Monthly Archives: July 2017

Two vehicle crash delays traffic near Gallagher Lake

4:45 pm 8300 block Hwy 97 Oliver Fire Department attended with ambulance and police. No known injuries. Traffic will be delayed

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Rescue off the island

Okanagan River south of  McAlpine Bridge (HwY 97) is wild and has a number of small islands in it. Today around 2 o’clock – people floating down the river got into a bit of trouble with the  swift current and high level … Continue reading

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Looking for summer holiday pictures

Newport Oregon – Brandt Leinor

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Smoky skies blurs the bright blue

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by Brenda Shaw

Musical School Trips One particular year the Senior Band, Orchestra and Choir were invited to tour the Kootenays and play at three different schools.  We were transported there by school bus and billeted in local homes.  It was always fun … Continue reading

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First chosen – now inducted

BC Hockey Hall of Fame Sportscaster John Shannon Venue SO Events Centre Penticton July 28 Thanks to Black Press Digital

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Been on a summer trip? – send photos

Ice berg right near Port Rexton ( Bonavista Peninsula ) where we vacationed – Gail Blidook Port Rexton is a small town in  Newfoundland . It is located on the East Coast of the island 10 minutes east of Trinity … Continue reading

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You are a member of the Archivos family ??

First look at www.oldphotos.ca You want to become a member ? Phone this number 250-490-9339

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Village of Clinton evacuated – near Kamloops

Source: CBC A rapid expansion of the Elephant Hill wildfire in B.C.’s Interior has forced the evacuation of the village of Clinton and the surrounding region. A series of evacuation orders came in rapid succession on Saturday, and just days … Continue reading

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Mostly quiet on the fire front

Evacuation orders dropped at Monte Lake near Kamloops Princeton Fire contained – no evacuation orders Small fire at Naramata nipped in the bud One Washington State fire sending high level smoke throughout the region – limited impact

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Not exactly as pictured – by Pat Whalley

I don’t know why but I always manage to fall for the picture of the product and then feel disappointed when the article inside the packaging looks nothing like the advertised picture. You really would think that, by now, I … Continue reading

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On the Sunnyside

Elizabeth Ballard had a heart for students who were in difficult situations. In 1974 she submitted a story to HomeLife magazine, a Baptist family publication, where it was clearly labeled as fiction, but the content was touchingly true to life. … Continue reading

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RDOS now recommends Summerland for compost plant

Administrative Recommendation: THAT the Regional District identify the Summerland Landfill as the preferred site for a Regional Compost facility; and, THAT the Marron Valley Road site be considered as a secondary alternative for the development of a Regional Compost facility. … Continue reading

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Music in the park – continues

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RDOS loves a good survey

This is a satisfaction survey conducted this year for the Regional District Okanagan Similkameen. 94% of phone survey respondents were homeowners, compared to the same figure in 2014, 89% in 2012, and 91% in 2010 and 88% of those surveyed … Continue reading

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Police chase ends with spike belt near OK Falls

Tuesday Around 6:10 p.m. a grey 2006 Ford F350 reported stolen from the Walmart parking lot. Less than one hour later, an employee at the prison in Oliver contacted the Penticton RCMP to report an unknown male had visited the … Continue reading

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Think about it – with Joseph Seiler

Valid Valid means genuine, true, having been checked out. If you validate me that could mean that you verify that I am who or what I am (yes, Joseph is an accordion player). It could also mean that you see … Continue reading

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Smokey skies from Washington state fire – south of Cathedral Lake

Castanet reports: Considerable smoke can be seen in the skies around the South Okanagan, due to a wildfire burning south of the border. The B.C. Wildfire branch has confirmed the smoke is coming from a wildfire burning in Washington, dubbed … Continue reading

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Christy Clark resigns as Liberal Party Leader

Former premier Christy Clark will step down as leader of the B.C. Liberal Party on Aug. 4 and leave politics. The announcement comes just 10 days after B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan was sworn in as B.C. premier, having formed … Continue reading

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Nag Nag………. Nag!!

ODN is a great service but a few rules apply….   Have you noticed your FREE ad is not on Oliver Daily New – why would that be?   You have not given a first and last name – required You have … Continue reading

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Vaseux lake – weeds – is there a solution?

Last year a lot of complaints about weeds destroying the lake with requests to get rid of the noxious plants. ODN has been following this for some time and contacted the Okanagan Basin Water Board. So far no landing spot … Continue reading

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Gearing up for mid August weekend of entertainment

“Uncork the Sun” and celebrate the summer wine festival in Oliver on Friday, August 18. From 6-10pm in Oliver Community Park discover the exciting outdoor concert and wine tasting event hosted by Oliver Parks & Recreation in partnership with the … Continue reading

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by Edwin Dukes

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uncork

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Down the aisle

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Don’t miss it

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Serious charges laid against Oliver hunting guide

From court services online: Information # 44876 James Darin Weins has been charged with one criminal offence and a number of infractions under provincial statutes. Weins, 50, has been accused of eight offences, including hunting with bait, shooting from a … Continue reading

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by Doris Lancaster

In the garden, pix slightly adjusted for clarity

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Thursday – regional fire update

Lake Country Fire – RCMP seeking an arsonist stating fire set deliberately Princeton Fire – all evacuation orders cancelled – blaze 100 percent contained Monte Lake Fire – fire of not in our region (Near Kamloops)The fire began Wednesday afternoon … Continue reading

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A few green leaves – nature’s artwork

by Oagt Brouwervongonzenbach Thanks to Oagt for the cloud banner above

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