Monthly Archives: February 2018

The meaning of a pink shirt – RCMP officers take to local schools

BC’s Provincial Police Force, the RCMP supports all local communities and stands with them to fight against this negative behavior. Bullying!!! It can be any unwelcomed or aggressive behavior that makes a person feel uncomfortable, hurt or scared. Often bullying can have … Continue reading

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Box Factory memories – updated

I found this picture in my parents picture collection. Anderson/Fleming. These ladies worked in the Box Factory in Oliver in 1947. My mom, Margaret (Fleming) Anderson is the 3rd from the back, top row. Does anyone recognize anyone else? Audrey … Continue reading

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by Marjo Koskinen

Images of snow on a hill – both priceless

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Why is the rural education report under wraps? NDP thinking ?

“The Report has been on the Minister of Education’s desk since the change over in Government. All of the participants and contributers should have received a copy of the Report as I suggested to the Minister 6 months ago.” Linda … Continue reading

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Scenes when passing

Oliver’s new hotel being stored at Okanagan Falls? Keep you eyes up – when driving by  – you can see the storage. Below – dump truck spills rip-rap as the project on River Rd nears completion. Shoreline secured.

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37 year Oliver resident appears in provincial court today

Arrest of Oliver Resident On February 15th Oliver RCMP were conducting pro-active patrols within the Town of Oliver. At approximately 11:00 am police  pulled over a suspicious vehicle with a burnt out taillight. Upon further investigation police arrested the driver, Jeremy … Continue reading

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by Robert Sieben

Long eared Owl – Delta Thank you Rob for all your contributions to ODN. Much interest in birding in this area.

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Funding police costs in Oliver – dominates council business

If and when Oliver’s population hits 5000+ ……..major policing costs incur. 70 percent of those costs will be bourne by local tax-payers – something Osoyoos is about to do. Decisions:   Town of Oliver council adopted a plan on major … Continue reading

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Water supplies for Wilson Mtn Road ??

Some facts, a proposal, concerns of residents and a matter of getting all the ducks in order. Scott Linttell (Arbor Crest Development) wants the Town of Oliver to supply potable water to a 32 lot subdivision in the Regional District … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer

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Flying like an eagle

Large format picture Thanks to the Hood’s for the supply of a balcony.

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Respected community leader dies in Mexico

Greg Norton died Saturday after a wedding that the entire family attended in Mexico last weekend. ODN was informed of this from multiple sources Sunday but waited for family confirmation. We  have spoken to members of  his extended family and … Continue reading

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Greg Norton – a profile

Greg Norton, ALC Commissioner – Oliver Greg Norton was a fruit farmer in Oliver, BC since 1988. Active in his community, Norton was chair of the Agriculture Area Plan Committee Rural Oliver, chair of the Environmental Farm Plan Working Group, chair … Continue reading

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The TRUE Tale of the shooting on the S.S. Okanagan

By Brian Wilson, Archivist  – editor Archivos Magazine The tragic shooting of Constable Geoffrey H. Aston* of the Provincial Police is a strange tale. Constable Aston was well liked in Penticton and beyond, having served in the Yukon and territories … Continue reading

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Condolences to the family

Fraser Albert Sutherland March 24, 1942-February 11, 2018 Fraser was born in Vancouver, B.C. to Albert Sutherland and the late Agnes Sutherland. He is survived by his wife of fifty years, Genneine Pare, sons Fraser and Jason, and daughter Tanis. … Continue reading

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Upcoming "Joe Trio" entertains the South Okanagan

By Marion Boyd The always popular Joe Trio, known as the “Court Jesters of the Classical” will be returning to Oliver on Friday, March 9th for a 7:30 pm concert. This is the last of this season’s performances presented by … Continue reading

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$1400 raised for Stephen Lewis Foundation

Grandmothers for Africa, Marion Boyd and Betty Lou Trimmer Bahnsen, do some serious counting at the windup of a hugely successful fund raising Bridge Tournament on February 21st for the Stephen Lewis Foundation. The event drew a good crowd to … Continue reading

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SOSS – students on stage

Master shot – large format – press to enlarge Performances Thursday, Friday, Saturday this week at Frank Venables Theatre Rock of Ages is a rock/jukebox musical built around classic rock songs from the 1980s, especially from the famous glam metal … Continue reading

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Source: Website Frank Venables Theatre

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Mixed bag – flurries, sun, rain, not cold – to end this month

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by Joanne Bray

A Baldy Tree ( actually sighted near the landfill)

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bev town (4)finished

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Katie parks (4)

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Most significant crime stat in our region

Source: Report to RDOS from Regional Commander RCMP Superintendent Ted De Jager Test yourself on our two day poll on the right hand column

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Keep fit with Kandice Davidson

Who doesn’t want to burn fat?  If you want a fat burner at the end of a workout do a metabolic finisher.  It is an intense exercise or series of exercises performed at the end of the workout.  Its purpose … Continue reading

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Oliver RCMP reports – Community connections

The Oliver RCMP responded to the following calls for service over the last week: Residential and Commercial Alarms, Fraud, Sudden Death, Suicidal Persons, Harassment, Assaults, Unwanted Persons, Thefts, Motor Vehicle Incidents and Assist General Public calls. Investigations of note: February 16th … Continue reading

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By Pat Whalley

NEW HOME, NEW LIFE September of 1989 and we were camping in Okanagan Falls.  Now there was only the two of us, we didn’t take the tent trailer we just had our van and a dining tent.  We did really … Continue reading

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Osoyoos Times loses editor – Aberdeen making strategic moves

By ROY WOOD Editorial staff at the Osoyoos Times is getting a bit thinner with the departure of editor Keith Lacey for an on-line publication in Penticton. Operations manager Ronda Jahn confirmed Friday that Lacey’s last day will be next … Continue reading

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Speaking of stats – how about those starlings – decreasing ?? or

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Year end – Q 4 crime stats

Open Report RCMP Superintendent Ted De Jager, Regional Command, Penticton To read each report – press each snap (pix)

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