Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Flags stolen from winery

A new winery in Oliver has been a victim of a crime that has left the owner shaking her head in disbelief. Montakarn Estate Winery...

Recycling Mishap

Oliver firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on Road 10 on Tuesday afternoon. It  turned out to be a BFI truck carrying a load...

Larson’s constituency office is finally open for business

  Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson’s constituency office is fully operational and ready to serve residents. The former town councillor finally opened her doors to the public...

Transit FutureBus rolls to South-Okanagan-Similkameen

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, along with the City of Penticton, Town of Osoyoos, Town of Princeton, Town of Oliver, Town of Keremeos, District...

Chamber off to China

The South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce president Holly Plante and CEO Bonnie Dancey, along with the Chamber’s transportation chair Robert Linttell are off to...

Jeff Ashe wants to keep town’s personality intact

(The following is an interview with Jeff Ashe, who is running in the September 21 by-election.)   Q: What prompted you to throw your hat into...

YouLearn staff excited about their new facility

  After nearly 13 years YouLearn has finally found a permanent home in Oliver. The school, which had been operating out of two locations; a small...

Villeneuve hopes to develop race track here

  The greatest race car driver in Canadian history – and a few of his speed-loving friends – are hoping to develop the finest motorsports...

Local food drive begins

BC Thanksgiving Food Drive volunteers will be delivering food donation bags the week of September 9 to many Oliver homes. The donations in support of...

Dog Day Afternoon

Simon, a five-year-old American cockerspaniel does his best Superman impression as he leaps into the community pool during the Doggy Day Swim at the Oliver...

Farmers still waiting for water resolution

  Two farmers are starting to lose faith in the Okanagan River Restoration Initiative after four years of negative impacts on their livelihood. Gordon Forbes and...

Little ‘Superman’ Taylor has strong will to live

  When Taylor Giroux tells his friends that he died and came back to life, they’re going to wish they had that kind of super...

Fall art show and sale set for Oct. 5

If you haven’t already created your Rembrandt or Picasso, there’s still time to unleash your creativity. The Oliver Community Arts Council is holding its 30th...

RCMP watching drivers

The start of the school year is an exciting time for children and we want to help make sure they get to and from...

Light cherry crop sends many pickers packing

  A lighter cherry crop this year in the South Okanagan due to spring weather made it harder for hundreds of pickers to earn what...