Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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Mills wins Oliver’s Times-Chronicle bursary

 By Lyonel Doherty If Michaela Mills’ smile was any brighter, she would put the sun to shame. That basically sums up the Oliver graduate who won...

New regulations and support for domestic seasonal worker camps announced

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative The B.C. government announced it will invest in Okanagan communities to set up safe and healthy campsites for seasonal fruit pickers...

Update COVID-19:Province moves into phase three

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Premier John Horgan announced in a press conference today that the province is officially moving into phase three of the restart...
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Firefighters mop up lightning caused fire

Oliver firefighters are mopping up a small grass fire off Secrest Hill Road this afternoon. A witness reportedly told firefighters that he saw lightning strike...

Soroptimist International Osoyoos chapter folds after 34 years

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative The Osoyoos chapter of Soroptimist International (S.I.) called an end to 34 years of serving the Oliver, Osoyoos and Keremeos communities...

RCMP using disguises to catch distracted drivers

Times-Chronicle Staff The next time you see what looks like a utility worker in bright coveralls on the side of the road, he might be...

Neighbourhood hosts grad walk

An Oliver neighbourhood made four high school graduates feel proud by hosting a grad walk down Chardonnay Avenue on June 20. “We just wanted to...

Suspect sought in theft of guns from Canadian Tire

RCMP are seeking any information from the public regarding a man who stole four firearms and ammunition from the Oliver Canadian Tire. On June 13,...

Birds cause of grass fire

Times-Chronicle Staff It is suspected that a couple of birds on a wire caused a grass fire off Nk’Mip Vineyard Road on Saturday. Oliver Fire Department...

Syilx/Okanagan diet quality positively impacted by increased food sovereignty, says study

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Underneath the surging waters of the Okanagan River on the traditional territory of the Syilx/Okanagan people, a major cultural revitalization is...

Podcast hopes to help rural communities share stories about health

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Researchers from the University of British Columbia launched a podcast exploring the health issues faced by rural and remote communities across...

Investigation launched into alleged racist game played in B.C. hospitals

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Health Minister Adrian Dix hosted an impromptu press conference this morning to address alleged racist actions in emergency rooms at B.C....

Sought after sw̓iw̓s park available to B.C. campers this year

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the lives of many Canadians, ruining travel plans and summer vacation opportunities across the country,...

Bus service approved with route from Osoyoos to Kelowna

Joanne Layh Aberdeen Publishing Kaslo-based eco-friendly bus company Mountain Man Mike’s has received approval from the Passenger Transportation Board to operate an intercity scheduled bus from...

Landlord recounts night of fatal shooting near Oliver

Dale Boyd Times-Chronicle Steven Gallagher was not initially worried when he heard gunshots coming from outside the window of his Sandpoint Drive home Saturday night. A...
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