Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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One injured in multi-vehicle collision

Times-Chronicle Staff A multi-vehicle collision near Osoyoos on July 3 resulted in minor injuries to one driver. Osoyoos RCMP responded to the chaotic scene in the...

Oliver to exceed 5,000 population next year

Times-Chronicle Staff It is expected the Town of Oliver will exceed 5,000 population next year, according to B.C.’s director of police services. Brenda Butterworth-Carr told council...

Seniors centre plans to reopen

Times-Chronicle Staff The Oliver Seniors Centre is working on reopening its doors, but no date has been set yet. President Helga Aston said directors are discussing...

Man names service dog after heroes

By Lyonel Doherty Times-Chronicle An Oliver man has honoured a couple of real-life heroes that have touched the hearts of millions worldwide. Ross Potter named his service...

First-ever Bob Ross exhibit outside America opens in Penticton Saturday

By Gord Goble Special to Times-Chronicle It was set to be the highlight event of the spring: The first-ever Bob Ross exhibit outside the USA, complete...

Search and rescue dogs unite on Anarchist Mountain

Times-Chronicle Staff Seven search and rescue dogs converged on Anarchist Mountain June 30 to July 1 to work hard and play hard. That was the prime...

Osoyoos RCMP gives big thanks to church for kind words

By Sgt. Jason Bayda Osoyoos RCMP commander I had a great visit with Pastor Phil of the Osoyoos Baptist Church.  It was a visit like no other...

ORL reopening branches soon

Library lovers rejoice - an Okanagan Regional Library branch near you will soon reopen. Throughout July, branches will open their doors offering "browse and borrow"...

Vacation rental denied in rural Osoyoos

Dale Boyd Times-Chronicle  An application for a rural Osoyoos home to operate as a vacation rental was denied by the regional district Thursday — making it...

Passion drove school bus driver for 30 years

By Lyonel Doherty Times-Chronicle Beverley Leclerc couldn’t help but be more than a school bus driver for 30 years. That’s because the job required her to...

B.C. farms producing less fruit due to COVID-19

Times-Chronicle Staff Food security in B.C. is being threatened by the crushing weight of COVID-19, according to worried fruit growers. A member survey by the B.C....

Oliver grads get inspiration from celebrities

Oliver graduates received some encouraging words from a couple of celebrities on June 24. Former graduate (2009) Cody Kearsley, Riverdale actor, gave his best wishes...

Indigenous owned businesses hit hard by pandemic, says survey

Sophie Carrigan Gray Local Journalism Initiative A new survey shows the economic impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had so far on Indigenous owned businesses across the...

Canada Day goes online

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Canada Day is just around the corner and many in Osoyoos and the surrounding towns are wondering what will happen amid...

Data shows low numbers of COVID-19 amongst First Nations in B.C.

Sophie Carrigan Gray Local Journalism Initiative First Nations communities faired quite well during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to provincial health authorities. Less than...
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