Monthly Archives: April 2016

Friendly swarm

Not going to tell you where. Friendly bees attached to a nest-like structure in the middle of town. Safety – do not interfere! – keep your distance. They seem friendly and talk if you can listen. Very interesting to say … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season (rocks and rattles)

Photo John Chapman

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Bookies

Hard work by volunteers – Friends of the Oliver Library Book Sale – Date and Time ??

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Weekend notes

Hospice Walk in Osoyoos and Oliver – times locations Oliver Lions Park Sunday at 11 am – hike begins at 12 noon Osoyoos Irrigation Canal Walkway near OSS same times as above Desert Valley Hospice Society *** 28th Annual SORCO … Continue reading

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ozone – completes April with 8

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May 8th

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Congratulations to local achievers

The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 British Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Awards tonight, marking the official launch of the 22nd Spring Okanagan Wine Festival. The competition featured 24 different varietal categories, … Continue reading

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Time to refresh your weekend events

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On the hill – Richard Cannings MP

Tax Evasion Spring has sprung across Canada, and with the return of the warmer weather we have other annual traditions that come with this time of the year– hockey play-offs, getting together with family at Easter and getting the garden … Continue reading

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Open letter

By Linda Larson MLA, Boundary-Similkameen The Town of Osoyoos is known throughout North America as a retirement mecca and one of the best vacation places in the Okanagan. Millions of dollars in marketing has been spent over the past 20 … Continue reading

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We need help – donations accepted gratefully

NATIONAL GARAGE SALE FOR SHELTER SOUTHWINDS CROSSING – Oliver, BC 8:00 AM – 1:00 May 7th, 2016 Please call 250-498-6222 for more information The National Garage Sale for Shelter is an annual one-day charity garage sale to raise money for … Continue reading

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Conserving the environment – do you favour a plan?

Directors at the Regional District (Okanagan Similkameen) are back at discussing a $500,000 annual fund to pay for conservation planning in the sub-region of Okanagan – leaving out the Similkameen. West Bench Director Michael Brydon proposed in a committee meeting … Continue reading

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Tickets – reserved seating – use TixHub

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Art Walk prize winners

Bev Petersen – gift basket – Oliver Shoes Georgette Veillette – frame black and white Photograph – the Gallery

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Condolences to the family

Obituary for the late Joaquim (Jack) Rosa Fontinha 1933 – 2016 Joaquim (Jack) Rosa Fontinha, born in Faro, Algarve, Portugal on November 3, 1933, died peacefully after a brief illness on April 22, 2016 in Oliver, B.C. at the age … Continue reading

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Closed

Just about everything sold – call it a day. Wally puts up the sign

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Community paramedicine expanding in Boundary-Similkameen

KEREMEOS – Keremeos, Midway and Greenwood are among 73 rural and remote B.C. communities that will welcome community paramedicine, a program that offers residents enhanced health services from paramedics. Keremeos is receiving one full-time paramedic and Midway and Greenwood are … Continue reading

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“They will not be dropped off at the local bus depot!”

The builders expect to hand over the building in October – time for a grand opening and lots of training before inmates move in in January and February of 2017. Warden Steve DiCastri on the hot seat at the Regional … Continue reading

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School Board meeting – packed hall

Photo by Roy Wood *** Memorabilia Requested To Board of Education RE: Osoyoos Secondary Closure In reference to the School Board # 53 decision to Close Osoyoos Secondary School June30, 2016. On behalf of this committee, parents, students and residents … Continue reading

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We will miss all of you!

See you soon

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Please join us on Main Street this afternoon

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Coming Soon

 

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Osoyoos School to close

Board puts final nail in OSS coffin By ROY WOOD In the end it was just a formality. But the last hope for keeping Osoyoos Secondary School open was snuffed out Wednesday when the school board gave third and final … Continue reading

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Last Notice

Sales and events do not go into FREE classifieds Put them in FREE events I trust my readers – they can read.

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Oliver logs are that big ?

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