Monthly Archives: February 2014

Standing room only

A great success – first concert in Frank Venables Theatre Ken Lavigne performing Friday evening Press here for a wider view

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Light, sound and action

Ken Lavigne in concert tonight in Oliver

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Names please

Year would be helpful as well

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9am Saturday

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Gone to the bears – RDOS home show booth

Starts tomorrow in Penticton

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Report of School District chair

Excerpts We are pleased to announce that through our partnerships with Penticton and District Community Resources Society and Communities for Kids, a new 12-hour per week coordinator for the hub at Oliver Elementary has been hired. PDCRS received a grant … Continue reading

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Popular Osoyoos principal leaving in 2014

School District 51 Boundary is pleased to announce that Robert (Bo) Macfarlane has been appointed principal of Boundary Central Secondary School (BCSS) effective Aug.1, 2014. He is currently principal at Osoyoos Elementary School but he and his family live in … Continue reading

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Wired…

and look for food – Northern Flickers Photo by Sheryl Parolin

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Spencer McKay to be inducted into Basketball Hame of Fame

Basketball BC Executive Director, Lawrie Johns, on behalf of President Diana Chan and the Basketball BC Hall of Fame Committee, is pleased to announce the 2014 Basketball BC Hall of Fame inductees. “This is our 12th year for our Hall … Continue reading

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Spring

Think of all the words and phrases that use the word spring in them. One is spring break March 14th – last day of school March 31 – first day back at school The first day of Spring is in … Continue reading

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A glorious day

Photo by Sue James

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Crokinole Tourney tomorrow in Oliver

The Sixth Annual BC Open Crokinole Championship Is being held at Oliver Community Centre On March 1, 2014 This exciting event draws players of all skill levels from across Canada, USA and other Countries. Some come to play competitively and … Continue reading

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She’s back – hurry to get the last videos and sticks

Limited supply of video (DVD and computer USB stick) available of presentation during opening ceremony at SOSS. $20 each This video presentation made by Russell Work. Drop into Beyond Bliss on Main Street and ask for a copy.

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Bit slow – out there on a Friday

Short story about ODN. I have made a few changes to enhance the look of ODN. You might not see them but it makes for easier use and a much cleaner look. See if you notice. Thanks to Laurena Rehbein … Continue reading

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Photographer Bob Cameron

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The story is “getting the shot”

Sarah Bedard shooting Bernard Bedard on the lip of a canyon

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Today’s the day – free coffee & donuts

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Restaurant closed after three people stabbed

Investigators in Princeton are still trying to piece together what happened after multiple stabbings Wednesday sent three people to hospital. RCMP are asking for witnesses to come forward after a man allegedly stabbed two women, then turned the knife on … Continue reading

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Changes to Strata Property Act

Amendments to the Strata Property Act will make it easier for strata councils to carry out their responsibilities by removing regulatory barriers for strata corporations and owners, explaining requirements and clarifying definitions within the Act. The amendments will confirm that … Continue reading

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Putting out a strange fire in Naramata

The Naramata Volunteer Fire Department is undertaking fire prevention of a different sort today after learning a former website URL now directs users to an adult website. “We’re in the business of fire prevention,” said Fire Chief Tony Trovao. “Today … Continue reading

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From – Oliver Parks and Recreation

Babysitter’s Course Saturday, March 8th 9:00am-5:00pm $65.00 per participant Learn the skills necessary to care for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. This course focuses on safety, dealing with emergencies and first aid basics. All materials provided. Please bring paper, pen, water  … Continue reading

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Out in the wilderness

VANCOUVER – The Wilderness Committee is overjoyed at the final decision issued this week by Canada’s Environment Minister, stating that Taseko Mines Ltd.’s proposed New Prosperity Mine is not authorized to proceed. In an announcement Wednesday evening, Minister Leona Aglukkaq … Continue reading

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Photographer Brian Fry

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See you there

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Letter to the editor

The End Of Medicare? Representatives from the BC Retired Teachers Association and the reps for other Seniors’ groups meeting with MPs Alex Atamanenko and Dan Albas about the threats to Medicare Monday and Tuesday of last week. By asking for … Continue reading

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A colder walk with thee – by Zoli Kovacs

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Thinking of a warmer time

Highway 3a – a warmer time by Marc Girourd

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School District #53 – report from Administration

Excerpts Student Achievement Hub at Oliver: We are pleased to announce that through our partnerships with Penticton and District Community Resources Society and Communities for Kids, a new 12-hour per week coordinator for the hub at Oliver Elementary has been … Continue reading

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