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Big happenings in the ‘cool’ world of curling

The Canadian Open recently finished in Kelowna, and Glenn Howard’s rink defeated the Brad Jacobs foursome to take the win. It was a very defensive...

Storytellers ‘light flame’

Come “Light The Flame.” The flame is a local Vancouver phenomenon that is one of the hottest tickets in the city. Once a month...

Equipment upgraded

TELUS is upgrading its telecommunications equipment serving Gallagher Lake on January 9 to accommodate the four-lane expansion of Highway 97. Telecommunications service to the...

V Line raises $846 for hospice

V Line Construction’s 6th annual raffle raised $846.62 for the Desert Valley Hospice Society. The company appreciates all who contributed to the success of...

Homeowners see lower values

South Okanagan homeowners, including those in Oliver, will see lower property assessment values this year. According to BC Assessment, the average assessed value of a...

School district prepared for emergencies

Christmas and new year’s celebrations were bittersweet for School District 53 as administrators and teachers grieved for the 20 children who lost their lives...

Your 2013 recipe for $$ success

A new year and a time for renewal - the time when many people look into their past and future and resolve to make...

New book chronicles sad loss of childhood

Marjorie Arnison was one of the thousands of children removed from their families, communities and country and placed in a British colony or commonwealth...

Prevent stress, health issues while travelling

It was the opportunity of a lifetime; living abroad in Spain with my family for a year. Our letters home were met with wonder...

Do your homework before travel

You have arrived! After years of hard work, responsibility and planning, your sacrifices are about to pay off; you have earned your freedom....

Patton outlines Area C priorities for new year

Gallagher Lake will be the focus of attention in the new year as the regional district moves ahead with several priorities. But first, Area C...

Expansion of cemetery to come with long lease

The Town of Oliver wants to finalize a long-term lease with the provincial government to expand the cemetery. The proposal is to amend the zoning...

People must mobilize

In my previous column I mentioned that I had the fortune to attend a conference sponsored by the Council of Canadians entitled, “Making Waves...

Prison’s PPP gig ideal

I’m writing to correct the record about the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) and the use of the public-private partnership (PPP) model to deliver the...

Another ‘smart’ meter meeting set

I am writing to make people aware of the “smart” meter public meeting that will be held January 12 in Osoyoos.   This meeting will...