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Town council reviewing future remuneration

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Town council is seeking information about benefits and a stipend program for acting mayors. That’s the resolution that council passed on Monday...
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Oliver grads ready for the world

We interviewed some graduates from Southern Okanagan Secondary School about how they are feeling and what their plans are after high school. Check out...
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SOSS graduates prepare for big night

The big night is only hours away for graduates from Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Here, they toss their hats prior to rehearsing for tonight's...

Grads receive bursaries and scholarships

Last night at Frank Venables Theatre, graduates of Southern Okanagan Secondary School received numerous bursaries and scholarships. In total, grads received more than $97,000 in...

Doctors exhausted and need help, says protest organizer

    By Richard McGuire About 20 people turned out for a rally at Gyro Park on Friday to show concern about recent closures of the emergency...

Truck goes off road

Police, ambulance and firefighters were called to a motor vehicle accident reportedly involving power lines on Tucelnuit Drive late this morning. Kelowna dispatch reported power...

Ellie-Mae found safe after thief steals truck

A thief was lucky that the truck he stole in Oliver on Saturday didn’t have an ornery dog in the back seat. Instead, there was...

Jazz band performs benefit concert for ‘Grandmothers’

By Jaret Blidook The Penticton Thursday Night Jazz Band entertained a crowd during Music in the Park last night with styles of music for everyone. It...

Farmer disputes big increase in drainage tax

By Lyonel Doherty A hobby farmer south of Oliver is crying foul over the Town charging a large increase in the Road 18 drainage system,...

Society preparing to establish off-leash dog area in Lion’s Park

  By Lyonel Doherty Due to some irresponsible dog owners, the days are numbered for the off-leash area in Oliver Community Park. In what may be a...

Weight room attendant approved

By Lyonel Doherty The Oliver Parks and Recreation Society has approved the reallocation of funds to hire a weight room attendant for the remainder of...

Group plans rally in response to emergency department closure

  By Richard McGuire A local grassroots group plans a rally at Gyro Park on Friday to express concerns about health care services in the South...

Inmates tackle invasive weed

By Keith Lacey In what the Town of Osoyoos hopes will become a longstanding working relationship with the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC), four prisoners spent...

Downtown ‘action’ group forging ahead

By Lyonel Doherty A working group knee deep in Oliver’s Downtown Action Plan is getting excited about the possibilities. “There’s a lot to be excited about...

Residents urged to think FireSmart

By Lyonel Doherty All it takes is one burning ember to lose everything you’ve worked for. That’s why Morninstar Road residents in Oliver are thinking FireSmart...