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Hotel opposition expected at public hearing

By Lyonel Doherty Like death and taxes, there’s no escaping the opposition surrounding the proposed hotel in Centennial RV Park. That’s why the Town of Oliver...

Firefighters busy with MVA and smoke in house

Oliver firefighters responded to two call-outs last night and early this morning. Spokesman Rob Graham said they attended a single vehicle roll-over on Tucelnuit Drive....

Tuc-el-Nuit students help poor orphans

By Lyonel Doherty A group of Tuc-el-Nuit students is making a big difference for some extremely poor children on the other side of the world. Erica...

Young farmers can’t wait to ‘grow stuff’

By Lyonel Doherty Six-year-old Robbie Affleck wants to be a dancer, but he knows he has to eat healthy, so he’s going to be a...

Doctor addresses addictions with bold idea

By Dan Walton Dr. Peter Entwistle hopes to change the economics of severe drug addiction. "As much as we disapprove of people drinking and doing drugs,...

Corporate couple begins new life as globe-trotting explorers

By Dan Walton There’s a young Okanagan couple that felt like the gift of life was being squandered by the numbing effects of the monotonous...

Vonnie Lavers goes ‘Green’

By Lyonel Doherty The BC Green Party candidate for Boundary-Similkameen says she has the tenacity, fiscal responsibility and the accountability to be a good MLA...

Prison concerns answered by public safety ministry

By Lyonel Doherty People on the outside and people on the inside have concerns about the Okanagan Correctional Centre in Oliver. On the outside, the local...

Dr. Entwistle says all politics is about health

By Richard McGuire For independent candidate Dr. Peter Entwistle, the May 9 provincial election is all about health care. Not only is health care the most...

Legion hosts candlelight tribute

On Friday, May 5 at 1 pm the Oliver Legion will hold its annual Candlelight Tribute at the Oliver Cemetery. This is a very unique...

Oliver man arrested after police chase

An Oliver man wanted for attempted murder was arrested in Princeton on Saturday following an alleged kidnapping. Forty-five-year-old Afshin Maleki Ighani was apprehended following a...

Pow wow grand entry

This afternoon's pow wow grand entry was a colourful sight to behold at Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Video by Lyonel Doherty

SOSS hosts pow wow

School District 53 is hosting the annual pow wow today at Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Check out the video by Lyonel Doherty

Society focuses on capital improvements in Lion’s Park

The Oliver Parks and Recreation Society (OPRS) has identified the need for further capital improvements in Lion’s Park. Among several other actions such as seating,...

Oliver Elementary School gets new principal

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Elementary School will soon say goodbye to Principal Karen Sinclair and welcome new administrator Jason McAllister from Osoyoos. Sinclair will be the...