Friday, August 23, 2019

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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,...

Eagle Bluff fire now ‘held’ and not expected to grow

BC Wildfire officials say the Eagle Bluff fire near Oliver is now classified as "held" and is not expected to grow any larger than...

Sisters dodge many storms during dream journey

By Lyonel Doherty That eerie green glow in Quebec may not have been an alien encounter, but that wind and hail in Saskatchewan was certainly...

A sneak peek at redesign of Small Wheels Playground

Hey man, dig that pump bump roller with volcano and slappy option. And look at that hips and pocket and hubby ledge. Cool! Even though you...

Heavy equipment working 24 hours a day on fire

Heavy equipment has been working 24 hours a day on the Eagle Bluff fire to construct a guard around the perimeter, which is expected...

New list makes finding family doctor easier in South Okanagan

Having a hard time finding a family doctor in the South Okanagan? You're not alone. But the wait may soon be over. There is reportedly...

Fighting fire with fire on Eagle Bluff

By Dale Boyd As the smoke clears, the skies return to their default blue and day-to-day life returns to normal for the residents of Oliver....

Planned ignitions scheduled for Eagle Bluff wildfire

The BC Wildfire Service is preparing to conduct planned ignition operations on the Eagle Bluff wildfire to help gain containment on its northern perimeter. These...

Eagle Bluff fire area restricted

In order to protect public safety, the BC Wildfire Service has implemented an area restriction order for Crown land in the vicinity of the...

Park Drive closed for capital improvements

Park Drive will be closed to all traffic from Tuc-el-Nuit Drive to the west side of Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School parking lot due to capital...

Bail hearing cut short for alleged spree of thefts, dramatic arrest

By Dale Boyd  Osoyoos Times A man accused of a spree of thefts ending in police allegedly tracking him down on Highway 3 near Osoyoos with...

Mild earthquake shakes South Okanagan

Some South Okanagan residents were shook up on Sunday morning during a mild earthquake. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred...

Fire no longer immediate threat

By Lyonel Doherty The Eagle Bluff fire is no longer an immediate threat to structures in rural Oliver, according to the BC Wildfire Service. Officials report...

RDOS rescinds evacuation alerts in Oliver area

Evacuation alerts for 41 properties in the area of the Eagle Bluff fire east of Oliver have been rescinded by the regional district. All evacuation...

Eagle Bluff wildfire grows into terrain safer and more workable for crews

After tracking on Friday night, BC Wildfire Service says the Eagle Bluff fire burning near Oliver is now 2,680 hectares in size and remains...