Monthly Archives: May 2019

A cloud, a hill, a tree

Posted in News | Leave a comment

by Pat Whalley

SORTING THE MYTHS FROM THE REALITIES When you are a child you believe in all sorts of magical beings, fairies, talking animals, toys that have a life of their own when the light goes out and all manner of weird … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Heading south to… find some jalopies

Posted in News | Leave a comment

The Steele report

 Lets revisit a topic Canada has flirted with before. Would it be of benefit to institute a guaranteed annual income for part of our society?  Lets pass up the negative responses and look at this from outside the box.  This … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Down the aisle

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Getaway Gals – scenic ride – call 495-2646

CALLING ALL LADIES ‘ONLY’ JOIN DEB from LAKESIDE TRAVEL in Osoyoos on the 13th Annual GETAWAY GALS… September 20th – 29th, 2019 Return Airfare from Spokane to Phoenix – 24 Meals, 9 nights lodging,  1st Class Train tickets Cost per … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

banner

Posted in Slides | Leave a comment

zack 4 of 3 May 31

Posted in Ads | Leave a comment

Flying High

100 Men Who Care Penticton and Highway to Healing Support Society Team up to support families! After their latest gathering, 100 Men Who Care Penticton chose to gift almost $6,000  to Highway to Healing. Society President Gail Barriskill says “These … Continue reading

Posted in News | 1 Comment

SO physio 5 of 5

Posted in Ads | Leave a comment

elks regular

Posted in Ads | Leave a comment

Think about it with Joseph Seiler

Culture To culture is to nurture an environment suitable, even optimal, for growth. A cultured pearl is when man helps nature do Her job in growing the pearl inside the oyster. I wonder why we don’t put more effort into … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Province says okay to milfoil-control-program on Okanagan Lake

Milfoil Control Permits and Okanagan Lake On April 24th, OBWB received a formal response from B.C. FLNRORD to our notification (permit) for the milfoil control program. The letter authorizes OBWB to continue with milfoil control for the next five years, … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

In the back yard

Submitted by Linda Isaak

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Colourful sign in OK Falls

Legion Branch 227 Hwy 97

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Minimum wage $13.65

B.C.’s general hourly minimum wage will increase to $13.85 from $12.65, and the minimum wage rates for liquor servers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders will all also increase, effective June 1, 2019.Regular increases to minimum wages are one way … Continue reading

Posted in News | 8 Comments

Public meeting Wednesday on SOGH Renovations

A slide show, a few speeches, a question and answer session – all put on by the SOS Medical Foundation which is contributing $280 thousand dollars as an add on to a government project of fixing the ER at the … Continue reading

Posted in News | 7 Comments

In one year – what will SOGH look like

High resolution picture – use your mouse to enlarge – property of IHA supplied by Stantec Engineering Above schematic shows how the phasing works so that hospital can function until project is complete.

Posted in News | 1 Comment

Keremeos Garden Club comes calling to Kiss backyard

Posted in News | 1 Comment

Bear spotted on dyke south of Oliver

Black bear on hike and bike trail at Road 18 submitted by Larry Maika*

Posted in News | 1 Comment

by Rocky Lundy

New tower – lower left? Burnt out tree Any additions to the tower Can you see a man on top?

Posted in News | Leave a comment

by Bill Greer

After the rain High resolution shot

Posted in News | 1 Comment

Public info meeting 4 – May 29

Posted in Ads | Leave a comment

Taken down – spike belt helps nab thief

Oliver RCMP Catch Man in Stolen Auto 2019-05-27 Oliver – Officers in Oliver, BC, capture man in stolen vehicle, who is suspected of committing a break enter. On May 27th, 2019, in the early morning hours, Officers responded to a … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

The smell of gas in Oliver neighbourhood

Fire Crews asked to standby and provide assistance. Fortis Gas called in to do the repair. Residents seen milling about – not sure if they were told to evacuate because of the danger – barricades put up on Earle Crescent … Continue reading

Posted in News | 1 Comment

Fun in the sun

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Purchase of ‘Command Car’ for Fire Chief delayed again

Council of the Town of Oliver agreed on one thing – they need more and better information prior to making a decision. In a two to two vote – a move to scrap the idea for this year failed but … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Mayor says “we may have to do it ourselves” – funding in jeopardy

Project cost $11.5 million Provincial grant $5 million Help from Liberal government in Ottawa: zilch Report from CFO Doug Leahy to Oliver Town Council on cost of borrowing if the Water Utility borrowed 5.5 million dollars and proceeded in 2020 … Continue reading

Posted in News | 7 Comments

Ellis Don makes presentation on two phase housing project on Airport Street

This large engineering firm is proposing a two phase housing development at 5931 Airport street – just north of the BC Government’s Social Services building – behind the Oliver Place Mall. 1st phase 51 units in a low rise building … Continue reading

Posted in News | 1 Comment

27 years – is that procrastination ?

A large delegation of residents of Arbour Lane went to council Monday to ask for help. A large delegation of residents of Arbour Lane went to council Monday to ask for help. The residents asked why is the Town of … Continue reading

Posted in News | 1 Comment