Sunday, May 19, 2019

Editorial

Editorial

Oliver is the ‘Compassion Capital of Canada’

Cursed or not, Oliver is a community of compassion. We saw this firsthand as many people came forward to help fire victims who were forced out...

Our planet is heating up

We feel like packing up and moving to the Arctic – no threat of wildfires there, just snow, ice and tundra. While living in the...

The agony of elections

Political junkies must have wet themselves when Prime Minister Stephen Harper dropped the writ on August 2. We weren’t nearly as excited, though. In fact, we...

Grand waiting for graduate

The Oliver Chronicle is excited to announce that it will give a $1,000 bursary to a graduate from Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Graduates are invited...

Dog owners beware

What is going on in the Rockcliffe/Morningstar neighbourhood? Now you can’t even walk your dog for fear of Rover ingesting some kind of poison set...

The conflict question

Conflict of interest allegations have once again tried to tarnish the halo over Jack Bennest’s head. But our guess was right: the popular Town councillor...

Larson blind on park issue

Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson may work hard for her constituents and reflect their concerns on a number of matters. But when it comes to the...

Water shut down hits Oliver neighbourhood April 20

The Town of Oliver is notifying effected properties for a shut down of the water system on Monday April 20 from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. There...

Kudos to paramedics

Ken Blidook is one lucky dude, thanks to Oliver paramedics and hospital staff who saved his life recently. Very few cardiac arrest patients live to...

Give peace a chance

Considering what has occurred on Morningstar Road, a “Good Neighbour Bylaw” in Oliver can’t come too soon. It appears a Hatfield and McCoy feud has...

Psychiatric unit for youth makes mark

Life as a teen can be tough, but for those at Interior Health’s adolescent psychiatric unit (APU), managing home life, school work, and relationships...

We all need to be heard

The community of Gallagher Lake has reached a milestone in establishing a citizens’ committee with a voice. What took them so long? It’s nice to see...

MLA Linda Larson’s monthly update

With spring comes road construction and I’m pleased to see the walkway on Lakehill Road in Kaleden underway. While many great people in the community...

Payback for Oliver scam artists

Police are warning the public after several recent reports of cold-call scams designed to pressure the victim into immediate action. Family members in trouble; lawyers...

Town must be strategic

As Town council tackles strategic planning, we’d like to hear what residents have to say about what they think the priorities should be in...