Thursday, June 20, 2019

Community

Community

Launch of Harvest Hut and Edible Pathways

Contributed The community of Oliver will benefit from two new projects aimed to connect residents with fresh and accessible produce. The Harvest Hut and Edible...

Anyone Can Join program went well

Last year the “Anyone Can Join” program subsidized 57 people through Oliver Parks and Recreation. The 2018 annual report reveals the program funded 19 camp...

Murphy’s has beer again

The drought has ended at Murphy’s Pub & Grill and beer is being poured again. After shutting down for a few months after changing...

Citizen-scientists needed for annual Bat Count

Contributed Conservationists have been keeping tabs on the endangered Little Brown Bat, and they can provide more help when they gather more data. And that...

Local youth invited to political convention

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle One lucky teenager might get the exciting opportunity to be immersed in the world of parcel taxes, zoning designations and development cost...

Any appetite for Veterans Park?

Oliver Legion member Peter McKenna wants the green space beside the Coast Hotel to become Veterans Park. “This is a big thing,” he told council...

Seniors throw Chronicle for a loop

By Lyonel Doherty Shocking . . . just utterly shocking about some of our seniors today. And it was all uncovered discreetly (with many giggles) during...

The drastic changes over a lifetime

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Ah, the good ol days . . . when times were bad. Yvonne Moore knows all about those days growing up in rural...

Town wants to know if Air B&B is hot or not

Town Council is interested in hearing from the public to determine the views of residents regarding short-term vacation rentals being allowed to operate in...

Hospital reno info session

Contributed South Okanagan residents are invited to learn more about the upcoming $1.25-million renovation to the Emergency Department at South Okanagan General Hospital. A public information...

Parks wants non-binding deal this summer

Dale Boyd Aberdeen Publishing Parks Canada hopes to have a non-binding agreement signed between Indigenous stakeholders and the province sometime in the summer of 2019 —...

Leahy takes over as Chief Financial Officer

The man that the Town of Oliver used to help find a new chief financial officer is now the new chief financial officer. The Town...

Puppy snatched up in Burnaby, saved in Osoyoos

Thanks to the power of social media, RCMP in Osoyoos were able to reunite a stolen dog with its owner in Burnaby on Friday. On...

Jeep crash on Tuc-el-Nuit Drive

  A Jeep wiped out along Tuc-el-Nuit Drive on Tuesday afternoon