Monthly Archives: June 2013

Beware

Sidewalk buckled in the 6400 Block of Park Drive No known reason. Lot of work of municipal crews on that section of the street this month Avoid area if possible. No immediate danger but….

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Ribbon cut on new hike path – Kaleden to OK Falls

Pioneer Park 12 noon Sunday – MLA Linda Larson and other dignitaries cut ribbon to get this 4km strip of crushed gravel open to the public. Former director Bill Schwarz and Area D RDOS Director Tom Siddon (at microphone) are … Continue reading

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RCMP in Osoyoos thank holidayers for rescue overnight

A message from Osoyoos Mayor Stu Wells: A heartfelt thank you and job well done by all involved. This could have been a deadly start to our holiday season Again the whole Town says thanks Let’s be careful out there! … Continue reading

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Fourth location in Oliver for new-used shop

New above Old below

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The Sunnyside with Henry Wiebe

Burdens A medical missionary to Abyssinia, Dr. Lambie, learned a valuable lesson by observing a practice of the people native to the land. Not having many bridges over streams that at times were torrential, they adopted an unusual process for … Continue reading

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Swimming, towels, sun screen – enjoy it while it is here

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For or against – another vote on Vaseux Lake subdivision

Next Thursday, Directors of the Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen will have a chance to  hear more about a plan for housing on the east side of the lake near the highway – but the forces against such a plan are getting … Continue reading

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Halo around the sun by Shirley Houle

Halo, sun ring, 22 degrees halo – many names Not usual in summer. More likely in winter when it is cold

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Next Saturday – get tickets now before they are gone

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Rock Lundy says “Ouch”

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Monday – Free Breakfast – then watch – Fiesta parade

Oliver celebrates Canada Day with Free Pancake Breakfast at the Oliver Community Centre at 8:30 am     Osoyoos will mark the day with the Cherry Fiesta, presented by the Osoyoos  Festival Society. The fun includes entertainment, cherry pit spitting,  … Continue reading

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Where is this located?

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RCMP at Lion’s Park – presence or bonding?

Update: 8pm Relatively quiet, crowd dispersed earlier 3pm Saturday Nothing serious I would think but two officers with two vehicles parked in different areas near the park – observing and communicating with farm workers/visitors. With a thunderstorm threatening, rain, cool … Continue reading

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Positive mindset – promoting self awareness

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In the library parking lot – July 6th

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Experienced window cleaner

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Teachers issue warning after vote

Teachers reject idea of new form of bargaining. The vote conducted June 26–28, 2013, 96% of BC teachers expressed support for their bargaining team and opposition to government interference in the negotiation process. A total of 20,664 teachers voted yes, … Continue reading

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Pattison wants to buy control of Sun-Rype

Sun-Rype Products Ltd has received a proposal from Great Pacific Industries Inc. to take the company private in a deal valued at about C$37 million. The Jim Pattison Group, which owns well known entertainment brands such as ‘Ripley’s Believe It … Continue reading

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Big dig

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Headin’ North

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Elvis gets thrill of a lifetime – in skies over Oliver

Penticton is hosting the Annual Elvis Festival and Tribute Artists from Canada, United Kingdom and the US are competing. Mark Stevenz from Vancouver Washington was one of the performers who took some time with his wife Nikki to enjoy local shops and … Continue reading

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Seen any mice?

Young owls by Rocky Lundy

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They call it God’s country – here in Oliver

Photo by Cathy Gale looking west

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Crowds and cameras – by Leza Macdonald

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Nice colours for this weekend

Photo from Doris Lancaster in her garden

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Pancake Breakfast – Canada Day – on Monday

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Rotary Installation

Rotary Club of Oliver Installation of Officers was held on Tuesday evening.  2013-14 executive are President, Maureen Doerr; Past-President, Blaine Krist; Secretary, Joan McCaughey (absent); Treasurer, Stacey Gagno; Directors, Norris Thompson,  Anne Hayes and Ernie Dumais. The new executive will … Continue reading

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Don’t miss a great lunch at Hester Creek today

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Rural seating for the night time show

Photo by Sandra Smith at 17km up the road to Baldy.

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Commencement 2013 at SOSS

92 students graduated at South Okanagan Secondary School this year and 90 thousand dollars  handed out this week in bursaries and scholarships. The Oliver Arena packed Thursday, as it is every year, for the annual commencement ceremony. This was a group that … Continue reading

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