Sunday, May 19, 2019

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Alberto Veintimilla takes over as Chamber president

The South Okaganan Chamber of Commerce has a new team of executives:   President Alberto Veintimilla: Alberto’s underfoot Flooring Vice President Veronica Vinge:  V2Squared Treasurer Dermott Hutton: Firehall...

Munday Media wins Premier’s Peoples’ Choice award

Last night at the Vancouver Convention Centre the best and brightest entrepreneurs gathered to celebrate each other at the BC Small Business Awards. Tony...

Mayor brings back discussion on park referendum

Oliver Mayor Martin Johansen is using his authority to reconsider the matter of supporting a referendum for the creation of a national park reserve...

Students saving people with batteries

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Did you know that one battery can save eight lives? That’s why Liane Jurcic’s class at Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary School is so excited. In...

New theatre manager at Frank Venables

Contributed The Oliver Community Theatre Society and Frank Venables Theatre are pleased to announce that Leah Foreman has been hired as Theatre Manager. With over 20...

Concerns over treatment of foreign workers

Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle An Okanagan orchardist was caught breaking the rules of hiring foreigners. R Bagha Orchards in Vernon was fined $1,000 because “The employer did...

Community mourns firefighter’s passing

Many heavy hearts are mourning the passing of a veteran firefighter in Oliver. The Oliver Fire Department has announced the sudden passing of Dwayne Emery,...

National Park meeting rescheduled

Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing A meeting intended to give community members the opportunity to voice their questions and concerns about the proposed national park reserve in...

Highway north of Oliver reopens after major closure

Damn erosion! The major artery between Oliver and Kelowna was fully closed for over a week because of a rockslide on the morning of Feb....

National park likely but ‘not a done deal,’ manager says

By Lyonel Doherty The project manager of the proposed national park reserve says there’s a high likelihood that the park will go ahead, but “it’s...

Montreal Canadiens alumni ready for big game in Oliver

It's almost time for the big game to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Oliver Arena. Montreal Canadiens alumni arrived to a warm welcome at...

Oliver man arrested for assault

A 56-year-old Oliver man is facing charges of assault and uttering threats. According to police, on the night of Feb. 5, someone reported that the...

Collision claims life of Osoyoos man, 24

A 24-year-old Osoyoos man died in this morning's two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 south of Oliver. The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. at Deadman's...

Serious accident closes Highway 97

Oliver firefighters, RCMP and at least two ambulances were called to the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97 at Deadman's Lake this...

Don’t miss big game for arena’s 50th

The Oliver & District Arena, one of the first recreation facilities built in the South Okanagan, is 50 years old. To celebrate the 50th...