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Man arrested after child pornography investigation in Penticton

RCMP in Penticton have arrested a man after conducting a child pornography investigation. Over a three day period from October 28 to November 1, the...

Town reviews traffic calming ideas

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Hey Oliver, slow down! That’s what the Town wants motorists to do as it looks at several traffic-calming measures recommended in a...

Complex PR referendum aims to boost smaller parties, but voting to keep the status...

(The following is an analysis.) By now, you’ve probably received the voting package for the referendum on electoral reform in the mail. If you’re an active...

Air cadet squadron needs green to go green

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Oliver’s air cadets are going solar and hoping for a little green from the community to help make it possible. With community...

Police investigate rollover on McKinney

Police are investigating a motor vehicle accident involving a pickup truck that rolled off McKinney Road on Thursday. The Oliver Fire Department was not called...

Council has bites fishing for canal funding

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Although the government didn’t write a cheque, a recent meeting in Ottawa for canal repair funding produced a couple of bites. On...

Rules driving pot to black market: MLA

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle By failing to have a retail system ready when recreational cannabis was legalized, the NDP government is driving people...

A tearful goodbye from Town council

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A box of Kleenex was Maureen Doerr’s best friend on Tuesday. When the Town councillor was called upon to give her final...

Never took a sick day in 18 years

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A dedicated employee of the Town of Oliver is saying goodbye after 18 years on the job, and not once did...

Crime Watch gets new ride in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Now, the people up to no good in Oliver will see Crime Watch coming from a mile away. On Tuesday, the Town...

Vandals hit Oliver Cemetery

The Oliver Cemetery was a target of recent vandalism. Flowers, flower holders and small mementos were removed from plots in the Fairview Cremation section and...

All tenders rejected for contract

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver plans to re-tender a contract after the bids were much higher than expected. The tender involves using closed-circuit...

Time to shift flooding approach: engineer

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle As the frequency of floods increases due to climate change, and the Okanagan has experienced two consecutive years of...

Church property rezoned to residential

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver has granted a zoning amendment to an Okanagan Street property to allow a church to be converted...

Town checks off priorities

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A third quarter update shows the Town of Oliver continues to chase down a number of strategic priorities. Chief Administrative Officer Cathy...