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Water councillors question legal opinion

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Council members Rick Machial and Andre Miller are not remaining quiet in their quest to find out more about council’s legal...

Residents oppose firefighter’s reinstatement

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A group of Oliver residents is opposing the reinstatement of a member of the fire department after he recently admitted in...

Oliver firefighters host open house

The Oliver Fire Department hosted an open house today at its fire training grounds to show the public what members do in the line...

Candidates questioned on green space, water issues

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Protecting water supply and green space were top issues addressed by candidates at Wednesday’s forum at Frank Venables Theatre. Water councillor candidates...

Candidates address crime problem at forum

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Not surprisingly, crime was a hot topic at Wednesday’s all-candidates forum at Frank Venables Theatre. More than 200 people attended the event...

Nearly 700 ballots cast at advanced polls

Voters in Oliver and Area C had the chance to beat the crowds on election day by voting in advanced polls on Wednesday. Ballots cast...

Charges laid in Rock Creek meth lab bust

Charges have now been laid against three individuals in connection with a methamphetamine drug lab operating near Rock Creek, 34 kilometres east of Osoyoos,...

Oliver firefighter ordered to keep the peace

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A provincial court judge has ordered a volunteer firefighter in Oliver to keep the peace after he admitted to causing his...

Firefighters use pipe bridge to extinguish vehicle blaze

Firefighters had a hard time accessing a vehicle abandoned in a remote location along the Okanagan River that caught fire early Wednesday morning. Around 7:25...

College hosts health care training for in-demand profession in Oliver

It is not quite a house call, but Oliver residents will find health care training is being offered very close to home. A special intake...

Dates set for irrigation/canal shut down

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver’s irrigation turn-off and canal shut-down dates have been set. At their Sept. 24 meeting, council approved the irrigation turn-off date as...

Council considers ‘peace park’ idea

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Peace, man. That’s what the Town of Oliver is considering as it reviews a proposal by the Rotary Club to bring some...

Changing of the guard at Black Hills Estate Winery

After 11 years at the helm of Black Hills Estate Winery, director and president Glenn Fawcett is officially stepping down from the day-to-day operations. "Fawcett has...

Town continues with goose cull

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You wouldn’t want to be a goose in Oliver right now. Once again the Town has approved the hunting of geese at...

B.C. Land Matching Program supports new farmers in the Okanagan

New and young farmers in the Okanagan are receiving support and services from a dedicated land matcher, as part of the new B.C. Land...