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Atamanenko forum raises many issues

Everything and the kitchen sink was on the table during MP Alex Atamanenko’s community forum in Osoyoos recently. Atamanenko began the meeting by talking...

Address change update

Through rain, sleet or . . . anxious residents, the mail must go through in Oliver. Steadfast postal workers with nerves of steel braved a...

Oliver men propose new riverfront park

Two Oliver men are promoting the establishment of a new riverfront park that will enhance people’s health and fitness. Bill Ross and Murray Soder pitched...

Editorial 23

Many years ago the church would have labelled the Internet as evil – a tool of the devil. No doubt some religious groups still...

Operational Review

An operational review of the Town of Oliver shows that the municipality is well managed with low costs and low staffing. That was the finding...

Council briefs 23

Water, sewer fees increase Council has given the nod to minor user fee increases in both the water and sewer budgets. There will be a 1.5...

RDOS board votes in favour of subdivision

A regional district planner says allowing a 12-lot subdivision on the shoreline of Vaseux Lake is inconsistent with the Regional Growth Strategy. But the board...

Heritage society gets financial boost

Preserving the community’s heritage just got a little easier for the Oliver and District Heritage Society. Last week the group received $44,886 in funding under...

Organic growers win apple awards

A tight-knit family of three organic growers in Oliver have been recognized nationally for the quality of their apples. Jill, Martin and Jonathan Rothe...

Silent Auction

Oliver residents wanting to get their Christmas shopping done in one fell swoop can do so at the eighth annual silent auction hosted by...

Town anticipating hotel market study

A hotel market study commissioned by the Town of Oliver is nearly complete. Urbanics Consultants Ltd. is now working on the feasibility portion of the...

High schools get life-saving defibrillators

Three teachers from Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver have been trained to empower their students to save lives. Steve Podmorow, Dan Fuller and...

Proliferation of signs irk directors

It’s the sign of the times, but some regional directors are getting fed up with it. The proliferation of signs was the topic of discussion...

Town gets good OHS report card But it could use more supervisors to monitor...

When it comes to the health and safety of workers, the Town of Oliver gets a good grade. But it could use more supervisors...

Fish Farm Update

Despite doing everything legal and bending over backwards to ensure compliance, an Oliver man continues to face opposition to his building a fish farm...