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Editorial

Editorial

FROM THE HILL: Ride the Riding 2018

On Sunday I completed my third annual “Ride the Riding” event, cycling 411 kilometres from Naramata to Nakusp. The ride provides an opportunity to...

LETTER: Town not answering questions: Guthrie

(The following is correspondence delivered to Oliver Town Hall and the responses given in return.) On Wednesday, Aug. 8 I received this email from Chief...

LETTER: Chief Louie’s speech right on

After attending last Tuesday’s meeting on the state of crime here in Oliver, we have a few comments to make. First, wow! What a turnout...

LETTER: BCTF changes for the better

Re: Packinghouse closure alternative proposed Thank you for your continued interest and passion in the tree fruit industry, specifically in the South Okanagan. There are currently...

EDITORIAL: Be a ‘gatekeeper’

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You’ve just taken your daughter’s iPhone away for an inappropriate posting and she bursts into a fit of rage before dashing...

LETTER: Park process void of democracy and true collaboration

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a meeting with Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and other stakeholders expressing concerns...

LETTER: Thanks for improving, Oliver

Just want to mention a couple of improvements in our town. The crosswalk at the bridge has been made more visible now that it is...

LETTER: Get park educated

The invitation only meeting in Penticton regarding the proposed national park highlighted one of the important groups being left behind, as the Penticton Indian...

EDITORIAL: ALR gradually whittled away

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Little by little, piece by piece, our agricultural land is being whittled away in B.C. And it’s evident to see sometimes when...

To release the info or not, that is the burning question

By Nicole Kriesel Did you know it’s a well-known fact that wherever we are, we are always within about six feet of a spider? It’s...

LETTER: Alternate approval process is ‘trust’

The alternate approval process applies to those who own property in town also. It’s a matter of trust. If you trust the RDOS enough to allow...

EDITORIAL: It’s ‘crime for change’ in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle No doubt some Oliver residents are thinking they are now living in the crime capital of Canada, not the wine capital...

LETTER: Border crossing irks traveller in Osoyoos

The following is a complaint regarding Canada Customs border crossing in Osoyoos. A number of years ago I had problems at the above border crossing. The...

LETTER: Homeowner sends out invites to crime forum

We hope that you are able to attend our community crime forum which will be held at the Oliver Community Centre on August 28...

LETTER: Concerns brought forward to agriculture minister

(The following are concerns brought forward to provincial Minister of Agriculture Lana Popham, who was in Oliver recently to address her supporters. This letter...