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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...

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...

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...

Canal funding a no-show so far

By Lyonel Doherty As the Town of Oliver continues to wait for federal funding to help fix the Gallagher Lake siphon, one councillor believes they...

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 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...

Interior Health monitoring Oliver students

By Lyonel Doherty Interior Health professionals continue to monitor high school students in Oliver after two of them recently contracted meningococcal disease. Although Medical Health Officer...

IH confirms two cases of meningococcal disease in Oliver

Meningococcal disease has been confirmed in two students attending Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver, and a potential third case is being investigated. As a...

Baldy resort set to open December 8

There shouldn't be any worry that a lack of snow will keep Mount Baldy ski resort from opening soon. That's the plan as staff prepare...