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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...

Snowy Mountain blaze nears 11,000 hectares as two new fires spark nearby

After an increase in wind activity late Friday, the Snowy Mountain wildfire is now burning at 10,911 hectares. “Last night, aggressive fire behaviour occurred on...
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Help firefighters this B.C. Day long weekend: prevent wildfires

With increasing wildfire activity and continued hot and dry conditions, British Columbians are encouraged to do everything they can to prevent wildfires and help...
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Hay fire starts on truck bed

A hay fire on the back of a truck had Oliver firefighters scrambling this afternoon to prevent the spread of a grass fire on...

RCMP investigating targeted homicide

RCMP are investigating what they believe to be a targeted, overnight homicide near Gallagher Lake. Early Thursday morning shortly after 3 a.m., Oliver and Osoyoos...

Snowy Mountain fire crosses river

Fire crews are hoping that today’s forecasted cooler temperatures and possible showers will help them tame the Snowy Mountain wildfire. Firefighters have been busy overnight...

Town reviews cannabis application fees

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is getting ready for cannabis legalization by reviewing application procedures and fees associated to retail sales. Recently, council...

Alleged thief arrested after missing curfew

After failing to meet his curfew Tuesday evening, an Oliver man has been arrested and is facing charges. On August 1 Oliver RCMP located and arrested...