Monthly Archives: August 2016

City files defence statement

Penticton – The City of Penticton has filed its statement of defence in the civil case brought forward by the Save Skaha Park Society. Over the past 10 months the City has sought to find a resolution to the group’s … Continue reading

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What is the meaning of this ?

What do those letters mean? LHP Winner must clearing identifying the meaning, not the where, what or the when. One bottle of local Merlot of quality to the first person who has the answer and something to back it up. … Continue reading

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Condolences to the family

Jack Demorest November 4, 1931 – August 28, 2016 Peacefully with family by his side, we lost our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather Jack Demorest on Sunday, August 28, 2016. Jack was born on November 4, 1931 in … Continue reading

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Rest in peace

Lawrence Howell October 24, 1923 – August 21, 2016  The family of Lawrence Frederick Howell is sad to announce his passing on Sunday August 21, 2016, at the age of 92 years. Lawrence was a long time resident of Oliver, … Continue reading

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Sofia returns

Nu Beginnings would like to announce that Sofia Raposo is back from her maternity leave. She would like to welcome back all her clients with open arms. She will be taking appointments on Tuesday and Thursdays as well as every … Continue reading

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Fred King dies

A Second World War veteran who went on to represent British Columbia’s Okanagan region in Parliament has died. Fred King died in Penticton, on Tuesday morning. He was 93. Born and raised in Kaleden, King joined the Royal Canadian Air Force after … Continue reading

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$6500 donated to local charities

Swinging Skirts –  (Two Lady) Charity Golf Tournament held on Aug. 26th. Karen MacDonald – We had a great day with lots of fun! We had 128 ladies on the course and we were able to raise a great amount … Continue reading

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Rest in peace

Obituary for the late Sylvia May Brock 1922 – 2016 On Monday August 22, 2016, Mrs. Sylvia May Brock passed away peacefully at McKinney Place in Oliver, BC at the age of 94 years. Sylvia was predeceased by her beloved … Continue reading

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  Bonnie Hayes 1400 – 5955 Main Street 250 498 3448 www.sears.ca Sale Thursday-Friday-Saturday. We are closed Sunday & Monday, September  4th  & 5th

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Buy-Low Oliver thanked by Penticton Shriners

Shriners thank local grocery store for help and assistance at Kenyon Park in OK Falls August 13th.

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Jim Stewart wants a few changes on donations….

An Okanagan veteran wants to donate money raised at his legion to a national PTSD support organization, but the province won’t allow it. Jim Stewart with the Oliver Legion has participated in a veterans’ PTSD program in Alberta for the last … Continue reading

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Changes at the top

RCMP Superintendent Kevin Hewco will leave his post as top cop in the Regional District. Hewco said Tuesday his last day will be Sept. 19, after 30 years of service to the RCMP. A process is now underway to find … Continue reading

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New trail being built for SO hikers

NOTICE OF KVR TRAIL SURFACE UPGRADE Skaha Lake KVR Trail surface upgrade will be taking place from Alder Avenue in Kaleden, north to Banbury Green Campground from August 29 through September. Expect to see heavy equipment and delays associated with … Continue reading

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Condolences to his family

Obituary for the late Melvin Ronald Ball     1939 – 2016 On Tuesday August 23, 2016, Mr. Melvin Ronald (Mel) Ball of Oliver passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital with his special friends at his side at the … Continue reading

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AAP – a different approach

Alternative Approval Process is used by municipalities and Regional Districts to “get the approval” of landowners and tax-payers for certain new services being introduced. Recently the RDOS passed a motion to use the AA Process  on a “Sustainable Conservation Program” costing … Continue reading

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July trip to Oregon

Went to Crater Lake, Oregon this past July – it was surreal so wanted to share it with the readers. Jackie Chapman

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Poster graphic Tony Munday Program for event Mary Fry Designs

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Helping in the community

500 Interior Savings Employees Available to Help with Community Projects Okanagan Falls, BC – Though the norm is a call for volunteers, Interior Savings is turning the tables and looking for volunteer opportunities for 500 employees. This October 20th, on … Continue reading

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Semi and SUV collide north of Rd 16

Time: 11:45 am Police and ambulance on the scene, one person treated. RCMP statement Tuesday: No serious injuries in this collision. A white BMW SUV attempted to cross the highway and failed to yield for an oncoming tractor trailer unit. … Continue reading

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Would you like to be a movie star?

An original movie series, Hallmark’s Autumn in the Vineyard will be filming in Oliver starting this Sunday, August 28. This original movie series will be airing on Saturday nights throughout October, premiering on Saturday, October 15, at 9:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Live Link Oliver Community Arts Council

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Live Link to tickets – Venables Theatre

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Reprieve

The threat of possible job action by Canada Post workers has been placed on hold for 24 hours. The union served 72 hour strike notice Thursday night, accusing Canada Post of forcing a labour disruption by refusing to bargain in … Continue reading

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