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Editorial

Editorial

Letter: Municipal force idea should be explored

What an interesting development on the crime and policing front. Abandon our local police detachments and centralize all policing for the area out of Penticton. This...

Editorial: Letter grades are a failing system

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle If you asked any of my 20-something-year-old peers how good at math each one of us should be, no one would...

Letter: Cannabis, cops, time

There are many issues that will be debated between now and December, but I am sure the cannabis legalization on Oct. 17 will be...

Letter: A few key park facts missing

There has been a great amount of discussion regarding the creation of a national park reserve in the Okanagan Similkameen. A few of the...

Editorial: Council decision a slap in the face

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Whap! The resounding slap in the face to water councillors in Oliver can still be heard. From out of nowhere, a legal opinion...

Letter: Too many cutbacks

I put this little editorial in the Edmonton Journal years ago, and things have not changed. Cutbacks, cutbacks. The government tells us to cut...

From the Hill: Time to invest boldly in our clean energy

I was in Ottawa for an emergency meeting of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources in the wake of the Federal Court of Appeal...

Editorial: The tides of change

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Oliver Chronicle has undergone some significant changes since March in its goal to be successful and sustainable as a community...

LETTER: No leaflets for victims

Recently my wife has been attending court proceedings up in Penticton to get a feel for the “non-sense” that is going on up there...

LETTER: It’s all our damn fault

Yes, it’s all our fault. It’s our fault that we forgot to lock our car. By doing so, we created a situation where these...

EDITORIAL: Watch out for the fake news

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle When is a story a non-story that turns into a story again? Read on. What started out as a possible news article...

LETTER: The ‘injustice’ system is a letdown

I had a lot to say, but like many others at the standing-room-only crime forum, I sat, listened and watched. I applauded and whistled...

OPINION: Life is a bowl of sweet cherries, rotten apples

It’s high time for some “sweet cherries” and “rotten apples” in Oliver. Since our new format this spring, we haven’t published many praises or gripes...

LETTER: Town council has options to deal with crime

As you are aware, a public meeting was held August 28 in Oliver to discuss citizens’ concerns about crime and policing in the community....

EDITORIAL: Crime pays here

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle We knew that last week’s crime forum would attract a lot of people, but not a whopping 450! Even OIB Chief...