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Council crunching numbers for canal fix

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council is crunching the numbers with its consultant to determine how much a canal fix project will truly cost Oliver. Recently,...

RDOS landfills switching over to winter hours

Need to do a dump run? Keep an eye out for the new hours. From December to the end of February, the landfill in Oliver –...

Visitor numbers down in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The impact of weather and wildfires has resulted in lower visitor numbers in Oliver this year. The Oliver Tourism Association (OTA) has...

Judge ponders sentencing for guide-outfitter

A provincial court judge is weighing several factors in her decision on punishment for an Oliver guide-outfitter who contravened the Wildlife Act in 2016. This...

RCMP looking for three men

Have you seen these men? They're all wanted on province-wide warrants so the Oliver RCMP is looking for them. Jeremy Hargreaves is described as Caucasian with brown...

‘Pocket ashtray’ proposal pitched

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Pocket ashtrays are coming to a park near you. On Monday, Parks and Recreation manager Carol Sheridan addressed Town council about a...

Arena funding sought for major upgrades

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Even at 50, the old girl is showing her age in Oliver. That old girl is the arena, which is now the...

Barn burns in early morning blaze

Oliver firefighters were up at 3 a.m. this morning battling a barn fire on Greasewood Avenue south of town. Media relations officer Rob Graham said...

Doctors relay troubling news about hospital’s ER

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Local doctors are warning Town council that more hospital emergency room closures are imminent if nothing is done to keep physicians...

Truck dangles over embankment

Highway 3 was plugged up for a few hours on Saturday after a semi truck wiped out. The call came into the Osoyoos RCMP at...

Cops found guns and bomb in Osoyoos home

A misused firearm led the Osoyoos RCMP to call in the bomb squad. They received a call at 5:10 p.m. on Nov. 24 about a...

Local doctors address Town council

https://youtu.be/AKHimJ1kGvg Three local doctors addressed Oliver Town council Monday night to express their concerns about emergency department closures at South Okanagan General Hospital. From left are...

Liquor branch wants to open cannabis store in Oliver

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver Town council is considering a request by the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) to open a BC Cannabis Store in the...

Cops found wanted man

It wasn’t long after police circulated the mugshot of Kael Svendsen until the public led them to his arrest in Osoyoos. The 21-year-old was busted...

Thief avoids jail for crime spree

By Lyonel Doherty An Oliver man who was on a drug binge during a crime spree last year will not be going to jail. Devon Edward...