Monthly Archives: August 2013

Final price reduction – $1250

Car For Sale 1992 Grand Marquis GS, AC,PW,PS, Power Door locks, Blaupunkt Stereo. Odometer stopped working a few years ago. I estimate the mileage to be 220000. $1250 or best offer – 250-485-8386 — at Oliver, BC

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Washout

200 block Oak Avenue – west of Sawmill Rd. Thought to be caused by a broken irrigation system on the orchard above.

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RDOS staff tour Area C – Oliver

Chief Brad Fossett ( Willowbrook Fire Department) with Director Allan Patton – RDOS team benefits from visits in Area ‘C’ Director Allan Patton and members of the Regional District staff and management team stopped at various locations in Area ‘C’ this … Continue reading

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What’s on for us that stayed home

It’s back! Join the team at See Ya Later Ranch on Green Lake Road in Okanagan Falls, on Saturday August 31 for an afternoon of family fun Raising awareness and funds for the BC SPCA (BCSPCA) Discover local vendors and taste … Continue reading

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Cody O’Conner still in burn unit

The eight-year-old boy who was pulled from a burning motorhome Oliver earlier this week underwent a second surgery Friday. On Wednesday, Cody O’Conner suffered burns to 40 per cent of his body after a fire broke out in a motorhome he … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor

Linda Knelsen writes I was just thinking here….I have a challenge that I would like to put out to the community around us. For any one of you out there and here as well, that has been blessed with the service … Continue reading

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Rules change September 1st

ODN is changing a bit. There are more free categories on the black banner above. Read the rules – we are getting a bit tougher over time…but fair…… and FREE The whole black bar is the classified section – you … Continue reading

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What is it?

Photo by Lou Dobos

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Flight 51 – on arrival path

Photo by Bernard Bedard

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Check out the completed school

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Stock up for the winter

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Blue – all over

The arts council may be feeling a little blue, but they are also feeling very happy. This summer, the Quail’s Nest Arts Centre on Airport Street was treated to a facelift. The “Studio” building, the smaller of the two buildings … Continue reading

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The Sunnyside with Henry Wiebe

The Great Non-Escape The concrete pad at the back of our house was littered with dead and dying earthworms. It had rained heavily during the night and the worms had sought refuge from the waterlogged lawn. It must have been … Continue reading

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End of the line – Rocky Lundy

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Oliver Legion member passes

Norman Haydn Williams June 27, 1924 – August 28, 2013 Norman Haydn Williams (1924~2013) – Norman passed away peacefully at the South Okanagan General Hospital, on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at the age of 89 years. Dear husband of 28 … Continue reading

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Lipstick wine tour hits five wineries – leaving feather at each

Lots of fun yesterday during the First Annual Oliver Legion Lipstick Wine Tour.  24 Legion ladies enjoyed the day together tasting wines from 5  wineries in the Oliver area.  The Ladies are seen enjoying the entertainment and a taste at  Silver Sage Winery.  Later … Continue reading

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Racing legend to visit Osoyoos

This Sunday, September 1st, will see past Formula One and Indianapolis 500 champion Jacques Villeneuve visit the South Okanagan region to announce plans for a world-class racetrack facility in Oliver. Names “Area 27” alluding to Jacques’ father Gilles Villeneuve’s F1 … Continue reading

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Rate hike from ICBC coming

ICBC will file a basic insurance rate application with the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) today. If the application is approved, the average impact on the vast majority of customers will be less than a dollar a month when combined … Continue reading

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Long weekend begins

Where is the place to get the best corn? How do you prepare corn for eating? What are the novel ways of preparing corn for the feast? Is butter better than margarine? What else goes on? Boil, oven, BBQ ??

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The riders are coming – the riders are coming

Lions/Lioness. Oliver Lions/Lioness Clubs are two of the smallest service clubs in Oliver, we might be small but we are mighty. A few things that we do through the year are, Purina Walk for Guide Dogs Cops for Kids, Muffin … Continue reading

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What is this man doing?

Cleaning up street debris with his ride on mower. Name his father.

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Work on drop structure complete – open Saturday – maybe?

Okanagan River Restoration Initiative (ORRI) MODIFICATION OF VERTICAL DROP STRUCTURE #13 TO ENHANCE FISH HABITAT The ORRI team is pleased to announce that work on modifying Vertical Drop Structure 13, (VDS 13) just north of Oliver and at the south … Continue reading

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Osoyoos has a plan says Mayor Wells

Mayor Stu Wells says an animal rights group is off the mark on criticism of Osoyoos over its Geese Management Plan. The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (APFA) strongly opposes wildlife culls, claiming they are cruel, expensive, ineffective … Continue reading

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Summer storm by Corry Zappy

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Am I close enough?

I set up a wildlife camera in the Fairview Rd. area, Funny to watch the curiosity of animals. Bernard Bedard

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Oops! – no this is serious business

Both sites in Rockcliffe area of Oliver – looks like a tornado but strong wind and rain for sure.

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OIB car racing touted for land east of Oliver

This field or an area nearby touted as a possible site for car racing but there is a long way to go before this is a reality. Chief Clarence Louie says “it is not a for-sure-thing – the developers need … Continue reading

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Cantilevered sidewalk on the way for Osoyoos

One of a number of projects announced today by MLA Linda Larson will see a new cantilevered sidewalk designed and constructed for the bridge on Highway 3 over Osoyoos Lake. This will complement the existing sidewalk on the south side, … Continue reading

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Wind and rain – followed by sun

This Blue Spruce a little too friendly – residence on Dividend in the Rockcliffe area – a shock to the occupant. 12 mm of rain in less than half an hour (picture above at Parks and Recreation entrance) Deluge from … Continue reading

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Linda Larson reports

IMPROVING SAFETY FOR MOTORISTS AND PEDESTRIANS We’re ‘driving’ change here in the riding of Boundary-Similkameen, with a series of projects that will improve safety on Highway 3, which is a key inter-provincial passage for motorists between B.C. and Alberta. Work … Continue reading

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