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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...

Coffee with council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle What’s on your mind, Oliver? A number of things, actually. That was evident at last Friday’s coffee and conversation with Town council at Medici’s...

Larson versus Daylight Savings: Round 3

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Linda Larson hopes she isn’t wasting her time again by trying to end Daylight Savings in B.C. In her third kick at the...

Changes in yard waste collection dates due to cold weather

The first unlimited yard waste collection week, originally scheduled for March 25/29, has been postponed due to the cold weather conditions. Unlimited yard waste will...

Descendants are going to want good stories

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle The world isn’t going to stop spinning anytime soon, and once 2019 becomes a distant memory – it might be nice for...

Council eyes ‘non-conforming’ B&B

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Senior management for the Town has recommended that council temporarily not enforce the Zoning Bylaw in relation to a short-term rental on...

Neighbourhood Small Grants Are Back!

Contributed Apply for a grant of up to $500 to bring people together and make your neighbourhood an even better place to live. Neighbourhood Small Grants...