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Hornets take on Hawks in field hockey action

The senior girls field hockey team from SOSS take on the J.L. Crowe Hawks today. (Video by Lyonel Doherty) https://youtu.be/SdEQ4UMvqDo

Town reports fewer bylaw enforcement complaints this year

By Lyonel Doherty Bylaws are made to be broken, and there is no exception in Oliver. But a recent report from the Town indicates there...

Superintendent has eye on crime in Oliver

  By Lyonel Doherty The South Okanagan’s top cop admits that the RCMP is stingy with information, but he’s hoping to change that in Oliver. That was...

Resident challenges new off-leash park

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver resident says establishing a new off-leash dog area in Lion’s Park will create more problems than solutions. But Dave Evenson’s concerns...
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Wind in firefighters’ favour in Oliver

  https://youtu.be/lTKfS-HjzWY By Lyonel Doherty Lady Luck dealt Oliver firefighters a winning hand this afternoon in a grass fire that could have been a real firestorm. Crews were...

Pensioner fights huge rent increase

By Lyonel Doherty A pensioner says he’ll be on the street if an arbitrator approves a proposed rent increase on a two-bedroom apartment he lives...

Cops for Kids make big difference

By Keith Lacey Children in crisis are again the big winners as the annual Cops for Kids fundraising event rolled through Osoyoos and Oliver last...

Gleaners host Fall Fair this Saturday

Contributed Okanagan Gleaners would like to share who they are and what they do with locals and visitors on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Gleaners are preparing...

Local food drive underway

By Jordan Noftle The BC Thanksgiving Food Drive is a province-wide initiative that is annually organized and “run” (literally) by local volunteers who travel our...

Terry Fox Run sees rebirth in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Most people know of someone whose life was taken by cancer, and September 17 will be a good day to remember them...
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New Ambassadors sworn in

Oliver's new Ambassadors were officially sworn in on Monday. From left are Brooke Tanner, Aaliyah Chapman, Molly Koenig and Abby Teigen. (Video by Lyonel...

Bennest resigns from Town council

By Lyonel Doherty The fun has gone out of local politics for Jack Bennest. The longtime Oliver town councillor has resigned his seat, effective September 30. Bennest...

Company to acquire Black Hills, Tinhorn Creek wineries

Andrew Peller Limited announced today that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire 100 per cent of Black Hills Estate Winery and Gray Monk...

Oliver keeps close eye on water levels in face of drought

While the province of BC has declared the Okanagan in a Drought Level 3, the Town of Oliver is watching its water levels very...

New doctor wants to stay rural

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver born doctor-in-training is inspired to stay local and establish a family practice here in the South Okanagan. Dr. Travis Thompson, a...