Daily Archives: October 4, 2012

Oliver police report (2nd)

On 2012-10-03 members of the Oliver RCMP Detachment attended to a residence located in the 38000 Block of 71st Street, Oliver, BC as a result of a report of a possible impaired driver.  On arrival at the location uniformed members … Continue reading

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Fire department called to hedge fire

One look at the picture. Two men with hoses. Lots of smoke this afternoon when a hedge bush ignited on Spartan Street north of the old Fairview School. Fire Department called but the event was over before they arrived. The … Continue reading

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Easy as 1-2-3 hair free

Graphic material by Kickstart Printing

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Fernando Gil Nunes passes

Fernando Nunes October 13, 1947 – September 30, 2012   On Sunday September 30, 2012, Mr. Fernando Gil Nunes of Oliver passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital. Prayers will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday October 4, 2012 … Continue reading

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Insult to injury

Mike and Leigh Johnson cleaning up rubble at site of recent fire at EZ Fuel, north of Oliver. Owner Terry Feeny says insurance will cover a lot of the damage done. Fire believed to have started by arsonists. Feeny says … Continue reading

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Surprise

It’s early morning, you are driving the kids to school. You cross the bridge and bang – a front wheel falls off and down goes the car. Not a good day for the driver and I am sure the kids … Continue reading

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Wow Wally

“Thought you might like to know, October 3rd 1973, I went into business here, 39 years as a grocer in Oliver. Has been a great time” – Wally Brogan – Oliver Super Valu

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In progress

“Work will be done Thursday. We have to make sure we have locates and all parts in stock before we dig.” – Shawn Goodsell – Director of Public Works Corner of Veterans Avenue and Earle Crescent – broken water line … Continue reading

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Sign of a cool thing happening

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Very pretty smile – where does she work?

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This Saturday only – Blow the roof off!

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Comfort quilt shared

Michelle Morisset of Wine Country Quilters Market has forged an alliance with Oliver Youth Ambassadors to give out quilts to those that have suffered a loss. Pictured below Joe Louie and his wife Tiny – both survivors after a fire gutted … Continue reading

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What will they think of next?

Remember “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”? Filmed in the Australian outback, the original motion picture followed a group of drag queens and their adventures aboard a bus. On October 19-21, the Okanagan’s celebration of all things food, … Continue reading

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Cawston fire contained

The Wildfire Management Branch were working with the Keremeos Fire Department to control a wildfire five kilometres south of Cawston. The fire is estimated at 16 hectares. Wednesday 24 firefighters and two helicopters established fireguards in accessible areas around the … Continue reading

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