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Council urges attitude change

If at first you don’t succeed, pull your hair out and try again. That’s how the Town of Oliver feels as it has reached wits...

Council urges attitude change

If at first you don’t succeed, pull your hair out and try again. That’s how the Town of Oliver feels as it has reached wits...

Coalition not swayed by park report

The recent report by the Okanagan Nation Alliance promoting the establishment of a national park in the South Okanagan is swaying some people, but...

Ruddimans set aside fears in sea adventure

The Ruddimans took a 10-month sabbatical sailing journey throughout the Bahamas, an adventure that changed their lives forever. Photo contributed Last week, in the first part...

Casa Rio phase 4 dead

Phase 4 of Casa Rio Development in Oliver has been cancelled and residents now want the “unsightly” property cleaned up. Last week council instructed staff...

RDOS commits to First Nations agreement

Osoyoos Indian Band Chief Clarence Louie participated in last week’s “Community to Community” forum with the regional district. It involves a protocol agreement including...

AOM to address noise

Much focus has been placed on the Oliver airport, which has a new manager and will soon have a new operations manual. The manual...

And the Teddy goes to . . . . . .

Gordon Lightfoot once wrote, “the more we learn, the worse we get.” We tend to agree with that statement after stumbling onto the Canadian Taxpayers...

Early dismissal proposal concerns parents

At top, vice-principal Tracy Harrington and principal Marcus Toneatto eagerly anticipate the new 400-seat auditorium at Southern Okanagan Secondary School. Above, director of...

Lee, Blashko big winners at Eastlink bonspiel

Another winner - Sylvia Lowe finds long-lost cousin after big tourney   Lynda Terry (lead), Diane Krancenblum (second), Cindy Curtain (third) and Lil Blashko (skip) hold...

Home is where health is, Oliver council told

You’ve heard the stories about hospitals sending patients home as quickly as possible, even when people are still sick. But there’s a method to...

Home is where health is, Oliver council told

You’ve heard the stories about hospitals sending patients home as quickly as possible, even when people are still sick. But there’s a method to...

Feral horses in Oliver are ‘walking skeletons’

This mare named “Tahini” was nursed back to health after she was found collapsed in the Oliver area. Feral horses continue to be a...

Feral horses in Oliver are ‘walking skeletons’

This mare named “Tahini” was nursed back to health after she was found collapsed in the Oliver area. Feral horses continue to be a...

Town open to marijuana production facility

The Town of Oliver says it’s open for business, even if it means siting a medical marijuana production facility here. That was the message last...