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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...

UPDATE: One fatality in early morning crash

Update: RCMP say the victim of a fatal single vehicle car crash early Sunday morning was a 28-year-old man from Oliver. "He had suffered fatal injuries...

Town to amend bylaw to include short-term rental provisions

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is planning to make short-term rentals their business. That was the idea on Monday when council considered amending...

New Crime Watch vehicle to act as deterrent

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Crime Watch coordinator Ron Johnson is optimistic about the new vehicle that the Town of Oliver has donated for the cause. “This...

Younger generation grower wants to be water councillor

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A younger generation apple grower wants to make decisions today to have a positive impact on farming tomorrow. That’s why he’s running...

Let there be light on Spartan Street

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council plans to shed a little more light on Spartan Street after hours. On Monday, staff recommended that council spend $10,000...

RCMP investigating single vehicle accident

Oliver RCMP are investigating the cause of a single vehicle accident north of town this morning. Police report that a vehicle was travelling southbound on...

Water councillor miffed at council decision

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A local water councillor says that a recent decision by Town council represents a “sad day” for Oliver. Rick Machial made this...

Couple makes pitch for surveillance cameras

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle An Oliver couple fed up with crime in their community wants the Town to start using surveillance cameras in problem areas. Michael...

Graduating class of sheriffs includes two for Oliver

The most-recent class of provincial sheriffs has graduated from the Justice Institute of B.C. (JIBC) Sheriff Academy in New Westminster, including two that will...

Baldy takes on new fire management project

Baldy Mountain Resort is thinking ahead and making sure its ready for the next wildfire season. The resort, alongside the Osoyoos Indian Band, the Mountain...

Culvert installation to leave rural Oliver without water

Homes on Roads 9 and 10 can expect to be without water for two days this week. Flood mitigation works are scheduled for Wednesday and...

MP Richard Cannings hosts town hall meeting to discuss pipeline

MP Richard Cannings doesn’t support the Liberal government’s investment in the Trans-Mountain Pipeline and he wants to bring his constituents together to talk about...

Meningitis case in Oliver low risk, says Interior Health

A recent case of pneumococcal disease with associated meningitis was recently discovered in Oliver. However, Interior Health says there is no identified risk to the...

Family, friends support accused murderer in court

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The family and friends of an Oliver man charged with first-degree murder offered much support during his first court appearance this...