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Why are we still paying?

You cannot run a government when the legislature sits just 44 days a year. The referendum to abolish the HST was held in August 2011,...

Military spending flies in face of ‘culture of peace’

Canadian Department of Peace could play role In this column I would like to share part of the speech I gave to those attending the...

Local students get thumbs up

Students in Grade 4-7 in School District 53 are showing academic achievement above the provincial average, according to a recent report by Superintendent of...

Dietitian tips for easy weight loss I promise to get in shape and lose...

If this sounds familiar, it is not surprising as most of us feel obliged to plan some form of self-improvement with the coming of...

Easy tips for healthy eating made simple

Registered dietitian Stefanie Senior says losing or maintaining weight can be a challenge and often confusing especially when it comes to determining what exactly...

Basso calls on Liberals to support auditor general

Boundary-Similkameen NDP candidate Marji Basso is urging Liberal MLA John Slater and the rest of the BC Liberals to support the re-appointment of BC’s...

Australian visits Oliver

Last Sunday Grade 10 student Michael McAuliffe returned to his hometown of Geelong, Australia. He was visiting Canada for just over two months, having...

Oliver man, 27, dies at worksite after struck by load of boards

A 27-year-old Oliver man died while working at a construction site in Osoyoos on January 10. The BC Coroners Service identified the man as Sheldon...

Fruit growers must remain competitive

The new president of the BC Fruits Growers’ Association says the industry must “redouble” its efforts to remain competitive in 2013. In his address to...

BCFGA looks at number of priorities in new year

The new president of the BC Fruits Growers’ Association says the industry must “redouble” its efforts to remain competitive in 2013. In his address to...

Okanagan Gleaners continue their passion

Step into the warmth and bustle of the Okanagan Gleaners’ building, and the first thing you will notice is the smell. It is a...

Housing struggle is real

Just over three years ago, the Town of Oliver commissioned City Spaces to do a study, which produced an affordable housing strategy. The report...

Make yourself at home at Oliver Senior Centre

Dance, sing, play cards and visit your friends on a weekly basis Come on in and make yourself at home at the Oliver Senior...

Councillors appointed

Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes has appointed Town councillors to various committees pursuant to the Community Charter. The following is a list of the committees and...

Hornets win, lose in court battles

The Hornets had a successful week of play as they went 2-2 overall. Now that may not sound successful but it is as they...