Monthly Archives: August 2015

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The event – too many people?

To me the real story was an old one. Small room large crowd. About 400 people (Penticton Herald said 1000) were asked to stand in the foyer of the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre for 45 minutes as a small … Continue reading

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The man and the message

NDP leader Tom Mulcair flanked by heavy security at Penticton Trade and Convention Centre in picture above. Mulcair touched on the Oliver fire saying… “Just up the road there are 235 men and women fighting a wildfire that would cover … Continue reading

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Fall Art Show and Sale

The Oliver Community Arts Council is calling for entries for the 2015 Fall Art Show and Sale. The Show, the 32nd annual, is open to all artisans in the South Okanagan and as far east as Rock Creek, and Keremeos … Continue reading

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Campfires allowed

Effective at noon on Monday, Aug. 31, 205, campfires are once again permitted throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. The campfire ban was rescinded due to recent widespread precipitation, which resulted in a decreased risk of wildfires in the region. … Continue reading

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More entertainment planned in the community park

All summer long a vibrant market and concert series at the Oliver Community Park has been the result of collaboration between Oliver Parks and Recreation and the Oliver Community Arts Council. Crowd numbers have exceeded 300 on some nights and … Continue reading

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Rural report with Laird Smith

As a follow-up from last week’s story about the broken tooth, I have good news. I took the broken half with me to the dentist and he cemented it back in, cost me $96.00 in total. It turns out that … Continue reading

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A new team at OES – teaching leadership

Mrs. Sinclair, Karen Sinclair with a full school term ahead of her as Principal of Oliver Elementary. Joined by Diane Haddow as Vice-Principal. Karen is an old hand in the Oliver area – here first in 1998. Came from Fort … Continue reading

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SO Chamber has a new manager

Denise Blashko Training & Project Coordinator at Community Futures in Penticton has been hired as the new Manager of the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce with its HQ in Oliver. Bonnie Dancey was the long standing manager who has taken … Continue reading

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