Friday, August 23, 2019

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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...

New Foundry centre in Penticton

Contributed Young people and their families in the Okanagan Valley now have a new Foundry centre in Penticton, which focuses on reaching young people early...

RDOS to match playground’s $100K

The news just keeps getting better for Oliver’s Small Wheels playground. Area C director Rick Knodel has announced the regional district will match the $100,000...

Valedictorian reflects on high school

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The 2019 SOSS valedictorian is Abby Teigen. Her momentous speech, delivered last night at the SOSS grad ceremony, was focused on the value...

Indigenous leaders sign historic national park document

Dale Boyd Aberdeen Publishing A historic memorandum of understanding signed at the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre Tuesday between the provincial and federal governments and the Okanagan...

Parks congratulated before announcement

Contributed The South Okanagan Similkameen National Park Network (SOSNPN) congratulates Parks Canada on today’s announcement that the sensitive and threatened South Okanagan ecosystem is one...

French immersion show

Ms. Dee Simpson's Grade 6/7 French Immersion class celebrated their education earlier this month with a series of French performances at Park Drive Church....

Willowbrook cowgirl taking rodeos by reins

A local young woman has qualified to compete in the world’s largest rodeo. In July, Grade 11 student Vanessa Caverly from Willowbrook will compete in...

Inclusive teacher wins exclusive award

Throughout the entire province, only four teachers were selected for the 2019 National Inclusive Education Awards – and one of the winners was Kim Moffat,...

Rainbow nugget

Only a sliver of this rainbow felt like poking thru Photos by Dan Walton, taken just north of Kaleden looking south towards OK Falls

Little cub

Spotted on Fairview White Lake Road No sign of mama but she must have been nearby

SOSS Valedictorian speech by Abby Teigen

What if I told you that 30 per cent of the graduates sitting on this stage today were not on the graduating list last...