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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...

Council, June 26, 2013

TUPs explored Council is looking at expanding provisions relating to temporary use permits (TUPs) in town. Planner Christopher Garrish said legislated changes to the Local Government...

Police looking for local youth in vandalism spree

      Oliver RCMP say a recent rash of vandalism appears to be a result of some (three) local youth looking for ways to get rid...

OOSAR team finds new home

Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue (OOSAR) is happy to announce that it has found a new home. During the past couple of years OOSAR has been...

Regional district resolves Testalinda relief fund

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has satisfied its commitment to a process that provided relief funding to victims of the June 2010 Testalinda slide. The...

Names Clarified

The Chronicle would like to clarify the last names of two people who were misidentified last week. Relay for Life participant Joan Wilson was identified...

Suspicious fire investigated

Local fire officials have a mystery on their hands. Media relations officer Rob Graham from the Oliver Fire Department said the half-acre grass fire on...