Monday, December 9, 2019

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Legal advice for the not-so-golden years

By Kyle Johnson In Canada, the prevalence of divorce now seems to be part of modern life. It is accepted that people enter relationships, often...

Winery gives to SORCO

Stag’s Hollow is giving donations collected at the winery to the local raptor rehabilitation centre, the South Okanagan Rehabilitation Centre for Owls (SORCO). The winery’s...

Oliver museum hosting ‘Tree of Remembrance’

The Oliver and District Heritage Society will be commemorating Remembrance Day in a special way this year, with an outdoor Tree of Remembrance and...

Despite bad knees, Faith wins golf tourney

By Brian Wensley You are never too told. This was proven recently during a longstanding tradition since the 1960s between B.C. and Washington legions called "Gavel...

Beware intestinal foreign bodies in your pets

By Dr. Moshe Oz  Animals never cease to amaze me with the things they are able to swallow.  Unfortunately, swallowing foreign bodies is a common phenomenon...

Parks and Rec office getting major facelift

 If you haven't heard, the Oliver Parks and Recreation office is undergoing major renovations. The Community Hall was built in 1976 and for decades the...

The real ‘smoke signals’ started on Eagle Bluff

By Marvin Louie Normally the caption “Smoke Signals” has a much happier meaning with regard to its intended projection.  But when the first “smoke signals”...

Fire still out of control at 280 hectares

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The suspected human-caused fire near Gallagher Lake is still burning out of control at 280 hectares. Although there is no containment yet, there...

Funeral home bottling wine for after death

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle A local funeral home has come up with an innovative way to give toast to late loved ones. Graham Funeral Home is now...

SAR saves overdue hikers

Oliver-Osoyoos Search and Rescue had to bail 10 hikers out of the woods in the early hours of Monday. The RCMP contacted the OOSAR...

Black Moon photos

  A Black Moon is when a second New Moon occurs in a single month. The absence of moonlight on a clear night allows the...

She came, she saw, she conquered

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle So long to Helen Overnes After 43 years in Oliver, a treasured member of the community is packing up her home to...

Golf cart fire

The Oliver Fire Dept responded to a call at an orchard near Road 4 Tuesday night, where a golf cart caught fire and was...

Town rescinds bylaw officers

The Town of Oliver has rescinded the previous appointment of four bylaw enforcement officers. Chief Administrative Officer Cathy Cowan said the four officers are no...

Garbage routes changing in Area C

Starting Monday July 29th, 2019, the garbage trucks in Electoral Area ‘C’ will be changing their routes. This will mean residents may have an...