Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Alternative energy fuels the future at expo

A solar energy and transportation expo, “Three Ways to Save the Climate” is coming to Oliver’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. This free event, presented...

Suckers suck a little less now

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Pruning grape vines used to be a tedious task, but a local inventor has just unveiled a handy new tool. To prevent...

Firetruck puts out truck fire

Oliver firefighters rushed to a vehicle fire this morning to stop it from spreading to dry grass on Osoyoos Indian Band land. Fire department spokesman...

Horse Highrise Hotel coming to Osoyoos

It had to happen, it was in the race cards. For years now the volunteers involved with managing Desert Park, the horse racing track overlooking...

Grants bring neighbours together

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Small neighbourhoods in Oliver are missing out on grants they can use to bring people and their ideas together. That was evident...

Volunteers celebrated by the Oliver Curling Club

Contributed Winners on and off the ice were toasted at the Oliver Curling Club’s recent Windup Dinner & Awards Night. In addition to all the...

Penticton hospital fundraiser almost done, just $1.2 million to go

Contributed There’s just one month to go before Penticton Regional Hospital’s new David E. Kampe Tower opens for patients on April 29. While excitement builds and...

Laser light show coming to Penticton

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Bentley Meeker hopes Immaculate Refractions coaxes each member of his audience to explore their own relationship with light. “I’m a big believer that...

Fine issued for last week’s grass fire

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A warning to people with burn piles in Oliver: if your fire gets away and causes a problem, you may be slapped...

Milfoil still an issue at Vaseux

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Norm Gaumont is worried about Vaseux Lake becoming Vaseux swamp. Unless proper action is taken, Gaumont, who’s the Chair of the Vaseux Lake...

Boozin’ at Frank’s

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle On Monday the Town of Oliver will consider raising its glass to a new liquor primary licence for Frank Venables Theatre. Council will...

Grass fire started from neighbour’s burn pile

https://youtu.be/TC1pNymOjQU Oliver firefighters were quick to respond to a grass fire in the 7000 block of Island Road last Friday. The initial call came in as...

Towns asked to house locums

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The medical powers that be are asking Oliver and Osoyoos to secure housing for locum physicians. Dr. Kevin Hill and Carl Meadows from...

Intersection is safe enough

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle There’s not much appetite to upgrade the highway just north of Town. At the intersection of Leighton Crescent and Highway 97, there are...

Sunnybank Tea time honoured tradition

A spot of tea on the first day of spring is leaving winter far behind at the Oliver Elks Hall today. The annual Sunnybank Tea...