Monthly Archives: January 2015

Something to think about

While the well known play the Vagina Monologues is usually performed by women, a Kamloops interpretation of the show will see a version with a mostly male cast. The original play, written by American playwright and feminist Eve Ensler in … Continue reading

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The story of Cliff Ranch and the Kennedys

Not only is the Antelope Brush property one with ecological significance but it along with adjacent land has been owned by the same family for 127 years who have cared deeply about protecting the land. One of the family members, … Continue reading

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Why do you live here?

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Colourful quilts coming to Oliver in March

18 of the ‘It’s Time For Colour’ quilts will be coming to town March 9 and 10 and the public is invited to a free showing of them at Beyond Bliss Esthetics at 6250 Main St. Oliver. They will be … Continue reading

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For Brandt Leinor – inspiration to climb

1936 photo by Lumb Stocks

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High up – looking down

Sawmill Lake – Photographer Mike Beaulieu Press to enlarge

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Ask Bonnie about prices

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Bag sale today – hurry

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Flirting with the law

I said OMG – they have their clothes on! Concern over use of a popular Penticton beach by nudists/naturists doesn’t appear to be going away. A website titled 3milebeach.com shows people wearing shorts and other warm weather garb, some are … Continue reading

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Scout truck races

Scouts represented Oliver Friday evening in Penticton for the Annual Scout Truck races. They did not win the race event but did receive several awards for design of the Scout Trucks. Submitted by Lionel Trudel First Oliver Scouts Press to … Continue reading

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Stunning clarity and colour

Press to enlarge – Photographer Rob Seiben

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Replant application here – just download

Online applications are now available for B.C. government funding to help tree fruit growers replant their orchards with high- value, high-quality fruit varieties enjoyed by consumers locally and around the world. The funding is part of the B.C. government’s $8.4-million … Continue reading

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Change at Penticton RCMP detachment

S/S Kurt Lozinski has been promoted to a position of top operations manager of the Penticton City Detachment. Lozinski transfers from a rural assignment of managing all detachments in the Regional District – Princeton, Keremeos, Summerland, Oliver and Osoyoos – … Continue reading

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In the top five in BC

PREMIER’S PEOPLE’S CHOICE •Firehall Brewery – Oliver •SO Country Radio – Penticton     Congratulations to Dennis Walker (left) and Syd Ruhland below             Sidney built the Firehall Brewery from the ground up (literally) 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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Arrested in a motel room – money in his truck

Serial Robbery Suspect – UPDATE #1: RCMP Arrest Suspect Wanted in Numerous Robberies in Multiple Provinces Grande Prairie, Alberta: RCMP have arrested a 26 year old male who is the suspect in numerous armed robberies that have taken place in … Continue reading

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Wallet found – money gone

Young Sally Brown is happy tonight. RCMP returned her wallet – found in a snow bank on Airport Street. Brown says thanks the person who spotted it and handed it into police. The money really didn’t mean anything in comparison … Continue reading

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Life above the Clouds

Life above the Clouds at the McKinney Nordic Ski Centre by Brandt Leinor McKinney Nordic Ski Centre is located just 27km from Oliver on the road to Mt. Baldy (a 35 minute drive). There are 14 km of cross-country trails, … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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Letter to the editor

OLIVER CRIME WATCH NEEDS VOLUNTEERS. In 2014 Oliver Crime Watch (Citizens on Patrol) put in 539 man hours and travelled 3737 kms on 112 patrols in the town. We provided security (manned the barricades) for the Sunshine Days and November … Continue reading

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Chair’s report on Board of Education

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Barton Tumlinson. Barton passed away suddenly on Friday January 23rd. Barton was a valued member of our administrative team. He joined our district in August 2009 as vice principal of … Continue reading

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Design of dam cause of Mt. Polley failure

An independent investigation has determined the failure of the Mt Polley mine tailings dam was caused by a failure in the foundation of the embankment caused by its design. The report, which was released on Friday morning in Victoria, said … Continue reading

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See Bonnie Hayes at Oliver Place Mall

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crooner

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Leadership at Highway to Healing

2015 directors for Highway To Healing, left to right, Gail Barriskill, Joan McCaughey, Cindy Gosling, Riley Martin, Ernie Dumais, Tanya Martin, Shelley Bolingbroke. On our banner Lynnea Holmstrom. Highway to Healing Support Society 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING President’s Report Highway … Continue reading

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Coach’s Corner with Mr. Basso

Thursday – The Hornets won their 4th game in a row with a solid victory over a Keremeos. SOSS started fast as they jumped out to an early 18 point lead in the 1st quarter 28-10. They extended the lead … Continue reading

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Stats for ODN

Six months only since moving to a local host Double the final figure for unique computer/visits Earlier this week over 6000 persons on the site in one day. Keep up with your comments and using FREE classifieds “The one you … Continue reading

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game banquet

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Crime Stoppers needs your help – $2000 reward

Stolen Vehicles On 2015‐01‐19 Oliver RCMP received a report of a stolen truck, trailer and loader from Wolfcub Pl., with a total value of approximately $80,000.00. All of the stolen items have decals for New Start Landscaping (pictured left). Stolen … Continue reading

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Phoenix needs special home

Theresa Nolet peered into the cardboard box with trepidation, being unsure of what she was going to see. Inside the box was a cat that had been surrendered to AlleyCATS Alliance by a kind woman and her children who had … Continue reading

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Held over for another day !!

The Painted Chair Spacious new look – Sale $5 a bag  Saturday January 31 Open 9 am ’til noon Saturday The Painted Chair 5857 Sawmill Rd in Oliver 250.498.3033 Furniture sold at the Painted Chair is creatively upcycled by clients … Continue reading

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