Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Alternative energy fuels the future at expo

A solar energy and transportation expo, “Three Ways to Save the Climate” is coming to Oliver’s Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. This free event, presented...

Suckers suck a little less now

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Pruning grape vines used to be a tedious task, but a local inventor has just unveiled a handy new tool. To prevent...

Firetruck puts out truck fire

Oliver firefighters rushed to a vehicle fire this morning to stop it from spreading to dry grass on Osoyoos Indian Band land. Fire department spokesman...

Interior Health detecting more carfentanil

Contributed Interior Health (IH) and the BC Coroners Service urge anyone using or considering using drugs to take steps to prevent overdose in the wake...

IH confirms SOGH emergency department to stay open 24/7

The South Okanagan General Hospital (SOGH) emergency department will continue to be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, says Interior Health. Beginning...

Overdose Alert: Increased carfentanil detections in region

Interior Health (IH) and the BC Coroners Service urge anyone using or considering using drugs to take steps to prevent overdose in the wake...

No smoke, no fire under travel home

The Oliver Fire Department saw no smoke or flames when it responded to a call for a fire underneath a travel trailer north of...

Road rage in Penticton, man punched in face

  A man, presumably angry, demonstrated aggression in the middle of traffic yesterday. It happened at 2:30 p.m. in Penticton near the 400 block of Winnipeg...

Penticton hospital fundraiser almost done, just $1.2 million to go

Contributed There’s just one month to go before Penticton Regional Hospital’s new David E. Kampe Tower opens for patients on April 29. While excitement builds and...

Fine issued for last week’s grass fire

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A warning to people with burn piles in Oliver: if your fire gets away and causes a problem, you may be slapped...

Canal funding application on hold

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle At least one councillor in the Town of Oliver believes it’s time to get political over the canal funding issue. On Monday, water...

Local woman distraught by emergency room experience

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle A local woman says she was shooed out of the emergency room without getting any treatment. Parmjeet Dhaliwal went to the ER at...

Milfoil still an issue at Vaseux

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Norm Gaumont is worried about Vaseux Lake becoming Vaseux swamp. Unless proper action is taken, Gaumont, who’s the Chair of the Vaseux Lake...

Grass fire started from neighbour’s burn pile

https://youtu.be/TC1pNymOjQU Oliver firefighters were quick to respond to a grass fire in the 7000 block of Island Road last Friday. The initial call came in as...

Recall on N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee

Quick – spit out your coffee! Interior Health is advising the public that N7 Nitro Cold Brew Coffee from Cherry Hill Coffee has been recalled...