Monthly Archives: February 2015

goku

I am two. I eat cake better with no shirt. Privilege of being young. Goku

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Health Show – first year

Dannielle Hyde – coordinator Literacy Now Steven Rowland and Grant Storzuk of Osoyoos Physio

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Bridge to multi-culture

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The track – Area 27

Track to be completed by September of this year. Next project would be car barns with small apartments. Press to enlarge Drivers/owners walk the new track slopes on OIB land. Promoters say there is no noise issue. These race cars … Continue reading

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Reflections – Skaha Lake

Photographer Jeremy Cook Press for larger

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Canada Games – BC third in medals

Wraps up Sunday night in Prince George

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Christina catch – whopper

Bit of a secret as to the fisherman and the type of fish Christina Lake Maybe the readers have the info. Press to make it even bigger

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Letter to the editor

In response to a previous article on the Ending Violence Association: Ending Violence Association and member associations around the province are in the process of developing a press release to address issues related to procurement policies and contracts associated with … Continue reading

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BC/Yukon Youth Remembrance Contest Winner

Oliver’s  Selina Garofolo takes third place in the Senior Essay category Congratulations I believe Selina has moved to Alberta with her parents.

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$10 million in up front cash – sold – Arctic Apple

Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), the pioneering agricultural company behind the Arctic® apple, the world’s first non-browning apple. Through the acquisition, Intrexon … Continue reading

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SOSCP

Press for larger OLIVER – Okanagan Valley residents are invited to attend an open house in Osoyoos on March 11 or in Oliver on March 12 to discuss the impacts of off-road vehicles on sensitive ecosystems on Oliver Mountain and … Continue reading

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Hornets need to win today in Valley championship

On the courts this week 2015 2A Okanagan Zone Tournament at Valleyview Secondary Teams involved – 8 teams with total first day results Thursday Fulton 89 vs vs #7 Summerland 39 South Okanagan 73 vs #6 Pleasant Valley 50 Valleyview … Continue reading

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In the public service

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Coyotes to continue into playoffs

Osoyoos Coyotes beat Princeton Posse 6-3 to win KIJHL first-round playoff series 4-1. Four unanswered third period goals pushed the Coyotes past Princeton 6-3 on Thursday night, eliminating the Posse from the playoffs.  Troy Maclise tallied twice and added one … Continue reading

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BC Small Business awards

Premier’s People’s Choice – top five •Firehall Brewery (Sid Ruhland) – Oliver •So Country Radio (Dennis Walker) – Penticton •Game Quest – Prince George •Julie’s Edible Bouquets – Quesnel •Nonna Pia’s Gourmet Sauces – Whistler Winner is •Premier’s People’s Choice – Julie’s Edible … Continue reading

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Welcome Kiwanis – to the ODN family

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Parties and Pies (5)

Planning a summer reunion?……….a wedding?……………or??????? Let PARTIES & PIES take the stress out of the catering of your event. Parties & Pies have been catering to the people of Oliver and the South Okanagan, for over 12 years.   Our … Continue reading

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h&r

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OTA (2)

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BC hunters – time to put the issue “behind us”

  By Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations  After more than 10 years of review and negotiations, it’s time to put the issue of wildlife-harvest allocation behind us and have some certainty. At the end of the … Continue reading

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“live long and prosper”

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Silent auction – fundraiser

Silent Auction for FEED THE VALLEY – Support your local food bank Valley First has taken down our “Map of the Okanagan” that has been hanging in our window for several years. We notice lots of people stop to look … Continue reading

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Report on Education

We would like to congratulate all of our education partners and especially Jim Insley, our educators, and the Aboriginal Education Advisory Council on the excellent graduation results of 2014. We received a letter from the Minister of Education, Peter Fassbender … Continue reading

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Do you care?

C-51: A LOSS OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS There has been a great deal in the news over the past few weeks about C-51, the government’s news Anti-Terrorism Act.  It is another one in a series of omnibus bills and contains … Continue reading

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Some time ago – a happy day

Mona Topping and Windy Bone

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Al Sismey – ‘Crimestopper’ – steps down

“Yes, it is time to hang up my spurs!!!! I will be done March 31 to make room for some “new blood”!!!” Crime Stoppers regional co-ordinator Al Sismey, the only paid staff person with a volunteer-driven organization that started in … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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Area 27 – progressing towards track construction

Since our project received approval from the Osoyoos Indian Band, we have been moving forward with construction planning. One of the key next steps is to finalize track engineering in advance of earth moving. This requires a site visit by … Continue reading

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Helping hands

Soup Kitchen – Thursday at Oliver’s 7th Day Adventist Church Kitchen helpers below and a fine young lass above washing tables

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