The Oliver Chronicle welcomes comments highlighting readers’ feelings of appreciation towards an individual or group or sharing comments about things they would like to see improved.
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A bowl of SOUR GRAPES to dog owners who let their pets run off-leash in public areas, other than designated spaces. Dogs should be controlled at all times.
– Dog owner
A bowl of SWEET CHERRIES to all of the kids getting out of the house and putting their Pokemon Go to good use.
– Relieved mom
Many SWEET CHERRIES to the Heritage Walking Tour of Oliver. What a great program to highlight the history of Oliver.
A bench full of SWEET CHERRIES to the girls only hockey club, the Shooting Stars, for giving young females a chance to shine on the ice.
A plate of SWEET CHERRIES to municipal councils for banning marijuana dispensaries. These pot shops are illegal and this drug is bad news. Oh, I’ve got a headache, better take some pot. Oh, my foot is sore . . .
A park full of SWEET CHERRIES to bylaw enforcement officer Donald Lowndes for walking softly and refusing to carry a big stick in Lion’s Park. What a difference it has made.
– Park user
A jail cell full of SOUR GRAPES to the criminals driving up the crime statistics in rural Oliver. They must be proud of their shameful accomplishments.
– Law abiding
A bite full of SOUR GRAPES to people who defend pit bulls. They have a bad rap for a reason and are unpredictable.