Monthly Archives: November 2012

Fireworks end the night

Loud cracks, sweet smell of fireworks in the air, a cheering crowd, money well spent. Friday night entertainment. Most can’t wait for next time.

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Light Up – busy success

At 6pm the switches are turned to the ‘ON’ position Chief Louie makes opening remarks – OES choir is set to sing on the Town Hall steps Santa arrives at the Mesa Lot – kids reach out – one with … Continue reading

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What is Christmas about?

Santa at Royal Lepage with 3 month old Stefan Gludovatz Kids and goodies at the CIBC Lady Elks serving a hot meal on a cold day: left to right – Frieda Stratton, Lynn Thompson, Cindy Woolham and Joanne Bray Empty … Continue reading

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Progress being made at S/S north of Oliver

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Ronald Arthur Teneycke found not guilty on all counts

After a 7 day trial this month at the Penticton Law Courts 50 year old Ron Teneycke has been found not guilty on 5 criminal charges. The incident in the summer of 2011 involved a Penticton women whose identity cannot be … Continue reading

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You cannot escape – it’s today – Christmas Light Up in Oliver

Schedule: All times PM 3:30 – 5:30 Pictures with Santa at Royal Lepage 5:00 – 8:00 Face Painting at Medici’s 5:00 – 8:00 Downtown Oliver shopping specials and treats 5:00 – 8:00 Mesa Lot – Mikie Spillet and Get Bent … Continue reading

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One day only – starts now

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Start your weekend of entertainment off with a foot stomper

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A weekend of fun and concerts

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Tonight

When Daniel Gervais, Canada’s Grand Master Fiddle Champion, comes to Oliver Friday, November 30th, he brings with him some extra treats. One of them is his beautiful wife, Aline Dupuis, a talented dancer and choreographer. She will do some dance … Continue reading

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Holy Cross choir to be featured here Sunday

Meet the Holy Cross Children’s Choir, one of many youthful performance groups participating in the Community Christmas Concert Sunday December 2 2:30 p.m. Venue: Oliver Alliance Church FREE admission – donations gratefully accepted Catch some Christmas spirit at this lively … Continue reading

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Sage Valley Voices sing the many sides of Christmas

Here in the South Okanagan, we know Christmas is indeed coming when the Sage Valley Voices present their annual Christmas concert at Oliver United Church. The choir will do exactly that on Saturday, December 8 at 7:00 pm, and again … Continue reading

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Movember comes to an end with large donation

Lauren Zucchiatti , Guest Services Manager from Lake City Casinos in Penticton presents cheque in the amount of $1654.63 to Chief Dan Skaros at fire practice last night in Oliver. About half of the volunteer fire department members grew a … Continue reading

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A new career for Carmen

Carmen Martins is a Education Assistant at Oliver Elementary School. She is a grandmother, a wife, a mother and now she is an author. Carmen has written a short story for young children as well as anyone having difficulty understanding … Continue reading

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December 14th – Judging and Silent Auction

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Stop the presses – deadline extended

Entries must be in today to Royal LePage Southwind Mall

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Thanks to the community of Oliver

Wow, where did the time go. We are coming to the anniversary of Brittany’s transplant and things are going great! So far no rejection and her heart is getting stronger everyday. She will have to go back to Children’s Hospital for check-ups but so … Continue reading

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It’s a time of sales

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‘The gathering’ ….by Jeremy Cook

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Fine print says today is the day – get your entry in

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Enter to win ‘Oliver Bucks’ – look for entry boxes Friday

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Firemen on the scene till 4am at Willowbrook

Kelowna dispatcher calls Willowbrook Volunteer Fire Department into action at 8:01pm last night to a structure fire. Crews arrive shortly after to find a large two storey farm house fully engaged. Both police and emergency services called as well. Everyone out … Continue reading

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“excuse me while I kiss the sky”.

Purple Haze by Bernard Bedard ( sunset at skaha )

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Rocky’s catch – fishy foto

Submitted by Rocky Lundy

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High wire

Recently Sandra Smith sent me a nice shot of clear skies when we had fog in the valley below. Unfortunately it had a few too many wires in the sky and I told her to take a chainsaw to the poles. Sandra … Continue reading

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Foggy Okanagan by Bob Cameron

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Fotos from family out in fog

Picture above Darlene Chapman (Photo in Photo) Picture below John Chapman (Misty Geometry)

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Motorcycle riders give to charities

The Okanagan Motorcycle Riders Association (OMRA) recently gave out money to South Okanagan Charities.  This was money raised over the past year in the South Okanagan through poker runs, raffles, and various other fundraising events. Pictured is President Red Young presenting … Continue reading

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8 hours at the fire scene says fireman

Willowbrook Volunteer Fire Department tanker departs from scene of a house fire at 5745 Green Lake Road Wednesday evening. Fire Department called 8:01pm to an old but remodelled farmhouse just east of Fairview/White Lake Road occupied by renters. Owners of the … Continue reading

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Almost Alan – at Rustico – Saturday

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