Monthly Archives: April 2011

Street paint zoom zoom

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Tonight – final performance in Osoyoos

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Oops – we put these off the road for a purpose

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Best Bloomin Garden time again!

Garden looking sad and brown? Take a photo! Take several. Ugly yard? Capture it on film! (Visit OK Photo for some great service and equipment.) Before you rake, weed, shovel, or plant this spring, take a photo of your space … Continue reading

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Race on wire

Workman checks roof in black shoes. Wire keeps him up. Photo through a patio door by Ernie Race.

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Kiwanis Showcase of Talent

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RCMP report

On April 24, 2011 at approximately 1:10 a.m., an officer of the Oliver/Osoyoos RCMP on routine patrol, observed a grey 2005 Ford Escape traveling at a high rate of speed almost strike a dog that was in the middle of … Continue reading

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Back to business

William is now married to Kate and he will be called a Duke. Canucks win first game of their series with Nashville – this will a battle of goalies. Advance Polls are closed – a lot have voted – waiting … Continue reading

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May 7th event

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Youth week

2011 OLIVER YOUTH WEEK EVENTS Sunday, May 1 12:00-4:00pm:  Canadian Tire 4-ON-4 Street Hockey Tournament   Ages 9-14 welcome   $20/team registration fee (Forms available @ Canadian Tire & Oliver P&R)   Contact Teresa Garofalo at ctc698@telus.net or Carol Sheridan 250-498-4985 Monday, May … Continue reading

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Pow Wow weekend – April 29 and 30

Similkameen Elementary Secondary School Gymnasium at Keremeos  MC – John Terbasket A/D – Oly Bent Friday: Gather for event: 10:00am – 2:30 p.m. Supper: 5:00 p.m. Grand Entry 6:oo p.m. Saturday: Grand Entry 12:30 pm and 6:00 pm Breakfast 9-11 am Supper: … Continue reading

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Where were you at 9 last night?

On to Nashville!

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Gas Tax grants

Councillor Marji Basso chaired last night’s Oliver Town Council meeting as Mayor Hampson was in Victoria. Council dealt with two gas tax matters: 1. For regionally significant projects – the RDOS has been given $4.27 million to distribute and Town Council … Continue reading

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Easter Bingo prize winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Easter Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the Oliver Business association. The following Oliver residents were the winners of the prizes:   Big Winner! Dylan Rotlisberger (in photo, with Tracy above)             $20.00 Gift … Continue reading

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Water quality advisory

Town of Oliver has issued a water quality advisory for System #1 for domestic water customers – west of the Okanagan River. System #1 is north of Oliver and includes areas that do not have “twinned” systems. Turbidity is the cause … Continue reading

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Three signs in black

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School District report

School District #53 (Okanagan Similkameen) BOARD REPORT Student Achievement Secondary School Apprenticeship: Over the past three years the district has benefitted from a grant ($15,000) from ITA to enhance participation in SSA. As a district we have done exceptionally well … Continue reading

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A race to spring

photo collage by Ernie Race

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Politicians fly out to lobby province

Local politicians are flying out Tuesday with Chief Clarence Louie and his staff to demonstrate support for the Osoyoos Indian Band’s bid to have the provincial Correctional Facility located on Band land near Senkulmen Business Enterprise Park. Solicitor General Shirley Bond … Continue reading

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Council tomorrow

Tuesday council – Acting Mayor Marji Basso in the chair 4 pm Committee of the Whole Solid Waste Management Plan – presentation by RDOS coordinator Cameron Baughen First Quarter Financial Report – presentation by David Svetlichny, CA. Chief Financial Officer  7 … Continue reading

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Make a difference

“Make a difference” – the title of a pamphlet given to me by Mark Pankratz. I first noticed Mark when he entered the real estate business. A young man with a big red car – a very busy guy lining … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

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Talk trash on the 10th

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Wow – it’s finished

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Easter day quiz

First view – I see 3 buildings (icons) – name them – upper part of picture. Second view – I see three other well known structures name them – lower part of the picture.

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Just for the kids!

 

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Warm easter weekend – play ball

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Easter bonnet

Who is wearing this colourful bonnet? It’s Emily Frank of Kelowna. Could you put a bit more light on the subject!

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Today it’s Easter bingo

Oliver Business Association and Parks and Recreation will co-host the annual Easter Egg Search and Scavenger Hunt Bingo. The OBA event Saturday April 23rd, 12:00 noon to 2:15 pm. Fill in your Scavenger Hunt Bingo card and you could win: … Continue reading

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Takes you back, doesn’t it?

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