Monthly Archives: January 2016

Phone 498-2229

  Terrafina Restaurant

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spuds (2)

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Portuguese

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Open Sunday

Bonnie Hayes 1400 – 5955 Main Street 250 498 3448 www.sears.ca

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Coffee …available to the public

250 485 7430 “Coffee Jim”

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Wednesday – get your ticket tomorrow

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Next Saturday

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Jeet defeated – third time

Kelowna orchardist Fred Steele re-elected Saturday in Kelowna for another term as president of the B.C. Fruit Growers Association. Steele challenged by North Okanagan fruit grower Jeet Dukhia (and former President), said he was relieved that the campaign was over. … Continue reading

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Banner this morning by Linda Anderson

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linda flyer

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On the Sunnyside

Hands The human hand is an astoundingly complex and amazingly versatile part of our body. Nearly a decade was devoted to developing an artificial hand to replicate even a few of the things the human hand can do. Robotics engineers, … Continue reading

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Keep fit with Kandice Davidson

Are Media Images Motivational? We are bombarded with images in the media of how we should look, how fitness should look. Those images for the most part are unrealistic. And they also are not relevant to the average healthy, fit … Continue reading

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For the birds – with Thor Manson

For the Birds “ The Silent Killers Amongst Us “ One of the greatest birding attractions of the South Okanagan is that we host so many owl species. There are only 5 ( out of 19 ) breeding owl species … Continue reading

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Cherries in season

We have just returned from our vacation in South America to winter skies and shorter days. In Santiago, Chile, street vendors had cherries for sale, remember, it is their summer down there. The cherries didn’t look very fresh, brown stems and … Continue reading

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red wine

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Update – weekend action 2nd go round – Snowman Classic

Due to overwhelming demand the Oliver Curling Club hosted a 2nd Snowman Bonspiel for ladies Saturday. The winning team pictured here consisted of Roberta Dodge, lead, Delphina Antunes, second, Sylvia Lowe, third and Jan Dewar skip. All ladies attending the … Continue reading

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Hurry up and wait – by Pat Whalley

Picture this….New Year’s Day, four thirty in the morning and we are in a large room surrounded by dozens of other bleary eyed people. It’s very quiet as most of us are only half awake. I look around and see … Continue reading

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Glorious light – get out – take pictures

On the job today – OCC (Thanks Sam) Press both pictures for larger Wintergreen at the old Cherry Grove

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jail banner

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Quite…. a sight

Daylight picture of car involved in an accident near River Rd and Hwy 97 last night. No one hurt seriously. Campers across the road credited with helping the driver out. Emergency crews had to assist a passenger to get out … Continue reading

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Lovely views…yes?

Out for a stroll on new hike and bike path on east side of the river. Incredible views of snow capped mountains. But turn around and see man at his worst. Garbage all over the place, makeshift portable homes and … Continue reading

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Dramatic arrest – officers armed with carbine rifles and a taser

Kelowna – A 28-year old man remains in police custody after a dramatic arrest inside the mall early Friday night. On January 29, 2016 at 6:05 pm, the Kelowna RCMP responded to several reports of a man yielding a knife … Continue reading

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Slick road – one roll over tonight

Time: 9:45 pm Location: Hwy 97 (south of McAlpine Bridge at River Rd.) Small car swerves on black ice, rolls over next to pole. People across the street awakened and helped first person out of car. Passenger trapped and extricated … Continue reading

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Chamber do – Award winners

Randy Toor – presenting wine with harpist Ingrid Schellenberg *** A meeting, a reception, business awards Friday at the Frank Venables Theatre in Oliver Annual General Meeting  – Re-elected: Brian Highley, John Powell, Sara Amos, Linda Buhler, Grant Storzuk, Eileen McGinn – with … Continue reading

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Winter tent city?

Does Oliver have a problem? Does anyone care? It’s worse than the one picture

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A 95 year old Penticton resident scared off a break and enter suspect and provided a description and the direction of travel which enabled police to apprehend the 47 year old suspect using the Police Service Dog. On January 28th, … Continue reading

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Photographer Jean Godin

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Fire and vandalism in Osoyoos this morning

2016-01-29 Osoyoos RCMP Media Release Just after 7 am on January 29, 2016 the RCMP responded along with Osoyoos Fire Department to a building fire at Gyro Beach.  Sometime in the early morning of January 29, someone spray painted graffiti onto the public … Continue reading

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