Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Father’s Day racing

Bring your Dad out to the next Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) on June 16 or better yet get him into his car and...

Oliver hospital to be more modern workplace

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Will the South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) upgrade fix doctor shortages? That was the first question pitched by an audience member during a...

Larson retiring from provincial politics

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Linda Larson won’t be running for re-election.  “One of the not-best-kept-secrets,” she said. “Two terms is enough.” She made the announcement ahead of the...

Downtown Heritage Walking Tours happening all summer

The Oliver & District Heritage Society is once again offering its popular Downtown Heritage Walking Tours this summer from June 14th to August 30th. The...

Small Wheels park needs your vote

Carol Sheridan Special to The Chronicle Oliver is close to winning $100,000 to make the community a better place for children and youth. The “Small Wheels...

Party’s over – bylaw enforcement is back

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Enjoying open liquor at Lion’s Park? Biking on the sidewalk? Picking up children from school on the wrong side of the road? Not...

Odd Squad warns teenagers about drugs

Students of Southern Okanagan Secondary School have hopefully been scared straight by the Odd Squad. The Odd Squad is a group of emergency responders...

Neighbours rally to save family in crisis

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Erika Robinson’s neighbours have her back, which is what makes her feel so good about living in Oliver. The woman and her...

Survey says…

The Town of Oliver has commissioned Ipsos, a professional public opinion research company, to conduct its 2019 Citizen Survey. The purpose of this survey...

100 Men + Highway to Healing

Contributed After their latest gathering, 100 Men Who Care Penticton chose to gift almost $6,000  to Highway to Healing. Society President Gail Barriskill says “These...

District Fine Arts Festival

Students from all over town were showing off their talents at the Frank Venables Theatre this morn as part of the District Fine Arts...

Funding sought for landfill compost site

The regional district is applying for funding to construct a compost site at the Oliver landfill. The plan is to design a facility capable of...

Derek Edwards cracking jokes at Frank’s

Funnyman Derek Edwards is bringing his Alls I’m Sayin’ Tour to the Frank Venables Theatre. Although his jokes aren’t overly offensive, “You can’t go to...

Cheers and jeers for Penticton’s sidewalk sitting ban

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle A controversial new rule in Penticton will make it illegal to sit or lay on sidewalks. The amended ‘Good Neighbour’ bylaw will...

Affordable housing project in motion

Council heard a pitch to make life a little cheaper in Oliver. During Committee of the Whole on Monday night, developer Jeff Waters said the...