Monthly Archives: August 2011

Teachers issue strike notice

The BC Teachers Federation has filed strike notice to take effect at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 6th. Phase 1 of job action means that teachers will not be performing administrative tasks such as filling out forms, collecting data, meeting with principals … Continue reading

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Flames from grass fire seen for miles

Workers in Osoyoos took pictures of a large red ball of fire as grass burned fiercely on OIB land south of the old Haynes structures Wednesday afternoon after 2 o’clock. Initially the Osoyoos Fire Department called in to contain the … Continue reading

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Heading south

Haynes House on Black Sage Rd. Barn is on the other side of the road.

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Open House Thursday

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Certificate of Appreciation

Mayor Hampson presents Rory Lodge with a Certificate of Appreciation from the town and regional district, and a plaque from the town as recognition for her time as Oliver Youth Ambassador 2010/2011.

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Gallagher Lake housing goes up fast

Two pictures of houses at various states of construction. In addition to these two – a third is at the foundation stage. Some paving of roads completed with utility services in the ground.

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Heading north

1. Community Event upcoming 2. Hotel improvement nears completion 3. Rock in the sun

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Kits for kids – Telus program

More than 50 students in Oliver will receive a nice surprise in time for the new school year – a backpack filled with basic school supplies they likely would not have been able to afford otherwise. Earlier this summer, TELUS … Continue reading

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Artist and teacher Robert Wood in town

Robert Wood has his paintings on display at Rustico Winery and is teaching his techniques at a special session for two days in Oliver. A number of seats are left open by a cancellation so contact the Oliver Sagebrushers. Here … Continue reading

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2010 flood victims wait and wait….

Victims of the 2010 Oliver slide who have yet to be compensated for their losses and the politicians want to know why the bureaucracy is taking so long. Dear Premier: In my recent telephone conversation with Ms. Kathy Mercier, I learned … Continue reading

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