Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ebola – not in Canada

B.C.’s provincial health officer tried to reassure residents of their safety Tuesday after the first confirmed case of Ebola was reported in the United States. There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in B.C., and there has never been a … Continue reading

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Feed the Valley helps Oliver Food Bank

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Dig deep

Summary of consultation on ALC Act – regulations now online VICTORIA – The Ministry of Agriculture published a summary document today on the recently completed consultation on potential changes to regulations within the Agricultural Land Commission Act (ALCA). The document, … Continue reading

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See poll to the right

http://youtu.be/b4dO9diSWkA Mayor Stu Wells – a video on his idea for a National Park

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Sunday October 5th – 12 noon to 2 pm

  Wine Capital Realty  

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Miglio – unique jewellry

Miglio Live Link

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Will you be skiing on Mt. Baldy this season?

NEW OWNER FOUND ? G-Force is pleased to announce that it has assembled the required pieces to the puzzle to re-launch Mount Baldy Ski Resort for the upcoming season. All that remains is to fit each of the pieces together … Continue reading

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Candidates announce

Petra Veintimilla Petra Veintimilla has made the decision to run for a position on Oliver town council in the upcoming municipal election. “I feel that the timing is right for both myself and for my family” says the mother of … Continue reading

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Office of the Ombudsperson – visits local area

Kim Carter Ombudsperson BC Kim Carter has a broad background in criminal, international and administrative law. She has appeared as counsel before the Federal Court of Canada, the Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. … Continue reading

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Timber loss high – # of fires down

An overheated forest fire season in British Columbia resulted in a near-record loss of timber — the third highest total since 1950 when the government started keeping track. Chief provincial fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek says 1,424 fires consumed more … Continue reading

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What’s this?

Hi, I have had this unknown vine for three years, it was unlabelled  in a fall clearance in Walmart.  This year it produced two sets of four pods which have now popped open.  Anyone know what it is and can … Continue reading

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Market Days – this weekend at the Legion

Oliver Legion #97 in the Hall MARKET DAYS OCTOBER 3 & 4, 2014 FRUIT, VEGETABLES, FLEA MARKET ITEMS, SOUP AND SANDWICHES, BAKE TABLE Donations of items or your time appreciated Contact Red @ 250 498 6913 Volunteers Required 1,2,3 & … Continue reading

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Irrigation turnoff – Notice from water utility

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Offer extended – call today

Live Link

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Plan a visit

Live Link for Terrafina Live Link for Hester Creek

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Cranes flying south

Photo of Sandhill Cranes by Peter Archer Press image for larger

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Mike’s cabin re-visited

On the side of the road at OK Falls But what was the building like ? If the face is familiar below – it’s Frank Stelkia. Below submitted by Brian Wilson of oldphotos.ca The stone and slate chimney, which is … Continue reading

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Royal visit

Monarch Butterfly Photo by Edwin Dukes – Press image for larger

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Christmas – just weeks away – Parties and Pies

IT’S HARD TO BELIEVE BUT CHRISTMAS IS JUST A FEW WEEKS AWAY If you are planning an open house or frequent entertaining then let Parties & Pies do all the work for you We specialize in preparing a variety of … Continue reading

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Shoes and clothes – a bonus for Oliver

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Beginners course for Windows 8

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Barely seen

Someone just out for a afternoon stroll,south east side of VDS 10 …..we were bike riding the west side Sarah Bedard   Press image for larger  

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UBCM Report – Councillor Jack Bennest

Report to Council on UBCM at Whistler Group from Town of Oliver CAO Heidi Frank, Mayor Ron Hovanes and Councillor Jack Bennest Meeting with Ministers (Town only) MLA Coralee Oakes – Minister of Community, Sports and Cultural Development (Cariboo North) … Continue reading

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UBCM report – Mayor Ron Hovanes

UBCM 2014 I believe that it is very important to have municipal representation at our provincial conference. It allows Council and staff to attend information programs, participate in the resolution process, meet with Provincial Ministers and staff, share concerns and … Continue reading

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Assistant Plant Manager needed

BC Tree Fruits Cooperative (BCTFC) requires an outstanding individual for the role of Assistant Plant Manager at our southern facilities to assist the Plant Manager in all aspects of plant operations for the main packinghouse and supporting satellite receiving, shipping … Continue reading

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Pooch in a truck

Submitted by Brian Wensley

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Fashion history on stage

Seniors Centre Friday – Photographs submitted by Phil Anderson Thanks to the models

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Rural report with Laird Smith

In the early 1960’s, Carleton MacNaughton (did I spell that right?), started a local wild life zoo. I know he did not call it a zoo but I don’t recall the terminology he used to describe the business. The only … Continue reading

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Legion Market Days – Friday and Saturday

Oliver Legion #97 in the Hall MARKET DAYS OCTOBER 3 & 4, 2014 FRUIT, VEGETABLES, FLEA MARKET ITEMS, SOUP AND SANDWICHES, BAKE TABLE Donations of items or your time appreciated Contact Red @ 250 498 6913 Volunteers Required 1,2,3 & … Continue reading

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