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Editorial

Editorial

LETTER: Comeau decision bad news for wine

As a result of a unanimous decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Canada remains the only nation in the world in which its...

EDITORIAL: Floods punishing us for our earthly sins

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Spring is finally in the air. The birds are singing, the fruit blossoms are intoxicating and  . . . there’s water...

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...