Monthly Archives: April 2015

Down the aisle

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Where?

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Bonnie Hayes Sears Hometown Store 7968 1400 – 5955 Main Street Oliver BC ph/fax 250 498 3448 email eb7968@sears.ca www.sears.ca

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Letter to the editor

I congratulate Oiver Town councillors on what I hope will be their determination to discuss the Towns official position on establishing a National Park in the South Okanagan. But my congratulations are contingent on you acting in support of the … Continue reading

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Teachers to appeal ?

The B.C. Court of Appeal has sided with the B.C. government, overturning two previous decisions that had given teachers the right to bargain on class size and composition. In a 4-1 decision, the court sided with the provincial government and … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hayes Sears Hometown Store 7968 1400 – 5955 Main Street Oliver BC ph/fax 250 498 3448 email eb7968@sears.ca www.sears.ca

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On stage this week in Oliver

As actors and stagehands tiptoe behind the shadowy set of The Melville Boys, a discreet portrait on the back of a stage flat keeps watchful eye over the South Okanagan Amateur Players’ upcoming production. The portrait of a small woman … Continue reading

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Memories – submitted by Torrey Allen

Maybe some more memories of the fabulous Teen Town era* in the South Okanagan

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Oliver connection to Nepal disaster

Nepal Earthquake has a close Oliver connection. The 7.8 Richter earthquake and aftershocks that have devastated parts of rural Nepal since last Saturday has also affected an area with close ties to a group in Oliver. World Neighbours Canada Society … Continue reading

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New community program from Oliver’s biggest winery

Constellation Brands is set to start a new program called Nourishing Neighbours. The large winery (formerly Brights, Vincor and Jackson-Triggs) has some unplanted land at one of our vineyard sites that we have decided to turn into a community garden. … Continue reading

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Paxton last set

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beyond ladies night

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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor. I have read many comments regarding the National Park over the years, both here and other places. I keep wondering why each side continues to say the other is wrong and attack each others opinions and polls. Both … Continue reading

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Bonnie Hayes Sears Hometown Store 7968 1400 – 5955 Main Street Oliver BC ph/fax 250 498 3448 email eb7968@sears.ca www.sears.ca

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Letter to the editor

I am a Senior Citizen. I am a supporter of our current Health Care system. Recently, (last week) I suffered a fall and numerous limb fractures. I received immediate, excellent Emergency care in both Oliver at SOGH and in Penticton … Continue reading

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Feeling great about being gorgeous

10 am to 4pm May 2nd Saturday Shoppers in Oliver Tickets $10.00 Spray Tan Artist Eyebrow Threading BBQ to support “Ride to Survive”

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Fire up close – kitchen heavily damaged

Venting smoke Structural damage to the roof shown clearly Firefighters say the morning blaze was set off accidentally. Cause still unclear. Rob Graham of the Oliver Fire Department, says the blaze started at the back of the home and most … Continue reading

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Nathan in lights

Nathan Linders, director of the Melville Boys at the Frank Venables Theatre this weekend Photo submitted by Tom Szalay

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House fire on OIB residential area

Time: 10:30 am Wednesday Location 1000 block McKinney Rd Close to: next house west of Community Hall Police, ambulance and Fire on the scene Fire is in the ceiling of the 3 bedroom walkup OFD used fire alarm twice to … Continue reading

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Support your local amateur players

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legion

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Busy bees

Photo submitted by Helen Foreman

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Where is Dave today?

Very few people in Oliver would know where I am in this picture, almost looks a bit like the Okanagan This is from my recent trip to the Lake District National Park in Northern England. This national park was formed … Continue reading

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royal garage

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No open burning after April 15th

Check your calendars folks – today is the 28th. Grass fire got going in the 6000 block of Harmony Crescent east of town about 8:30 tonight but knocked down quickly by local residents. Oliver Fire Department attended to apply water … Continue reading

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Mary Polak – Tuesday calls to local media

Minister Polak was asked today to make the rounds calling media in the South Okanagan about accusations that one MLA – Linda Larson is dictating the terms of provincial policy. Polak repeated her comments to ODN – provincial tools are … Continue reading

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back alley

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spellin bee

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$15 off regular flex pass price till April 30th – hurry

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