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I saw rain, I saw sleet, I saw……..

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On a strange note….

Olivia is the front-runner for the most popular name for babies born this year in British Columbia. Olivia is followed by Oliver, Lucas, Liam, Ethan, Noah, William, Benjamin, Charlotte, Emma and Leo, according to the Vital Statistics Agency’s preliminary figures … Continue reading

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Top story – local newsmaker – citizens to be recognized

In the past four days we have reviewed the top stories of the year   The story that brought attention to Oliver was a forest fire – to the north and east of us – Eagle Bluff – mostly on … Continue reading

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Once a year I…..

……..like to thank people that generally do not blow their “siren” or brag about accomplishments. Who?   BCAS (EMS), paramedics and those that drive the carts – thank you to Nurses and Doctors and many others at the Oliver and … Continue reading

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The Steele report

As this  day comes to a close, many people are drawing up their list of resolutions to start fresh tomorrow.  As for me, I will change the date on last years list and carry on. The problem is, we make … Continue reading

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Condolences

Obituary In Loving Memory Isaltina (Tina) Simoes August 2, 1945- December 28, 2019   Remembering a beautiful soul, Tina, who left us way too soon.  Tina sadly passed away suddenly at the age of 74 years young on December 28th, … Continue reading

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Top stories of the year

October, November and December 2019     Two retail cannabis shops open OO Search and Rescue  gets large grant for truck shed Harvest Hut winds up first year as success Small wheels park completed     Clocks to change no … Continue reading

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House fire on OIB land

  3:00 pm Monday 7100 block Vineyard Rd (east of Tucelnuit  Drive) Dog rescued, no one in home at time of alarm. Owners of home arrived well after emergency services on scene. Likely all who live at that residence to … Continue reading

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On the Sunnyside

Belonging She just didn’t belong here! She was a foreigner, an immigrant from Moab. Some of the Jewish people despised the Moabites because they were descendants of a drunken incest perpetrated by Lot’s daughters after escaping Sodom (see Gen. 19:30-38). … Continue reading

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Start new week, new year with clouds, rain or snow

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