Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Local cadet honoured at awards

Johanne Jeffries of 232 Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Oliver recently received the Most Improved Cadet Award for her Flight, i.e. class, on...

Burgess gives a magical performance

Celebrated Canadian Tenor Michael Burgess performed his first concert in Oliver  on Saturday, August 3 at the Community Bandshell. This magical night was filled...

Annual dam safety report highlights more audits

Improved monitoring, increased audits and dam owner training highlighted the BC government’s ongoing focus on dam safety over the past year, according to the...

Transwest Helicopters Completes first Bell 412 for Wood Buffalo

After only six months, Transwest Helicopters Ltd. has completed the overhaul of one of the two Bell 412 Classics for Wood Buffalo Helicopters of...

Fishing buddies

Nathan Donnelly and his dad Matt Donnelly from Vancouver try their luck on Okanagan River by Fairview Road bridge. Nathan is still hoping for...

The hills are alive with the pound of music

It was a good weekend for Oliver’s music fans. Two of British Columbia’s most popular music acts, guitarist Brent Tyler and rockers, the Matinee...

‘Defend Dignity’ must be supported by everyone

I was approached by a number of constituents who are involved in the Defend Dignity Campaign, a justice initiative of 430 churches of the...

Coyotes new assistant coach has success story

  After many years of success in minor hockey, Geoff Goodman says he’s ready and willing to take the big jump to Junior “A” hockey...

Summer reading club a hit with children

Kids improve their reading with Read and Rec, Rhyme and Rec   While most children don’t want to think about school until September, others have been...

New winery opens up

Mayor Ron Hovanes was on hand recently for the ribbon cutting ceremony at Montakarn Estate Winery. His speech was a warm embrace to the entrepreneurs...

Oliver Art Gallery features Bonny Roberts

Here it is, the middle of summer. The traffic almost equals Vancouver, the days are long and hot and there is definite life in...

New website launched to promote community

Potential visitors to Oliver now have a new website to woo them to the community.  The new site, launched July 15, is called “Explore...

To market

Yvonne Mannoly, left, supports grower Ilona Skocilas of Dennis’ Farms by purchasing local produce from her at the Farmer’s Market recently. The market is...

‘Fibre Broads’ host extravaganza

Too hot for playing for fibre? Want to learn to paint with felt or dye some yarn? The “Fibre Broads” think summer can sizzle. They...

Hester Creek winery raises a glass to local growers

  Anyone who has ever farmed or gardened will tell you it’s a gamble. After all, what greater risk is there than depending on Mother...