Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Suspicious fire investigated

A fire off Black Sage Road late Thursday night is being deemed suspicious. Firefighters were called out to wooden (makeshift) barriers on fire at around...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

Motorists are advised to use extra caution downtown after a child was struck on Main Street this afternoon. A vehicle was making a left turn...
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Car hits pole

Oliver firefighters and RCMP attended a single vehicle accident just north of town this afternoon. A car struck a utility pole just past Mike's Auto...

Oliver deerhound turns heads in New York

By Lyonel Doherty A Scottish deerhound named Polly has put Oliver on the world map. The distinguished canine recently came home winning the best in breed...

Police looking for stolen jewelry

Oliver RCMP are investigating a theft of jewelry and are hoping the public can help. The jewelry pieces were reported missing from a residence on February...

Sharps disposal bins not needed in Oliver

Town council has decided that sharps disposal bins are not needed in Oliver. Last month council directed staff to investigate the need for the bins...

Regional tax requisition up for Oliver

Oliver’s taxes to the regional district is increasing $81,313 this year to a total of $1.5 million. That was the news finance manager John Kurvink...

Oliver youth heading to curling championships

The Oliver Curling Club couldn't be more proud of a local youth heading to the BC Under 18 Curling Championships in Parksville this spring. Tyler...

Suspected chemicals dumped in waterway

Deep concern has been raised about the flagrant dumping of suspected chemicals in a waterway off Sawmill Mill Road south of Oliver. Local beekeeper and...

Osoyoos Indian Band looking to build casino

By Osoyoos Times The Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) is looking to build a casino on band lands and is seeking support for a license application...

Supporting vulnerable people in crises

By Lyonel Doherty Members of the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Committee in Oliver can’t wait for the new “hub table” to start helping vulnerable...

Budget meeting room nearly empty

By Lyonel Doherty Very little interest was shown in Wednesday night’s Area C budget meeting, judging by the turnout. Only two members of the public (from...

Bylaw notified of illegal campsite in Oliver

A concerned resident reported a messy situation directly behind the Oliver Visitor Centre, where it appeared someone set up an illegal campsite there today. The...

Man identified in suspicious occurrence

A suspicious occurrence involving Oliver school children Wednesday morning turned out to be an innocent encounter, according to police. Sgt. Jason Bayda reported they have positively...

RCMP seeking answers after man approaches children waiting for bus in Oliver

Oliver RCMP are investigating a suspicious incident in Oliver where a man reportedly asked three children waiting for a bus if they wanted to...