Saturday, April 20, 2019

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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...

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...

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,...

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...

Leading the fun

Sun Fun for kids at Oliver Parks and Recreation has begun. From left are eager leaders Shauna Foster, Kiera Heinrichs, Daylene Antunes, Tim Grimard,...

Kids of Steel

 

Scouts stretch fun to the max at Camp Secrest

    Firing a potato cannon is cool. It’s like a hot-wired bazooka that gets its “oomph” from hairspray. One thing’s for certain, put this in the...

Oliver wineries win big

Among the top wines chosen for the 2013 Lieutenant Governor's Awards for Excellence in BC Wines, Oliver and Osoyoos vintners are sharing accolades. “The outstanding...

Bob Grant counting the days to his retirement

  If Bob Grant doesn’t have another meeting to attend or deadline to keep after November 1, he won’t be crying the blues. Not a...

Grad leaves a strong message

(The following is a condensed version of the valedictorian speech given by Seamus Riordan-Short during the graduation ceremony held at the Oliver arena June...