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Stanley Cup, NHL legend visit Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty When Thomas Gabriel Jr. gets older, he’ll be able to brag that an NHL legend literally put him inside the Stanley Cup. Famed...

Helicopter training company wants contract to guarantee it can operate in national park

  By Richard McGuire When federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna recently announced plans to move forward with a national park reserve, she made a point of...

Stanley Cup visits Oliver

The Stanley Cup made a surprise visit to Oliver today, a ceremony hosted by the Osoyoos Indian Band. (Video by Lyonel Doherty)

Candidates queried for over two hours

By Lyonel Doherty Eight people vying for one council seat in Oliver were put to the test Thursday night for more than two hours during...

Interior Health expanding meningococcal disease immunizations

Interior Health is expanding immunizations for meningococcal disease to individuals 15-24 years of age in the Oliver region. This includes people from Osoyoos and Okanagan...

Arts and Crafts Fair on today and Saturday

Check out the annual Arts and Crafts Fair in the Oliver Community Centre today and tomorrow. There's handcrafted furniture, quilts, baked goods, jewelry, preserves, knitted...

Norton fears ‘no’ side won’t get fair hearing

By Richard McGuire Greg Norton, a long-time opponent of a national park reserve in the South Okanagan, says he remains skeptical that governments will give...

Knights brighten up Christmas again

By Keith Lacey A Christmas hamper program that has ensured hundreds of local families can enjoy a very Merry Christmas is closing in on 50...

To Irma victims with love

By Lyonel Doherty A FortisBC power line technician from Oliver says he will never forget the smiles on people’s faces after Hurricane Irma wiped out...

Byelection candidates put best foot forward

(The Oliver Chronicle continues its byelection coverage of the eight candidates seeking one council seat.) The following was submitted by Aimee Grice: I feel that...

Cart program and fee increase coming

By Lyonel Doherty Town Councillor Petra Veintimilla is steadfast in her opposition to the automated cart program for garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection. But...

Town ‘races’ to approve development permit

By Lyonel Doherty Town council didn’t take long on Tuesday to approve a development permit for a maintenance facility for sports cars. The industrial permit for...

Senior girls return ‘accomplished’ from tourney

By Marlysse Trampf This past week the Southern Okanagan Secondary School (SOSS) senior girls field hockey team travelled to Surrey to compete in the Girls...

March to cenotaph honours the fallen

The Oliver Legion's Colour Party leads the march to the cenotaph during Remembrance Day ceremonies this morning. (Video by Lyonel Doherty)

Senior dies in mysterious collision in Oliver

Police have confirmed that an 81-year-old female died in a single vehicle accident on Highway 97 south of Oliver on Thursday. The RCMP report that...