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Community

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SOSS celebrates students’ success

The Oliver Community Centre was filled with pride and excitement that accompanies the impending end of one thing and the beginning of something new...

Pendergraft new chair

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen board has a new chairman. Mark Pendergraft, director for Area A (rural Osoyoos), was acclaimed to the position during a...

Sunshine Festival set to go

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, Oliver’s Recreation Program Manager Katie Eaton is encouraging residents and tourists alike to visit the...

Black Hills gets charge out of helping environment

  Black Hills Estate Winery can now offer visitors a bite and boost. The local business announced the installation of an electric car charging station, during...

Town rejects funding request

Oliver Town council has turned down a request for a donation to support a new piece of playground equipment for Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School’s primary...

Rip-off Artists Kick 0ff Kandinsky Challenge

Local ‘Rip-off’ artist Leo Pedersen begins work on his wooden rendition of Wassily Kandinsky’s "Garden of Love”.  Pederson is one of approximately 10 local...

A Granfondo Day

Two participants of the Granfondo cycling race July 7 make their way towards Oliver from Okanagan Falls. More than 2,500 athletes competed in the...

Larson to resign July 15

As the Town of Oliver prepares for a by-election this fall, Councillor Linda Larson is set to resign July 15. On Monday council appointed Cathy...

Henderson, Martine tough it out for ALS

  Playing 14 rounds of non-stop golf (252 holes) is enough to “drive” anyone to hibernate for a week. But not Brady Henderson – he was...

Board defends its partnership with PDCRS

School District 53 is defending its decision to allow Penticton and District Community Resources Society (PDCRS) to operate child care services in local schools. After...

Little Grads

Cherished Beginnings Preschool held a graduation ceremony recently at Seventh-Day Adventist Church. In back row are Anden Moura, Rajan Buttar, Liam Kunz, Hannah Pankratz,...

RDOS says no to 12-lot proposal

The regional district has given a big thumbs down to a 12-lot residential development and winery proposed on the east shore of Vaseux Lake. “It...

What to do now? Let’s travel

      So you've put in 40 years or more of hard work, and retirement, if it hasn't already happened, is just around the corner. Extended leisure...

Prison info coming

For those looking for information about the correctional centre in Oliver, you’re in luck. According to Mayor Ron Hovanes, who spoke with Brent Merchant of...

Scorpions alive and well in the South Okanagan

Most people would be happy to hear that scorpions are extremely rare in the South Okanagan, but we do have them. In fact, we...