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Don’t be a victim of fraud The Oliver RCMP has seen an increase in the number of people attending the detachment looking for information on...

Town investigates status of farms for water bills

aThe Town of Oliver wants to ensure that farmers are paying the proper rate for irrigation services. Council recently passed a motion stating that staff...

Black Hills gets charge out of helping environment

  Black Hills Estate Winery can now offer visitors a bite and boost. The local business announced the installation of an electric car charging station, during...

Town rejects funding request

Oliver Town council has turned down a request for a donation to support a new piece of playground equipment for Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School’s primary...

Larson to resign July 15

As the Town of Oliver prepares for a by-election this fall, Councillor Linda Larson is set to resign July 15. On Monday council appointed Cathy...

Board defends its partnership with PDCRS

School District 53 is defending its decision to allow Penticton and District Community Resources Society (PDCRS) to operate child care services in local schools. After...

RDOS says no to 12-lot proposal

The regional district has given a big thumbs down to a 12-lot residential development and winery proposed on the east shore of Vaseux Lake. “It...

Prison info coming

For those looking for information about the correctional centre in Oliver, you’re in luck. According to Mayor Ron Hovanes, who spoke with Brent Merchant of...

Police briefs

Thieves stoop to new low On June 17 Oliver RCMP received a report from an Oliver resident that her handicap parking placard was stolen from...

B.C. Cherry Association thrilled with deal to transport cherries to China

One year pilot project will involve Chinese inspectors coming to B.C. before cherries are shipped overseas It has taken seven years of hard work and...

Victim of vandalism seeks answers, justice

  A long-time grain farmer from Saskatchewan is asking Oliver for solutions to “senseless acts of vandalism” perpetrated by local youth. Stan Postnikoff has only lived...

Band launches second phase of golf resort

    The redevelopment of holes 8 and 9 at NK’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course last Friday introduced the anticipated launch of Phase 2 of Canyon...

Sewer project proceeding

The RDOS is drafting up new bylaws to provide water and sewer services to the Gallagher Lake community. Deer Park Estates is proposing a 30-lot...

FortisBC brass insist ‘smart’ meters pose no risk to health

Suggestions that FortisBC is prepared to risk the health of its tens of thousands of customers across the South Okanagan are preposterous, says Corey...

Rain threatens South Okanagan cherry crop

      As cherry season gets into full swing in the South Okanagan, local growers are finding themselves a little uneasy. Greg Norton of Okanagan Harvest said...