Monthly Archives: November 2011

Customer appreciation this weekend

Graphics by Karen Somerville

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No BC police force

The RCMP will continue providing police services to six provinces and three territories for the next 20 years as part of a renewed Canada-wide agreement-in-principle announced Wednesday. British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador … Continue reading

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SOSS Open House scheduled for December

“SOSS OPEN HOUSE” in the new science wing and gym scheduled for the public on Wednesday December 14th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. It will give everyone a chance to see how things are progressing and to hear more about … Continue reading

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Report from School District #53 Okanagan-Similkameen

 The next Board meeting is Wednesday, December 14, at the School Board Office.  The inaugural meeting of the new Board of Education will begin at 6:30 pm with the swearing in of trustees and the election of officers.  The regular … Continue reading

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Hot chilli and mulled cider Saturday

The Oliver Sagebrushers Art Club are celebrating the opening of a second gallery room where they have been showing their works over the last several months. The artists’ productivity and sales have warranted this new expansion. Join them to celebrate a … Continue reading

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Langley gets 2014 Seniors Games

The BC Seniors Games is an annual, multi-sport event hosted by a different BC Community each year.  They are one of the largest Games organized within BC with approximately 3,500 participants, aged 55 plus from all over the Province. The … Continue reading

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50 to 70 percent off – it's a Birthday Sale

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50 to 70 percent off – it’s a Birthday Sale

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Drop in today – never to early to pick up gifts

Country Wines Ann and Marg 34474 – 97th 250.498.8463

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Youth cares sends funds to Nav in Nepal

Youth Cares gathered at OES Library with sponsor Marji Basso and Trish Seidler from Gold Canyon to present cheque in the amount of $402 dollars for Nav Gill’s volunteer project in Nepal. This will be for the purchase of kitchens … Continue reading

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Okana-Quen Tournament planned

Could you post that the SOSS Hornets are hosting the 51st Annual Okana-Qen Tournament at (hopefully) SOSS New Gym on Dec 9-10th games start at 9 am on Friday with the Hornets tipping off at 1:00 pm in the the 3rd … Continue reading

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Busy hockey weekend in Oliver

Just a heads up that there is a South Okanagan Minor Hockey Novice tournament on all weekend at the Oliver arena.  Come watch 14 teams of 7 and 8 year olds (225 kids) battle it out on the ice.  Who … Continue reading

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Semi-formal dance for SOSS students

Just a quick reminder the SOSS Semi-Formal Winter Dance is TONIGHT 6-9  at the Oliver community centre, with a $5 admission fee in advanced. The ticket sales will not be held at the door. This is sponsored by the SOSS Link … Continue reading

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Friday night!!!

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Poster contest for kids

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RDOS news

39036 Gallagher Lake Frontage Road, Electoral Area ‘C’ – Zoning Bylaw Amendment application to rezone the subject property to allow for a Distillery with associated retail sales and residential suite. Third Reading carried.   AREA ‘C’ OFFICIAL COMMUNITY PLAN AMENDMENT … Continue reading

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Book a date

Graphics by Carolyn Madge Contact jackbennest@gmail.com

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A house you can eat

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Free – on Sunday

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Saturday – plan ahead

Graphics by Carol Sheriden

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Police report

On November 20, 2011 a Town of Oliver employee called to report a hit and run accident at the intersection of 364th Ave and 99th Street in Oliver.  RCMP attended and spoke with the caller who advised that he was … Continue reading

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A fine day for a picture – who is celebrating?

Staff Photo from Wine Country Quilters Market Michelle Morisset, Dave Scouten, Shirley Cade, Wayne Pedersen, and staff missing from this picture are Myrna Allison, Dayna Edis and Cindy Hannah I have to admit I will be using this picture in … Continue reading

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Council Briefs

1. Final adoption of a zoning bylaw at the request of Adam Sabyan for his corner lot at 350th and Highway 97 was granted. This change to zoning will allow the greatest number of commercial uses for the land and … Continue reading

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Bylaw abandoned – crushing and asphalt can go ahead

A public hearing at Oliver Town Council heard many speakers (15) and most supported the owner of 14 lots in the Industrial Area who wanted to sell land to a gravel crushing operation/ portable asphalt plant. ( Land in question is … Continue reading

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Final council meeting – this term

Monday saw the last council meeting for 4 elected officials – Mayor Pat Hampson and Councillors Terry Schafer, Michael Newman and Marji Basso. Pictures captured by camera of Terry Schafer All made speeches about their departures and those can be … Continue reading

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Going retail

SOSS Hoodies and T-shirts will now be displayed and on sale at various Oliver retail outlets. Stores that will carry the apparel will be.  OK Tire, Medici’s, Athina’s, Pharmasave and Nu Beginings And we will be set up at Triangle … Continue reading

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BC Government revenues are falling

VICTORIA – British Columbia is feeling the effect of continued global economic uncertainty, and the Province will need to exercise continued fiscal discipline in order to balance the budget by 2013-14, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon said Monday with the release of … Continue reading

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Street damaged by hydrant crunch

Town works crew did a quick job of replacing a fire hydrant on 99th Street (Kootenay) at 364th. It would appear that a truck and trailer knocked it over in the middle of the night and all the water from … Continue reading

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Stelkia shows his art work

1. Chief Jimmie  – art by Fred Stelkia 2. Artist at Kiwanis Manor Saturday and Sunday Fred says he was born in Penticton but raised by the Stelkia family in Oliver before leaving the reserve to work elsewhere in Canada. … Continue reading

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A part of my history is going

When I first moved to Oliver in 1953 we lived on this street – 99th (Kootenay). This is Mrs. Popoff’s house where she lived for many years before her passing. It has two small cabins at the rear and the … Continue reading

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