Monthly Archives: June 2014

Rural report with Laird Smith

I came across a column by Wally Smith dated July 8 1982 that I felt would be of interest to the worthy readers of my column. “Rain has caused heavy losses for cherry growers in the Oliver- Osoyoos area, but … Continue reading

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Paul Eby on assignment

Photo by Ron Kubara Location: not known

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On approach

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5 hours later – one way traffic

10 am See earlier stories

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Get the tanning lotion out

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Main Street still closed – 7:30 am

Fortis working to restore power, fix utility pole and allow traffic to resume on Hwy 97 (Main Street). Vehicles being diverted around stretch of highway between Similkameen and Skagit Avenues. (5800 block) Crash vehicle cleared. Driver and passengers looked after … Continue reading

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What’s happening on Tuesday

In the area Okanagan Falls Kenyon Park: • Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m. children’s fun activities Osoyoos Town Square: • Rotary Pancake Breakfast, 7 – 11 a.m. On Main Street: • Cherry Fiesta Parade, begins 11 a.m. Oliver Oliver Community … Continue reading

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The one you turn to

These boots are made for walkin’ Left my boots – got the cash! Boots found – man lost “These boots are made for walkin And that’s just what they’ll do One of these days these boots are gonna walk all … Continue reading

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Lions Park – 6 am Monday

Clean and wet – ready for another day Bonjour –    comment ca va?

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Hwy closed – live wire on ground

Press for larger Avoid the area Lots of light – 5am – Van full of people strikes power pole on Main Street (Hwy 97) in the 5800 Block near Oliver Brake and Muffler. Pole has lines down. Fortis on scene. … Continue reading

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Thank you – for your effort

Press for larger Garden and seeded area at south entrance to Town

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Munch a bunch

A message from the cherry growers of Oliver

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Letter to the editor

Saturday – I went with my husband and children to Lion’s Park. It was in a disgusting state, and this isn’t even half of it. I was avoiding taking pictures of people… out of respect, so I couldn’t get the really … Continue reading

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Good crowd despite sprinkles – Osoyoos venue

Desert Live Music Festival – Gyro Band Shell

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Summer school classes possible

B.C. Labour Relations Board has determined that remedial summer school courses are essential. LRB’s ruling means that some summer classes will go ahead. The LRB is asking school districts to provide, by July 2, a list of remedial Grade 10, … Continue reading

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Ambassador Buddies – deadline extended

Invitation to become ‘Ambassador Buddies’ Who can enter? Kindergarten – Grade 3 Students What is an Ambassador Buddy? A girl or boy chosen to participate with Candidates and Ambassadors in various events throughout the summer. When are events? Fri., July … Continue reading

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Highway to Healing presents

Michael Burgess Tickets Highway to Healing will have a table set up for ticket sales at: Buy Low Oliver and Buy Low Osoyoos Friday/Saturday generally between 11:00-1:00 and 4:00-6:00 for the month of July. We will be there as much … Continue reading

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National Park “sorry can’t tell you”

A new Parks Canada policy regulating what information can be released to the media is facing backlash. The policy forbids employees from speaking to the media without approval and requires all requests for information to go through a national office. … Continue reading

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Live – in the desert

Continues all weekend through Canada Day – Canadian talent On stage Saturday evening Jory Kinjo (Soul/Reggae/Funk) Sponsored by Eastlink

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Bollywood sets up shop in Osoyoos

Crew of 35 in Osoyoos for about a week. Guess the name of the star?

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Cameras – all types – in Osoyoos

Bollywood film crew at Osoyoos Lake viewpoint Richard McGuire – Osoyoos Times – on a shoot Andrew Jakubeit – videographer Press pictures for larger view

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Rain rain go away come back some other day

Figures from Environment Canada June rainy days in Osoyoos 12th 3mm 13th 5mm 24th 3 mm 27th 7.6 mm June rainy days in Penticton 12th 1.2mm 13th 23.2 mm 16th 7.8mm 24th 4.2mm 27th 3.6mm  

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Sunday August 3rd

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City of 7000 to get new hotel

The City of Merritt will be receiving a $3 million investment in the form of a new hotel. Merritt city council gave approval for a 40,000 square foot, 46-room hotel development and accompanying 80 seat restaurant that will be located … Continue reading

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Fall civic elections

Recently ODN polled all Regional Directors in the area along with Mayors and Councils in Oliver and Osoyoos. Results below: Area A – Mark Pendergraft plans to run in current position Area C – Allan Patton did not respond to … Continue reading

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