Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Exhaustive ice rescue mission saves dog on Osoyoos Lake

Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing A dog that fell through thin ice on Osoyoos Lake and was unable to get out on Friday afternoon has made it...

Gas tax sought to help out fire departments

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The regional district is lobbying the provincial government to utilize gas tax funding for volunteer or paid on-call fire departments. This is one...

Desert Sun sheds light in dark areas

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The world is dark for some people in Oliver and Osoyoos, which is why Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre brings them...

Water and Sanitation for All: Updates from Nepal

Contributed The work of local activists who are taking on extreme poverty has been bearing fruit in Nepal for nearly 30 years. And they’ll be...

Town supports RCMP day

The Town of Oliver is providing a letter of support to have February 1 acknowledged as Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day. Council approved the resolution...

Horgan believes community is behind National Park

Premier John Horgan shared his thoughts on a National Park in the South Okanagan. “My view is, the community is behind this and we should...

Forbes farm award bittersweet

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Winning “Vendor of the Year” from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is a tall order for any farm, but the Forbes...

Police search Oliver house, find stolen goods, arrest women

A woman was arrested in Oliver after tips to the RCMP led police to a property full of stolen goods. A number of thefts from...

Quilts of valor

In support of a nationwide initiative, the Double O Quilters (and friends) of Oliver, BC have recently completed 6 Quilts of Valor. Guild members...

Council highlights

Rise and Report – At the March 11th Closed meeting, Council resolved to release the legal opinion regarding the Role of Water Councillors at...

Council reviews Earle Crescent rehabilitation

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Earle Crescent residents may be getting a $761,000 upgrade to their street this year. That’s what Town council will look at today. Council will...

Coffee with council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle What’s on your mind, Oliver? A number of things, actually. That was evident at last Friday’s coffee and conversation with Town council at Medici’s...

Larson versus Daylight Savings: Round 3

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Linda Larson hopes she isn’t wasting her time again by trying to end Daylight Savings in B.C. In her third kick at the...

“The Other Game on Ice”

Contributed Eastlink Curling Centre was the site of the Closing Mixed Bonspiel on Saturday. The theme was "The Other Game on Ice" to help celebrate...

Changes in yard waste collection dates due to cold weather

The first unlimited yard waste collection week, originally scheduled for March 25/29, has been postponed due to the cold weather conditions. Unlimited yard waste will...