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Parks Canada launches website and survey for public consultation on proposed national park reserve

By Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing Parks Canada has announced the launch of its public consultation process regarding the South Okanagan-Similkameen region’s proposed national park reserve: a...

Top cop questioned about crime

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The RCMP crime stat system will be changing in the South Okanagan and across the country in the new year, says...

RCMP still seeking wanted man

The Oliver RCMP is still seeking the public's help in locating Jeremy Hargreaves who is wanted on four province-wide warrants. Hargreaves is Caucasian, stands five...

Hornets win barn burner against Mustangs

The SOSS senior boys basketball team won their second game today in the 58th annual Okana-Qen tournament. The Hornets faced the Princess Margaret Mustangs in...

Tripped-out drivers not wreaking havoc on the roads

By Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Has the legalization of marijuana increased the amount of stoned drivers on the road? If so, it “remains to be seen,”...

Council crunching numbers for canal fix

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council is crunching the numbers with its consultant to determine how much a canal fix project will truly cost Oliver. Recently,...

RDOS landfills switching over to winter hours

Need to do a dump run? Keep an eye out for the new hours. From December to the end of February, the landfill in Oliver –...

Visitor numbers down in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The impact of weather and wildfires has resulted in lower visitor numbers in Oliver this year. The Oliver Tourism Association (OTA) has...

Judge ponders sentencing for guide-outfitter

A provincial court judge is weighing several factors in her decision on punishment for an Oliver guide-outfitter who contravened the Wildlife Act in 2016. This...

RCMP looking for three men

Have you seen these men? They're all wanted on province-wide warrants so the Oliver RCMP is looking for them. Jeremy Hargreaves is described as Caucasian with brown...

‘Pocket ashtray’ proposal pitched

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Pocket ashtrays are coming to a park near you. On Monday, Parks and Recreation manager Carol Sheridan addressed Town council about a...

Arena funding sought for major upgrades

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Even at 50, the old girl is showing her age in Oliver. That old girl is the arena, which is now the...

Barn burns in early morning blaze

Oliver firefighters were up at 3 a.m. this morning battling a barn fire on Greasewood Avenue south of town. Media relations officer Rob Graham said...

Doctors relay troubling news about hospital’s ER

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Local doctors are warning Town council that more hospital emergency room closures are imminent if nothing is done to keep physicians...

Truck dangles over embankment

Highway 3 was plugged up for a few hours on Saturday after a semi truck wiped out. The call came into the Osoyoos RCMP at...