Monthly Archives: January 2013

Oliver helps – can you?

I caught up to Mark Faschefsky at the home of Bob and Susan Dyck in Oliver. Mark is heading back to eastern Europe to his work in helping children and young adults in orphanages in the Moldova area at Transnistria.* … Continue reading

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Register for kindergarten – get a strong start for your child

Is your child 5? Register now Child born in 2008? – Register now It is through play that children make sense of their world Call School District #53 or your nearest Elementary School ask about Kindergarten options.

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Washington State gets IJC order for Osoyoos Lake managment

“The Board recommended that the maximum elevation be reduced to 912.5 feet with the flexibility to regulate within a two-foot range every year, thereby eliminating the need for drought declarations. The rule curve recommended in the Board’s June 2012 report … Continue reading

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Hospital Auxiliary to raise $100 thousand for “star trek” communicator

The chair of the Okanagan Similkameen Regional Hospital District says the Oliver Auxiliary is a great community organization that should be recognized as “angels”. Janice Perrino of Summerland says the Oliver Hospital Auxiliary has agreed to pay almost half of … Continue reading

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“You won’t notice the difference”

Officially today is the last day of the integrated Osoyoos/Oliver RCMP sub regional detachment. Effective Friday the two detachments are separated each with their own commander. See earlier story In 2002 the Osoyoos and Oliver police stations were joined in … Continue reading

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Wild animal interface

Penticton is having problems with deer in the city with no real answer to the problem. Osoyoos is having a serious problem with Canadian Geese – most likely stopping their “hunt” programme. What to do? What is your answer? Does Oliver … Continue reading

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When you read ODN from afar – send pictures

Patty Gebbie writes from Wellton, Arizona -” just heading out to golf – weather is fine. Hi to all the Sagebrushers. Photo taken with a Nikon P90″

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Back to Oliver to perform

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Boutique family estate

  Donald Triggs, notable wine industry figure, follows his dream of crafting iconic wines from Canadian soil with the launch of CULMINA, a boutique family estate winery in the South Okanagan In 2006, Don Triggs and his wife Elaine, later … Continue reading

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Perfectly framed – by Bernard Bedard

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