Monthly Archives: March 2012

Publisher on busman’s holiday

You can quess where I am going No colouring was used on this next one Some colour added on the island shot And ….. BC – what an incredible place we live in – we are lucky!

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Get the lure

The 2012 OFFICIAL OLIVER BC WINE CAPITAL OF CANADA VISITOR GUIDE now available! This year’s guide has the highest community representation advertising  since the guide first came out. The panoramic vineyard front cover photo, and the content beyond is bursting … Continue reading

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Lance Soare in the forest

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Lots of snow in the hills

Thanks Sam

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Spaghetti fund raiser attracts a crowd

Ursula Wick and son Prescott take time for a picture at Thursday’s fundraiser at the Oliver Air Cadet Hanger. The dinner put on by the Oliver Boys and Girls Club – as a fund raiser for the Youth Centre.

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Pretty lake

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Rotary Auction coming up

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Fashion show

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Circle your calendar

Learning Forum – April 11, 2012: Trustees of School District 53 will host a learning forum on April 11, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the School Board Office. The theme of this forum is Aboriginal Education. Presentations, with student participation, … Continue reading

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What is it?

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Grey days – wonderful colour

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Brewery’s first glass

  Thursday night, the keg tapped and a first mug of “Stoked Ember Ale” at the Firehall Brewery – enjoyed by friends, family and the media. Sid Ruhland above with the first mug of many.

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Caught on film – by Lance Soare

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Two great artists – one great show

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Open letter from Jane Stelkia

Thanks to Jane Stelkia for inviting me to her home for the above picture Mr. Terry Lake Minister of Environment Parliament Buildings Victoria,B.C. V8X 1X4 I am an original Okanagan First Nations woman at 82 years of age. I am … Continue reading

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RIP Margery Louise Riley

With sadness, the family of Margery Louise Riley (Weichel) announces her passing at the age of 75. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Bill, her children  Tim (Lucy), Scott (Wendy), Chris (Diane), Danielle (Ted) and Honourary daughter … Continue reading

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Forage Contract awarded for airport

Oliver Town Council has renewed its forage contract with Dave Casorso with a total annual fee of $5494 for 2012 – a contract that is renewable for four further years if mutually agreed upon. A higher bidder Southern Plus Feedlot offered an … Continue reading

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Round three

Oliver Town Council instructed staff earlier in the year to engage the public and industrial park land owners in a dialogue on rezoning. That engagement strategy came before council this week. 1. Research and prepare a Discussion Paper in April … Continue reading

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City on the lake

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Home reno tax credit for seniors

As of this Sunday, April 1, a new B.C. Seniors’ Home Renovation Tax Credit will be available to help with the cost of permanent home renovations so that British Columbians aged 65 and over will have the flexibility to remain … Continue reading

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We appreciate our customers – Remax

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It’s time to get help

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How close can you get to a bird?

Sparrow Talon by Linda Anderson (shot outside the TBS in Oliver)

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Spring cleanup at Testalinda Creek

 Slide occurred in summer of 2010 – this cleanup long overdue

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Me adding to the confusion

Pictures of two buildings near or south of the border taken from the east side of Osoyoos Lake Top – not known Bottom – actual border crossing From ‘Deep’ Throat – The group of buildings you’ve photographed is the new … Continue reading

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Presenting Arts and Culture

BC celebrates Arts and Culture Week April 22 -28. Oliver’s arts council members are going all out to join in the art-y party! Come celebrate with us and support the arts. So, what’s up? The Oliver Community Arts Council as … Continue reading

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Penticton Concert Band to visit Oliver

The Oliver Community Arts Council is passing on a little love note to you from the Penticton Concert Band. Not one you read, but one to listen to. The band is performing Love Notes on Sunday April 22 at 2:30 … Continue reading

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Pictured outside Oliver – Rick Hansen 1987

“May 22nd is a meaningful day for me. Twenty-five years ago on this day, I realized my journey had only just begun,” said Rick Hansen. “Since then, with the support and generosity of Canadians, we have achieved so much – … Continue reading

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Cost of running a civic election

Monday,  March 19 – End Period to File Disclosure Statement Deadline to file campaign financing disclosure statements by candidates, elector organizations and campaign organizers. A campaign financing disclosure statement is required to be filed with the designated local government officer … Continue reading

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