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Candidates face tough questions

Despite nine candidates vying for a council seat in the September 21 by-election, only 35 people showed up at the all-candidates meeting last Tuesday. At...

‘Transit Future Bus’ rolls into South Okanagan

  If you were walking down Main Street on the morning of September 13, you might have noticed an unusual sight. BC Transit has dubbed it...

Police News

Prolific offender nabbed A prolific offender is now back in custody facing multiple charges on drug related and firearms charges after being arrested in Penticton. Andrew...

Park Place in wait mode for report

Park Place residents anxiously await the insurance company’s report on whether their claim for damage will be supported. Council president Stuart Syme said they are...

Oliver man arrested for drugs

A 33-year-old Oliver man could face drug charges after police seized significant quantities of drugs and cash from two vehicles during a road check...

Boy passes away after being taken off life support

The family of Cody O'Connor tragically had to take him off life support after moving him to Canuck Place Children's Hospice on Friday....

Police News

Man arrested for bear spray incident in town A 19-year-old Oliver man has been arrested in conjunction with a bear spray incident at the same...

School support staff contemplating strike

If collective bargaining doesn’t go well, support staff in School District 53 will go on strike, and teachers will not cross the picket line. That’s...

Oliver opposed to paying to help maintain Penticton trail

The Town of Oliver says it shouldn’t have to pay to help maintain the Okanagan River trail system in Penticton. Oliver Mayor Ron Hovanes has...

Flags stolen from winery

A new winery in Oliver has been a victim of a crime that has left the owner shaking her head in disbelief. Montakarn Estate Winery...

Recycling Mishap

Oliver firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on Road 10 on Tuesday afternoon. It  turned out to be a BFI truck carrying a load...

Transit FutureBus rolls to South-Okanagan-Similkameen

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, along with the City of Penticton, Town of Osoyoos, Town of Princeton, Town of Oliver, Town of Keremeos, District...

Boy’s condition in hospital like seesaw

The eight-year-old boy who was badly burned in a motorhome fire in Oliver on August 28 continues to fight for survival. Cody O’Connor’s condition in...

Jeff Ashe wants to keep town’s personality intact

(The following is an interview with Jeff Ashe, who is running in the September 21 by-election.)   Q: What prompted you to throw your hat into...

Villeneuve hopes to develop race track here

  The greatest race car driver in Canadian history – and a few of his speed-loving friends – are hoping to develop the finest motorsports...