Monthly Archives: December 2011

Snow in the clouds at Vaseux

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Expert art instruction for children

Art lessons for ages 4-18. At the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre 34274-95th Street in Oliver  (5840 Airport St.) Art instructor Leza Macdonald Lessons to begin January 7th for six sessions – Feb.11, 2012 Ages 4-7 9 a.m -10.a.m. $5.00 or … Continue reading

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Area Planning Commission to be named Thursday

That the RDOS Board of Directors appoint the following as members of the Electoral Area ‘C’ Advisory Planning Commission until November 30, 2014: Cort Larsen Kathy Mercier Jamail Brar Gary Dell Jay Martiniuk Ed Machail Jessica Murphy Bill Michael Sara … Continue reading

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RDOS to consider next week

Agricultural Land Commission Referral – Subdivision within the ALR Administrative Recommendation: That the RDOS Board “authorise” the application for subdivision at 32231 123rd Street, Rural Oliver, to proceed to the Agricultural Land Commission; Purpose: To facilitate a subdivision to adjust … Continue reading

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Ship in a bottle

I promised Linda a Ship in a Bottle back in 1972. I had carved nothing more than the  hull, masts and spars before the civic election and then I had all the time in the world to fiddle around and mount … Continue reading

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Friday view to the west

Photo by Ed Dukes

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Basso challenges Slater on two issues

Marji Basso, BC NDP Provincial Candidate for the Boundary Similkameen is asking the Provincial government to explain why the BC Liberals endorse the IHA  decision to close sexually transmitted infection clinics. This decision directly affects the Grand Forks public health … Continue reading

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Baldy has snow

Thanks to Mt. Baldy for this cam shot at the end of light today

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Oliver pioneer passes – Katie Woodruff

One of Oliver’s oldest residents, Katherine  (Katie) V. Woodruff passed away Wednesday morning, Dec. 28 at Sunnybank Centre in Oliver at the age of 103 years. Growing up before TV, computers, airlines, satellites, and cell phones existed and when radio, … Continue reading

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Top news of 2011

Chosen as top news story – Destruction of SOSS by fire September 12th  – “Fire of an undetermined origin broke out at about 2:15 am and burned for 5 or more hours. It continues at this hour.” Chosen as top … Continue reading

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