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Police briefs

Last year emergency medical dispatchers at BC Ambulance Service answered more than 394,000 9-1-1 calls. While many of those calls involved life-threatening situations from...

Council members chase wishes in new year

Oliver council is meeting this month to work on its priority list for 2013 and beyond. Until then, some municipal leaders are gazing into...

Civil matter laid to rest

A long-standing civil matter involving two funeral homes in Oliver has finally been laid to rest. The operators of Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium face...

Mt. Baldy sees best snow conditions in years

You know the snow load on Mt. Baldy is huge when trees start breaking from the weight. So says ski area marketing director and snowboard...

Man’s passionate mission continues in Moldova

An Oliver man on a mission can’t fathom spending Christmas in Oliver knowing that 410 children in a Moldova orphanage are huddled in a...

Town to use hotel study as ‘bait’

The Town of Oliver is going fishing, and it’s using its hotel market study as bait. Council publicly released the study last week after it...

Students work as a team for the environment

Students in Dan Fuller’s environmental studies class at SOSS are learning they can make a big difference in the world simply by working together. The...

Resident believes Oliver needs second bridge

A local resident is calling on the Town of Oliver to consider establishing another bridge to connect the east and west side in case...

Editorial 28

We can’t begin to fathom the grief suffered by Newtown, CT parents who lost their children to a madman just before Christmas. We can...

Editorial 27

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the shack The mice were stirring and never looked back Far from riches but never too poor Their festive...

Council Briefs

Variance permit approved Council approved a development variance permit at 112 Willows Place to reduce the front setback for a single family dwelling from five...

Town to study park options

The men behind the proposed Oliver riverfront park fear that if the Town doesn’t move quickly, the idea may never get off the ground. But...

Chivalry not dead as Knights shine

Sometimes what some people say can make all the difference in the world. That’s what Vince Harvey learned when he bumped into a past recipient...

Desert Valley Hospice Society

Dying is a normal part of living, but death is still something many people don’t want to talk about. So said Janet Shaw, president...

Editorial 26

Give me a time machine and I would go back to the 1970s for Christmas in northern Ontario. In some areas of our property –...