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Welcome back, Ye Olde Welcome Inn

After going into hibernation while between owners, Ye Olde Welcome Inn hosted a delicious pig roast last Saturday, and the new team was able...

‘Pocket ashtray’ proposal pitched

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Pocket ashtrays are coming to a park near you. On Monday, Parks and Recreation manager Carol Sheridan addressed Town council about a...

Students learning to throw rocks in good way

The youth of Oliver are getting swept away by curling. Through the Oliver Curling Club’s school program, every local student is getting to try out...

Who Knew in Peru?

Former Chronicle reporter Vanessa Broadbent recently returned from a holiday in Peru. She visited Machu Picchu, the ruins of an ancient Inca city in...

Arena funding sought for major upgrades

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Even at 50, the old girl is showing her age in Oliver. That old girl is the arena, which is now the...

Take a pit stop at the Drive-thru breakfast fundraiser

  The Oliver Fire Dept is hosting is fifth annual drive thru breakfast on Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 11. Come out and enjoy a...

Students exposed to interesting field trips

Rob Zandee Special to the Chronicle Following are some highlights of items discussed at the November 21 School District No. 53 board of education meeting. Over...

Ballet @ the Holly Jolly Oliver Christmas Concert

https://youtu.be/0tTwH8cMeJ0

Traffic calming and new park design 

The Town wants public input on two items: traffic calming options and the first draft of a park design. The design is for the linear park beside Fairview...

BC Housing announced $4.7 million investment in Oliver

Dan Walton Aberdeen Publishing BC Housing announced funding for 4,900 new rental units for families and seniors from a range of incomes. Forty seven will be...

Students applying coding to robotics at OES

Dan Walton Aberdeen Publishing In a classroom at Oliver Elementary School, local youngsters are showing robots how to live. It’s a pretty simple life for each...

Hamper program overseen again by ‘shining’ Knights

Thanks to the Knights of Columbus and the Oliver Food Bank, a little more than 200 local families will have a happier holiday season...

Light-Up, Warm-Up your life Friday

“Light-Up and “Warm-Up” your Christmas this Friday and Saturday in Oliver. Once again, the Oliver Business Association invites everyone to the annual Christmas Light Up...

Local riding returned 19.2 per cent of PR ballots so far

A high rate of returned referendum ballots indicates that “people actually care about government” in the Boundary-Similkameen, MLA Linda Larsen said. “And care enough about...

OES Choir @ Share-a-Smile Telethon

https://youtu.be/oGdTxUMqxrQ