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Election Interview: Randy Toor, Area C Director

Randy Toor - Area C Candidate Do you support a national park reserve? Why or why not? I am not in favor of a national park...

Election Interview: Maureen Doerr, council candidate

Maureen Doerr - Incumbent  If you were given a million dollars, what would you use it for in Oliver? A million dollars is not a large amount...

Winemakers, fruit growers watching smoke with wary eye

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle As people stay inside to avoid the smoke from wildfires, tree fruit growers and winery operators are wary about the effect...

Venables Theatre makes Bollywood debut

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle Oliver is back in the movies and when Bollywood production Parvaaz hits theatres the Frank Venables Theatre will be in it. On...

CONTEST: Colour to win movie passes!

It's spring and the Chronicle is hosting a colouring contest to celebrate! WHO: Kids 12 and under. WHAT: Colour the sheet and be entered to win two passes...

Desert Centre delays opening to May to deals with water damage to trailer

By Richard McGuire Special to the Chronicle The Osoyoos Desert Centre will be opening late this year as its society deals with repairs to one of...

National park opponents bend Scheer’s ear

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer got an earful from national park opponents in Oliver Wednesday night. Approximately 100 people who oppose the...

‘The Humanity Bureau’ opens with free showings in Oliver

Last year The Humanity Bureau, a new science fiction film starring actor Nicolas Cage, was filmed in Oliver and Osoyoos. Now those communities will be...

Housing plan proposed on Tucelnuit Drive

The Town of Oliver is sending a zoning amendment application to public hearing relating to a housing development proposal on Tucelnuit Drive. The application for...

LETTER: Okanagan Boys and Girls Club thanks the public

The Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs (OBGC) wanted to extend a huge thank you to the communities of Oliver and Osoyoos. Once again, this past...

Giving us fair deal is ‘complicated’

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle So FortisBC is finally proposing to do away with its two-tier conservation rate by reinstating the single, flat rate. What took them...

Students welcomed back after winter break

Students at Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary were eagerly greeted by teachers and staff at the school's Welcome Back Day on January 8.

The Christmas Lobster

By Kelly Hall Oliver Chronicle (The following tale is based on a very true story . . . really.) Once upon a time in a far away...

Little Tomas had ugly tree for Christmas

By Marlysse Trampf Special to the Chronicle Christmas is a time for family, food and forgiveness, and for Tomas Trampf, it truly was. Tomas grew up in...

Letter: Nurse supports MLA’s bill

(The following letter was written to BC government ministers and MLAs.) Thank you all for your excellent service to our communities. I’m writing today to request...