Friday, January 24, 2020

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Sabyan Automotive gives back

  Sabyan Automotive has been quite the Santa Claus of Christmas past. The company used to buy gifts for all of its staff members and spouses...

Life after incapacity: When planning isn’t enough

By Kyle Johnson What do you do if a loved one becomes unable to care for themselves or unable to manage their lives? It is...

Break the stigma of Alzheimer’s: Share your story

Oliver residents living with dementia are being encouraged to go public in an effort to change hearts and minds and tackle the ongoing discrimination...

Letters to Santa too cute

You gotta love cute (unedited) letters to Santa submitted by local schools. They really put you into the spirit of Christmas. Here's one: Dear Santa,...

New pastor a ‘citizen of the world’

By Lyonel Doherty For Thandazani Mhlanga, nothing is more responsible for the ‘good old days’than a bad memory, and yet he often marvels at how...

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...