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Traffic calming and new park design 

The Town wants public input on two items: traffic calming options and the first draft of a park design. The design is for the linear park beside Fairview...

Police looking for wanted man

The Osoyoos RCMP is asking the public for help in locating a man wanted on eight province-wide warrants. Kael Austin Svendsen is wanted for one count...

South Okanagan man dies in head-on crash

Chronicle staff Police are still investigating what caused a fatal motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a South Okanagan man on Nov. 19. The...

Court hears disturbing axe fight case

Oliver Chronicle staff An Oliver man who is well known to police has been given more jail time for a disturbing axe fight that occurred...

Another trailer destroyed on Nk’Mip Road property

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Oliver Fire Department was called out to a trailer fire on Nk’Mip Road early Wednesday morning. Media relations officer Rob Graham said...

Local riding returned 19.2 per cent of PR ballots so far

A high rate of returned referendum ballots indicates that “people actually care about government” in the Boundary-Similkameen, MLA Linda Larsen said. “And care enough about...

Better referendum response in Boundary-Similkameen, but province-wide response still very low

By Richard McGuire Osoyoos Times A new voting system could be imposed on British Columbians with only a small minority casting their ballots unless there is...

Interior Health denies change in service at SOGH

By Lyonel Doherty Change in service? What change in service? That’s what Interior Health is saying after a recent letter from the Town of Oliver questioned...

Veintimilla elected chair to hospital district

Local Coun. Petra Veintimilla was elected as the RDOS’s chair to the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District. Karla Kozakevich has been acclaimed as chair on the...

New mayor raring to go

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver’s new mayor can’t wait to get to work on Town council. Last week’s inauguration and swearing in ceremony filled council chambers...

Sportman’s Bowl requires substantial mitigation work

By Dan Walton Aberdeen Publishing Although some repairs were made on Sportman’s Bowl Road earlier last week, complete mitigation will not be in place before the...

Human remains found after truck fire

A startling discovery was made after a vehicle fire in Osoyoos on Tuesday. Osoyoos RCMP report that human remains were found in a pickup truck...

Code of conduct to undergo changes

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A code of conduct for Town of Oliver employees is undergoing some changes. On Tuesday, council reviewed the draft document that outlines...

Doctors fear more closures at SOGH

By Vanessa Broadbent Oliver Chronicle South Okanagan General Hospital’s (SOGH) emergency department has needed to temporarily close its doors several times due to a lack of...

New legislation to protect farmland embraced

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The president of the BC Fruit Growers’ Association likes what he sees when looking at Bill 52, the government’s new legislation...