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Better referendum response in Boundary-Similkameen, but province-wide response still very low

By Richard McGuire Osoyoos Times A new voting system could be imposed on British Columbians with only a small minority casting their ballots unless there is...

Nk’Mip and lifelong staffer celebrate 50 years

Dan Walton Aberdeen Publishing   Richard Baptiste still works at the winery where he was hired for $1.50 an hour.   That was when Nk’Mip Vineyards was...

Edible pathways project coming

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Next year people in Oliver will be able to walk down Main Street and pick edible plants to use in their...

New public skating policy permits sledges

Oliver Parks and Recreation has a new public skating policy that now permits sledges. The old policy was updated after a youth with cerebral...

Operation Christmas Child

The students in Ms. Spaurel’ s grade 5/6 class at Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School demonstrated their leadership and volunteer skills as they worked to collect...

Doctors fear more closures at SOGH

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle South Okanagan General Hospital’s (SOGH) emergency department has needed to temporarily close its doors several times due to a lack of...

Many gather to remember in Oliver

Dozens of Oliver residents flocked downtown today to pay tribute to fallen veterans during Remembrance Day ceremonies. Members of the legion, RCMP, fire department, cadets,...

Veteran spent years rescuing people in crises

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Perhaps Ron Johnson’s calling was not to fight in any war, but rather to be a different type of hero, like...

CORE project focuses on garbage pickup

Students from Southern Okanagan Secondary School scoured the community on Monday to clean up garbage as part of a new CORE project that was...

Performers wanted for OAC Christmas concert

Special to the Chronicle Oliver Chronicle With the merry-making season set to begin, the Oliver Arts Council is inviting performers of all ages to join the...

Oliver girls establish 100 Youth for Change

More youth are making a difference in Oliver thanks to two girls who have established a new group called “100 Youth for Change.” Founders Enola...

SOSS Speaks: Setting goals furthers success

By Khushi Sharma Special to the Chronicle Speaking from personal experience, I don’t believe it’s very common to do activities in gym class that don’t involve...

Hosts wanted for classical house concerts

Have you ever considered inviting musicians into your living room to play a concert? Living Room Live, a classical house concert network, is hoping to...

Workshop aims to help farmers manage wildlife

Farmers in the area are getting the opportunity to learn more about coexisting with wildlife. Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance (OSCA) is hosting “Managing for Wildlife...

Looking Back: If horses could talk

By Herb Moore Special to the Chronicle When you work with horses and dogs you get to imagine them talking to each other as we do. At...