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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...

Oliver petition presented in parliament

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The petition calling for two additional RCMP officers for Oliver was presented in parliament Wednesday. Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson said she presented...

Oliver Cemetery gets new columbarium

The Oliver Cemetery on Rockcliffe Road now includes a columbarium, installed by crews from the Town of Oliver on Tuesday. The granite structure, supplied by...

Oliver firefighter let go following controversy

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A beleaguered firefighter in Oliver has been relieved of his duties on the fire department. Travis Bolenback was terminated earlier this week...

RDOS wants agriculturalists to reduce burning

After a long summer of smoke, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is encouraging agricultural properties that are removing fruit trees and grape vines...

First phase of Oliver Heights sold out

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver Heights has reached another milestone by selling out all 17 lots in phase one. Sales and Marketing Director Leahann Nordin said...

Mayoral upset because of desire for change, Johansen says

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Martin Johansen came out of nowhere on Saturday to be Oliver’s newest mayor. That’s because there was a desire for change, he...

RCMP look for cannabis-impaired drivers during enforcement campaign

Recreational cannabis is now legal and RCMP in the area are working to keep drug-impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. Members of the RCMP...

New mayor voted in for Oliver

There's a new person behind the mayor's chair in Oliver. With a voter turnout of 56.5 per cent, newcomer Martin Johansen won the seat at...

Big meeting for mayor

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle On Monday, Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes will need all of his persuasive power to get a commitment from the federal government...

Truck carrying grapes flips on Black Sage Road

They say there’s no use crying over spilled milk but what about spilled grapes? There were lots along Black Sage Road near Saskatoon Ave. after...

Oliver farmers seek compensation for loss

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Farmers in B.C. are protected by right-to-farm legislation that gives them a lot of agricultural power. But it appears these protections...

Recreational cannabis now legalized but harder to find in Oliver

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Although recreational cannabis is now legal in Canada, accessibility decreased for users in Oliver on October 17. Canna Cabana, the only medical...