Monthly Archives: May 2014

Fundraiser at Elks Breakfast Sunday

The Oliver Ambassadors will be preparing and assisting with the Sunday Breakfast June 1st  Come to breakfast with the Elks and meet our Ambassadors for 2013-2014 Breakfast starts at 8:30 and closes at 11:30 and is still only a $6.00 … Continue reading

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Flood Monday – fixed by Friday

Fast moving water (Hail) follows the pathy of least resistance. Barriers of asphalt laid down on east tip of sidewalk near Post Office and along the residential roadway across the street.

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3 mile nude beach closed by land owner

The “Wreck” nude beach of the Okanagan is gone says its owners. The beach is on the way to Naramata and is is formally known as the 3 Mile Beach. Regular swimmer attend at the southern portion of the recreational area … Continue reading

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Kids day at the park – warm day – cool pool

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Look for the toy

Dipping in the Pond

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Sprint smaller – cool north wind

They’re off – Saturday race About 50 persons braved the cool wind for a dip at Rotary Beach. Leader below. Wine Capital of Canada Triathlon (Sprint) – precedes Sunday’s Half Iron

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Construction progress

BC Liquor Store – completely gutted and being redefined Across from Park Drive Church – more housing units Old Sunnybank – damaged by fire – almost restored – looking for tenants

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Oliver’s friendly faces

Who is it?

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Teachers do deserve a raise – says Education Minister

B.C. Education Minister Peter Fassbender told the province’s parent advisory councils on Friday that teachers do deserve a raise, as B.C.’s 41,000 teachers head into a second week of rotating-strikes. The minister, who was addressing a meeting of the B.C. … Continue reading

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Spirit of Syilx Unity Run Westbank, BC to Omak, WA Thu, 05.06.2014 – Sun, 08.06.2014 All day   The Spirit of Syilx Unity Run will begin June 5th in Westbank, BC and end June 8th in Omak, WA Please Note: … Continue reading

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Day of the honey bee

As we celebrate the “Day of the Honey Bee,” the Wilderness Committee is calling on the provincial government to ban a dangerous class of pesticides called neonicotinoids. Neonicotinoids are widely used in BC and across Canada on a variety of fruit … Continue reading

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Yes SIR

Insects attract prestigious visitors Sterile insects are drawing a small but prestigious global group of specialists in the science of controlling insect pests to Kelowna for a week-long meeting June 2-6. The Okanagan’s Sterile Insect Release program, headed up by … Continue reading

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Try to be patient.

TRY to be patient. “Your comment is under moderation” – or words to that effect. You are not banned. No one is actually banned by ODN even though some people think so. Jack will get to the button and say … Continue reading

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Directional drilling on Secrest Hill Rd

Work on drilling, placing pipe and back filling could be complete by Tuesday.

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8 bays increase to 10 at Oliver Fire Hall

Project Management by 3 Bar Construction Site work by PJR Contracting

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Sunday June 1st – Traffic Advisory

  7-9am – Fairview Bridge – one lane alternating traffic 7am to 12 noon traffic control at Station St and Fairview Rd 7am to 11:30 am traffic control at Tuc-el-nuit Dr and McKinney Rd

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Friday fundraiser ~ till 3pm

Photo by Linda Larson

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Saturday

Live Music + Beverage Garden + Downtown Location = 2014 BACK ALLEY CONCERT SERIES! Sound the alarm! Our 3rd annual downtown community concert series here at the “Old Firehall” on Main Street in Oliver, BC will be turning up the … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs on Main Street – smell those onions

CIBC Annual BC Children’s Hospital Hotdog BBQ Friday May 30th, 11-3 PM at Oliver Bank of Commerce Hosted by bank staff and Oliver Celebrity Cooks Support the kids

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Support your local food bank – we do

Our Grade 5 class at OES has worked on a project to raise funds for our local Food Bank. We organized a Party in which we planned an event for three classes including music, games, and dancing with the admission … Continue reading

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Great way to see new theatre

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Boonstock gets support from Penticton Chamber

The Penticton Chamber of Commerce say it will support the 3 day Boonstock Music and Arts Festival on the August long weekend. The site chosen on locatee-owned land at the Penticton Indian Band, off Airport Road, north of the Skaha … Continue reading

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“Disappointing”

Job Fair May 29th from 4 – 6 PM at the South Okanagan Secondary School. Employers – 11 registered and 8 tables were filled with employers seeking workers. Picture above of the employers seeking workers and some of the organizers. … Continue reading

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Register early

“2014 OLIVER JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAM” ______________________________________________   REGISTRATION FOR JUNIOR TENNIS LESSONS WHEN:  SATURDAYS,  JUNE 14TH – JULY 12TH WHERE:  OLIVER TENNIS COURTS TIME:   12:30PM – 1:45PM COST:   $15.00 PER PLAYER REGISTRATION IS LIMITED TO SIXTEEN (16) PLAYERS, PLEASE REGISTER EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT. JR. … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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