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Voters reject Proportional Representation

By Vanessa BroadbentAberdeen Publishing The results of the provincial referendum on electoral reform have been tabulated and the First...

Workshop destroyed in early morning fire

Chronicle Staff No injuries resulted from this morning’s fire on Sawmill Road, but a workshop was destroyed.

Man surrenders while police set up perimeter

Police apprehended a man who was accused of kicking two women multiple times and holding a knife to one of their throats.

Province investing in fruit growers

The province is making cash available for fruit growers to grow their businesses, and to deal with a backlog of money owing.

Pollinator idea for prime parkland

By Dan WaltonOliver Chronicle It’s time to brainstorm over what should be done with the prime parkland on Fairview...

Public presented with traffic calming options

Dan WaltonOliver Chronicle What’s the rush? This is Oliver.  The Town is exploring traffic calming options...

Board frowns on non-farm use in Oliver

By Lyonel DohertyOliver Chronicle The regional district is not giving its blessing to an application for a vehicle rental...

Parks Canada launches website and survey for public consultation on proposed national park reserve

By Vanessa Broadbent Aberdeen Publishing Parks Canada has announced the launch of its public consultation process regarding the South Okanagan-Similkameen region’s proposed national park reserve: a...

Top cop questioned about crime

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The RCMP crime stat system will be changing in the South Okanagan and across the country in the new year, says...

RCMP still seeking wanted man

The Oliver RCMP is still seeking the public's help in locating Jeremy Hargreaves who is wanted on four province-wide warrants. Hargreaves is Caucasian, stands five...

Hornets win barn burner against Mustangs

The SOSS senior boys basketball team won their second game today in the 58th annual Okana-Qen tournament. The Hornets faced the Princess Margaret Mustangs in...

Tripped-out drivers not wreaking havoc on the roads

By Dan Walton Oliver Chronicle Has the legalization of marijuana increased the amount of stoned drivers on the road? If so, it “remains to be seen,”...

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...