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Town reports fewer bylaw enforcement complaints this year

By Lyonel Doherty Bylaws are made to be broken, and there is no exception in Oliver. But a recent report from the Town indicates there...

Superintendent has eye on crime in Oliver

  By Lyonel Doherty The South Okanagan’s top cop admits that the RCMP is stingy with information, but he’s hoping to change that in Oliver. That was...

Resident challenges new off-leash park

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver resident says establishing a new off-leash dog area in Lion’s Park will create more problems than solutions. But Dave Evenson’s concerns...

Pensioner fights huge rent increase

By Lyonel Doherty A pensioner says he’ll be on the street if an arbitrator approves a proposed rent increase on a two-bedroom apartment he lives...

Cops for Kids make big difference

By Keith Lacey Children in crisis are again the big winners as the annual Cops for Kids fundraising event rolled through Osoyoos and Oliver last...

Gleaners host Fall Fair this Saturday

Contributed Okanagan Gleaners would like to share who they are and what they do with locals and visitors on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Gleaners are preparing...

Local food drive underway

By Jordan Noftle The BC Thanksgiving Food Drive is a province-wide initiative that is annually organized and “run” (literally) by local volunteers who travel our...

Terry Fox Run sees rebirth in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Most people know of someone whose life was taken by cancer, and September 17 will be a good day to remember them...

Bennest resigns from Town council

By Lyonel Doherty The fun has gone out of local politics for Jack Bennest. The longtime Oliver town councillor has resigned his seat, effective September 30. Bennest...

Company to acquire Black Hills, Tinhorn Creek wineries

Andrew Peller Limited announced today that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire 100 per cent of Black Hills Estate Winery and Gray Monk...

Oliver keeps close eye on water levels in face of drought

While the province of BC has declared the Okanagan in a Drought Level 3, the Town of Oliver is watching its water levels very...

New doctor wants to stay rural

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver born doctor-in-training is inspired to stay local and establish a family practice here in the South Okanagan. Dr. Travis Thompson, a...

Sunshine saving money for food bank

By Lyonel Doherty The sun is shining on the Oliver Food Bank in more ways than one. Last week manager Jim Ouellette celebrated the installation of...

Parents successful in playground fundraising

By Lyonel Doherty Randee Ede and Amanda Workman have shown professional fundraisers how it’s done in small town Oliver. It only took one year for the...

NDP to keep fund that saved Osoyoos high school

By Richard McGuire Funding of rural schools will be addressed as part of a major funding formula review expected to get underway in the fall,...