Monthly Archives: June 2011

Golf challenge at Fairview

Patrick Martin, (left) and Paul Welsman of Fairview Mountain play as many 18 hole games as possible in one day – from dawn to dusk. They did beat the record set last year but all the details being tallyed up … Continue reading

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What corner? try using the new names

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Mama burger?

The owners of the A and W in Oliver have asked for and received permission to make major changes to the facade that will redesign the look and put an art-deco appearance to the structure.

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nice view

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Photo by Val Friesen

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Health Ministry says no to local doctors

Local Oliver and Osoyoos doctors have been told NO. No is the answer given to them when they asked for parity in pay with ER physicians in Penticton. Local Drs. have said they might withdraw services in July but Interior … Continue reading

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Crash stops traffic at Vaseux

Highway 97 north of Oliver partially shut down for more than two hours Wednesday morning after a motorcycle accident. A 59 year old Kelowna man spun out of control on the hairpin turn while travelling north at about 8:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Diving at the dumpster

Tried to get this guy to come out of the dumpster for a portrait!

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Precarious

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Make and model?

                                Photo by Ernie Race Plastic fence, plastic stoop, the vine is real – so is the bird I think.

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International Sunshine

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OES buried treasure

This week a time capsule was opened at Oliver Elementary School with teachers and former students peering into the box buried 20 years ago in 1991. Once that was done it was more historical stuff back into a new box and … Continue reading

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Leo and Roma today

Anniversary is Friday July 1st – Canada Day

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History – Leo & Roma Pedersen – 50 years

Leo and Roma Pedersen met in Chilliwack, B.C., in 1959 while playing tennis, and were married on Canada Day, 1961. In 1971 when their 3 children were 8, 6 and 4, they embarked on a family road trip in a … Continue reading

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History – Leo & Roma Pedersen – 50 years

Leo and Roma Pedersen met in Chilliwack, B.C., in 1959 while playing tennis, and were married on Canada Day, 1961. In 1971 when their 3 children were 8, 6 and 4, they embarked on a family road trip in a … Continue reading

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Oliver catechism class fundraising for children

   Top Row – Bishop John Corriveau OFM Cap (Bishop of the Nelson Diocese) and Jamie Fortune.  Middle Row – Fr. Sebastian Puthenpura, Brody and Devon Mazzei, Arin Martins, Adam Houle, Sabrina and Patricia Fortunato.  Bottom Row – Liam Riley, … Continue reading

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Should we have a say on a prison in Oliver?

Not exactly energetic out there in news-land so I will attempt to cover a few bases this week with a poll. About ten people showed for last night’s council meeting wanting to speak on the Prison Issue but had not … Continue reading

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Answer to 'what is it'?

This one posted on May 14 –  top of large pole at old McGowan Restaurant (Pizza 97) across from Oliver Place Mall

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Answer to ‘what is it’?

This one posted on May 14 –  top of large pole at old McGowan Restaurant (Pizza 97) across from Oliver Place Mall

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This bird house never guessed – Stefan's back yard

This bird house was mentioned many months ago but was not pictured. Clue was given in old headline “Hey Lucy” posted May 16 but never got a comment answer. I like to finish with an answer and some people have expressed … Continue reading

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This bird house never guessed – Stefan’s back yard

This bird house was mentioned many months ago but was not pictured. Clue was given in old headline “Hey Lucy” posted May 16 but never got a comment answer. I like to finish with an answer and some people have expressed … Continue reading

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Three days to go – where is the sun?

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Council briefs

1. Town of Oliver, meeting in council, has decided to proceed with a road funding referendum in the amount of $2.5 million dollars. If passed in November, this funding would allow for three needed projects high on the priority list. 350th … Continue reading

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Photo by Suzanne James

Unique cloud formations

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Rockcliffe Jets issue challenge

Ever drive down 354th Avenue only to be asked to slow down by a bunch of high skilled street hockey players? Well, the Rockcliffe Jets would like to thank you for your patience. As a result of year round training … Continue reading

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Where are they?

Photo by Ed Dukes Story by crazy Publisher: These two animals had no where to go when the Okanagan Game Farm closed so they found a field near Oliver.  Watch out for the hidden rhino. Where is it? I jest … Continue reading

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2011 – the year of the water bill

Wondering if the Town’s Unsightly Premises Bylaw will include home owners that can’t afford to water their lawns? Alot of not-so-green ones around. Dean M. Good question so we took pictures of: 1. Smart front of home area – low … Continue reading

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Wave the flag

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On the bend

Bend Sinister – a concert at Tinhorn Sunday Bend Sinister is a rock band from Vancouver !~~ Dan Moxon (Vocals/Keys/guitar), Joseph Blood (guitars), Jason Dana (Drums/Percussion) and Joel Myers (Bass). photo by Ed Dukes

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Doug and the dwarf car

Here are a couple pics of the car and Doug Morton.  Doug has been racing for more than 20 years, in several different types of cars.  Most recently he was a member of the Old Timers Racing Assoc. on Vancouver … Continue reading

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