Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fall vacation – back next Tuesday

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Roof to be on this week in Tulameen

Residents of a small town in the Similkameen valley are banding together to build a permanent roof over their outdoor ice rink, despite having a budget far short of the estimated cost of the project. The 300 people who live … Continue reading

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Maria Carvalho – condolences

Maria Carvalho January 1, 1934 – September 24, 2013   It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Mother, grandmother and great grandmother, Maria Dionilde Carvalho, on September 24, 2013 at Sunnybank, with her loving family … Continue reading

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Co-op Avenue airstrip

Picture by Zoli Kovacs

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Market Days – this Friday and Saturday

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133 days more in jail – 3 year of strict probation for Teneycke

Gregory Koturbash, provincial court judge in Penticton today sentenced Ronald Arthur Teneycke to time served plus 133 more days in Kamloops jail and detailed probation terms for a three year period – after the 51 year old Okanagan Falls man pled … Continue reading

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Impaired driver punches officer in the ear – Osoyoos RCMP

On September 27, at approximately 11:30 am, Police stopped a possible impaired driver on the 8700 block of 92nd Ave. After stopping for Police the driver of the car exited and started to walk away from the Police Officer. The … Continue reading

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John Garcia passes

John Garcia December 29, 1945 – September 26, 2013 On Thursday September 26th, long time Osoyoos resident John Manuel Garcia passed away at the age of 67, at Mariposa Gardens following a long battle with dementia. He was predeceased by … Continue reading

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Learning Forum – October 9th

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Nothing but fun – “all the world’s a stage”

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School gets its name back

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Barely visible

Photo by Jeremy Cook

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Johnston Meier Insurance – at Southwinds Mall

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What am I?

At Nickleplate Provincial Park – photo by Bernard Bedard

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Time for a visit to the Quail’s Roost

Oliver Sagebrushers present Nashville Rocks Rustico with “Mikie Spillett” 5pm Friday October 4th at Rustico Farm and Cellars Winery Highway 97 and Road 16 West to 4444 Golden Mile Drive Tickets $15.00 a person Purchase at Rustico Winery or call … Continue reading

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53 years under the banner of “Super Valu”

WALLY BROGAN 40 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OCTOBER 3, 1973 – 2013 Wow! This October 3rd will mark my 40th Anniversary as Owner/Operator of Oliver SuperValu & 53 years of working in the grocery industry under the “SuperValu” banner!!! Back in 1960 … Continue reading

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Not every day the Governor General is in town

His Excellency, the right honourable, David Johnston – Governor General of Canada at Don Trigg’s Culmina Winery this afternoon to support the S.O. Community Foundation. Pictured above the Governor General speaks with Chief Clarence Louie. David Johnston (left) speaking to a gathering … Continue reading

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School District report by Marieze Tarr, Chair

Our Board hopes that everyone had a wonderful summer and that you are re-energized for the new school year.  We would like to welcome back all of our employees, students and education partners. Our schools report a smooth startup, despite … Continue reading

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Oliver Bakery – on holidays till Tuesday October 8th

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Canadian satellite launches in California

Launched at 9am PST Vandenberg Airforce Base Canada’s newest satellite will hitch a ride aboard the West Coast’s inaugural Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base, a mission that comes 51 years after that nation entered the space age with … Continue reading

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Next Saturday prior to FOG

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Event – one week from today

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Latest word from Mt. Baldy

  Wow! What an amazing summer it has been. As we all pull out our blankets to fend off the cool fall nights, our dreams turn towards waking up to new snow and hustling out the door to catch some … Continue reading

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New members are always welcome

REGIONAL GATHERING FOR GRANDMOTHERS FOR AFRICA Saturday, September 28th, Grandmothers for Africa groups from this region met in Penticton to share ideas, gain new knowledge and network to promote fund raising for the Stephen Lewis Foundation.  Laughter was shared and … Continue reading

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Coming down the hill – Bernard Bedard

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Art on a cool grey day – Brandt Leinor

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Is wind-power coming to a hill near you?

RE: Crown Land Referrals – Electoral Areas ‘F’, ‘G’ and ‘H’ “Summerland” & “Shinish Creek” Wind Power Projects Administrative Recommendation: THAT the RDOS advise FrontCounter BC that the proposed “Summerland Wind Power Project” and “Shinish Creek Wind Power Project” are … Continue reading

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” a lovely group of teens “

These kids come every year from a high school in Abbotsford, “Mennonite Educational Institute”. They are enrolled in a Grade 12 class called “Missions 12” and they spend time volunteering with the Gleaners here in town. When they need a … Continue reading

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Kids power – community effort for a good cause

Blake and his OES helpers pose at bottle drive location. Below Kelsey and Caleb – Oliver Ambassadors do the heaving lifting. Community spirit. Kids Power.

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October 10th – reserve now

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