Thursday, April 18, 2019

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Towns asked to house locums

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The medical powers that be are asking Oliver and Osoyoos to secure housing for locum physicians. Dr. Kevin Hill and Carl Meadows from...

Intersection is safe enough

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle There’s not much appetite to upgrade the highway just north of Town. At the intersection of Leighton Crescent and Highway 97, there are...

Four people accused of robbing two homeless men

  Four people were arrested in Penticton after robbing two homeless people. “Police are confident this was a targeted incident,” said Cst. Ryan Shedden of the...

Sunnybank Tea time honoured tradition

A spot of tea on the first day of spring is leaving winter far behind at the Oliver Elks Hall today. The annual Sunnybank Tea...

Exhaustive ice rescue mission saves dog on Osoyoos Lake

Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing A dog that fell through thin ice on Osoyoos Lake and was unable to get out on Friday afternoon has made it...

Local MMA hopeful ready to fight professionally

By Lyonel Doherty A 23-year-old mixed martial artist from Oliver says he’s ready to go pro. On March 16, Marlan (Pretty Boy) Hall successfully defended his...

Gas tax sought to help out fire departments

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The regional district is lobbying the provincial government to utilize gas tax funding for volunteer or paid on-call fire departments. This is one...

Desert Sun sheds light in dark areas

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The world is dark for some people in Oliver and Osoyoos, which is why Desert Sun Counselling and Resource Centre brings them...

Horgan believes community is behind National Park

Premier John Horgan shared his thoughts on a National Park in the South Okanagan. “My view is, the community is behind this and we should...

Irrigation start date set for April 15

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Farmers, get ready to start your irrigation systems. The Town of Oliver has approved April 15 as the start (turn on) date for...

Video: Wooden buildings can go higher now

https://youtu.be/_oDIKvrPs9Q   Premier John Horgan was at Structurlam in OK Falls on Wednesday morning to cut some red tape. Now wooden structures can be built up...

Forbes farm award bittersweet

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Winning “Vendor of the Year” from the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is a tall order for any farm, but the Forbes...

Council eyes ‘non-conforming’ suite

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver has put the temporary breaks on enforcing its zoning bylaw in relation to a short-term rental on Panorama...

Police search Oliver house, find stolen goods, arrest women

A woman was arrested in Oliver after tips to the RCMP led police to a property full of stolen goods. A number of thefts from...

Council reviews Earle Crescent rehabilitation

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Earle Crescent residents may be getting a $761,000 upgrade to their street this year. That’s what Town council will look at today. Council will...