Monthly Archives: April 2012

Growlers now available

www.firehallbrewery.com

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A message from Dennis Walker at Giant FM

The support network for all 4 of the Giant FM announcers who’s job’s were taken this past Friday is so comforting. We’re all fine and sticking together. I always referred to the Giant FM listeners as family and they are. … Continue reading

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Over 55 thousand visits each month

A great way to get your message out One way of being noticed Advertising works

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Town and rural mapping

If this will help great – maps done by Michael Newman and available for downloading and then printing. If you have a SO Chamber Map and a printout of the following you should be in good-stead for locating newly named … Continue reading

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Selling fast at Gallagher Lake

Call Matt or Karen at Remax Wine Country Realty Gallagher Lake Village Park

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Trick question – where is this house located?

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Eastside Grocery signs up for tomorrow

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Signs and numbers

This is a series of photographs showing some progress towards a goal. 1. Above – MOTI (Highways Department) has completed most signs in RDOS area C – this is the most southerly sign that shows a block number – the … Continue reading

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No takers?

This bird house, a familar site to me near Wilcox Corner – just north west of Fred Tomlin’s house.

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Casting Shadows – best poster selected

Cathy Birtwistle submitted a photograph for the Fall Art Show and Sale poster contest and that was selected as best by judges and has become part of the poster graphic for 2012. Holding up the poster on the right is … Continue reading

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Two views of Margaret

Portrait of Margaret by Cameron Ogilvie One of many  exhibits at Sunday’s Spring Arts Faire at the Seniors Centre

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Starts at 4:30 pm Monday

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Exceptional value – gourmet chefs

Link to website Celebrate this exciting time of year with 23 wineries of Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country. The inaugural Pig Out is an outdoor, tented affair set at Covert Farms with the latest releases and fan favourites from the Oliver … Continue reading

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Music of the 70’s coming soon

The Sage Valley Voices present their 2012 spring concerts, “GOLDEN DECADE OF THE 70s”, featuring cool music from the 1970′s – think ABBA, McCartney, Cash, Denver, Broadway show tunes and more! – on Saturday May 5th at 7:00 pm and … Continue reading

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Repeat of editorial from June of last year

Editorial Posted on June 20, 2011 by Publisher Time to be patient. Oliver is in the middle of great change and sometimes it is all a little hard to handle. One man told me recently that Oliver should give itself … Continue reading

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Professional hired as Heritage Manager

The Oliver and District Heritage Society has announced that Tracy Johnson of Bend, Oregon is the successful applicant for the position of Community Heritage Manager. Tracy graduated in 1995 from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology. After working … Continue reading

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Free tickets – come for lunch – see special Sunday splendor

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Big opening Tuesday

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Scott’s new wash coming along

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Field’s store is closing

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Leza and the boys

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” Can you just leave us alone – get off my land “

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I Yield

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Time to take action

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Retired teachers notice

Notice to Retired Teachers in the South Okanagan Similkameen Area Exciting News:  The very first meeting of the South Okanagan/Similkameen Retired Teachers’ Association, a Branch of the B.C. Retired Teachers’ Association, will be held on TUESDAY, MAY 8th, 2012 at … Continue reading

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Interview with a coach

Interview with Ross Convertino, Graduate Assistant Coach at Gonzaga University. ODN: Please tell us a little about your background. Where are you from? How did you get involved with basketball and what made you want to be a coach? RC: … Continue reading

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Talking sticks – art at Quail’s Nest

So very cute! We learned about conversation today. If you hold the Talking Stick you may talk, when someone else is holding the Talking Stick you don’t talk – you listen. We all made our own talking sticks and took … Continue reading

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New Rotary bench for beach

Saturday was international Rotary work service day. In recognition of this, the Oliver Rotary Club headed on down to Rotary beach to get the area prepared for the summer influx. The playground area was raked, the beach cleaned and the … Continue reading

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Fire damages vehicles and equipment on reserve wood lot

Fire of a suspicious origin last night gutted three trailers, a motor home and a flat deck truck at a commercial wood lot off Black Sage Road east of Oliver. Owner of the operation TCB – The Chopping Block, Gerhard Israel, … Continue reading

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Sunday art show to feature 100 years of photography

The Spring Arts Faire will have many exhibits. One will be a look at the work of Lumb Stocks – noted Okanagan photographer of the first part of the last century and his grandson – Jack Bennest who has taken … Continue reading

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