Monthly Archives: July 2013

Is this chaos?

Government appoints public administrator to bargain for school trustees VICTORIA – Effective immediately, government has appointed a public administrator for the British Columbia Public School Employers Association (BCPSEA) under Section 9.1 of the Public Sector Employers Act. This is a … Continue reading

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Is your mail safe?

A report from your CBC There are far more incidents of community mailbox vandalism, break-ins and tampering in British Columbia than previously revealed. Documents obtained by CBC through a freedom of information request show that Canada Post has recorded more … Continue reading

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“I am very happy” that action is being taken says Patton

Owners of a rural piece of property in the 7100 block of Island Way Rd have applied for more time to clean up their property north of Oliver. RDOS Area C Director Allan Patton says he is “very happy” with … Continue reading

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Bring the whole family – movie night in park

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How many days left?

I guess the classrooms are finished – pavement done – landscaping being dug in The answer: 37 days SOSS Principal: Marcus Toneatto Phone: 250-498-4931 Fax: 250-498-6957 6140 Gala Street Oliver BC V0H 1T0

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Osoyoos cyclist killed on dark highway Monday

The Osoyoos RCMP are investigating the death of a cyclist who was struck and killed Monday evening alongside Highway 97. The incident happened north of Osoyoos around 10 p.m. near 122nd Avenue.   Findings from the scene examination show that … Continue reading

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Tour the Sparkling Cave – at Road 13

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Owls released

Monday evening 5 Saw-whet owls were released by the Hayne’s Ranch barns, these are from SORCO rehabilitation centre. My daughter Michelle was lucky enough to let them go, she is one of the many volunteers. Many people were watching, was a … Continue reading

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Local women’s shelter helped by Royal LePage

Pictured – Tamera Aspell, Mark Pankratz, Beth Garrish, Ann Hayes, Nita Neufield, Brian Wensley, Tony Munday & Pat Evans Royal LePage is the only Canadian real estate company with its own charitable foundation. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation is Canada’s … Continue reading

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Oops my bottom is wet

Photo on Vaseux Lake by Bernard Bedard

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5-year go-ahead is an important step – Osoyoos Mayor Stu Wells

Working with the Province of B.C., the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has been given a five-year agreement for milfoil control on Okanagan Lakes, ensuring improved work flow for the program. The OBWB has been responsible for control of invasive … Continue reading

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Hot and dry out there – for a long weekend

Effective at noon on Thursday, Aug. 1, all campfires will be prohibited across the Kamloops Fire Region. That region includes the South Okanagan.This step is being taken to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. The fire danger rating … Continue reading

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Gone fishin’

  Effective Thursday August 1, 2013 until further notice, during daylight hours  in the portion of Osoyoos Lake north of the bridge at HWY 3 (North Basin), you may retain two (2) sockeye per day. Hook em’ Dano! A review of … Continue reading

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Give blood today – be a partner

Employees at the new BC RCMP (E) Division Headquarters hosted their first Blood Donor Clinic on Thursday July, 25. E Division has joined the Canadian Blood Services Partners of Life program and pledged 275 blood donations a year. Over 100 … Continue reading

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Walking tours – every Friday in August

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Rocket launch pad or?

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Course development – Canyon Desert

Sand trap?

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A parking lot with a story – chapter three

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Come early, bring a lawn chair – this is a ” big event “

Live Link www.michaelburgessinconcert.com

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Captions?

Submitted by Rocky Lundy “Hey, I’m over here”

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Excuse me, I had to visit the loo

Photo by Annette Janzen

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Time capsule – Manning Park Gallows

Submitted by Wendy Streeter

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Time for a cool dip

Photo by Bernard Bedard

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Welcome ORL to the family – press button on right for direct link

Mission Statement – The mission of the Okanagan Regional Library is to provide equitable access to relevant educational, recreational, and cultural library resources in order to enhance and enrich the lives of community residents. The Okanagan Regional Library (ORL) is … Continue reading

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Osoyoos police report

On July 27th, 2013 at approximately 12:40 am, an Osoyoos RCMP officer on patrol observed a Volkswagon Beetle commit a traffic infraction as it turned onto Highway 3 from Cottonwood Dr. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was found … Continue reading

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Clear skies – all but out (White Lake Rd/Yellow Brick Rd wild fire)

Tired forestry wild fireman – heads to Penticton to rest. Fresh crews coming in to deal with hot spots – No aerial fight this morning observed at 8am. Ministry says fire 70 percent contained. Willowbrook Fire Department still applying water … Continue reading

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The Sunnyside with Henry Wiebe

Help!!                          Psalm 121 may well contain the reflections of a pilgrim on his trek to Jerusalem. While walking along difficult terrain his natural concern would have been about his safety as he walked. Danger from bandits was even more unsettling. … Continue reading

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Read this summer and have fun at the Library

Oliver Branch Box 758 (Mailing Address) 6239 Station Street (Location) Oliver, B.C. V0H 1T0 (250) 498-2242 Book return slots are located on the parking lot side of the library and are always open Summer Reading Club Thursday, Aug. 1, 7:00 … Continue reading

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D-Bar-K Ranch Summer Show Series #2

   D-Bar-K Ranch is hosting the second of three English/Western shoes on August 3rd in Oliver  These shows are intended to be a fun starting place for inexperienced horses and riders, as well as offering some friendly competition for more … Continue reading

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September 14 – 2nd year for Gina’s Rock

Support Our Team Hi Friends, Thank you for taking the time to read our ROAD HOCKEY TO CONQUER CANCER, Gina’s Rock Team Page. This is our second year participating. Everyone on our team is excited for Game Day September 14, … Continue reading

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