Daily Archives: October 9, 2015

Lake issues reflect global crisis, says Siddon

By ROY WOOD The issues discussed at this week’s Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum are a microcosm of the problems facing our planet as it struggles to survive global climate change, Tom Siddon told the closing session Friday afternoon. Siddon, … Continue reading

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Advance poll busy in Oliver – long time to vote

Hard to believe but some people showed up at 8am but turned away At Noon – the lineup formed with people waiting 30 minutes to an *hour. Not everyone stayed with a number returning later. At 5pm – still a … Continue reading

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Shona Schleppe – Alberta based Olympian hired in the ‘Falls

This young lady spent most of her government life in Edmonton but she is a farm girl from Wainwright and that is very evident when you meet her. Shona Schleppe, 52, married, no children, lives in Okanagan Falls – just … Continue reading

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Concern mounts for increase in overdoses

Recent South Okanagan overdoses a concern for Interior Health Oliver/Osoyoos, BC – Interior Health is urging residents using or considering using drugs to think twice in the wake of several suspected drug overdoses in the Oliver and Osoyoos area over … Continue reading

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Baldy set to go – details in the mail

Bernard Bedard Awaiting a response from operater

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Jonathan Kruger

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Please don’t read this

I repeat : Please don’t read this I am going to vote today and then shut up If you need ten more days to make up your mind that’s okay too Predictions: please print and glue to the fridge Harper … Continue reading

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Is it just me? – by Pat Whalley

Part Thirteen Motherhood, hmmmm. Is it just me or did all mothers, at one time, wish they were career girls.  I mean real career girls, not mums who worked outside the home. I remember going off to work, in my … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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Craig Ralph – dedicated and hard working

CITATION Captain Craig Ralph, CD Following a very successful cadet career with a glider and pilot’s licence earned through the Air Cadet Program, Captain Ralph was employed as Civilian Instructor for two years with 259 Squadron in Penticton and then … Continue reading

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Spike in drug overdoses?

Osoyoos RCMP Media Release Osoyoos and Oliver RCMP warn of a recent spike in drug overdoses The Osoyoos and Oliver RCMP have become aware of a recent increase in illicit drug overdoses in the communities. The investigation to date, in … Continue reading

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Can you help?

Rotary adds support to PRH tower Members of the Rotary Club of Penticton have pledged more than $250,000 towards the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation’s campaign to provide medical equipment for the new Patient Care Tower at Penticton Regional Hospital. … Continue reading

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62 years ago

62-YEAR RE-UNION ~ OLIVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL GRADE SIX TEACHER – MR. MUTTART -WITH STUDENTS 55th anniversary of the ‘Class of 1960’ of the Southern Okanagan High School. Just wanting to share a very special get-together last weekend in Oliver! October … Continue reading

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Salmon run

Hungry black BEAR Dave Whalley with a member of the Powell River bruins Get your travel pictures in by 6pm Saturday for the Thankgiving Weekend photo-thon

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On Today

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