Monthly Archives: June 2012

Send in weekend pictures – have a great Sunday!

This flower and its siblings were found this morning in one sector of Oliver. I will call it Elaine’s area for those in the know. Note above says it all – send in pictures to jackbennest@gmail.com or oliverdailynews@gmail.com Have a … Continue reading

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Fish Farm?

Link See link above for full details. Gary and Lorna Klassen of Osoyoos requesting that RDOS vary the allowable parcel coverage from 3 to 6% and this has been recommended by staff. The Klassens state they wish to use the land … Continue reading

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Further info for question asked

Who is this? Even better what is he doing driving around town on a tractor?

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Hampson’s Hornet….er wasp

This wasp was rotating something (dead insect?) using its front legs and mandibles then placed it in one of the cells; food for thought, or eggs when hatched? Photo supplied by Pat Hampson The problem with elucidating the difference between … Continue reading

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Oliver – a week of events

“Lobo Blanco” – Back Alley concert- Saturday June 30 Canada Day Breakfast – Sunday July 1 Community Hall 8:30 am “KV Brakemen” – Music in the Park – Thursday July 5 CPR Station “Trama” concert at Hester Creek – Friday … Continue reading

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A whole lot of fun

It’s yodelling. It’s swing. It’s country. It’s jazz. It’s a whole lot of fun, is what it is! The South Okanagan Concert Society is please to announce what president Jan Marcotte calls “an exciting experiment”. After a little trouble booking … Continue reading

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Arts council distributes cash awards

The Oliver Community Arts Council Board adjudicated seven applications for Contracted Service Agreements (CSAs) at its June 20th Board meeting. CSAs are fee-for-service contracts which enable a registered charity like the arts council to disburse funds to programmes, events, and … Continue reading

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Are you casting a shadow?

All artists are invited to submit a Call for Entry form to enter the 2012 Fall Art Show and Sale. Don’t delay! The deadline is Friday September 7. The theme is “Casting Shadows“, and is open to literal or figurative … Continue reading

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Think about it today

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Tables and tables of books books and more books

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Next Friday in Oliver

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Teachers vote “yes”

British Columbia’s 40,000 public school teachers have voted to accept a new contact, bringing an end to a year-long labour dispute that saw teachers reduce service and shut down classes during a brief walkout. The BC Teachers’ Federation announced Friday that … Continue reading

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Grad surprise

Been a long week of school and graduation activities – the best part of the week for many fireman and 2012 SOSS graduates was a photographic memory – of the two groups together – all made possible to the generous … Continue reading

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Labour peace at RDOS ?? – 4.98% in wages offered

Since the story below a mediator has worked with the two sides and an agreement seems final except for a vote needed next Thursday at the RDOS board table in Penticton. The employer used a section of the labour code … Continue reading

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Power pole sheared off – driver in Penticton Hospital

New pole erected by Fortis at scene of overnight accident On June 29th, 2012 at 2:13AM, RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle motor vehicle collision located in the 37400 block of Highway 97 (near Bettison Rd), just … Continue reading

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The valedictorian – Caitlyn Bennett – and her speech

Before I start I would just like to thank Mrs.Turner and Mrs.Harrington for their hardwork and commitment to our grad class not just this year but the last five. It has been a pleasure. On behalf of the Grad class … Continue reading

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Commencement 2012 – Oliver Arena

1. Group shot – 85 in total – hard to get them all in 2. The principal – Cate Turner – what a year 3. The valedictorian – Caitlyn Bennett 4. A student walks to the platform

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Break the silence on violence against women

 It’s estimated that every year in Canada, 800,000 children will witness a woman being abused.This is just one of the startling statistics being taught to B.C. teenagers through the ‘Be More Than a Bystander’ campaign. The campaign aims to stop … Continue reading

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Soccer appreciation night

Wednesday night Oliver Youth Soccer Coaches Appreciation at the Firehall Bistro.  We had a great season and a good time was had by all.  We are always looking to attract more parents and people interested in soccer. Jasper Pankratz was … Continue reading

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Print it, clip it, save it – it’s Music in the Park

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Serious accident overnight north of Oliver

A serious MVA one mile north of Oliver on Highway 97 at 2:15 am stopped traffic in both directions for some time.  ( Between Bettison Rd and Park Rill Avenue ) Jaws of life may have been used as Fire Dispatch report stated  – … Continue reading

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Fisher – what a catch

Osprey (fish eagle) lands a big one on Okanagan River by Torrey Allen

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Photo by Gary Guraliuk

1. Guess what this man is about to do? 2. What is stuck in his breast pocket? 3. Where is he? 4. Why is looking smug?   If you submit a comment that shows you know two or more of … Continue reading

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Thanks to Interior Savings Credit Union

I have been working on a project with a number of people and agencies and would like to join all that in this brief announcement Oliver Daily News is proud to have taken on a sponsorship of the Desert Valley … Continue reading

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Final day – Friday – drop in and see the store and the staff

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Oliver Super Valu picks a winner

The winner of the BBQ and PC BBQ products: KITTY WALSH of OLIVER.

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MLA seeks input

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More SOSS awards

  Pat McGibbon Memorial Bursary 500.00 Allison Selsing Laird Wight Memorial Bursary 500.00 Allison Selsing Quilt  presented by Wende Arnett  to Allison Selsing Frank Supernak Bursary 250.00  Thea Anderson Dr. George & Carolyn Cope Scholarship 1,500.00 Thea Anderson Oliver Elks … Continue reading

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Delaney Minor – rewards for great performance

Principals & Vice-Principals Association Bursary 500.00 Delaney Minor Interior Savings Credit Union Scholarship  1,000.00 Delaney Minor Charlotte Campbell Memorial Scholarship  1,500.00 Delaney Minor SD 53 Scholarship  2,000.00 Delaney Minor presented by School Board Chair Marieze Tarr Senior Academic Cup   Delaney … Continue reading

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R U a ding a ling?

Telus reports its ring generator is not working well in Oliver. A number of people have reported that their phone service is out or not working well. Join the conversation on this subject in the comments section

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