Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Clear
Currently
10°
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow
High 22° / Low 9°
Partly Cloudy
Thursday
High 21° / Low 10°

News

News

Minister Catherine McKenna talks proposed national park reserve

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Catherine McKenna, Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change who oversees Parks Canada, visited the South Okanagan today to discuss the...

SOGH emergency to close this weekend

A lack of doctor availability has resulted in an eight-hour closure of emergency department at the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) this weekend. Residents are...

‘Family first, me second’ key to success, Hollywood actor says

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A TV and film actor who’s worked with the biggest names in Hollywood had a great time in Oliver this week...

Okanagan Correctional Centre no fan of drones

If you have a drone, better not fly it over the Okanagan Correctional Centre near Oliver. BC Corrections is in the process of requesting that...

RCMP search for Hike and Bike trail flasher

Oliver RCMP are searching for a man who reportedly exposed himself to a woman on the Hike and Bike trail this morning. RCMP received a...

Bankruptcy has zero impact on housing projects: investor

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle An investor with Oliver Landing maintains that the bankruptcy of a numbered Alberta company (formerly Prestigious Properties Inc.) has no impact...

Man extricated after vehicle rollover on Tucelnuit Drive

Alcohol may have been a factor in a vehicle rollover on Tucelnuit Drive early this morning. Ambulance paramedics, police and firefighters attended a single vehicle...

Don’t pick up hitchhikers: RCMP search for wanted man

It’s probably not a good idea to pick up any hitchhikers in the South Okanagan right now. RCMP are searching for a wanted man who...

TV, film actor in Oliver helping out at baseball camp

A Hollywood film actor is in Oliver this week helping out Big League Experience baseball camp. Neal McDonough (Band of Brothers, Walking Tall and Minority...

Oliver RCMP burns midnight oil to stop known offender

Burning the midnight oil to take a well known criminal off the street paid off for the Oliver RCMP last weekend. On August 11 at...

Oliver cop chases down thief

The Oliver RCMP are on a roll apprehending criminals with sticky fingers. On August 11 a local officer literally chased down a suspected thief after...

Couple sleeping in moving van robbed in Kaleden

A couple camping near Kaleden got a rude awakening late Tuesday night. Police in Penticton are investigating a personal robbery occurring overnight on Old Kaleden...

Focus of national park boundary talks is area from Mount Kobau south

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle The focus of boundary planning for the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan is on the area...

House calls don’t scare new doctor

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You might be hard-pressed to find a doctor that does house calls these days. But one new physician plans to do...

UPDATE: Baldy fire nearly extinguished

UPDATE: BC Wildfire Service crews are extinguishing hot spots of a wildfire that was discovered Sunday morning in the Mount Baldy area, roughly 15 kilometres...