Monday, April 6, 2020

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Stuck snowmobilers spend night on Mt. Baldy

Two Osoyoos snowmobilers had to be rescued after spending a cold night on Mt. Baldy on April 5. Osoyoos RCMP requested the assistance of Oliver/Osoyoos...

Council defers purchase of truck because of pandemic

By Lyonel Doherty Now is not the time to be spending more than $500,000 on a vactor truck, Oliver town council has decided. Council is looking...

Large item collection cancelled this month

If you have a large item you were hoping the regional district would get rid of this month, hang on to it for a...

Youth told to take heart during pandemic

By Lyonel Doherty Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has urged young people to find trusted adults and talk about their anxieties over the pandemic. In...

LIVE: Government of B.C.’s April 3 update on COVID-19

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Minister of Health, Adrian Dix, address media and the province on Friday, April 3. Expected start time...

Interior Health investigates inmate COVID-19 case

By Lyonel Doherty Interior Health and prison officials are trying to determine how an inmate of Okanagan Correctional Centre contracted COVID-19 and who else may...

Vehicle rolls in canal

At least one person was injured after a vehicle (truck) rolled into the irrigation canal north of Oliver on Thursday night. Fire department spokesman Rob...

Local doctor keeping up with pandemic

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver physician has never had to change clothes so often in his life, and even bought four new pairs of shoes...

Province confirms COVID-19 case in Oliver prison

By Lyonel Doherty The province has confirmed that one inmate at Okanagan Correctional Centre near Oliver has been tested positive for the coronavirus. Provincial Health Officer...

Man pushed out of truck that police tried to stop

A man suffered serious injuries after being pushed out of a truck that police were trying to stop in the Penticton/Summerland area on April...

Chronicle suspends print edition

If you haven't yet noticed the full-page ad in today's paper, the Oliver Chronicle has suspended its print edition until further notice. No, it's not...

Great turnout for appreciation tour

Wednesday night's "Honk for Unsung Heroes" tour in Oliver saw a great turnout. Firefighters, RCMP, paramedics, Search and Rescue and Town workers took part in...

Bylaw officer seeing good compliance in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver’s bylaw officer can’t complain about a lack of COVID-19 compliance during his rounds. Wayne Belleville has been visiting local businesses to ensure...

Minister announces financial support for low-income seniors

Osoyoos Times Staff B.C. residents on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors will receive temporary supports and supplements, the minister of social development announced...

No basketball a bummer for McGinnis

Sophie Gray  Local Journalism Initiative Indigenous youth from across the country were disappointed when officials of the North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) postponed this summer’s tournaments...
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