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Water councillor felt bullied, calls out council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chonricle Water councillor Rick Machial remembers what it felt like being bullied as a kid. “I didn’t like being bullied in elementary school, and...

Interior Health eyes plan for local doctors

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Interior Health is saying it is optimistic that several strategies will ensure stability and fair remuneration for Oliver doctors. But those strategies...

Last call for Murphy’s

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Jesus! Murphy’s Irish Sports Bar & Grill is no more. It’s hard for anybody cruising down Main Street in Oliver to miss the...

Year-end report shows hike in violent crime

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A year-end statistical report from January to December 2018 shows violent crime against persons in Oliver (correctional centre only) increased 230 per...

Food bank thrilled with huge donation

The Oliver Food Bank was thrilled this morning by the donation of 100 boxes of food from Buy-Low Foods. Store manager Tyler Gludovatz and his...

Buddies reflect on saving hockey pal five years ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1I_74JK75Gs&feature=youtu.be   See 2014 coverage here

Inmate critical of segregation practices at OCC

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Matthew Hamm has spent many years in prison but he’s never gotten used to solitary confinement. Last year, while he was at the...

Police urge motorists to move over

A motorist received a violation ticket today for failing to move for an emergency vehicle. Sergeant Blaine Gervais of the Oliver RCMP reported that the driver...

Crime prevention group establishing itself in Oliver

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Time to clean up the streets of Oliver. Mayor Martin Johansen is getting the ball rolling on an enforcement committee to enhance policing...

Buy-Low Foods supports small wheels park project

The small wheels park project in Oliver has another strong supporter. Buy-Low Foods has jumped on the bandwagon by donating $760 towards the project coming...

Final 100 days of life without hospital tower

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The countdown is on – the number of days before the opening of the David E. Kampe Tower are down to the...

New poll suggests lower support for national park reserve

A new poll commissioned by the South Okanagan Similkameen Preservation Society indicates much lower support for the proposed national park compared to a previous...

Teneycke warned not to contact victim again

Prolific offender Ronald Teneycke has been issued another court order not to contact Wayne Belleville from Oliver, the man he shot in the back...

Sentencing for guide outfitter delayed

By Lyonel Doherty The sentencing for guide outfitter Jim Wiens from Oliver has hit quicksand as the Crown and defence work out a dispute. In Penticton...

Police respond to accidents

Police and ambulance were busy this morning responding to accidents on local roadways. One involved two vehicles on McKinney Road near the curling rink, while...