Friday, August 23, 2019

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Park Drive improvements well underway

Capital improvements to Park Drive can be seen already despite construction only starting last week. The road is closed to all traffic near Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary...

Gas line hit on Merlot

Oliver firefighters were called to a reported "gas line hit" at 750 Merlot Avenue this afternoon. The line was apparently compromised near a child care...

Error delays prolonged court saga for Teneycke

By Dale Boyd Oliver Chronicle  A cavalcade of court hearings, and an administrative error, have once again prolonged court proceedings for the South Okanagan's most dangerous...

Accused RCMP station arsonist found to have mental health issues

By Dale Boyd Osoyoos Times A psychiatric report recommends that the man accused of setting fire to the Osoyoos RCMP station is not criminally responsible due...

RCMP not monitoring crime watch apps

By Dale Boyd In the fast-developing world of social technology, the best crime fighting app is still calling 911, according to the South Okanagan’s top...

Motz, Konanz mix crime and politics in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty A Medicine Hat MP with a 35-year policing career under his belt is hoping to wrangle change in Canada’s justice system. In Oliver...

Director wants update to sign bylaw

By Lyonel Doherty Life (and business) in rural Oliver would be much easier with updated sign rules, according to Area C director Rick Knodel. The proliferation...

Cannings hops on bicycle again to ‘Ride the Riding’

Got a beef, idea or suggestion for MP Richard Cannings? Then hop on a bicycle and join him for part of his "Ride the...

Jagmeet Singh returning to South Okanagan

The New Democratic Party leader is joining the incumbent candidate for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay, Richard Cannings, for his campaign launch at the Linden...

Oliver has new ambassadors

Four new ambassadors are eager to represent the Town of Oliver. Saturday night's coronation ceremony at Frank Venables Theatre saw Phat Thai, Sharon Grewal, Myaia...

Crews continue mopping up fire

Resources are decreasing on the Eagle Bluff fire as crews continue to mop up the blaze still being classified as "held" at 2,632 hectares. There...

Expo big fun for crowds

If you haven't had enough fun today, the Roots & Fruits Expo continues this afternoon and this evening, plus Sunday in Oliver Community Park. The...

Two years jail and banishment from Osoyoos for bizarre home invasion

By Dale Boyd Osoyoos Times A provincial court judge banished a woman from Osoyoos after she serves two years in jail at a federal institution for...

Top cop praises Oliver RCMP

By Dale Boyd Oliver RCMP are putting out up-tempo arrest numbers this year after two homicides drew a lot of resources last year for the...

Structure fire on Lakeside Drive ‘suspicious’

Local fire officials are deeming a structure fire on Lakeside Drive this morning as “suspicious.” Upon arrival at the vacant home in the 6000 block,...