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Oliver library open despite construction

Despite construction on Station Street, the Oliver library is still open for business. The contractor is making the library as accessible as possible. The parking...

Cracks in soil cause Green Mountain Road evacuation

Cracks in the soil above a home along Green Mountain Road has led to the evacuation of one residence. The residents are safely off their...

No camping allowed for ball tournament participants

Mother’s Day ball tournament players in Oliver will have to find somewhere else to camp this year. The Oliver Parks and Recreation Society has declined...

Town reviews zoning for cannabis sales

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is trying to identify the most suitable zones for the retail sale of cannabis this year. On Monday,...

Water levels are dropping, says RDOS

Flood mitigation efforts are seeing results, says the regional district. Sportsmen’s Bowl Area The installation of two pumps at lower Island Way Road have increased the...

Area 27 gets strict on noise

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Area 27 officials are quite strict when it comes to noise on the track. That was evident on Saturday when the motorsports...

Town reviews draft smoking regulation bylaw

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Enforcing the Town’s new smoking regulation bylaw might be a formidable challenge. So agrees Oliver Parks and Recreation manager Carol Sheridan. Sheridan and...

Desert Centre delays opening to May to deals with water damage to trailer

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle The Osoyoos Desert Centre will be opening late this year as its society deals with repairs to one of...

RDOS to host public info meeting on flooding

The Regional District, Emergency Operations Centre, along with representatives from the province and other organizations, are hosting a public informational meeting regarding the flooding...

Crews prep for drainage control at Sportsmen’s Bowl area

Crews are preparing to implement plans to control the drainage in the Sportsmen's Bowl area. Over 300 meters of rock gabion wire baskets will be...

Flood mitigation causes detours on highway

Highway 97 between Park Rill Road and Island Road is closed this morning due to flood mitigation work at Sportsmen’s Bowl Road. Area C director...

Osoyoos Cottages area evacuation rescinded but landslide still a possibility

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Residents in and near the Osoyoos Cottages area have returned home following an evacuation order late Friday night due to a...

Flooding concerns remain

Another section of Sportsmen’s Bowl Road was washed out recently, prompting an evacuation order on Saturday. Officials are also closely monitoring newly developed cracks on...

Regional district revises evacuation order

The regional district has revised a previous evacuation order that now only affects properties in the Sportsmen’s Bowl area. Fifteen addresses on Sportsmens Bowl Road...

Firefighters snuff out car fire

Oliver firefighters were called to a car fire earlier this afternoon. It was reported that a vehicle in the 6700 block of Tucelnuit Drive caught...