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Editorial

Editorial

EDITORIAL: Watch out for the fake news

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle When is a story a non-story that turns into a story again? Read on. What started out as a possible news article...

LETTER: The ‘injustice’ system is a letdown

I had a lot to say, but like many others at the standing-room-only crime forum, I sat, listened and watched. I applauded and whistled...

OPINION: Life is a bowl of sweet cherries, rotten apples

It’s high time for some “sweet cherries” and “rotten apples” in Oliver. Since our new format this spring, we haven’t published many praises or gripes...

LETTER: Town council has options to deal with crime

As you are aware, a public meeting was held August 28 in Oliver to discuss citizens’ concerns about crime and policing in the community....

EDITORIAL: Crime pays here

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle We knew that last week’s crime forum would attract a lot of people, but not a whopping 450! Even OIB Chief...

FROM THE HILL: Ride the Riding 2018

On Sunday I completed my third annual “Ride the Riding” event, cycling 411 kilometres from Naramata to Nakusp. The ride provides an opportunity to...

LETTER: Town not answering questions: Guthrie

(The following is correspondence delivered to Oliver Town Hall and the responses given in return.) On Wednesday, Aug. 8 I received this email from Chief...

LETTER: Chief Louie’s speech right on

After attending last Tuesday’s meeting on the state of crime here in Oliver, we have a few comments to make. First, wow! What a turnout...

LETTER: BCTF changes for the better

Re: Packinghouse closure alternative proposed Thank you for your continued interest and passion in the tree fruit industry, specifically in the South Okanagan. There are currently...

EDITORIAL: Be a ‘gatekeeper’

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle You’ve just taken your daughter’s iPhone away for an inappropriate posting and she bursts into a fit of rage before dashing...

LETTER: Park process void of democracy and true collaboration

I recently had an opportunity to participate in a meeting with Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and other stakeholders expressing concerns...

LETTER: Thanks for improving, Oliver

Just want to mention a couple of improvements in our town. The crosswalk at the bridge has been made more visible now that it is...

LETTER: Get park educated

The invitation only meeting in Penticton regarding the proposed national park highlighted one of the important groups being left behind, as the Penticton Indian...

EDITORIAL: ALR gradually whittled away

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Little by little, piece by piece, our agricultural land is being whittled away in B.C. And it’s evident to see sometimes when...

To release the info or not, that is the burning question

By Nicole Kriesel Did you know it’s a well-known fact that wherever we are, we are always within about six feet of a spider? It’s...