Monthly Archives: December 2016

Flashback to February

Think about it with Joseph Seiler   Deal I can deal some cards, meaning that I give them out in front of you and me, face down, back and forth, one at a time. I keep dealing until we each … Continue reading

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Oliver – top choice for the name of a baby boy

For the first time, Oliver is the top name for boys born in B.C. according to the Vital Statistics Agency. For the past five years, Emma and Olivia have been the top two names for girls born in B.C. and … Continue reading

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Chief awarded – Order of Canada

Update: In 2017, Chief Clarence Louie hopes to see continued economic development. “I want to see more industry and development in the South Okanagan,” he said. “I know people come here to retire, but we are not going to keep … Continue reading

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Newsmakers of 2016

The editorial board has spoken Top story of the year : Osoyoos High School to close – NO that does not happen – Top newsmaker of the year : Brenda Dorosz, Osoyoos crusader, fights off a criminal, runs for the … Continue reading

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Osoyoos Secondary does NOT close – role of women leaders so important

Women headline OSS mini-series By ROY WOOD There was no bigger story in the South Okanagan this year than the threatened closure of Osoyoos Secondary and the determined and ultimately successful effort by the townsfolk to save their high school. … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor

“There’s lies, damn lies, and statistics,” to quote Justice Peter J. Rogers in the courtroom yesterday, when I spoke about how statistics can be skewed to show anything we want them to show. That’s all that the school board lawyer … Continue reading

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Flashback

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Baby… it’s cold outside

Thanks to Brian Fry for his wonderful “high up” photos

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Robert Thompson, rest in peace

  Robert Henry Thompson   March 25, 1942 – December 22, 2016 On Thursday December 22, 2016, Mr. Robert Henry Thompson of Oliver passed away at Mariposa Gardens after a long illness at the age of 74 years. He was … Continue reading

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Time to think forward – by Pat Whalley

The week between Christmas and New Year is a strange time, a bit of a non-event and we feel to be held in suspension between the old and the new.  Visitors have usually gone home or, if you have been … Continue reading

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