Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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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...

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...

Crash, bang

A motorist (forefront) escaped injury last week when his vehicle left Highway 97 and drove into an orchard near Road 13. Some orchard equipment...

Link Crew addresses bullying with Grade 8s

Link Crew members talked to Grade 8 students about bullying during a special event on national “Pink Shirt Day” February 27. Shown standing up...

Bylaw requires fixing

After spending $70,000 to rewrite the Town’s zoning bylaw, more work (and ultimately more money) is needed to correct a number of deficiencies in...

Honoured with medals

Several South Okanagan and Similkameen residents received Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals during a recent ceremony at the Oliver legion. From left are Oliver Mayor Ron...

Water twinning money to complete third phase

Finally. The Town of Oliver will complete the third and final phase of its rural water twinning project thanks to $1,243,000 from the federal government...

Portrait of Michael Newman

Michael Newman was more than the owner/publisher of the Oliver Chronicle. He understood his town, its needs and character, and he strove to be...

Michael lived life of adventure

Michael Newman, former publisher of the Oliver Chronicle, died February 23, aged 68, after his battle with pancreatic cancer. He will be remembered...

Remembering Michael

No one will forget Michael Newman’s wry smile and his knack for making everything right after a bad situation. His words prevented wars, and...

Don’t turn your back on jobs

There was a time when some people accused Oliver council of not being open for business. Either the zoning regulations were too overbearing or...

ONA’s own study suggests park is feasible

The Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) has released its own feasibility study deeming a national park for the South Okanagan/Lower Similkameen as feasible, while urging...

‘Stars’ come out in Oliver with Chef Lynn

These local “stars” had their moment of fame with Chef Lynn from Pitchin’ In last summer. In back from left are Chris and Greg...