Tuesday, June 18, 2019

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Town hires new staffer

Submitted by Town of Oliver The Town of Oliver is excited to announce that Randy Houle has been hired to the newly created Director of...

Teachers present school plans to board

Local teachers gathered at Southern Okanagan Secondary School on June 4 to present updates on their progress.  Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary  Students were surveyed on how attached they...

Bikes for Books

Submitted by Pat Whalley There was quite a surprise waiting for 17-year-old Kelan Harty on Saturday. Kelan is a wonderful pianist and on June 15 he...

FortisBC takes steps to protect owls in Oliver

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The recent electrocution of two owls in Oliver has prompted FortisBC to take action to prevent similar deaths in future. Corporate communications advisor...

Student report: Feel proud of heritage

Recently, Southern Okanagan Secondary School celebrated diversity through their multicultural assembly. In the assembly, students from all grades participated in speeches, songs, and dances that...

Council can’t agree on fire truck funding

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle After two meetings, Town council is still not convinced that spending $25,000 for a used fire command vehicle is in the best...

Town wants new red tape for vacation rentals

Local government wants to regulate short-term vacation rentals, but the few townspeople who care about the issue seem to like things the way they...

Town comes clean on privacy breach

Town of Oliver During the process of email notification to property owners of their 2019 Property Tax Notice, an error was made in which the...

Editorial: Bylaw enforcement tough job in Oliver

You couldn’t pay me a king’s ransom to enforce the bylaws of any town, city or hamlet, even with a population of five people. In...

Letter: We can win $100K!

A heartfelt plea to the parents, grandparents and neighbours of Oliver and surrounding area: I grew up in Oliver three decades ago. Seven years...

Oliver cannabis store to be ‘tight ship’

While the location is secret for now, the BC Cannabis Store in Oliver will be a tight ship. That was the impression after listening to...

Father’s Day racing

Bring your Dad out to the next Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) on June 16 or better yet get him into his car and...

Oliver hospital to be more modern workplace

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Will the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) upgrade fix doctor shortages? That was the first question pitched by an audience member during a...

Larson retiring from provincial politics

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Linda Larson won’t be running for re-election.  “One of the not-best-kept-secrets,” she said. “Two terms is enough.” She made the announcement ahead of the...

Downtown Heritage Walking Tours happening all summer

The Oliver & District Heritage Society is once again offering its popular Downtown Heritage Walking Tours this summer from June 14th to August 30th. The...