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Editorial

Editorial

EDITORIAL: Rethink festivals and fire response

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle We hate to be a party pooper, but Center of Gravity should seriously rethink its operations in Kelowna. Just like Boonstock did...

LETTER: Greyhound fallout sad state of affairs for many riders

Apparently, Greyhound bus service has lost $70 million over a period of six years and will cease operating by October. People on northern bus routes...

EDITORIAL: Courtroom doors need some WD40

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Penticton RCMP is bang on in its approach to crime involving drug addicts and those suffering mental health issues. It’s not...

LETTER: The pro-park query

An interesting article from the pro- park side got my attention. One statement was made that I would question as being totally just a...

LETTER: Movie night big success

On behalf of the Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs, I would like to pass on huge thanks to the community and visitors to Oliver...

LETTER: Missing big picture with tunnel vision will be our downfall

I often wonder whether that unfortunate aspect of human nature that permits us our collective tunnel vision regarding natural environment degradation, will be our...

EDITORIAL: Real-life crime fighter emerges

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Every once in a while you’ll get a real-life crime fighter without the red cape. Osoyoos had Brenda Dorosz in 2016 when...

LETTER: Gateway to Trades program big success

The following is a brief description of items discussed at the School District 53 meeting recently. Approximately 55 OES Fine Arts students went on...

LETTER: Electoral reform is waiting for electorate

It is not so much a better method of accounting votes and assignment of seats system that people want in electoral reform. What people...

FROM THE HILL: You learn a lot from people through travel

When the House of Commons rose in late June, my wife and I decided to take the train home from Ottawa instead of flying...

LETTER: We’re paying for Justin Trudeau’s big failures

Costs are going up for regular Canadian families – especially for those living in British Columbia. Liberal policies have raised the price of everything...

EDITORIAL: Cop guardian angel during the holidays

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle If you have to be pulled over by a cop, make sure (or hope) it’s officer Alex Shaw. Drive down a...

MLA REPORT: Referendum on proportional representation

And now we have the heat. Last year’s cycle seems to be repeating itself - first with flood levels far above the old “normal”...

LETTER: People have a chance to hold political leash

One of the things that first attracted me to proportional representation (PR) apart from the fact that it just made sense, is that it...

LETTER: Oliver is always changing

My first wife said to me “He’s right you know.” I said “Who’s he?” She said “The bloke from the paper.” I said “Which paper?” She said “That...