Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Oliver celebrates ‘Small Wheels’

By Lyonel Doherty Hundreds of people filled Lion’s Park today to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Small Wheels Park. A total of 250 employees of...

Multiple arrests made after drug bust in Oliver

Four men were arrested by RCMP in the Oliver area on charges related to drug trafficking earlier in October, police said in a press...

Cannings re-elected in South Okanagan-West Kootenay

  By Dale Boyd and Lyonel Doherty Aberdeen Publishing Updated 10:30 a.m. Richard Cannings is maintaining his seat in the House of Commons after he was re-elected...

Ighani trial to be ‘completed by Christmas’ after more delays

By Dale Boyd  Aberdeen Publishing A trial for an alleged armed kidnapping in the South Okanagan is going ahead prior to Christmas 2019 according to a...

Town considers Forbes plaque

By Lyonel Doherty The Town of Oliver is considering a request by the Forbes family to establish a plaque in memory of Don Forbes for...

NDP leader rallies in Penticton as election nears

By Dale Boyd Aberdeen Publishing With just two days remaining until polls open, NDP leader Jagmeet Singh returned to the South Okanagan holding a rally at...

SOSS students stage their own vote

By Lyonel Doherty Suddenly, politics isn’t so boring after all for students at Southern Okanagan Secondary School. This week social studies teachers and the Student Voice...

Town gives thumbs up to another cannabis store

By Lyonel Doherty Town council has said yes to another non-medical cannabis store in Oliver at 5859 Main St., formerly Oliver Rental Centre. Council gave approval...

Interior Savings comes to the rescue

By Lyonel Doherty Interior Savings’ “Day of Difference” on Thursday could not have come at a better time for the South Okanagan Rehabilitation Centre for...

Charging station vandalized

The Town of Oliver is trying to make sense of an atrocious act of vandalism to the electric vehicle charging station near Lion's Park. On...

Hunted geese getting wise in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Canada geese in Oliver are getting wise to those guys. So says a report on the annual geese hunting program that is reportedly...

Vacation rental amendments go back to staff

By Lyonel Doherty The Town of Oliver needs more information before it moves ahead with bylaw amendments regulating vacation rentals, B&Bs and home occupations in...

Desert Sun gets 50 per cent tax exemption

By Lyonel Doherty The Town of Oliver has given Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre a 50 per cent tax exemption on its affordable housing...

Town considers funding boost for OTA

By Lyonel Doherty The Oliver Tourism Association (OTA) has requested a 20 per cent boost in funding from its partners. On Monday, Oliver Town council reviewed...

Candidates try to woo voters in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty South Okanagan-West Kootenay candidates put it all on the table in Oliver recently. The all-candidates forum at Frank Venables Theatre saw them give...