Monthly Archives: January 2012

Industrial land for sale – Off Sawmill Rd – 200 block Maple

“Move your business to Oliver’s newest industrial area” This is a paid for ad – and the space is owned by the advertiser

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More Legion awards

Poppy Day Awards presented by Oliver Legion President Chris Yerburgh  Katherine Schur Intermediate Black/White poster 1st place plus 1st place at zone level Intermediate essay 1st place plus 1st place at zone level Intermediate poem 2nd place Andrew Schur Junior Black and … Continue reading

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Nutrition for diabetics

A clinic for you Monday February 6th 10am to 2pm at Oliver Pharmacy Space is limited. Make an appointment for a seat – call 250.485.4007

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Concert Review by Bob Park

The solo guitar performance by Daniel Bolshoy was billed by South Okanagan Concert Society’s executive as an event “not to be missed.” And were they ever right about that! It had been 25 years since the concert society last had … Continue reading

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Where is it?

What is it? – It’s just a thing. But where is it?

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Good news hidden in a closing

Last day for Sherilee at Eastside Grocery. Drop in and say goodbye. Look for a new name and a new time and a new lineup of products in May. Eastside Grocery is now more – but EASTSIDE – home of … Continue reading

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Just how big is that gym

About six hundred students, teachers, district staff and guests showed Monday just how full the new SOSS gym can get for a big game or a featured attraction.   (Press this link for large picture) Because of the fire last … Continue reading

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Eby photograph to grace the halls of SOSS

A photograph taken by Paul Eby was presented by Osoyoos Senior High School students to SOSS Monday at the first assembly of all students this year in the brand new gymnasium. The picture shows the school prior to the fire. … Continue reading

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SOSS teacher honoured for 25 years of service

Miles Kereliuk has retired. He has served about 2500 students in the last quarter century and its time to move on. Kereliuk was a shop teacher for all grades and taught math to students in junior high. Kereliuk came to … Continue reading

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SOSS student winners

Mayor Ron Hovanes, Brian Lobb – Zone Chair of the Legion Remembrance Day poppy poster and literary contest – student winners and Oliver Legion President Chris Yerburgh at SOSS Assembly Monday. Zone winners (from 10 communities) Lautaro Ferrai 2nd place … Continue reading

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Name in lights

Photo submitted by Annie Zandvliet

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Elvis is set to drop in

Hello all of the friends and supporters of the Oliver Curling Centre Just a quick note to once again invite you to come to the Oliver Curling Centre in February for a couple of entertaining events.  On Valentine’s Day, Tuesday … Continue reading

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The saga of where is Mike’s plane…. continues

Here’s a picture later on in the day  – after the instrument panel shot was taken. Arriving south of Oliver descending to land at the airport. Photo by Mike Beaulieu

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Adapt to living in a new world

Ranjit Sidhu sits with instructor Okanagan College has a motto “transforming lives and communities” and here in Osoyoos the college offers a program which transforms lives. It’s called the English as a Second Language Settlement Assistance Program (ESLSAP). ESLSAP has … Continue reading

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A night out with your son

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Winter closing – then and now

Top picture – when newly opened. Bottom picture – today. Noticed on a trip to Osoyoos the Black Panther video store closed on their Main Street and in Oliver – new outlet on 6000 block Station St. now closed.

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Chimney fire in Rockcliffe

Neighbours reported flames leaping out of chimney at residence ( 5946 Stemwinder St. ) Monday morning. Two fire trucks with fullcrew attended. No details on cause – damage thought to be light. Time of fire 7:30 am

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Final concert of the season – February 24th

SOUTH OKANAGAN CONCERT SOCIETY – Final Concert Mark your calendar for Friday, February 24th, when the Penderecki String Quartet performs in the final concert of the South Okanagan Concert Society winter season.  In the second decade of an extraordinary career, … Continue reading

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It may be January today but this weekend – it’s a new month

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Missing a friendly dog?

Shepard found on Black Sage Rd Friday last in the evening Looking for the owner, of this well-mannered, obviously loved and cared for dog!! A family must be missing it!! Contact Dora Stelkia 250-498-3961

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Grade 8 – Junior Hornets excel

The SOSS Grade 8 Boys continued their winning ways this past weekend. Competing in the KVR Hooper tournament in Penticton,  the boys came home with the championship trophy after winning four consecutive games. The young Hornets defeated: Fulton of Vernon, … Continue reading

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Mike’s airplane – quess the speed

A view from inside the twin. Everyone takes pictures outside, here’s a photo from the inside. Can you guess where this photo was taken and at what altitude and ground speed? Photo and story by Mike Beaulieu

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Champs all of them

South Okanagan Bantam Reps win the OMAHA league banner. They finished with a 16 win 1 loss and 1 tie record. Playoffs start February 10th. The Bantams secured home ice advantage today with a 10-2 win over Summerland at the … Continue reading

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Curling on the stick

Senior Curlers – On The “Stick”  As time passes, and doesn’t it really zip by for the more “mature” folk among us, the aches and pains come and sometimes just don’t go away. Often the creaks heard are from the … Continue reading

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OIB vote on Senkulmen Park use

Members of the Osoyoos Indian Band have now completed a vote on a zoning issue. That issue was to allow for the use of the Senkulmen Industrial Park area for institution purposes like a prison. The vote was positive.

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Hornets flying in formation – true winners – congratulations

(l-r) Rav Sandhu, Jessa Kriesel, Sumy Brar, Emily Jentsch,  Ashley McGinnis, Navi Mann, Jazmine Grouette, Rory Lodge, Jasnoor Sidhu The SOSS Sr. Girls made it 19-4 with a clean sweep at the Princeton Rebels Tournament this past weekend .   The … Continue reading

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New curriculum on Okanagan peoples

On Friday Jan 27th, Grade 4 teachers from school District 53 met to review and learn new curriculum that has been locally developed. Over the past two years, the District Aboriginal Education Advisory Council, as part of recommendations from the Aboriginal … Continue reading

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The Radies shoe

Here are captains Greet Gill (SOSS Hornets) and Ryan Sutcliffe (Penticton Lakers) toying for the trophy. I would like to thank all those that came out to watch the game, the fans make the difference. The Hornets play a crucial league game … Continue reading

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Hot air?

This winter scene was actually taken in winter 2010-2011 in Osoyoos. When I spotted it I thought I could say: Good place for a lumber yard – but not yet Good place for car races – yup all last summer … Continue reading

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RDOS seeks input

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