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Editorial

Editorial

A rock and a hard place

Yet again one of the Town’s bylaws has come back to bite council, leaving it in a quandary. A local resident complained about the Thompsons’...

Mount Baldy ski resort abuzz with excitement during re-opening

There is much excitement on Mount Baldy today as the ski hill celebrates its re-opening, to the jubilation of avid skiers and snowboarders. Reporter/photographer Richard McGuire...

Too much bad news

If you want to stay positive these days, you almost have to avoid reading the news, listening to the radio and watching television. Unfortunately, the...

Will this ever happen?

It’s easy to look into the past (many of us still live there), but as we head into a new year it’s time to...

SOSS students share Christmas spirit

Everyone has their own unique meaning for the celebration of Christmas. For some people Christmas is all about spending time with family. Others find the...

Twas the night before

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the loft, the children were stirring, and one of them coughed. “Is it Christmas yet?” Hamish whispered. “Go...

Opinion: Changing climate threatening us all

In Part I of this column, I attempted to present over whelming evidence that human activities are affecting global climate. The intergovernmental Panel on Climate...

Letter to the Editor: Slow down and relax

Oliver is truly a wonderful town filled with so many happy and smiling people; I feel honoured to be a part of it. We have...

Letter to the Editor: Real Grinch stole Christmas

This letter is directed to the person who robbed the Oliver T-2 recycling depot recently. Are you aware of the honesty and courtesy the owner...

Editorial: All you have to do is ‘believe’

I will never forget the end scene in the film The Polar Express, where the young boy unwraps one of Santa’s bells. He puts it...

Remembrance Day – We owe them a great deal

We wonder how many men and women would enlist if a third world war broke out today. It’s a scary thought, but not unfathomable considering...

Duplex complex

We don’t blame some homeowners on Tucelnuit Lake for their concerns about the duplex complex being proposed on the east side. That area is primarily...

Not much election fever

The election race in Oliver next month won’t be anything to write home about, but it will be very interesting to see if any...

Musings in the Town of Oliver

The Town of Oliver won’t be the same when Tom Szalay leaves his position as municipal manager this summer. But it looks like council chose...

Farm work is risky business

Last week’s accident in an orchard off Ryegrass Road is proof that farming is hazardous work. Pesticides can poison you, confined spaces can kill you,...