAL: Let’s not settle for second best

We certainly hope Town council sticks to its guns by not bowing to Coast Hotels in their bid to change the design of their...