Monthly Archives: May 2018

Man shot in the face

Police Investigating a Shooting and Home Invasion On May 18th, 2018 at approximately 1:00 am the Oliver RCMP members attended to an address on Harmony Cres for a report of a home invasion. A male carrying a handgun and wearing … Continue reading

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Down the aisle

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ATV Collision Causing Serious Injuries

On May 30th, 2018 at 0300 AM, Oliver RCMP were contacted by the Oliver Hospital. A 47 year old male from Oliver was brought to the Emergency Department after having been involved in an ATV accident. A witness reports he … Continue reading

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Pot shop in the falls – RCMP visit and arrest one

Police say “several pounds” of marijuana bud and edibles were seized Wednesday during a raid on an Okanagan Falls dispensary. “This investigation confirmed the dispensary was operating without a licence to sell marijuana, and that anyone from the general public … Continue reading

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BC Electoral reform

These recommendations made to cabinet in Victoria after consultation with the people. What do you think Take the poll on the right   The attorney general’s recommendations to cabinet cover all aspects of the fall 2018 referendum, which will decide … Continue reading

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in the pink

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JAZZ FOR AFRICA 2018

Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and come over to the community park on Thursday, June 14th at 7 pm.   You wil find lots of your friends and neighbours out to enjoy an evening of jazz for the best … Continue reading

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“Virginia – there is a Santa Claus”

Fairview Rd is paved – hopefully no more waiting lines. Thanks to the gals that worked the bridge for the last many months to keep traffic moving.

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Yes Jim – all is well

Saw the two kids dash into the water just before I took this. East side road Skaha Lake.

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Cool overnights predicted

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Eleven years in the running at OES

2 km track for 11th annual Marathon Challenge at Oliver Elementary School. For the last 20 school days students have been practicing and understanding the effort and commitment to exercise and how it relates to healthy outcomes. Yes ….always a treat or … Continue reading

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banner run

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SOSS grad and valedictorian hired as Food Action staff

Hello everyone, My name is Caitlyn Bennett, for the next year I’ll be working as the Food Action Coordinator for the Town of Oliver. I will be working alongside our many community partners to start the implementation of the Food … Continue reading

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Board of Education Report May 23, 2018

Following is a brief report of items discussed at the May 23, 2018 Board of Education meeting. District staff reported that on May 15/16, 2018, approximately 20 Grade 10/11 students travelled to Vancouver to attend the BC Youth Technology Summit … Continue reading

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Suspect in Lower Mainland incident nabbed in Oliver

Attempt Murder Suspect Arrested in Oliver Langley 2018-05-29 14:16 PDT File # 2018-18664 Thomas BRYDGES has been arrested on the Canada Wide Arrest Warrant in Oliver, BC. An officer working general duty in the area spotted BRYDGES and recognized him … Continue reading

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Oliver Arena – Saturday

Spring is a great time to rid yards, sheds and storage rooms of unwanted items, and the saying “one person’s junk is another one’s treasure” rings true this Saturday at the Oliver Arena where Oliver Parks and Recreation will be … Continue reading

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Fairview Rd to be paved Wednesday

Wonderful news – road prep work going on now with paving tomorrow and then the road will be completely open. Grizzly Construction continues to service the roadway (Station Street) near the entrance to the new hotel.

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Update: Odd deck decision reversed,,,,quietly

May 28 – Council reverses itself with few words spoken. Legal advice sought and given on the decision making process. The vote to reverse the decision 3 to 1 with one councilor withdrawing from the decision.  Another odd decision with … Continue reading

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Controlled burn?

  On the way to Baldy near McKinney Road 1 helicopter, two small planes and three bomber sited Monday evening For the record when smoke spotted yesterday many told this was to be a controlled burn.   Now confirmed as a … Continue reading

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Oliver Town Council – two briefs

Zoning Bylaw 1380 Petition to not change allowable businesses (including existing)  in industrial zone – one owner has a rock crushing event once a year but council seems to have bowed to pressure and will allow day to day, year … Continue reading

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Out for a swim – two ducks & one eye *

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Car flipped at Rd 21 – 1 to hospital

Time 1:45 pm Monday Location: South of Rd 20 Injuries: not known In attendance: EMS, RCMP and Oliver Fire Department Traffic flow disrupted

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Public health vs free choice vs biz interest

Smoke Free Bylaw 1375 The purpose of this report is to present an amended bylaw for Council’s consideration with regard to implementing smoking regulations within the boundary of the Town of Oliver. OPTIONS: 1.Council may choose to support the recommendation … Continue reading

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by Olivia Agt VonGonzenbach

at Linden Gardens what is it? but beautiful

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Scenes in passing

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by Colleen Misner

Bee having tea in the raspberry bush

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Sunday’s Hayman Classic

We were volunteers at the Hayman Classic Youth race today, Black Sage Road area south of town, we were at Orchard and Ryegrass, nice day to be out supporting the youth. The young chap with the yellow helmet was in … Continue reading

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Oliver Ambassador’s Fairytale Tea on Saturday

2018 Candidates: (L – R), Jasmeen Gill, Jassimran Sidhu, Enola Mills, Avnit Sidhu, Eisha Gill, Rabbjot Mundahar, Bridget Miller, and Jennifer Zepeda All participants, Ambassadors, Candidates, 2017 and 2018 Buddies and Door Prize Winners Submitted by Lori Martine

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Woof-stock draws a crowd

3 times as many dogs as last year

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Osoyoos Lake Level – you do the math

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