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Les Miz tenor Michael Burgess performs showstoppers in Oliver

Forget Les Misérables at the movie theatre. Nothing compares to hearing Mr “Les Miz” himself in person. Canada’s premier musical tenor, Michael Burgess, is...

Regional district resolves Testalinda relief fund

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has satisfied its commitment to a process that provided relief funding to victims of the June 2010 Testalinda slide. The...

Seniors portfolio nice fit for rookie MLA

BC Premier Christy Clark has given newly elected MLA Linda Larson a portfolio that seems like a perfect fit for the long-time volunteer. Larson is...

Fault lines exist in area

Murray Roed contributed to a book that includes Oliver (Okanagan Geology South, Geologic Highlights of the South Okanagan). The book is mainly an overview...

Residents turned upside down by notice to vacate

Like most residents at Park Place in Oliver, Joy Vangen is “living on hope, I guess.” That was her sentiment while talking about her plans...

Weird tales not just comic book lore

You don’t have to read past issues of the comic book to get some really “weird tales.” There is plenty of weirdness going on...

Safek transfers to OSS

Oliver Elementary School is losing a familiar face, while Osoyoos Secondary School is gaining a familiar face this fall. So long and welcome back, Mike...

Ripoff Artists really ‘go to town’

Wend your way through Oliver southward from the Oliver Chronicle to Alberto’s “Underfoot Flooring” and you will see many renditions of works by famous...

Black powder buffs step back in time in Oliver

Jim George and his wife Fran don’t need a time machine because they’re already living in the past. The president and secretary of the BC...

Senior service awards

Lyonel Doherty photos  

Creating an outdoor sanctuary

Take a step inside the gate and into the Reynolds’ backyard, and it’s almost like entering another world. Lush, tranquil and full of surprises;...

Cancer survivor prepares for Relay for Life

You don’t have a lot of time to feel sorry for yourself when you’re diagnosed with cancer, says Joan Collins. The former Osoyoos teacher –...

No smart meters: OIB

On behalf of the Osoyoos Indian Band, Chief Clarence Louie announced last week that he and all band council members have  signed  a  governing document...

Oliver, B.C.

The Town of Oliver, B.C. began long before anyone here at the time heard of the name. With the discovery of gold in the Camp...