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Penticton RCMP seeking witnesses of arson

An alleged arsonist who reportedly lit several fires near the Channel Parkway in Penticton on Sunday has been arrested and the RCMP is asking...

Man wanted for South Okanagan break and enters arrested

A priority offender believed to be responsible for a series of break and enters in the South Okanagan is now behind bars. On August 8,...

Educators support removal of letter grades

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Learning is kind of like going on a road trip: not everyone wants to leave at the same time, some people...

Council looks to amend setback regulations

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is considering proposed amendments to projections into required setback regulations. Recently, council heard contract planner Chris Garrish discuss...

Oliver RCMP catch generator thief red handed

A thief who allegedly stole a generator early this morning was caught shortly after, red handed. Oliver RCMP received a report from a local resident today...

RDOS plans to create transit system connecting Penticton and Kelowna

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle The regional district plans to create a transit service connecting Penticton and Kelowna and upcoming information sessions will give the public...

Cart changes allowed

Oliver residents can makes changes to their automated cart system if they desire. Town council recently discussed amending its solid waste services bylaw pertaining to...
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Launch showcases Oliver’s new branding

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Oliver’s new branding was released at the end of July and an official launch outside Town Hall Thursday morning showcased the...

UPDATE: RCMP arrest suspicious woman who entered home in Osoyoos

UPDATE: Sharon Constance Forner, 45, has been charged with one count each of assault with a weapon, break and enter to commit and indictable offence,...

Town updates strategic priorities

The Town of Oliver is focusing on some additional priorities in its strategic plan. For example, it plans to explore opportunities to allow food trucks...

Wanted man arrested after striking officer with stolen truck

An Oliver man is in custody after striking an RCMP officer with a stolen vehicle. On August 1, police in Oliver were attempting to locate...

Penticton RCMP ask for help identifying alleged sexual offender

Police in Penticton are reaching out to the South Okanagan for help identifying an alleged sexual offender. Penticton RCMP are investigating a sexual assault which...

Interior Health announces new CEO

There's a new woman in charge of Interior Health. Following an extensive search, Susan Brown has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer for Interior...

Town supports TOTA’s biosphere destination

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Glenn Mandziuk doesn’t want to sell his soul for the sake of tourism, but he’s willing to do things differently to...

UPDATE: Oliver Mountain fire contained

UPDATE (11:00 a.m.): Saturday evening's wildfire on Oliver Mountain is now believed to be caused by lightning. Initially, BC Wildfire Service stated that is was speculated...