Monthly Archives: December 2017

Newsmaker of the Year – News event of the Year

Order of Canada bestowed Area 27 Opens Key to the City – Town of Oliver granted New OIB administration building opens *** Subject to a level of conflict as to the location – Coast Hotels announces its purchase of Centennial … Continue reading

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Year end comments from Publisher

Thanks to all contributors and photographers. What would I do without you? ODN continues to evolve – as it should being “current and relevant” In 2018 we commence to cover both Osoyoos and Oliver Town councils – Roy Wood in … Continue reading

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A message from Barb and Paul

Merry Christmas to family, friends and customers. This is our thirtieth Christmas in retail, so we are doing something special for ourselves. OK Photo will be closed until Tuesday morning January 2nd. We will spend that time with family and … Continue reading

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Drive by our project – on the Meadows

We are Ellcar Ventures Ltd. Merry Christmas to all Bill Miller, Penny Pendergraft and Hart Buckendahl On the Meadows in Oliver BC Close to an ox-bow, the river, the hike and bike trails, bridges and a short walk to parks … Continue reading

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joseph cc revised

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ODHS cc (1)

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iscu cc

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Nu cc (2)

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albertos cc (2)

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cc Sunday

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Saturday snow pix

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Top stories of 2017 (October November December)

Federal Minister of Parks says National Park is back on the burner for discussion. Construction boom – in town, out of town, on band land. Dave Mattes returns to familiar territory replacing a retired councilor. Tomorrow – top newsmaker and … Continue reading

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All the best in the new year

This house hard to capture – located near the water at Tucelnuit adjacent to Lakeside Resort. Could have been part of the Harrison Ranch. Any help?

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A bevy or a covey

There goes the bird feeder budget – Mike Monaghan

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baldy locks

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Snow – white out conditions – flights cancelled

Air Canada 7:10 p.m. flight to Vancouver for Friday, Dec. 29 is cancelled Air Canada has also cancelled the 6 a.m. flight on Dec. 30 leaving from Penticton to Vancouver. Flights from Vancouver that were to arrive in Penticton on … Continue reading

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Condolences to the family

Obituary for the late Phyllis Elaine Collen March 7, 1925 – December 21, 2017   On Thursday, December 21, 2017, Mrs. Phyllis Elaine Collen of Oliver passed away peacefully at the South Okanagan General Hospital at the age of 92 … Continue reading

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Clearing but colder – on the way

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by Pat Whalley

NOT JUST A HOUSE,  A HOME What is it that turns a house into a home?  Every house seems to have an atmosphere that oozes from the walls and floors, you can go into different homes and immediately feel comfortable … Continue reading

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Top Stories of 2017 (July August and September)

Coast Hotel announces plan for hotel in Oliver Flooding continues – wet summer Clarence Louie – key to the city award by Mayor Ron Hovanes

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All the best in the new year

Fairweather House ( circa 1925) home of Vic Fairweather and family Fifth in series of classic Oliver homes at winter time

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Some pixie dust….. from Russell Work

Russell says this works for him – a place to get nips and tips This bud’s for you A slant on the news

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Down the aisle

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by Marjo Koskinen

The mighty Similkameen – near the eastgate –  Manning Park

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Rest in Peace

Obituary for the late (Muriel) Florence Greenwood May 23, 1950 – December 26, 2017 On Tuesday, December 26, 2017, (Muriel) Florence Greenwood passed in to the presence of her Lord and Savior after a long battle with cancer. She was … Continue reading

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This Saturday ….

Celebration of Life Mary Skaros 1929 – 2017 To be held at 11:30 am Saturday, December 30, 2017 at the Oliver Elks Hall Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com     July 22, 1929 … Continue reading

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Be an optimist !!!

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a town – a list (3)

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Drive with care – part deux

All the accidents in two days within a quarter mile of each other – photos taken Thursday – no serious injuries.

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Drive with care – Wednesday – several cars in a ditch near Gallagher Lake

Emergency vehicles responding to two accidents in same stretch of highway north of McAlpine Bridge. Traffic slowed down. Nothing serious reported. Eye witness Roger Richardson:  “An ambulance drove away from the Gallagher Lake accident heading north but turned the lights … Continue reading

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