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Tina Pole, a surveillance nurse

Nothing sneaky about Surveillance Nurses

A new program within Interior Health is helping independent seniors stay home longer, and it will soon have a positive impact on the elderly...

Town of Oliver celebrates twinning

Town council and staff raised a glass (of crystal clear water) last Friday to celebrate the completion of the water-twinning project in Oliver. The Town...

Town asked to help with deer problems in Oliver

Residents of Park Avenue Estates in Oliver have called on the Town for help in dealing with a deer problem. In a letter to council,...

Desert Sun staff connecting with those in need

Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre is a continuous “lifeline” for many people facing crises in Oliver and Osoyoos. That was apparent during the centre’s...

Riparian values scrutinized with Oliver’s Tucelnuit Lake development

The applicant proposing to build five duplexes on Tucelnuit Lake insists the development will mirror the character of the neighbourhood. And he’s prepared to put...

Tentative deal reached by teachers, government

Ecstatic. That’s how School District 53 chair Marieze Tarr feels about the new tentative agreement between BC teachers and the government, which could see students...

BC teachers’ strike reaches tentative deal

MEDIA RELEASE BC teachers' strike reaches tentative deal - A tentative deal has been reached between the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public...

Playing with matches likely led to tragedy, coroner says

A coroner’s report on the death of an eight-year-old Oliver boy found that playing with matches likely led to last year’s tragedy. Cody O’Connor died...

Telus donates big to Frank Venables Theatre

Frank Venables Theatre received a boost on Tuesday, Sept. 9 when Telus donated $16,825 to the facility. Local Telus manager Brian Wilman said the company...

Oliver area Apple crops look very promising: BCFGA

Mother Nature’s apple crops in the South Okanagan are shaping up nicely, according to the BC Fruit Growers’ Association. “The forecast shows a strong harvest,”...

Oliver’s Financial report shows increases and decreases

The Town of Oliver received more money in provincial/federal transfer payments this year compared to 2013. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Dave Svetlichny reported this fact...

Minister of State Poilievre visits Oliver area

Minister chats with legion members about world wars Minister of State for Democratic Reform Pierre Poilievre was thankful that nobody threw tomatoes at him during...

Correctional centre calling for few good people

Want to be a correctional officer for the new prison? Now is your chance to put your best foot forward. BC Corrections is putting out the...

Tourists, locals not impressed with illegal campers in Oliver

Bylaw officers keep tabs on bike path  Illegal campers in Lions Park are wearing out their welcome with some tourists, residents and Oliver Visitor Centre...

Teachers call for binding arbitration

A glimmer of hope that students would be back in school this week was dashed when the provincial government rejected a binding arbitration deal...
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