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RCMP searching for two men with outstanding warrants

The Oliver RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two individuals who have outstanding warrants. Lloyd John Baptiste, 39, is wanted for breach...

Theatre society seeks primary liquor licence

Performing arts and liquor do mix in Oliver. On Monday, Town council reviewed an intention for a new liquor primary licence that the Oliver Community...

Park opponents protest MP Cannings’ stop in Oliver

MP Richard Cannings was greeted by a group of protesters against the proposed national park reserve during a stop in Oliver today. Cannings met with...

Tinhorn Creek donates $15,000 to fund art programs for Oliver schools

When students in Oliver go back to school next week, they’ll have an extra $15,000 of funding for their arts programs, thanks to Tinhorn...

Horses affected by wildfire smoke welcome at Desert Park

Osoyoos’ Desert Park Equine Facilities is welcoming horses impacted by smoke. The Osoyoos Desert Park Exhibition Society announced last week that horse owners concerned about...

WorkBC thanks employers for hiring local

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle WorkBC wouldn’t exist without local employers, so on Wednesday the Open Door Group in Oliver expressed its appreciation with an open...

Winemakers, fruit growers watching smoke with wary eye

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle As people stay inside to avoid the smoke from wildfires, tree fruit growers and winery operators are wary about the effect...

Packinghouse closure alternative proposed

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The regional district has given the green light to a non-farm use application in the Agricultural Land Reserve in rural Osoyoos. But...

Sen Pok Chin school recognized internationally

First Nations school Sen Pok Chin in Oliver has recently been authorized as an International Baccalaureate (IB) School – Primary Years Program (PYP). Curriculum Coordinator...

Few show up for proposed $250K transit plan

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You could almost hear a pin drop at last week’s transit plan open house in Osoyoos. But the several people who did...

Area 27 planning to construct first building

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Area 27 racetrack in Oliver is expanding with the construction of an 11,000 square-foot multipurpose building. The motorsports park has officially...

No change to FortisBC electricity rates for 2018

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved FortisBC’s request to maintain 2017 electricity rates in 2018. Each year, FortisBC must submit an application for BCUC...

Local harvest gets thumbs up

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You know what they say about an apple a day. Not only does it keep the doctor away, it’s good for...

New report urges revitalization of ALR

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A new advisory committee report highlights the importance of revitalizing the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) and curtailing its erosion in B.C. An...

Senior ‘scared’ after truck stolen

By Lyonel Dohery Oliver Chronicle An Oliver senior is frightened following the brazen theft of her truck in broad daylight last Friday. Fern Gould and her husband...