Monday, December 9, 2019

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Beware of new cell phone scam

The RCMP are warning the public about a cell phone number porting scam making the rounds in the South Okanagan.  The cell phone “port-out” scam...

Student shows passion for paramedics

By Lyonel Doherty Dayton Hayes could save your life in an emergency, but he’s actually too young to do it under any official capacity. But he’s...

Hornets win first game of tournament

The senior boys Hornets from SOSS are off to a good start today by winning their first game in this weekend's basketball tournament at...

Committee discusses situation table for South Okanagan

By Lyonel Doherty The communities of Oliver and Osoyoos are one step closer to enhanced public safety and crime prevention. On Wednesday, principals of Global Network...

Discarded ashes cause fire

By Lyonel Doherty The Oliver Fire Department is cautioning residents about the improper handling and disposal of ashes from fire places and wood stoves. On Wednesday...

Real estate board reports sales increase

November real estate statistics in the South Okanagan are giving realtors a reason to smile. The South Okanagan Real Estate Board reports that sales increased...

Natural gas bills decreasing in new year

FortisBC has received regulatory approval from the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) to decrease natural gas bills for the majority of its customers starting...

Johansen reflects on mayorship after one year

By Lyonel Doherty  The Chronicle caught up to Martin Johansen and asked him to reflect on his first year as mayor of Oliver.  Q: How has your...

Three-vehicle collision sends one to hospital

A three-vehicle collision on Highway 97 near Road 4 late Monday afternoon sent at least one woman to hospital. Details are sparse, but it is...

Town supports pursuing safety grant

The Town of Oliver is participating in a grant application for Indigenous cultural safety and humility training. The funding is being offered by the UBCM...

WOW and firefighters donate to Starfish

The Oliver Fire Department and Women of Oliver for Women (WOW) have donated to the new Starfish program to help feed hungry kids in...

Firefighters light it up for one last burn

When the Oliver Fire Department conducts fire suppression training, it doesn't fool around. "That's a rocking ass structure fire," one reader commented on the fire...

Town supports Victoria’s concerns

The Town of Oliver has expressed support for the City of Victoria’s concerns about the drug overdose problem. Town council recently agreed to support two...

Manning uncovers ‘Hidden Energy’ in new book

By Lyonel Doherty A former editor of the Oliver Chronicle wants to give people hope for a better, cleaner energy future. Jeane Manning, with co-author Susan...

SPCA warning public after animal cruelty case

The BC SPCA is warning pet guardians not to keep their animals outdoors following a tragic case of animal cruelty. The RCMP received a complaint...