Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Vaisakhi returns

Local Sikh culture and tradition will be on full display in Oliver on April 28 during the second annual Vaisakhi festival. Once again, the Bhav...

Vaccinate your kids, IH reminds

Contributed Following outbreaks of measles occurring around the globe, the Government of British Columbia launched a Measles Immunization Catch-Up Program to ensure children in B.C. are protected...

Hike for Hospice happening on May 5th

Desert Valley Hospice Society The Town of Oliver will join thousands of people across the country, as they come together in order to raise funds...

OIB walk-in clinic capping non-band members at 10 per day

Chronicle Staff The private walk-in clinic at the Nk’Mip Resource Centre will only be treating a maximum of 10 patients a day except for members...

IH hosts volunteer appreciation luncheon

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Interior Health volunteers were treated to a delicious meatball luncheon at the Oliver Community Centre on Monday. It’s the health authority’s way of...

Review: Long Island Medium at SOEC

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Theresa Caputo – the Long Island Medium – was at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Tuesday night to try and talk...

Info night for National Park opponents

Contributed The South Okanagan Similkameen Preservation Society is providing a public information night on the national park reserve on April 23 at 6:45 p.m. at...

Students learn it’s not all about them

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Elementary School students are learning a valuable lesson that the world doesn’t revolve around them. In fact, it has little to do...

The little playground that could

The staff and children of OneSky Community Resources at the Oliver High School Childcare Centre have a reason to be ecstatic and thankful. After two...

A chat with ‘rustic’ wine cowboy Bruce Fuller

(The Chronicle sat down with everyone’s favourite character in the South Okanagan – Bruce Fuller, formerly of Rustico Farm and Cellars – and peppered...

Grade 7s help out at Gleaners

https://youtu.be/OQ2tBnwCCX0 Grade 7 students from Oliver Elementary School did their part to help the hungry in developing countries by volunteering at Okanagan Gleaners today where...

World Trade Centre survivor speaks in Oliver

https://youtu.be/1jM91dRBi_k Inspirational speaker Michael Hingson, who is totally blind, visited Senpaqcin School today to talk about the misconceptions people have about the blind. Of course,...

PRH diagnosis likely saved Osoyoos man’s life

Contributed Leonard Gebhart was only given a 30 percent chance of survival when he arrived at the Emergency Department of Penticton Regional Hospital. The Osoyoos man...

A tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Darren Lee is the best Elvis impersonator there is, a lot of people have told him. “Better they say it than I...

Dr. Entwistle moves practice to OIB in Oliver

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle A local doctor and health care advocate is moving his practice from the downtown core to the Osoyoos Indian Band office in...