Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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One man injured in second Oliver shooting this week

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative A man was shot following a disturbance at a home in the 5500 block of Yarrow Street in Oliver on Monday...

Fire guts RV, displaces two on OIB

Dale Boyd  Times-Chronicle  A fire gutted an RV on Tuesday morning displacing two adult residents The Oliver Fire Department, RCMP and paramedics were on scene at 8:40...

EVENT: Townhall on COVID-19 tourism industry impact

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Local officials are inviting the public to a virtual town hall to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on tourism in the...

RCMP searching for missing Princeton woman

Times-Chronicle Staff Princeton RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. Diane Marie Latulippe was last seen at the Old Mountain RV Park...

Anti-racism rally held in Osoyoos

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative A small rally was held at the intersection of Main Street outside Shoppers Drug Mart in Osoyoos on Saturday evening to...

RCMP investigating fatal shooting of man in Oliver

Dale Boyd Times-Chronicle  A man is dead and an investigation is underway following a fatal targeted shooting in Oliver Saturday, RCMP say. On June 13, shortly before...

Government of Canada announces funding for Indigenous tourism sector

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative The Government of Canada announced new funding to support the Indigenous tourism industry through the COVID-19 pandemic. Minister of Indigenous Services Marc...

Batten down the hatches, RDOS warns

The regional district is advising residents to prepare for strong winds and thunderstorms forecasted for Friday and Saturday. Stay safe around waterways and watch for...

Gleaners back in the mix

By Lyonel Doherty Times-Chronicle Staff Like George Michael said, “You gotta have faith.” That’s exactly what the Okanagan Gleaners Society has held on to during this global...

Council adopts video surveillance policy

By Lyonel Doherty Times-Chronicle Staff Town council has given the green light to a policy that regulates the use of video surveillance cameras in Oliver. Corporate Officer...

‘Disrespectful’ to disband committee, councillor says

By Lyonel Doherty Times-Chronicle Staff A town councillor in Oliver believes it’s “disrespectful” to disband the Food Action Advisory Committee without input from members. Petra Veintimilla was...

Mock search during pandemic great training for OOSAR

By Dale Boyd Times-Chronicle Staff A hunter went missing in the heavily-wooded areas of Anarchist Mountain last week, but thankfully on purpose, as local search and...

No new COVID-19 deaths in four days

Sophie Gray Local Journalism Initiative Dr. Bonnie Henry announced no new deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, marking the fourth straight day without a death from...

Town council to appoint new bylaw officers

Times-Chronicle Staff The Town of Oliver is looking to hire two new bylaw enforcement officers. On Monday, council will review a staff recommendation to appoint Christine...

Developer proposes multi-family townhouse

Times-Chronicle Staff An underutilized property at 668 Co-op Avenue is awaiting a seven-unit, multi-family development if the Town of Oliver approves it. On Monday, council will...
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