Friday, August 23, 2019

Community

Community

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...

Tree nearly crushes home during storm

Annie Zandvliet is still counting her blessings that she lived through yesterday’s typhoon-like storm in Oliver. She saw it coming. “The sky was pitch black. The...

Fiery love story burns in Oliver community

Gail Paulics enjoys a good romance as much as the next gal, but seeing love fall from the sky can be a little unsettling. The...

Amateur players act up

While summer might mean down time for some organizations, the members of the South Okanagan Amateur Players society (SOAP) have been busy milling over...

New principal comes to OES

Students returning to Oliver Elementary School this fall will see a new face in the principal’s office. Barton Tumlinson replaces former principal Mike Safek, who...

BC Corrections staff to hold public meeting on October 9

Those wondering what’s going on with the Okanagan Correctional Centre will have their chance to ask BC Corrections staff when Assistant Deputy Minister of...

Elks open their hearts to help Chloe Kroeger

  Summer may be drawing to a close but that doesn’t mean there won’t be anything to do in Oliver on the weekends anymore. One activity...

Police News

Wildfire investigated The RCMP will be interested in seeing the results of an investigation by BC Forests on the recent wildfire in Osoyoos. On August 19...

Join the Oliver Legion

  The Royal Canadian Legion is the largest veterans organization in Canada, numbering approximately 400,000 members from coast to coast, with a few branches located...

New Ambassadors chosen to represent Town

  Amid smiles, laughter and a few tears, Oliver’s three outgoing youth ambassadors (Ashley Hiibner, Chiara Mason and Taylor Baptiste) passed on their banners and...

Drummin’ away

From left, Shawn Hiibner and Jordan Beacon enjoy a rhythm workshop held recently at the Okanagan Regional Library in Oliver. Hiibner and Beacon were...

Job action looms

School District 53 is bracing itself for potential job action by support workers this fall. Support workers such as education assistants and custodians are looking...

At 103, Mary does everything in moderation

Mary Grayston doesn’t have any secrets of longevity at age 103. “I guess I’m just pig-headed,” she laughed during her birthday celebration at McKinney Place...

Candidates to meet

The public is invited to attend an all-candidates meeting on Tuesday, September 10 at the Oliver Community Centre from 7-9 pm. The meeting, hosted by...

Born to Folk

“Born in Cities,” comprised of music veterans Andrea Routley and Auto Jansz, charmed the crowd at Medici’s in Oliver with their unique sound, which...