Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Measles outbreak hits 320 – largest ever in BC

Fraser Health, the health authority in B.C., says there are now an estimated 320 cases in total spread throughout Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs and Hope. The B.C. outbreak is now entering its fourth week, and officials say … Continue reading

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Federal race warms up – 2015 election

New riding – South Okanagan West Kootenay Present MP NDP – Alex Atamanenko – set to retire Nomination period for parties not known but obviously time to announce your intentions and working on a campaign team *** Conservative Party – … Continue reading

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Apex fire

Twelve people were evacuated from a chairlift at Apex Mountain Resort around noon today as a result of a fire at the top of the Triple Chair. It will be closed for the rest of the season. There were no injuries and … Continue reading

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Fire fighters thanked

Time: 6:30pm Monday Location: 8000 block River Rd – west side Grass fire placed under control quickly. More smoke than fire – some potential for outbuildings being affected. I would like to say a huge “Thank You” to our volunteer Fire Fighters. … Continue reading

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Lose a bike?

Under the 2007 built foot bridge north of CPR Station Make the picture larger – press it  – contributed by MD

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Oliver police report

On March 24, 2014 the Oliver Detachment received the following report from an Oliver resident:  For the past two years the complainant has been contacted and harassed by a person representing themselves as a representative for Microsoft.  The complainant that … Continue reading

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Award for financial reporting

The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to: Town of Oliver, British Columbia by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its annual financial report. The Canadian Award for Financial Report program … Continue reading

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Rest in peace

On March 26, 2014, our Lord called our Dad and Opa , Gerard Zandee, home into his loving arms and to be re-united with Corrie. He passed away at 8:25 pm surrounded by family and friends after courageously fighting kidney … Continue reading

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No press release ??

Postal worker whispered to me Friday – don’t buy now wait ’til Monday. Each stamp bought individually costs $1.00 If you buy in bulk it is 85 cents up from $0.63 – 35% increase. Canada Post says permanent stamps, which … Continue reading

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Spring beauty – Doris Lancaster

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Condolences

Gerard Zandee                                        1931 – 2014 On March 26th our Lord called our Dad and Opa, Gerard Zandee,  home into his loving arms and to be re-united with Corrie. He passed away at 8:25 pm surrounded by family and friend after courageously … Continue reading

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Deadline Monday

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Sunday practice ~ event 2 weeks down the Yellow Brick Rd.

First pictures – dancing and having a funday – early return to the School Alison Podmorow, drama teacher says staging such a large production is a challenge as the musical will be the largest  undertaken by her department, with more … Continue reading

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Maika Services

   We are Larry and Jill Maika, the husband and wife team behind Maika Services.  We’ve been serving Oliver and Osoyoos since 2010, and we’re excited to be in our 5th year of business. During this time, we’ve had the … Continue reading

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Alarm sounds

Time:8:30 am Sunday Location: East side 5800 Block Okanagan Street One truck on scene – smoke from furnace

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Photographer Bob Cameron

Dale Hyworon of Welcome Inn – pilot of plane. January 13, 2013

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Day of action Monday against health care cutbacks

Canadian Health Coalition  – Day of Action – March 31 against devastating federal cuts to our health care system. The Federal-Provincial Health Accord expires Monday and the federal government has repeatedly refused to meet with the premiers to sign a … Continue reading

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Break over – back to spring

March 31st – School begins again April 4th – V-DAY on stage April 5th – Spring Arts Faire April 10-11-12 – Wizard of Oz at SOSS April 11th – Hospital Auxiliary Fashion Show April 12th – Spring Bling April 17th … Continue reading

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In memory of Frank Krpan

  Frank Krpan Jr.  resident of Oliver, B.C. passed away peacefully with his family by his side in Penticton at the age of 80 years. September 15, 1933 – March 23, 2014 Frank proudly worked for the NAR and CN … Continue reading

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Notice

Please note the FREE buttons above – some changes – more to come FREE events – please use dated events – no commercial venues. FREE classifieds – includes item for sale or want, lost pets/items, found pets/items, rentals and jobs. … Continue reading

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Photography by Jeremy Cook

May 8 2013

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Untidy rural car lot – RDOS wants it cleaned up

Bylaw Enforcement – Derelict Vehicles – Contravention of Sections 6.4, 7.4.2 and 10.2.1 of Zoning Bylaw 2453, 2008 – C06526.000 THAT the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen commence legal proceedings against the owners of Lot 794, Plan 4162, DL 2450s, to … Continue reading

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Welcome Pam – a profile

Pamela Woolner of Thornbury, Ontario new Community Heritage Manager for the Oliver and District Heritage Society. On the job in Oliver. Pam is looking forward to the upcoming annual general meeting April 16th as a way of meeting the members … Continue reading

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Do have a table – hurry call Sally

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Photography by Jeremy Cook

December 18 2012

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Local Akton Club gets involved in PG boy’s life

Cards are from members of the Oliver/Osoyoos Aktion Club, Kiwanis Club of Oliver members and some Osoyoos folks. We spent our morning opening a package full of cards from Oliver BC, Osoyoos BC & Aktion Club. Thank you all so … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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