Thursday, August 22, 2019

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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The Town of Oliver has rescinded the previous appointment of four bylaw enforcement officers.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...

Town to promote overdose awareness day

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle If you see the Town Hall illuminated with purple flood lights, you’ll know it’s International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. On Monday,...

Several cannabis stores coming to Oliver

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle It appears that recreational cannabis users in Oliver will soon have several stores to choose from. On Monday, Director of Development Services Randy...

Town looks at establishing youth council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is working on giving youth a voice in local politics. Today, council members will discuss a draft youth council...

What will be the vision of Oliver?

The Town is asking for help to shape its vision of the future. In a new online survey, residents, business owners, and visitors are being...

Town to award capital works projects

Town council is reviewing four capital works projects that will have a big impact on everyone in Oliver. The contracts involve traffic calming on Park...

Food ripe for the picking at Harvest Hut

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle For neighbours who like sharing the fruits of their labour with one another, there’s the Harvest Hut – offering up free, fresh...

Entrepreneur opening pot shop on Main Street

An old liquor store is applying to become a pot shop. An entrepreneur has applied to operate a cannabis dispensary at 6341 Station Street, in...