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Oliver man fears feud going too far

A 20-year-old Oliver man fears that a feud among young people in the community is getting out of hand. Marty Hooymans said a year-long conflict...

School board briefs

Union helps Afghan women In recognition of World Teacher Day, the Southern Okanagan Similkameen Teachers’ Union and School District 53 made a joint...

Rhoda’s volunteers praised for their work

The Oliver Tourism Association (OTA) is sowing many seeds in hopes the community will reap many benefits next year and beyond. That was the gist...

Editorial 20

A grisly old farmer was finishing up his chores when he noticed that several cows had not returned home from grazing in the forest. “Damn...

Council briefs

Town updates stance on meters Council has reworked a previous motion dealing with “smart meters” in Oliver. After hearing from local resident Judy Nicholas, an opponent...

Jewelers see amazing antiques

Every time Amber Virag and Darrell Furmanek step inside an antique road show, they feel as privileged as royalty. The proprietors of Elite Jewellery...

Parks and Rec briefs

Indoor pool is a costly venture Operating an indoor aquatic centre is very costly, according to a report discussed at the Parks and Rec meeting...

Town defers boundary expansion

Oliver council is deferring consideration of any boundary expansion south of town until it is part of the Regional Growth Strategy. The Town recently discussed...

Oliver man warns others of scam

Scam artists are getting more clever with each ruse they come up with. That’s what Oliver resident Elroy Pankratz learned recently when someone tried to...

Editorial 19

It is sad (and typical) that Amanda Todd is finally getting the love and attention she deserves . . . after she’s dead. Where was...

Economic development committee dissolved

The Town of Oliver’s new Economic Development Committee has died. The committee, struck earlier this year, met a few times this spring and discussed issues...

Irresponsible drivers concern council

The Town of Oliver is having an ICBC consultant help address concerns about traffic safety and drivers who put people’s lives at risk. At a...

Suspicious men offer rides to children

When it comes to street-proofing, Oliver children know the score. Three of them used their smarts recently to thwart possible abductions in the community. On October...

Housing plan sees gold in them ‘Hills’

Desert Hills Developments has taken another baby step towards growing up in Oliver. Last week Town council opened the door to first and second reading...

Suspicious fire destroys EZ Fuel

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The RCMP are investigating witness reports that two youth were observed fleeing the EZ Fuel building before the September 2 fire that...