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Editorial

Editorial

Letter to the Editor: Real Grinch stole Christmas

This letter is directed to the person who robbed the Oliver T-2 recycling depot recently. Are you aware of the honesty and courtesy the owner...

Editorial: All you have to do is ‘believe’

I will never forget the end scene in the film The Polar Express, where the young boy unwraps one of Santa’s bells. He puts it...

Remembrance Day – We owe them a great deal

We wonder how many men and women would enlist if a third world war broke out today. It’s a scary thought, but not unfathomable considering...

Duplex complex

We don’t blame some homeowners on Tucelnuit Lake for their concerns about the duplex complex being proposed on the east side. That area is primarily...

Not much election fever

The election race in Oliver next month won’t be anything to write home about, but it will be very interesting to see if any...

Musings in the Town of Oliver

The Town of Oliver won’t be the same when Tom Szalay leaves his position as municipal manager this summer. But it looks like council chose...

Farm work is risky business

Last week’s accident in an orchard off Ryegrass Road is proof that farming is hazardous work. Pesticides can poison you, confined spaces can kill you,...

Anxiety among pupils big deal

While we may not agree with teachers’ wage demands (they make good money), we back them 100  per cent when it comes to more...

Do your kids a big favour

As a parent, it’s frustrating to no end. You come home from work and see your child on the computer playing “Animal Jam” or some...

Photos are worth many words but they can be too powerful

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. That expression probably originated in a US newspaper early in the 20th century,...

Auto recycling has its benefits

The regional district made the right decision by sending a zoning amendment application to a public hearing on May 26. If it doesn’t disturb the...

Wind machine tale of woes

What the heck is a helicopter doing hovering above an orchard at 3 am . . . waking up the whole damn neighbourhood? Groggily, I...

Fire prompts questions

Oliver could have been mourning the death of an entire family on April 21 all because of an alleged “well-known drug house.” The basement suite...

Letters the Editor

Young girl a real CHAMP I was born with a partial left hand and was enrolled in The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program when...

Stop spreading the misery

Desperate times make desperate people, but why spread your misery to others? That’s the question we are struggling to answer in the aftermath of a...