Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rd 5 home on fire – Halloween night

Just before 10 pm Orchard home north of Road 5 near old Rd 7 House of wood construction engulfed in flame OFD on scene knocking down blaze. No known injuries.

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Question answered – Sheila Lange – what a good sport

A donation of $100 will go to the Kiwanis Aktion Club for their volunteerism in the community.  

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Oliver Scare View – kids, fun, light, involvement

ODN thanks all the parents, participants, volunteers, children and others for great evening at the Oliver Community Centre.

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Halloween hits Osoyoos

The sights of Osoyoos during Halloween day. Trick or Treat Main Street, presented by Osoyoos Credit Union, took place for the third year today, with businesses opening their door to trick or treaters throughout the day. The Sonora Centre is … Continue reading

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What spooky night this is?

Photos from OES assembly this morning

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SOMHA Peewee hockey team wins gold in Vernon

Congratulations to a group of hard-working minor hockey players from the South Okanagan. The South Okanagan Minor Hockey Association (SOMHA) Peewee Rep team brought home gold medals after competing in a tournament hosted by the Vernon Vipers this past weekend. … Continue reading

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Going green at Gehringer Brothers Estate Winery

Given the unbelievable views of the Okanagan Valley, it was somewhat difficult to focus on the reason we were rising rapidly into the air. We were getting closer to the sun, marginally, and that, essentially, is why we were there … Continue reading

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Mixture of cultures at OES

Our Halloween/Diwali assembly was held today – all the class teachers and students got to parade the gym and show off their costumes. Karen Sinclair, Principal

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Making a pipe work for us

Foot of Veteran’s Way near Tourism Centre. Town of Oliver says: We are currently working on re-purposing a 14″ water mainline pipe that directly feeds to the reservoirs. This line was stagnant and not being used since we shut down … Continue reading

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Eastlink Curling Centre hosts Mixed Sixties Bonspiel

Oliver Curling Club held a fun mixed bonspiel Saturday with a 60’s theme. The overall winning team was a family affair – with John Surovy curling with his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Al Pratt. They were joined by long-time … Continue reading

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Rural report with Laird Smith

Happy Halloween from Laird Last week I mentioned some of the difficulties that tree fruit farmers encountered while operating in the Okanagan Valley. In going through the Orchard Run columns written by Wally Smith, I came across one that illustrates … Continue reading

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Runway light blocked by trees ?

Penticton media outlets reporting: A number of flights over the weekend  cancelled if they arrived or departed in the dark. “Out of an abundance of caution, WestJet is currently not flying into Penticton at night because of a safety issue … Continue reading

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Message from the local RCMP

Oliver RCMP would like to invite kids to come by the Oliver Detachment on October 31st between 3:00 and 3:30 pm to show off their Halloween costumes to us! We will have goodies and fun grab bags for the kids. Monsters, … Continue reading

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Beyond Bliss change

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Coyotes sweep Chiefs – move into first place

A dominating opening period which saw the Coyotes out shoot visiting Kelowna 21-11 and outscore them 1-0, led to a weekend sweep of the Chiefs, and a first place tie in the Okanagan Division. Osoyoos beat Kelowna 4-1 in Kootenay International … Continue reading

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A great way to end the season

The sun was out, the temperature was in the mid-teens – it was a perfect day to hit the links. But today was a little different for Members. At Fairview Mountain Golf Course, players had their final opportunity to play … Continue reading

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Coyotes rally for win

Two unanswered third period goals lifted the visiting Osoyoos Coyotes to a 7-5 victory over the Kelowna Chiefs in Kootenay International Junior B Hockey League action Saturday at Rutland Arena. The Coyotes held a 4-1 lead at one point, but … Continue reading

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RDOS notice

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Are you concerned about the environment ?

The RDOS is pleased to be able to co-sponsor a series of workshops, partnering with the RBC Blue Water Project Grant Fund and the South Okanagan and Similkameen Conservation Program. These free workshops focus on properties on or adjacent to … Continue reading

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Day of the dead – event ends November 6th

Here’s a sneak peek at the Ripoff Artists’ tribute to our artistic ancestor, Pablo Picasso. We based our display on traditional requirements for Dia de Los Muertos altars, with added artistic flair of our own. We have photos of Pablo … Continue reading

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Senior’s Halloween Party

Winners for best costumes At Oliver Senior Center Most Original Costume…1st : John & Fern Gould from Oliver [first pic] Funniest Costume…2nd : Georgena Forsythe from Oliver [2nd pic] Best dressed couple..3rd :Don & Shirley Brady from Osoyoos [3rd pic] … Continue reading

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Curling 60’s style

There were no straw brooms slapping back and forth across the ice surface, but there was plenty of long hair, bandanas and shades Saturday at Eastlink Curling Centre, site of a one-day bonspiel hosted by the Oliver Curling Club. A total … Continue reading

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A crafty day at Elks Hall

Oliver Royal Purple Lodge #63 held its 14th Annual Craft Sale Saturday afternoon at Oliver Elks Hall. There were many knitted items, along with baked goods, cat beds, handmade soaps, and plenty more.   The Royal Purple has another Craft … Continue reading

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Keep fit with Kandice Davidson

Wishful Thinking… I want to lose weight, I want to get more fit, I want to be stronger etc.  If you want it, you have to work for it.  It is not going to happen any other way, not permanently … Continue reading

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On the sunnyside

Prison I was impressed! The tour of the new prison gave me a clearer picture of what will be going on in there and what the administrations goals are as opposed to some public perceptions. When I lived in the … Continue reading

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