Daily Archives: August 13, 2018

Snowbirds at work

In the Nanaimo area by Duncan Speight

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Elaine Shannon – rest in peace

Elaine Phyllis Shannon June 21 1922- August 9 2018 An Oliver pioneer, Elaine was born in the South Okanagan to parents George and Phyllis Curbishley.  Elaine’s family moved to Los Angeles and returned to Oliver in 1933. Following high school … Continue reading

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On the weekend

Saturday was the annual Persied meteor shower and Open House at White Lake Radio Observatory, Due to the very dry weather and the high fire risk, before anyone was allowed into the observatory grounds, Argo Road Maintenance had large tankers … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

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Orange Sun – socked in with a smokey sky

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Enola Mills – sponsored by Oliver Dental Care

The coolest thing about Enola’s name, is that is Alone spelled backwards! She is 14 years old and just finished 9th grade at Southern Okanagan Secondary School! She is also involved in the air cadet program, at Oliver’s very own … Continue reading

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Down memory lane to 1923

Main Street Oliver Flume and spillway for the ditch Bill and Lillian Raincock, Herbie, Billy and Kenny Other members not identified Source: Penny Fox, daughter of June Raincock

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Great work Shirley

Searching on behalf  of her family for a fitting way to honour her parents and to create a meaningful community legacy in their names, Maple Ridge resident Arvie Bourgeault came up with an initiative that achieves both of these ends. … Continue reading

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Entertainment Centre this weekend

The countdown is almost over: Oliver’s Sunshine Festival is ready to entertain this week! Here’s the essential line-up: Thursday, August 16th: Music and Market in the Park featuring the Steve Jones Band. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket but … Continue reading

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