Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Tuesday’s news – all about sunshine

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Bridging the gap for social justice

GRANDMOTHERS FOR AFRICA  BRIDGE EVENT 2017 Thursday, February 16th, is the date to mark on your calendar for the annual Grandmothers for Africa BRIDGE EVENT from 10 to 2:30 at Fairview Mountain Golf Club. Preregistration by Feb. 14th is necessary … Continue reading

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A review

COLOURFUL CONVERSATIONS Anneke Le Roux How lucky can our little town of Oliver be!?  We have a phenomenal theatre that brings incredible acts like the Montreal based Dave Brubeck Tribute concert hosted by the South Okanagan Concert Society January 27th. … Continue reading

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Vessel sinks Monday – operator dies

West Kelowna / Kelowna – RCMP continue to work closely with BC Coroners Service and WorkSafe BC in parallel and ongoing investigations, following the sinking of a commercial vessel in Okanagan Lake late Monday evening. On January 30, 2017 at … Continue reading

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Note from Nadine

Our family has set up a fund raiser for my mother-inlaw who has lived in Oliver for a long time. Ruth Poirier has been an active member at the Oliver Seniors Centre, playing cards, dancing, and bingo. https://www.gofundme.com/medical-flight-home “We are … Continue reading

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In the desert

From February through mid-April the Osoyoos Desert Society will once again be hosting its popular Winter/Spring Program Series. This year’s series includes four programs, each featuring a documentary film and guest speaker. The series kicks off Saturday, February 11th with … Continue reading

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Special meeting tonight to be televised

Special Open January 30 Council Meeting to be aired at 4:00 PM.] Town of Oliver and Eastlink TV are pleased to announce that Town of Oliver Council meetings will be aired once again on Eastlink TV Channel 10 at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Sunday February 12th

Okanagan born Joshua Beamish brings his internationally acclaimed choreography to the Frank Venables Theatre on Sunday February 12th with Ballet’s Kelowna’s 150 Moves. Joshua Beamish founded MOVETHECOMPANY in 2005 and his works have since extensively toured throughout North America, Europe, Asia, … Continue reading

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Getting a grant to improve water quality and preserve it

Okanagan Basin Water Board Conservation and Quality Improvement Grant Support Opportunities Purpose: The OBWB requires that all WCQI grant applications be accompanied by a resolution of support from the organization’s local government council or board (this includes projects submitted by … Continue reading

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Fire overnight

Fire Sunday night – dispatch 19:09 4054 Highway 97 Structure fire was called in sometime around 7 pm last night. Somewhere in the area of Deadman’s Lake ( South of Road 20 ) at Hwy 97 When crews arrived on … Continue reading

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Rural report with Laird Smith

While we patiently awaited the second coming of Jesus Christ, our Pastor and his wife ( also a paid pastor ) were searching out what the other North American Hippie/Jesus Freak gathering churches were doing. They saw that some of … Continue reading

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Going back – back into time

Submitted by Germain Miller Photo by Stocks ( press to enlarge ) Note the name of teacher. Year – Grades 4 and 5 combined class. Year ?

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Permission granted

At a Special General Meeting Saturday afternoon, the Owners, Strata Corporation K-669 (aka Park Place) voted 33-0 to accept a Remediation Proposal from Greyback Construction Limited of Penticton. The half-million dollar project should begin soon and could be completed in time … Continue reading

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Brenda Shaw writes – ” On being left handed “

When my Dad started Grade One in Forestburg Alberta, the teacher noticed he was left handed so she tied his hand to the desk every day and forced him to learn to write and do all his work with his … Continue reading

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Harvest of Empire A powerful documentary that exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis the country faces today. From the territorial expansionist policies that decimated the young economies of … Continue reading

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At the top of her world

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The community – a piano – a true gift

The family of the late Agnes Sutherland want to express an incredible huge thank you to the community of friends and donors, for making this, the piano in the foyer of the Frank Venables Theatre, possible. Saturday night event A … Continue reading

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Swans on the river

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I don’t know – by Pat Whalley

It always mystifies me that whenever an opinion poll is taken there is always a faction of the people who “don’t know”. I agree that it is not always easy to decide the issue, for example at election time is … Continue reading

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Update – Crime scene restored to public use

The 27 year old male found January 17th beside Willowbrook Road at White Lake has been identified as Dean Jefferey Gillette, of Kelowna. On January 24th an autopsy was conducted and the pathologist confirmed the cause of Gillette’s death, was … Continue reading

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“Hunkering down” – Ron Peace

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“Along the river” – Mike Monaghan

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Definitions

National Park Reserve: A national park reserve is an area set aside as a national park pending settlement of any outstanding aboriginal land claim. During this interim period, the National Parks Act applies and traditional hunting, fishing and trapping activities … Continue reading

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