Monthly Archives: July 2011

24 hour surveillance at scene of vicious attack

Less than 24 hours after a 22 year old mother was sexually assaulted and beaten with a hammer – RCMP continue a surveillance operation at a Penticton business ~ 146 Ellis Street. Two officers have taped the building and were talking to neighbours … Continue reading

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We have grave concerns for the public – RCMP

“Because of the nature of this brutal attack – we have grave concerns for public safety” – Cpl. Dan Moskuluk. Penticton RCMP are searching for a 35-year-old man wanted for attempted murder.   The warrant for David Wesley Bobbitt, 35, … Continue reading

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Take George's advice – but hurry!

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Take George’s advice – but hurry!

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Dogs – what to do with dogs that bite?

This is a picture of a rural Oliver dog – quite friendly and by taking his picture – what follows does not relate to him. Just needed a dog picture for this small story. In BC several reports of pit … Continue reading

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Long term payback

Three pictures – what you can do, something in progress and the source of great looking gravel products. Big improvement can be made to your boulevard, less water cost, beautification of community etc.

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Big cherries!

  Young orchardist, David Machial, certainly knows how to grow cherries. Count them – 9 cherries to the foot! Or 8 Row Cherries! These are lapins and a new sizing template had to be developed by the industry to accommodate … Continue reading

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ODN breaks 1000 posts – 1000 comments since March

Regular readers will remember the day when all pictures and posts disappeared in early April. This week will see our 1000 post since that day four months ago. Since the beginning we have had about 2500. When looking at the … Continue reading

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Time to see Lady O!

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A day for a proud family in Oliver

Lieutenant Governor Steven L. Point and his wife Gwendolyn present a BC Wine Award to John and Maria Ferriera on Friday. Below – Family together at Quinta Ferreira.   Above Mayor Pat Hampson presents gift of Marion Trimble collage print to … Continue reading

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Drive safe

Over the past five years, there have been 1,950 crashes, 540 injuries and three fatalities over the B.C. Day long weekend throughout the province. Speed and driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs are two of the greatest contributors … Continue reading

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Stripping the stucco

A new face to SOSS is to be applied as soon as modifications are made to the structure.

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August 4th

  At-ten—TION! Everyone on deck for what’s sure to be an amazing concert at Music in the Park on Thursday August 4. The popular Naden Band of the Maritime Forces Pacific performs at the Oliver Visitors Centre riverside patio from … Continue reading

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August – music in the evening – clip it!

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Did they cut the ribbon?

Just off Road 22 – looking south – new hike and bike path – crushed gravel east of new passing lanes that extends to Willow Beach.

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18th hole from restaurant level

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Where is it?

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Less grass – less water

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Play safe near Okanagan River this summer

 The public is urged to take extra care near the Okanagan River as water levels remain high. With the summer season in full swing, the Okanagan River is a popular place to enjoy B.C.’s great outdoors. Visitors and residents are … Continue reading

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BC Ambassador programme

The BC Ambassador Program began in 1999; it is an annual event that takes place in August. The program is open to any young man or women age 17 to 24, who has held an Ambassador/Royal title in British Columbia. … Continue reading

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The winner – 2008 Syrah – Quinta Ferreira

Congratulations to John and Maria Ferreira for the quality of their wines. Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery – Oliver BC winery will be presented an award today for its 2008 Syrah – by a delegation from BC Government House. The Honourable Steven … Continue reading

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Ripoffs move to the CPR building

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Staff in at Penticton fire dispatch still concerned

I am the Senior Dispatcher for Fire Dispatch, located in Penticton and am responsible for our Communications system. The cost savings for the bids that are thrown around are incorrect; Penticton’s bid included MANY more things than the other three … Continue reading

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Great bread and much much more

Wayne and Dianna Jones pose for a picture at Oliver’s Bakery and Deli. Check out their website at www.oliverbakerydeli.ca Welcome as a sponsor of Oliver Daily News. Drop in for a coffee, a doughnut, a soup and much more.

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Buddy graduates from combat engineering

On July 8, Christopher McLea (Buddy) graduated from Combat Engineering in Gagetown, N.B. Buddy joined the Canadian Forces on July 10, 2010 and started his basic training on July 24,  the same year in St. Jean, Quebec.  He was then transferred … Continue reading

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Simmi needs you to vote

Hi. How is everything going? My pageant  for BC is coming up very soon (August 12 and 13) and I was wondering if you could possibly do up a post on Oliver Daily News about it coming up soon and to … Continue reading

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To teach the children

Salmon camp at Gallagher Lake which was hosted by the Okanagan Nation Alliance and the En’owkin Centre. The photo above is Gary Bonneau and Chris Armstrong showing an Okanagan youth, Raymond Alexis how to clean and prepare the salmon for processing. Several … Continue reading

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Hung out to dry

Left Brigette Leyland and Alice Reynolds of Fortis (Kelowna) give away clothes lines to save energy. About 150 lines given away in this promotion. All this on the lawn at Town Hall in Oliver.

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2011 wine award to be presented Friday by Lieutenant-Governor

Quinta Ferreira Estate Winery  – Oliver BC winery will be presented an award this week for its 2008 Syrah – by a delegation from BC Government House. The Honourable Steven Point, OBC (Xwĕ lī qwĕl tĕl) will visit all winning wineries at … Continue reading

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New book on our geology

OKANAGAN GEOLOGY SOUTH A much anticipated book has arrived at our gift shop at the Archives (9726 – 350th Ave.). This geological text is unique, as it is one of the few books on landscapes of the southern Okanagan Valley. … Continue reading

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