Monthly Archives: December 2016

Flashback to February

Think about it with Joseph Seiler   Deal I can deal some cards, meaning that I give them out in front of you and me, face down, back and forth, one at a time. I keep dealing until we each … Continue reading

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Oliver – top choice for the name of a baby boy

For the first time, Oliver is the top name for boys born in B.C. according to the Vital Statistics Agency. For the past five years, Emma and Olivia have been the top two names for girls born in B.C. and … Continue reading

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Chief awarded – Order of Canada

Update: In 2017, Chief Clarence Louie hopes to see continued economic development. “I want to see more industry and development in the South Okanagan,” he said. “I know people come here to retire, but we are not going to keep … Continue reading

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Newsmakers of 2016

The editorial board has spoken Top story of the year : Osoyoos High School to close – NO that does not happen – Top newsmaker of the year : Brenda Dorosz, Osoyoos crusader, fights off a criminal, runs for the … Continue reading

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Osoyoos Secondary does NOT close – role of women leaders so important

Women headline OSS mini-series By ROY WOOD There was no bigger story in the South Okanagan this year than the threatened closure of Osoyoos Secondary and the determined and ultimately successful effort by the townsfolk to save their high school. … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor

“There’s lies, damn lies, and statistics,” to quote Justice Peter J. Rogers in the courtroom yesterday, when I spoke about how statistics can be skewed to show anything we want them to show. That’s all that the school board lawyer … Continue reading

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Flashback

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Baby… it’s cold outside

Thanks to Brian Fry for his wonderful “high up” photos

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Robert Thompson, rest in peace

  Robert Henry Thompson   March 25, 1942 – December 22, 2016 On Thursday December 22, 2016, Mr. Robert Henry Thompson of Oliver passed away at Mariposa Gardens after a long illness at the age of 74 years. He was … Continue reading

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Time to think forward – by Pat Whalley

The week between Christmas and New Year is a strange time, a bit of a non-event and we feel to be held in suspension between the old and the new.  Visitors have usually gone home or, if you have been … Continue reading

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Court reserves judgment

Mr. Justice Peter J. Rogers sitting as a Supreme Court judge in Kelowna heard evidence today but reserved judgment for a later day in the case of Penny Duperron vs School District 53. Duperron filed a petition to the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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On the sunnyside

Love Broke His Heart George W. Truett, pastor of First Baptist in Dallas from 1897 until his death in 1944, conducted a mission Sunday School in the town where he lived prior to his Dallas pastorate. One 10 year old … Continue reading

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Travelling the roadways?

Warnings 4:41 AM PST Thursday 29 December 2016 Snowfall warning in effect for: Coquihalla Highway – Hope to Merritt Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected. A Pacific frontal system will bring heavy snow to Coquihalla … Continue reading

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Cleaning out FREE classifieds

This is a laborious  process – to make it easier a couple of tips:  contact info must be in the body of the ad  first and last name must be supplied – no replies are allowed or will be published. … Continue reading

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2016 Year in Review – top stories

January – Horrific accident at Vaseux Lake sends Oliver woman to hospital with serious injuries February  – Meetings held on possible closure of Osoyoos High School March  – Province of BC comes up with a half million dollars for Gallagher … Continue reading

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School District challenge in court Thursday

The battle over a contested School District 53 bi-election is expected to continue in court Thursday morning following a hearing on Wednesday. Penny Duperron had an opportunity in court to present her challenge to the election of Casey Brouwer in a November bi-election … Continue reading

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New Years eve in Oliver

  Two events we are aware of: Pappa’s Firehall Bistro – New Year’s party Saturday: 8pm till ? Music: Classic Rock from Black Sage Road Tickets at the Bistro   Denim and Diamonds Oliver Community Hall – RCL Branch 97 … Continue reading

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Thanks – great pictures from the holidays

Submitted by Al Hudec Below from Henryka Mrzljak

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A question from Ernie

Ernie Race asks: Who in the picture What team, when ?

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Dogs, coyotes, or wolves ? cross the ice at Vaseux

Photo submitted by Roberta Barens

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Quiet time of the year

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Thanks for a great year of columns Pat!!

  DOWNSIZING, HARDER THAN IT SOUNDS………….by Pat Whalley We spend the first half of our married life building our homes and our memories, the second half we spend trying to get rid some of the accumulated clutter, usually unsuccessfully. Most … Continue reading

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Cleaned Out – FREE events

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Top of the hill – Sandra Smith

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Places to go, people to see

Merry Christmas from ODN

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Have a safe time in the snow

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He’s around here somewhere

Tracked by Norad – work should be complete soon 5 25 am

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