Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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News

High schools get life-saving defibrillators

Three teachers from Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver have been trained to empower their students to save lives. Steve Podmorow, Dan Fuller and...

Proliferation of signs irk directors

It’s the sign of the times, but some regional directors are getting fed up with it. The proliferation of signs was the topic of discussion...

Town gets good OHS report card But it could use more supervisors to monitor...

When it comes to the health and safety of workers, the Town of Oliver gets a good grade. But it could use more supervisors...

Fish Farm Update

Despite doing everything legal and bending over backwards to ensure compliance, an Oliver man continues to face opposition to his building a fish farm...

Editorial 22

Sometimes in the media’s quest to report the news, it ends up opening wounds in the community that people don’t want to talk about. But...

South Okanagan Wildlife Management Areas Aim to Preserve Endangered Species

In British Columbia, wildlife, fish, and their habitats may be categorized depending on level of concern warranted. To be red-listed means that,...

‘Muffin ladies’ dedicated to students

Wayne Jones doesn’t give the key to his shop to just anyone, only to the “muffin ladies” in Oliver. The proprietor of Oliver Bakery and...

EZ Fuel begins big rebuild project

The fire that ravaged EZ Fuel in September burned a lot of material, but not the dream of its proprietor. Terry Feeny has begun rebuilding...

Canada Post eyes Nov. 19 as big day

If there ever was a big day for Canada Post and rural route residents in Oliver, November 19 would be it. That’s the day Canada...

Council approves variance permit

The Town of Oliver has approved a development variance permit to locate a manufactured home on a single family residential lot. It has been an...

Council approves height increase

The Town has granted a new company a development variance permit to increase the maximum height of a structure in the Industrial Transition Zone. Structurlam...

Board working on project shortfalls

At the September board meeting district staff advised that SOSS rebuild costs were higher than projected with a budget shortfall of $2.1 million. In...

SAR searching for grant and lease

Oliver Osoyoos Search and Rescue (OOSAR) is conducting one of its biggest searches to date – a grant-in-aid and a lease agreement from the...

Oliver Family HUB accessible to all

All schools should be a place of learning from birth to retirement. So says School District 53 chair Marieze Tarr, who helped officially open...

Editorial 21

Oliver residents who want to avoid being a victim of break-ins can learn a lot from Michael, a professional thief who told the RCMP...