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Editorial

Editorial

LETTER: Efforts to deal with drugs not working

Every town/city should have a village. This village should be a new concept in future design and forward thinking. I am referring to the...

LETTER: 1950s eatery needed

Every time I go down to Main Street in Oliver I look at all the empty storefronts and I think it would be great...

EDITORIAL: Time for a deer cull, don’t you think?

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle I love Bambi. But I don’t love dodging deer on the highway or seeing drivers stranded because their cars are banged up on...

LETTER: This bean counting and inaction must stop now

A week ago on the prompting of a local resident, I called Argo and the RDOS emergency number to report the obvious problem with...

EDITORIAL: Life is full of sweet cherries and sour grapes

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle I think it’s time to catch up with our “sweet cherries” and “sour grapes” in Oliver. You may have noticed that our revamp...

LETTER: We need a second bridge

There has never been more evidence then there is right now: Oliver is in need of a second bridge. Sure, the construction is only temporary,...

LETTER: Use fans to rid smoke

The comments and complaints regarding clean air have, once more, come to the fore. The issue has traditionally become a matter of the “right...

LETTER: Budget … smudget

You raise an important point about understanding budgets. I assume that when council passed this year’s budgets there were specific capital projects identified and...

LETTER: Looks like big money grab

This opinion is in response to the many objections of late about the new nine per cent tax to fund the increased RCMP costs...

LETTER: Let’s foil those thieves

I’ve been reading about local crime in the media and have another method of stealing from you that the RCMP didn’t mention, but I’ve...

LETTER: Councillor clarifies sizable tax increase

Thank you for your editorial last week regarding the recent tax increase to cover anticipated policing costs. You were mostly accurate, but putting aside...

EDITORIAL: Willowbrook spirit a force to reckon with

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle After seeing the community spirit in Willowbrook last week, it makes you envious that you don’t live there. What a tight-knit community,...

LETTER: Tax hike is misleading

I was very shocked and angry to learn that Town council’s plans to incrementally increase taxes over the next four years has nothing to...

LETTER: Too often we’re told what cannot be done

Goldtau Road (in Willowbrook) is once again impassable. This is an Argo (ministry) maintained road that was scheduled to be upgraded to prevent the...

LETTER: Throw me in smoke jail

They call this country a free country? Sounds more like communism or dictatorship to me. The government sells us this legal drug tobacco, makes...