Sunday, May 19, 2019

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WorkBC office not closing in Oliver

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Responding to a recent posting by a local blog, a job developer at the WorkBC office in Oliver says they are not...

Young farmer defends valuable worker programs

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A young farmer in Oliver says there is a lot more oversight on foreign worker programs than meets the eye. Apple grower David...

Resident defends vacation rentals in Oliver

Lyonel Doherty  Oliver Chronicle A vacation rental operator in Oliver is defending the practice after Town council recently discussed regulating the industry. In correspondence to the Town,...

Annual Compost Bin Sale until March 25th

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (RDOS) is selling compost bins at wholesale prices until March 25, 2019. Composting is a great way to reduce...

Cannings suspicious of SNC-Lavalin affair

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Did the Prime Minister’s Office try and skirt the rule of law as a favour for an accomplice of former Libyan dictator...

Half Corked to release 100 OMG tickets

Due to the immense popularity of the annual Half Corked Marathon, organizers have announced an increase in capacity for the 2019 event, and will...

Fortis dumping two-tiered rate

FortisBC is doing away with the two-tiered rate. Bills are expected to go up for some people and down for others. “Returning to a flat rate...

Ford owners beware

Thieves in the Okanagan appear to be discriminating against owners of Ford pickup trucks. “These types of vehicles have typically always been a target for...

Developer seeks permit for 28-unit complex

Oliver Town council is considering a development permit to allow a 28-unit townhouse complex on Spillway Road. On Monday, council will discuss the proposal that...

Teachers honoured for saving student

Teachers Steve Podmorow (left) and Mike Russo from Southern Okanagan Secondary School were officially recognized Tuesday for saving the life of a Grade 8...

Woman displaced by fire

The occupant of a tiny home in Oliver was displaced by fire at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday night. Oliver Fire Department spokesman Rob Graham said the...

Yard waste pickup still on despite long winter

By the Town of Oliver Weather may be wintry, but the yard waste pick up program will resume as planned this Friday. Trucks collecting the green...

Parks Canada extends deadline to complete online survey

By Vanessa Broadbent Osoyoos Times Anyone who hasn’t participated in Parks Canada’s online consultation process for the proposed national park reserve in the South Okanagan now...

Louie elected OIB chief for 17th time

It’s no surprise to anyone that Clarence Louie was re-elected as chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band. The recent election saw Louie secure 199 votes,...

Mobile home destroyed by fire

A single-wide mobile home south of Oliver was totally destroyed by fire early Monday morning. Oliver Fire Chief Bob Graham said the home was fully...