Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Crime prevention group eyeing recommendations

Oliver’s new Community Safety and Crime Prevention Committee is working on a final draft of its recommendations to Town council. Although recent meetings have been...

No Park signs come down

A business owner in Oliver is disgruntled that he can’t share his national park opinion on his storefront. The owner of Superior Trades on Main...

Cops and (alleged) robbers

Police got to use spike belts and a helicopter to force two men into submission. Earlier today, the Osoyoos RCMP were tipped off about a...

Motorcyclist dies after accident north of Oliver

A motorcycle rider who crashed north of Oliver died of his injuries. The accident happened near Enterprise Way on Hwy 97. The man was travelling north...

Teachers present school plans to board

Local teachers gathered at Southern Okanagan Secondary School on June 4 to present updates on their progress.  Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary  Students were surveyed on how attached they...

Many SOSS students take home awards

No wonder the annual SOSS awards ceremony takes two hours – there are so many students to recognize. Thursday’s event honoured dozens of pupils for...

ER to close again at SOGH

Once again, a lack of physician coverage has resulted in the planned closure of the Oliver hospital's emergency department tomorrow night (Saturday). Residents are advised...

Motorhome/bush fire snuffed out

Oliver firefighters recently returned from a motorhome fire that spread to the forest on Fairview Road near Madden Lake. Firefighters were called to the scene...

Neighbours question home’s slow progress

A group of Oliver residents are fed up with the snail’s pace progress of a home under construction on Lakeside Drive. Arbour Lane resident Ken...

Town wants new red tape for vacation rentals

Local government wants to regulate short-term vacation rentals, but the few townspeople who care about the issue seem to like things the way they...

Sisters take top academic awards at SOSS

They're sweet, they're friendly and . . . very smart. In fact, Kendra Leinor and her younger sister Mataya are the top academic students at...

Town comes clean on privacy breach

Town of Oliver During the process of email notification to property owners of their 2019 Property Tax Notice, an error was made in which the...

Engineer weighs in on siphon repair

The Town of Oliver is wrestling with a lot of what-ifs concerning the Gallagher Lake siphon and the potential for more rock fall damage. On...

Oliver cannabis store to be ‘tight ship’

While the location is secret for now, the BC Cannabis Store in Oliver will be a tight ship. That was the impression after listening to...

Golfing since 4:30 a.m., team still going strong

Four local golfers are going full bore to see how many rounds of golf they can play for a really good cause. Mike Fredericks, Thierry...