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Community mourns firefighter’s passing

Many heavy hearts are mourning the passing of a veteran firefighter in Oliver. The Oliver Fire Department has announced the sudden passing of Dwayne Emery,...

National Park meeting rescheduled

Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing A meeting intended to give community members the opportunity to voice their questions and concerns about the proposed national park reserve in...

Highway north of Oliver reopens after major closure

Damn erosion! The major artery between Oliver and Kelowna was fully closed for over a week because of a rockslide on the morning of Feb....

National park likely but ‘not a done deal,’ manager says

By Lyonel Doherty The project manager of the proposed national park reserve says there’s a high likelihood that the park will go ahead, but “it’s...

Montreal Canadiens alumni ready for big game in Oliver

It's almost time for the big game to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oliver Arena. Montreal Canadiens alumni arrived to a warm welcome at...

Oliver man arrested for assault

A 56-year-old Oliver man is facing charges of assault and uttering threats. According to police, on the night of Feb. 5, someone reported that the...

Collision claims life of Osoyoos man, 24

A 24-year-old Osoyoos man died in this morning's two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 south of Oliver. The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. at Deadman's...

Serious accident closes Highway 97

Oliver firefighters, RCMP and at least two ambulances were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 at Deadman's Lake this...

Don’t miss big game for arena’s 50th

The Oliver & District Arena, one of the first recreation facilities built in the South Okanagan, is 50 years old. To celebrate the 50th...

Senpaqcin participates in the Winter Wellness Camp 2019

By Michele Woitzik Osoyoos Indian Band The Winter Wellness Camp 2019 was organized by OIB's Health Promoting School Coordinator, Jennifer Martin who works with four Okanagan Band...

Pipeline opinions mix like oil and water

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle What impact is the Alberta energy crisis having on the South Okanagan? Left-wing and right-wing critics for the oil sands have different perspectives....

Good Samaritan peeved at motel’s policy

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A woman who offered to buy a room for a “street” person during sub-zero temperatures in Oliver is upset by the response...

Teachers save student with AED

To say Oliver high school students are in good hands with Mike Russo and Steve Podmorow is an understatement right now. The two teachers are...

Council approves nine per cent tax increase

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver residents are advised to brace themselves for another nine per cent tax increase. After four hours of deliberations on Tuesday, council approved...

Town looking at big debt over siphon repair

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Whatever way the Town of Oliver slices it, it’s looking at a sizable debt over the Gallagher Lake canal repair project. On Monday,...