Friday, January 24, 2020

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Wetlands project getting built ‘six years too late’

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The RDOS is finally going to filter out the crap that ends up in Vaseux Lake. That's because the board approved $383,701 for...

Knodel pushing for lobbying

Area C director Rick Knodel believes citizens must learn how to lobby, especially when it comes to funding for the Gallagher Lake siphon repair. “I’m...

New boss of the pound

An Oliver man who loves dogs has been appointed as the regional district’s animal control officer. Wayne Belleville was appointed to the position on last...

Stop-work order on kitchen at Nature’s Basket

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The owners of Nature’s Basket, a fruit stand south of town, were told by the RDOS they don’t have permission to operate...

Council ponders what to do with gas tax money

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council has a nice dilemma on its hands – what to do with a “happy little gift” of $250,000. Chief Administrative Officer...

New winery plan subject of public hearing

The construction of a new winery north of Oliver is the subject of a public hearing. The regional district is organizing the meeting (for early...

Public meeting planned for housing proposal

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A public meeting will soon be held to get feedback on an affordable housing proposal at 5931 Airport Street. On Monday, Town council...

Bike presentation

Pat Whalley Oliver Masonic Lodge The Bikes for Books program is sponsored by the Oliver Masonic Lodge with assistance from Canadian Tire, Oliver.  Bicycles are presented...

New red tape for burning

Contributed Changes to when and where open burning can take place will help protect British Columbia's air quality and people's health by reducing fine particulate...

Teachers talk Take-a-Risk

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Teachers get $1,000 to try out new things thanks to Take A Risk grants. They had to say what they spent it on...

Cabinet minister pops into local daycare

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Minister of State for Child Care Katrina Chen paid a visit to Inkameep Preschool and Daycare last week. “This is a real example...

$45,000 raised thru Drive to Provide

Contributed The second Annual Drive to Provide golf tournament by local charity Highway to Healing has grossed $45,000. These funds are in support of families from...

ER to be closed yet again

Interior Health wants to let everyone know South Okanagan General Hospital's emergency room will be closed again this weekend. " . . . from 6...

Town to seek indoor pool study funding

On Monday the Town of Oliver will discuss a recommendation to seek funding for a multi-community indoor pool feasibility study. Staff have recommended that council...

Prepare Now for Wildfire Season

Contributed The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is reminding residents to prepare now for wildfire season. To ensure your family is safe and informed, take...