Monthly Archives: May 2017

Weather update

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‘Special O’ at OES Wednesday

Special Olympics BC in partnership with local elementary schools, help kids with special needs challenge themselves to try new sports like bocce ball, relay teams and curling. Amanda Woods and Ruth line up the perfect Bocce ball shot.

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Photographer Dan MacPherson

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Let’s do the rumble together

Photo submitted by Dan MacPherson ( above Kaleden )

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Warning cancelled – no major light show

Watches 9:40 AM PDT Wednesday 31 May 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain. Large hail can … Continue reading

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Hotel

Clarification on some reports that are misinformed. Oliver Daily News with an update on the new Hotel after a check with Town of Oliver staff. Contrary to some misinformation out there. INDOOR POOL included in 80 room 4 storey Coast … Continue reading

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Photographer Oagt Brouwervongonzenbach

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Wonderful

Oagt Brouwervongonzenbach – thank you www.southokanaganphotos.ca · .

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Enhancing student learning – a district framework

SCHOOL COMMUNITY MEETINGS – SHARING OUR JOURNEY The Framework for Enhancing Student Learning formalizes school and district planning and reporting requirements of boards of education for improving student outcomes in BC’s public school system. The School Act requires plans from … Continue reading

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SO Physio M31 (1)

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Massive project to paint* tiles for Mosaic 150

William, 2 with help from Grandma and Grandpa, Judy and David Pagett, is going to put his painted hand on a tile, something he will point to everytime as he looks at the mural created back in 2017 To celebrate … Continue reading

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Homes evacuated in Olalla

Evacuation of Properties in Olalla, BC A State of Local Emergency and an Evacuation Order has been issued for 6 homes in the northern part of Olalla along 1st and 2nd Street. Keremeos Creek flooded its banks last week and … Continue reading

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Oops

Car veered off roadway south of 7-11 hitting building. Complete details not known RCMP report: Single vehicle accident, minor injuries to driver, vehicle turning into 7-11 parking lot, hit gas pedal instead of break pedal causing car to accelerate into … Continue reading

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A new home – a pathway to daily hikes

We are Ellcar Ventures Ltd. Our mailing address is Box 2018, Oliver, B.C. V0H IT0 We are three partners in this project – Bill Miller, Penny Pendergraft and Hart Buckendahl Phone numbers for us are in the same order, 250-490-4071, … Continue reading

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Rest in peace – Roger

 Roger Dennis Bowering    September 11, 1946 – May 20, 2017     Roger Bowering, 70, of Oliver BC, died May 20, 2017 in Penticton Regional Hospital. He passed peacefully with his wife Cathy and his daughters Wyntre, Denise and … Continue reading

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Art – the new medicine

  Dr. JoyAnne Krupa, sketching during a break, is part of Penticton Regional Hospital’s newly-formed arts committee working to bring art in all its forms to PRH. The Healing Power of Art, a three-month exhibit of local artists’ work, opens … Continue reading

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Auditor General recommends improvements in water management at RDOS

A performance audit of the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen’s management of its drinking water systems found that the Regional District had some good practices in place but would benefit from taking a more systematic and proactive approach in several key … Continue reading

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Italians in BC a bit of history from Dick Cannings MP

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of taking in Trail Silver City Days festivities: the pageant, the parade, and more.  The people of Trail proudly celebrated their history that weekend, and that history has a distinctly Italian flavour, with … Continue reading

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Town mosaic (3)

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Update

VICTORIA – Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement: “In recent days, we have made every effort to reach a governing agreement, while standing firm on our core beliefs. It’s vitally important that British Columbians see the specific details … Continue reading

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Junior Triathlon – cancelled for 2017

Oliver Parks and Recreation has regrettably had to cancel the Junior Triathlon this year. We unfortunately didn’t see the registrations needed in order to run the event this Saturday, June 3rd. We are hoping to restructure the Junior Triathlon next … Continue reading

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Fred the poet

The Beauty Of Rust In the back of the barn Behind old washing machines, As hidden as memories, That nobody sees, Condemned to her silence amid the droning of bees. You can smell the old barn wood, There’s used leather … Continue reading

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Christy Clark – new leader of the Opposition in BC ?

BC Green leader Andrew Weaver and BC New Democrat leader John Horgan have reached an agreement that would see the Greens’ three MLAs support an NDP government. “We can have a stable minority government for four years with the support of … Continue reading

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Report theft to police – recovery accomplished

Recovery Of Stolen Property Thanks to Local Resident On May 22nd, 2017 at approximately 5:35 am Oliver RCMP were called to a theft in progress at Desert Valley Auto Recycling. The complainant observed a male suspect removing tire rims from the property … Continue reading

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Local stage players (SOAP) win zone prizes

From SOAP newsletter Just about everyone knows we took our spring show, Since You Left Us to the 2017 O-Zone Festival this year. What you might not know is that Since You Left Us is now officially an award winning … Continue reading

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Fed up with illegal dumping

Bill Dallimore – Oliver Kiwanis What’s this story about? Junk and garbage deposited at the Kiwanis Market by people who don’t want to go to the dump and pay fees. So ? Well it means the Kiwanis must pay, transport … Continue reading

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What ?

Mike Monahan

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Work to be done this week

Hello from the Oliver Community Arts Council: The Canada 150 Mosaic Mural project gets underway this week!  The Town of Oliver announces there are still tiles available to paint. Pick a one-hour time slot on Tuesday May 30 or Wednesday … Continue reading

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