Monthly Archives: September 2017

Folks – what would ODN be without contributors ?

Thanks to photographers, news photo guys, artist on paper, contributors to content. Who have I missed. What do you like, What do you NOT like, We will print all comments (rules included) on this question   The bottom line Oliver … Continue reading

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by Pat Whalley

UP, UP AND AWAY,  part two Last week I wrote about the trials and tribulations of air travel which I find to be a necessary part of modern life.  If you want to travel, you need to go by plane, … Continue reading

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Preparing for an art show

Show opens at 3pm Oliver Community Centre with awards after 8pm Come for the reception

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Big weekend ahead – be an optimist!

Detailed Forecast Today Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness this morning then 30 percent chance of showers this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 16. Tonight Cloudy with 30 percent chance of showers this evening then partly cloudy. Wind … Continue reading

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Summer is over ?

Planning for Christmas? Sears Wish Book? October 1st – police could stop you for no winter tires. OMG Quick suggestion – always carry a set of chains.

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On the Sunnyside

Chains During the Prussian War a French blacksmith was taken prisoner by the German army. “Do not worry about me,” he secretly reported to his family. “When I am bound I shall carefully study the chains that fetter me until … Continue reading

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town turn off (4)

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Kilpoola (Osoyoos) – car burnt – fire spreads

Car fire started around two o’clock near the mailboxes in Kilpoola.   People at the scene said the fire started spontaneously then  grass caught fire.   Several vehicles and personnel were on the scene containing the fire to a field … Continue reading

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….. is good

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Friday rush hour and traffic delayed due to another roll over

2:00 pm Friday North of town centre Oliver near Bettison Rd Two vehicle accident, one car flipped, one pickup damaged, one pole involved. One to hospital after being removed from SUV. (an elderly woman taken to hospital) Thanks to BB … Continue reading

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Think about it with Joseph Seiler

Cucumber The venerable cucumber is a member of the gourd family. I didn’t know that. It grows in three main varieties, slicing, pickling and seedless, and I did know that. A cucumber slice is placed over the eyes as part … Continue reading

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Updated – Diverted to ditch – was a high-end car!

Near Kilpoola Estates, Osoyoos Thursday afternoon about 5:30 No injuries, most likely a ticket and some serious repairs. Thanks for photos – Roger Richardson Osoyoos RCMP Media Release Single Vehicle Collision – Super Car Demolished On September 28, 2017 at … Continue reading

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Elder – Osoyoos Indian Band passes

Irene Bryson peacefully passed on Sept 24th, 2017 in the hands of her loving husband Ken and surrounded by her family. She was born on April 29, 1931 and died at the age of 86. Irene was a fluent nqilxwcin … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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Garlic Festival this weekend

The sixth annual Garlic Festival takes place this weekend in Oliver, all in support of a great program. The event will take place at Hester Creek Estate Winery, which is hosting about 20 local garlic growers, artisan crafters, along with … Continue reading

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Vehicle rolls over down embankment

Thursday evening 615 to 6:30 Just north of the head of the lake on Tucelnuit Drive Police, fire and EMS on scene Details not known, a roll over first thought to involve a fire. Local residents hosed down a source … Continue reading

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Wheelchair no hindrance for Keremeos man remembered

Long-time Keremeos resident Joe Reichert is being remembered by his wife Rejeanne through a $50 thousand donation to the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation’s PRH campaign.Joe Reichert didn’t consider life in a wheelchair to be much of a hindrance. Born … Continue reading

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A question – maybe an answer ??

By Julie Martineau Found this guy lazing upside down in the sun…curious to know if it is a native ground mantid or praying mantid.  (Mantis? ed) Publisher’s Note Although many refer to a member of this group as a ‘praying … Continue reading

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by Dave Whalley

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The Double O Quilters Guild Celebrates 30 years

 30 years ago Donna Pringle, who was already an international award winning quilt artist, put a small classified ad in the Oliver Chronicle asking if anyone was interested in forming a quilting guild. On Oct. 8th, 1987, 11 ladies and … Continue reading

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by Edwin Dukes

” up Willowbrook way “

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by Marion Boyd

SOUTH OKANAGAN CONCERT SOCIETY 2017-2018 SEASON Imagine yourself in November facing the early gloom of another dark evening. Flash to another scene. It’s you on Friday, November 10th arriving into the bright lights of the opulent Venables Theatre, meeting friends … Continue reading

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Think about it with Joseph Seiler

Contest One can contest the declared outcome of a contest. Whoa. A contest is a competition with rules of play and a winner and the rest of the players are referred to as the losers. The players are contestants. When … Continue reading

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