Monthly Archives: August 2014

$40/per child for every day school not in session

Registration opens for parent support program VICTORIA – Starting today, parents of public school students 12 years old and under can register at http://bcparentinfo.ca/ to receive $40 per student for each day school is not in session due to the … Continue reading

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Where is this?

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Framed in green

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Skaha Bluffs – death from fall

Castanet: A Seattle man died Saturday when he fell at the popular Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park. The man, thought to be in his 30s, waswith a group of climbers from Seattle. He was airlifted out by helicopter. The park is … Continue reading

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Come Tuesday – what will your kids be doing this week?

What are the options? Stay at home? Sitters? Park and Recreation fun-care? More holidays? Tell us how you plan to cope.

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Photographer Paul Eby

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Fitness – Pilates Plus – Contact Pia

We specialize in therapeutic Pilates We help you find the appropriate exercises for your body and particular needs. Our goal is to help people gain postural awareness, and give the tools needed to improve your physical condition. The emphasis is … Continue reading

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2012 – Bernard Bedard photograph

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RDOS notice – Green Lake Road

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Ice cream and fresh peaches

9001 Highway 97 Vaseux Lake – watch for the signs – Open 9 to 9 seven days a week W.K. Trading Co. is more than a convenient store for a neighbourhood it will have a complete line of food and … Continue reading

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2011 – Photo by Brandt Leinor

This was before I instituted the larger picture format. Maybe Brandt can send the original again.

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Regular Sunday feature

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Press Button above Regular Sunday Feature Obituaries Listed: Kathleen Thebes Roy Smart It’s the policy of ODN to publish some obituaries in full on the main page as we become aware of a notice ~ at the … Continue reading

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“Government trying to avoid the cost of court decisions” – Iker

BCTF President Jim Iker: Education Minister Peter Fassbender has said many times: “Let the courts decide.” And we agree entirely with that approach. But, in reality, what they are insisting upon at the table would undo any future court decision. … Continue reading

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“I don’t see any quick or easy solutions” – Fassbender

Peter Fassbender – Minister of Education “It is wrong and misguided for the BCTF leadership to expect a bigger compensation package than all other public-sector workers simply because they are willing to shut down schools. “Their demands would plunge B.C. … Continue reading

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RDOS election notice – 1

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Mediator steps out – sides too far apart

Vince Ready has left talks between the B.C. teachers’ union and the provincial government in Richmond saying the sides are too far apart to come to a resolution anytime soon. The veteran mediator had been working as a facilitator since … Continue reading

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Suspicious car fire – Friday morning – Road 7

Oliver Fire Department called after midnight and found a vehicle engulfed in flames. No driver. Not much left of the vehicle after the fire. Police investigating with a license plate. Thanks to Peggy Cumberbatch for allowing ODN to use her photograph. … Continue reading

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3 tour bus accident victims in critical condition

Coquihalla Bus Accident Interior Health continues to provide treatment for individuals injured in the August 28th tour bus accident on the Coquihalla Highway. At this time, of the 43 patients originally transported to Interior Health hospitals, 22 remain in hospital. … Continue reading

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Photographer Doris Lancaster

You’re right – On Peanut Pond

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Sleepovers?

More fencing, more trailers – maybe some action next week.

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Not a Saturday project

This goes into that. Is there more?

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Don’t miss the clearance sale

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Stories – he could tell you can tell

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Set 5 at the Oliver Pool

Press image for larger Strike Day Camp will run Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday for the month of September, from 8:00-5:00pm for $30.00/day. Supervised activities such as sports, crafts, music, creative activities and swimming in the outdoor pool! Limited space available, parents/caregivers must pre-register … Continue reading

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Terry Fox run – Osoyoos

Terry Fox run in our area begins at 8:30 am at Sonora Centre Sunday September 14

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Cops for Kids – coming to Oliver

Local Cops Cycle into Oliver 19 riders and 6 support people from RCMP and supporting enforcement agencies within South East District will embark from Kelowna on this year’s annual Cops for Kids Ride on Friday, September 5th. The 2014 Ride, … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor

Would like to send a huge thank you and acknowledgement to the gentleman who was the only person to jump in & give a help to senior citizen in a wheelchair . Today around 2:15pm I was driving home across … Continue reading

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School District – unsure on start of education year

This is to advise parents and guardians we are encouraged that the BC Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) and the BC Public School Employers’ Association (BCPSEA) are meeting. However, we do not have confirmation that schools will be open on Tuesday, September … Continue reading

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Unfair practice to end says Harper Government

Industry Minister James Moore says the government will introduce legislation to end what is called pay-to-pay, the practice of charging people extra for a monthly bill on paper. “We do not believe that Canadians should pay more to receive a … Continue reading

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Notice

For return of toolbox: Reward offered, no questions asked. Taken from a 1988 blue Volvo station wagon parked beside the house at 4400 Highway 97. One PLANO contractors dark grey toolbox containing PB SWISS soft grip red handled screwdrivers and … Continue reading

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