Monthly Archives: May 2015

409 Salamander – bells ringing

When a fireman hears that address – he knows it is Heritage House just off Meadows Drive. Two full crews attended to search the building for a cause – what makes the bells ring? The story really is that the … Continue reading

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A personal story

Nedeen Bazley lives in Kelowna but spent time at SOSS. Thank you for choosing to feature this story. I grew up in OK Falls and graduated from SOSS in 2001 and was very active in the community as well as … Continue reading

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The simple life by Pat Whalley

Congratulations Jack on five years of ODN. Your little venture has grown into a “must read” event for many of us in the community. News so fresh that it hadn’t even got on the local grapevine, also a great forum … Continue reading

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A winner for sure – photographic art

Central Okanagan Photographic Society awards last night deeply honoured to win the trophy for Creativity and also photo of the year! My photo will be printed and displayed at Lens and Shutter for a year. Ron Peace – a credit … Continue reading

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Fine community leader passes

William Barten April 24, 1926 – May 18, 2015 Bill passed away at home in his favourite “sunroom” he built. Survived by wife, Maria Stayanovich; son, Wesley Barten (Holly); daughter Dayle Millington (Bruce); sister, Doris Boulanger; sisters-in-laws, Bernice Ducharme and … Continue reading

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Awards – 232 Big Horn Squadron

1. Flight Sgt. Elizabeth Harkness – medal given by Mrs. Ed Findlater OK Falls Legion 2. Flight Sgt. Barnabas LaFlamme – presented by RO Lt. Colonel Scott Mutton 3. Sergeant Eric Matevia – award given by Linda Leibel Air Cadet … Continue reading

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Why is this guy so happy?

Grant Beauclair – contractor Empty space to work on The wrecking crew Oliver Legion Canteen – shut down for a few weeks – lounge moved up stairs into main hall until renovations complete. All new flooring, wall finish, chairs and … Continue reading

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30th anniversary of Lion’s Park starts at 2pm

Cultural dancing, hot dogs, samosa’s, skateboarding, chicken gambling, dj entertainment – come one come all

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Hey…let me out – I see those dogs need a friend

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Small turnout – Lions promise action to increase participation

6 dogs showed for the annual Lions Dog Walk in Oliver Earlier in the day 10 dogs participated in Okanagan Falls walk Organizers say they will look at their strategy of recruiting owners to participate. The effort is to raise … Continue reading

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